Family of George William RICHARDS and Elizabeth SHURMER

Husband: George William RICHARDS (1848- )
Wife: Elizabeth SHURMER (1844-1913)
Children: William RICHARDS (1874- )
Ellen Elizabeth L. RICHARDS (1875- )
Florence Annie RICHARDS (1878-1963)
Marriage Mar 1871 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Husband: George William RICHARDS


George William RICHARDS, William Richards

Name: George William RICHARDS
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth Q3 1848 Holcombe, Bath, Somerset
Occupation Confectioner

Wife: Elizabeth SHURMER

Name: Elizabeth SHURMER
Sex: Female
Father: John SHURMER (1817-1897)
Mother: Elizabeth MULLIS (1825-1895)
Birth Q2 1844 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Occupation Ironer / Drainer in Laundry
Death Q3 1913 (age 69) Cheltenham Registration District, Gloucestershire1

Child 1: William RICHARDS

Name: William RICHARDS
Sex: Male
Spouse: Fanny RHODES (1874- )
Birth Q1 1874 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Occupation Postman

Child 2: Ellen Elizabeth L. RICHARDS

Name: Ellen Elizabeth L. RICHARDS
Sex: Female
Spouse: Unknown UNKNOWN ( - )
Birth Q3 1875 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Child 3: Florence Annie RICHARDS


Florence Annie RICHARDS, Florence Richards


Spouse: Charles William SUMNER, Charles Sumner

Name: Florence Annie RICHARDS2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Charles William SUMNER (1878-1970)
Birth 22 Apr 1878 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Christening 23 Mar 1897 (age 18) Cheltenham (St.Matthew's), Gloucestershire
Death 31 Mar 1963 (age 84) Bristol

Note on Husband: George William RICHARDS

In 1851 he was living in Holcombe, Somerset with his parents, 3 brothers and a sister. He was 5 years old.

In 1861 he is living at Horsecastles with his mother Martha. He is 14 years old and an Apprentice Confectioner. He gives is birthplace as Alcombe, near Bath, Somerset.

In 1881 he was lving at 23 Victoria Place, Cheltenham with his wife, 2 daughters and a son. He was 33 years old and a Confectioner.

In 1891 he was living at 21 Twekesbury Road, Cheltenham with his wife, son William, daughter Florence and aunt-in-law Elizabeth Shurmer who was 65 years old, a former School Mistress, an invalid and from Leckhampton, Gloucestershire. George was 43 years old and a Corporation Labourer.

In 1901 he was living with his wife and 3 children at 20 Victoria Place, Cheltenham. He was a Confectioner.

Note on Wife: Elizabeth SHURMER

In 1851 she was living at 15 Back of Mount Pleasant, Cheltenham with her parents and 2 sisters. She was 6 years and 'At Home'.

In 1861 she is living at 6 Roebuck Passage, Cheltenham with her parents, 4 sisters and 2 brothers. She is 17 years old and unmarried.

In 1881 she was living at 20 Victoria Place, Cheltenham with her husband, 2 daughters and a son. She was 32 years old.

In 1891 she was living at 21 Twekesbury Road, Cheltenham with her husband, son William, daughter Florence and aunt Elizabeth Shurmer.


1"Ancestry.Co.Uk Census Returns 1841 - 1901.".
2"Family knowledge".