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Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« on: Monday 26 March 18 16:37 BST (UK) »
On the marriage record between Joseph Richards and Mary Willis (12 October 1821), Joseph Richards is listed as "of this parish". I cannot find any birth records for him and am wondering if anyone else has ever found him. He is NOT the Joseph Richards of Lopen born in 1802.

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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #1 on: Monday 26 March 18 16:39 BST (UK) »
If he was recorded as "of this parish" at his marriage, it does not mean necessarily that he was born there. Just that he had resided there for a minimum of three weeks whilst the banns were called.
He may have moved there at any time after his birth up to then.
Did he survive to the 1851 census? If so, where did he say he was born?
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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #2 on: Monday 26 March 18 18:32 BST (UK) »
It lists Taunton as his birthplace. I have looked in all of the other Taunton parishes as well.

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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #3 on: Monday 26 March 18 18:46 BST (UK) »
It lists Taunton as his birthplace. I have looked in all of the other Taunton parishes as well.

Hi and welcome to Rootschat, it does not state he was born in Taunton, just that he resided there prior to marriage?
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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #4 on: Monday 26 March 18 19:06 BST (UK) »
Hi is this his family in 1841 census:-

Joseph 40
Mary 40
Thomas 12
Eliza 16
Charles 8
Amelia 5
William 1
Census ref HO107/972/ 6/16 / 25

Birth registration William Charles Richards Dec qtr 1839 Taunton mmn Willis?

In 1851 census we have:-

Joseph Richards 49 occ Moulder Ironfounder b DORSET
Emelia 14 b Taunton
William 12 b Taunton
Residing in Bedfordshire
Census ref HO107/1751/615/23

1861 census aged 59 occ Ironmoulder b TAUNTON
back with Mary and some of the family
in Bedfordshire
Census ref RG09/989/14/21
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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #5 on: Monday 26 March 18 20:26 BST (UK) »
Yes, all but the 1861 census list Taunton as birthplace. Can't find any additional info in Dorset.

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Re: Joseph Richards of Taunton St. James
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 27 March 18 10:39 BST (UK) »
There are a lot of Taunton records on FreeREG but there seems to be a gap in records for the surname Richards;
Baptisms 1774-1821
Burials 1746-1805

We have as MARIA EMELIA Richards bapt 16 Dec 1827 to Joseph/Mary

We also have;
AMELIA ELIZABETH Richards 01 Nov 1835

1871/1881 Joseph is born c 1798/1799
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