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RICHARDS : Gwennap Cornwall

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Looking for ancestors of Samuel Richards age 25 on 1841 census. Listed as miner Wheal Squire Gwennap Cornwall.Son emmigrated to Christchuch New Zealand where I am located. Any information appreciated.

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on 2012-11-20 01:26:24

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by SilverVixen on 2012-11-20 08:19:26

Looks like he was in the UK 1851 census, living at Gwennap
Richards, Samuel, 34 (1817) Copper miner, born Gwennap
Mary, wife, 32 (1819) Gwennap
Samuel, son, 13 (1838) Copper Miner, Gwennap
John, son, 11 (1840) Copper Miner, Gwennap
Ann, daughter, 8 (1843) Gwennap
William, so,; 6 (1845) Gwennap
Catherine, daughter, 3 (1848) Gwennap
Henry, son, 1 (1850) Gwennap

I have a Baptism for Samuel Richards, Gwennap, Cornwall, 22 May 1816 : Father Samuel Richards, mother Jane

by SilverVixen on 2012-11-20 08:25:35

Gwennap is close to Redruth where I have two marriages either (or neither) of which could be your Samuel
Samuel Richards married Mary Jenkins Redruth, 1837, Q3 9 243
Samuel Richards married Mary Morcom Redruth , 1838 Q4 9 304

As son Samuel was born 1838 I personally would choose the first as then he would have been born legitimately, the second marriage would have probably take place after he was born as it is in Q4 but I will leave it to you to decide

by eric69 on 2012-11-21 03:40:38

Thank you for your assistance. much appreciated,I am new to this research but Learning. The repetition of names and single names where there are so many Richards is confusing. However thank you I have another avenue to pursue. Kind regards.

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