Richard William Atkinson

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Richard William Atkinson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Salisbury, Rhodesia
Immediate Family:

Son of William Atkinson and Ruth Atkinson
Husband of Agnes Atkinson
Father of Charles Creswick Atkinson and Richard William Atkinson
Brother of Mary A. Atkinson; William Atkinson; Tom Atkinson and Joe Atkinson

Occupation: Iron Monger....PWD Salisbury
Managed by: Martin Geoffery Atkinson
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About Richard William Atkinson

Rhodesian Pioneer (1895)

Arrived in Beira via east coast, then by train for 50 miles; by coach & ox wagon & finally by foot into Rhodesia - April 1895...

- He and Agnes are buried in the Pioneers Cemetery Salisbury (now Harare)

- Employed by the P.W. D in Salisbury

- Served in the Mashona Rebellion of 1896

" A modest, reserved & conscientious man dedicated to this home and country"... from the Rhodesian Pioneer Society records

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Richard William Atkinson's Timeline

1862
June 9, 1862
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
1892
March 11, 1892
Age 29
England
1904
June 4, 1904
Age 41
Salisbury, Rhodesia
1936
December 30, 1936
Age 74
Salisbury, Rhodesia