Jane Richards  1830 – 1875



1830 4th child  of 8 of John Richards & Elizabeth Blacker. Jane bapt. 12/12/1830 Tyers St, to John & Elizabeth, he carpenter., at St.Marys Lambeth - Ancestry London Baptisms


1841 Census.  Living in Regent Street, Lambeth. Regent Street: became Ethelred Street in 1893, off Lambeth Walk

John   Richards   43    Wheelwright 
Elizabeth   45  
Sarah    18  
Mary   15  
Jane    11  
Ann    9  
John   6  
Joseph   4     All born Surrey.

Census image on John Richards page.

Eldest sister Elizabeth,1821, married in 1840.

St George Church, Camberwell [Wells Way- no longer a church]

1850.   Marries David Sullivan in the Parish Church of St. George, Camberwell on 7/10/1850. A protestant marriage, although he had probably been raised as catholic.He is given as a plasterer, as is his father, David, and her father, John Richards, is a carpenter. Witnesses are Michael James Hayes and Elizabeth Andrews, who is Jane’s elder sister. Residence is Southampton Street. Marriage Certificate MS1

From here on her life is as on David Sullivan page


Correction: no death year known for David Sullivan 1805 nor for his wife Ann[e].

1875. Jane Sullivan dies 9/7/1875, aged 44, at 367, Holloway Road, Islington. Cause of death: Brights Disease of Kidneys. Fatty degeneration of Heart?. Uromia Convulsions. Exhaustion 9 hours. Informant J. Sullivan, son, present at the death, of 367 Holloway Road, Islington.



1880. Husband, David Sullivan, dies aged 50 , 22/10/1880, at 94 Englefield Road Islington. Probate was granted on 10/1/1881. David Sullivan was given as gentleman and Administration of his personal estate, under £100, was given to his son, John Sullivan, of 72 Crampton Road.  [Ancestry Wills & Probates 1861-1941] .  Does not seem to be buried in Islington Cemetery

Summary of places where she lived. All these may be viewed on http://london1868.com/weller66.htm

David Sullivan

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