(Abt 1760-1842)
John NORMAN of Penmark
Catherine REES
(Abt 1755-1842)
Thomas RICHARDS of Porthkerry
Catherine NORMAN
John RICHARDS of Canton


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John RICHARDS of Canton

  • Born: 1813, Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Christened: 7 Mar 1813, Penmark St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 2
  • Married: 18 Jan 1837, Cardiff St. John & St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 1
  • Died: 19 Nov 1890, 27 Egerton St., Canton, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

Daughter Jane, christened 13 Mar 1842, was buried the next day.

In 1851 John Richards (38) of Penmark Glamorgan, mason, was living at 3 Golden Lion Crescent, Cardiff St. John, Glamorgan. Present were wife Mary (37) of Middlestone P---, children (born in Cardiff): William (5), scholar, Ann (2), scholar. John's brother David was lodging nearby.

In 1853 John Richards was a witness at the marriage of his brother David to Mary Place.

In 1871 John Richards (59) of Penmark, mason, was living at 2 Locksmith Rd., Canton, Glamorgan. Present were wife Mary (56) of Dinas Powis, children (born in Cardiff): William (25), mason, Edward (16), scholar, Elizabeth (14), scholar, and 2 lodgers.

In 1881 John Richards (68) of Penmark, mason, was living in Llandaff, Glamorgan. Present were wife Mary (67) of Michelstone, son William (35) of Cardiff, mason.


John Richards died aged 77 years. 3


RICHARDS.—Nov. 19th, at 27 Egerton-street, Canton, John Richards, Mason, for many years employee of the Cardiff Corporation, aged 78 years. Funeral on Saturday next at 3.

South Wales Echo, 21 November 1890, p. 2; Cardiff Times, 22 November 1890, p. 4

  Marriage Information:

John married Mary LUCAS on 18 Jan 1837 in Cardiff St. John & St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 1. (Mary LUCAS was born about 1814 in Dinas Powys, Glamorgan, Wales and died in 1897 in Cardiff District, Glamorgan, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

John Richards of the Parish of St. Mary, bachelor, and Mary Lucas of the Parish of St. John, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: James Thomas, Margaret Hubby


1 Cardiff St. John & St. Mary Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 77, no. 230.

2 Penmark St. Mary Parish Registers, Baptisms.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Cardiff district, 4th Quarter, vol. 11a, p. 204.

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