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John Sebastian Richmond

Male 1876 - 1895  (19 years)



  • Name John Sebastian Richmond  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Chunks" 
    Birth 15 Jun 1876  Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5
    Residence Apr 1881  Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence Apr 1891  28 College Rd, Clifton Find all individuals with events at this location ; boarder  [3
    Education - Jul 1894  Clifton College Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 6
    • Richmond, John Sebastian; b. 16.6.76; br. Ernest Tatham Richmond; HH, DH; IVaj-5y; XXII, Rackets Pair; R.M.C., Sandhurst; L. 1894-2; d. 1895. [Clifton College Register]
    Education abt 1895  Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location ; Royal Military College  [6
    Death 05 Aug 1895  Hôtel de Lille et d'Albion, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Syncope  [4, 7, 8, 9
    • d 1896 per DNB
    • John's mother Clara and his sister Helen took him to Mont Dore in 1895, in the hope of curing cancer of the bronchial tubes that he had contracted while at Sandhurst. It is said that he yearned for home and died in Paris on his way back. [from Some Notes about the Meyricks and the Richmonds, by Vernon Clarke and M L Walker, nd, post 1975]
    • On the 5th inst., of syncope, at the Hôtel de Lille et d'Albion, Paris, John Sebastian, fourth son of W. B. Richmond, R.A., aged nineteen years. [Morning Post]
    Person ID I2498  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 03 Aug 2014 

    Father William Blake Richmond,   b. 29 Nov 1842, 16 Beaumont St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1921, Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Clara Jane Richards,   b. abt May 1846, Cardiff Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1915, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Marriage 30 Nov 1867  St Thomas, Ryde Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 10, 11, 12
    • On the 30th Nov., at St. Thomas's Church, Ryde, by the Rev. David Wright. M.A., incumbent of St. Mary Magdalene, Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire, assisted by the Rev. H. Girdlestone, vicar of Newchurch, Isle of Wight, William Blake Richmond, Esq., to Clara Jane, youngest daughter of the late William Richards, Esq., of Ely-rise, Llandaff. [The Times]
    Notes 
    • [Herbert William Richmond's] father and mother married in 1867 and spent the next three years abroad, chiefly in Italy. I remember, years ago, seeing in a little old pension at Assisi, long since closed, the walls that had been frescoed by William Richmond during his residence. [G M Trevelyan, An Autobiography & Other Essays]
    • Apr 1891: no children resid with parents at Beavor Lodge
    • Mar 1901: family away; Beavor Lodge occupied by caretaker & 3 maids.
    Family ID F0611  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Jun 1876 - Hammersmith Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - boarder - Apr 1891 - 28 College Rd, Clifton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - Jul 1894 - Clifton College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Royal Military College - abt 1895 - Sandhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Syncope - 05 Aug 1895 - Hôtel de Lille et d'Albion, Paris, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Fulham, 3Q1876.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 4

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 14

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

    5. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.
      MS additions to copy in SoG

    6. [S20] School and College Registers, Clifton College.

    7. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.
      sv William Blake Richmond

    8. [S02] BMD Index, GRO Consular Death Indices, 1891 - 1895.
      Richmond, John Sebastian, Paris, vol 9, page 6[..]

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 07 Aug 1895.
      death notice

    10. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg IOW, 4Q1867.

    12. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 04 Dec 1867.