Frederick Charles Richardson, Sen. (1853 - 1918)

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Place of Burial: Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Paddington, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in Kensington, Greater London, UK
Cause of death: INFLUENZA
Occupation: Property Developer & Insurance
Managed by: Rev Philip Ralph Richardson
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About Frederick Charles Richardson, Sen.

Arrived in NZ colony in1873 .4th son of Charles Richardson of Cary CASTLE , Cement Mercant and brick maker of St Mary Church Torquay , South Devon & Warwick House South Bush and Nine Elms London.

MARRIED Catherine Mary Guinness( ( Minnie) in 1878, ( NZ register number 2742 ).

news paper :Richardson— Guinness. — On Thursday, 31st October, at St. Cuthbert's Church, Collingwood, by the Rev. Mr. Sedgwick, F. C. Richardson, fourth son of Charles Richardson, Esq, of Cary Castle, Torquay, Devon, to Catherine Mary, eldest daughter, of F. Guinness, Esq., Resident Magistrate, Collingwood.

Lived briefly in Christchurch then arrived in Auckland 26th November 1879 on Vessel "Fernglen"

Owner of Several Auckland properties including a 'Town House" in Grafton Road and Vine Bank , their "Country House" which they sold to manager of Cheslie Sugar Works in Birkenhead , Vine Bank was where the family grew up , having thier yatch moored at the base of their land , prior to the instalation of Auckland's railway via the waterfront. Vine Bank was then donated By Mr. J Wilson ( of the Wilson & Horton / NZ Hearld) to the Presbyterian Church and trust and is now recognised as St Kentigerns School .

Joined the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron 3rd Nov 1898 -1911 Owned or had part interest in Marangi ,a 51 foot yawl , built by Robert LOGAN 1887 Mizpah , a 28 foot keel boat

Frederick Charles Richardson retired to 9 Upper Addison Gardens, Kensington with his Wife CATHERINE MARY ( NEE Guinness) and their daughter, all who remained unmarried

The family were active members and benifactors in St Mary Abbots The Parish Church of Kensington

Presented to the NZ Governor General Sir George Grey April 14th 1886

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Frederick Charles Richardson, Sen.'s Timeline

1853
1853
Paddington, Greater London, UK
1878
October 31, 1878
Age 25
Collingwood, New Zealand
1879
October 9, 1879
Age 26
Christchurch, New Zealand
1884
August 19, 1884
Age 31
Auckland, New Zealand
1886
December 25, 1886
Age 33
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1888
November 2, 1888
Age 35
Auckland, New Zealand
1891
February 2, 1891
Age 38
Auckland, New Zealand
September 13, 1891
Age 38
Christchurch, New Zealand
1894
January 11, 1894
Age 41
Meadowbank, New Zealand
1895
November 14, 1895
Age 42
Auckland, New Zealand