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William Herbert Lowthian Richmond

Male 1918 - 1951  (32 years)



  • Name William Herbert Lowthian Richmond  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 16 Dec 1918  45 Egerton Crescent, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 5
    • On the 16th Dec., at 45, Egerton-crescent, the wife of Captain H. W. Richmond, R.N., of a son. [The Times]
    Residence 1925  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • passengers on P&O SS Mantua arr London 18 Dec 1925 ex Yokohama: emb Aden, perm res Ceylon, UK res Rounton Grange, Northallerton: Richmond: Herbert Wm, 54, RN East India Station; Florence Elsa, 45; Mary Florence, 17; Bridget Horatia, 15; Valentine, 13; William Lowthian, 7.
    Death 10 Mar 1951  Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    • On March 10, 1951, suddenly, in London, William Herbert Lowthian Richmond, only son of the late Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond and of Lady Richmond, aged 32. Funeral, Rounton, Northallerton, Thursday. ... [The Times, Mon 12 Mar 1951]
    Burial 15 Mar 1951  St Lawrence, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Person ID I2490  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2013 

    Father Herbert William Richmond,   b. 15 Sep 1871, Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1946, Downing College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Florence Elsa Bell,   b. 09 Mar 1880, Kirkleatham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1971, Fulham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Marriage 08 Jul 1907  St Lawrence, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 9, 10
    • The marriage of Commander Richmond, R.N., of the cruiser Crescent, second son of Sir William Richmond, R.A., and Lady Richmond, with Miss Elsa Bell, second daughter of Sir Hugh and Lady Bell, was celebrated yesterday at East Rounton, Northallerton. Sir Hugh Bell gave his daughter away. The bridesmaids were the Hon. Blanche Stanley, Miss Philippa Johnson (cousins of the bride), and Miss Clena Rathbourne. The best man was Lieutenant Talbot Ponsonby, R.N. The house party included Sir William and Lady Richmond, Lord and Lady Stanley of Alderley, Sir Frank Lascelles (British Ambassador in Berlin), Mr. C. P. Trevelyan, M.P., and Mrs Trevelyan, Miss Elizabeth Robins, and Mr. Chirol. The presents numbered about 300, and included to the bride a silver rose bowl from the Rounton and arncliffe tenantry, a diamond star from officials and workmen of the Clarence Iron Works, a diamond star fro the officials of Messrs. Bell Brothers (Limited), Middlesbrough, and a diamond star from officials and workmen of Messrs. Bell Brothers' collieries; and to the bridegroom, from the officers of the Crescent, a writing table. Admiral of the Fleet Sir John and Lady Fisher sent a green and gold china tea-set. Commander and Mrs. Richmond left in a motor-car for the English Lakes, where the honeymoon is to be spent. [The Times, 09 Jul 1907]
    • Sir Herbert married in 1907 Elsa, daughter of Sir Hugh Bell, of Rounton Grange, Northallerton, and had a son and four daughters. [The Times 17 Dec 1946]
    Family ID F0615  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Dec 1918 - 45 Egerton Crescent, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 10 Mar 1951 - Westminster Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.
      MS additions to copy in SoG

    2. [S12] Passenger Lists.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 1Q1919.

    4. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    5. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 18 Dec 1918.

    6. [S12] Passenger Lists, Mantua, 18 Dec 1925.

    7. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Westminster, 1Q1951.
      William H L Richmond age 32

    8. [S05] The Times, death notice, 12 Mar 1951.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Stokesley, 3Q1907.

    10. [S13] thePeerage.com.