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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 50980 people with the Richardson surname? In that year Richardson was ranked number 53 for popularity in the UK.|
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
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"RICHARDSON, 'son of RICHARD,' q.v. Thome filius Ricardi had a charter of the barony of Symundestone in the sheriffdom of Lanark from Robert i, c. 1315-21 (RMS., i, 78). Laurence filius Ricardi was a tenant of the earl of Douglas in Louchurde in 1376 (RHM., n, p. 16). In 1359 Murdac Richardesson, Scottish merchant, and others, complained that their vessel was captured and sunk by the English during a truce (Bain, rv, 23). David Richardsone, servant of William Olyfaunt, had a safe conduct into England in 1425 (ibid., 986), John Ricardi held land in Aberdeen in 1451 (REA., n, p. 297), and Robert Richardson of Scotland had a safe conduct into England in 1464 (Bain, rv, 1343). Jak Richardson held part of the Grange of Kerso before 1469 (Cupar-Angus, i, p. 154). Duncane Richardsone was king s pursuivant in 1529 (Irvine, i, p. 36), Master Robert Rychartsone, a cleric, was provost of Sanct Marie Isle and treasurer to Mary, Queen of Scots in 1567 (OPS., n, p. 634), and Thomas Richartson, sailor, was burgess of Dysart in 1640 (Inquis., 2518). Rechartsoun 1553, Rechertson 1540, Rechertsovn 1588, Richartsovn 1556, Richertsoun 1525, Richesoun (in Workman MS.), Richisone 1688. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Richardson Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Richardson family tree.
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|Did you know that there are currently 66679 people with the Richardson surname in the UK? Richardson is now ranked number 59 for popularity in the UK.|
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