Richard William Atkinson

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Richard William Atkinson

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death: December 30, 1936 (74)
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

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