'Richardson05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Richardson of Legacorry, Richardson of Pershore, Richardson of Rich Hill, Richardson of Rossfad

The arms reported in BIFR1976 for this family are: "arg. on a chief sa, three leopard's (sic) heads erased of the first, a crescent for difference". This suggests that it was connected to the family shown on Richardson01.
Conan Richardson of Pershore, Worcestershire (d 12.1570, "stated to have been bBbot of Pershore before the dissolution")
m. (1539) Susanna Pates (dau of Richard Pates of Bredon & Gloucester)
1. Conan Richardson of Pershore (d 1585)
  m. Dorothy Underhill (dau of Thomas Underhill)
A. Sir William Richardson of Pershore
  B. John Richardson
2. Thomas Richardson of Pershore
  m1. Elizabeth
  A. Conan Richardson of Pershore, later of Tewkesbury (b c1560, d 1646)
  i. Edward Richardson of Tewkesbury (a 1651)
  The following is supported by Visitation (London, 1634, 'Richardson').
  m2. Anne Mazey (dau of Leonard Mazey of Sheckenhurst)
  B. Henry Richardson of London (a 1634, haberdasher)
  m. Anne Nicholles (dau of Anthony Nicholles of Morton Hindmarch)
  i.+ issue - Kenelme, other
  C.+ other issue - Edmund, Leonard, Rafe, John, William, Christopher
  The undermentioned William was connected to the above family but the precise connection is not known. We speculate that he was connected as follows, possibly being a grandson of one of the younger sons of Thomas of Pershore.
  i. ?? Richardson assumed intermediary generation
  a. William Richardson (a 1647) - continued below
3. John Richardson of Pershore
4. William Richardson



William Richardson (a 1647) - continued above
1. Edward Richardson of Legacorry, Sheriff of co. Armagh (d 1690, Major, MP)
  m. Anne Sacheverell (b 1632, d c1706, dau/heir of Francis Sacheverell of Legacorry by Dorothy, dau/coheir of Sir John Blennerhassett (Chief Baron of the Exchequer))
  A. William Richardson of Legacorry, Sheriff of co. Armagh (b 1658, dsp 01.06.1727)
  m. (c02.1694-5) Elizabeth Reynell (dau of Sir Richard Reynell, Bart, Lord Chief Justice)
  B. John Richardson of Legacorry, alias Rich Hill (b 1663, d c1744)
m. (1707/8) Anne Beckett (dau of William Beckett, Prime Serjeant-at-law)
  i. William Richardson of Rich Hill, Sheriff of co. Armagh (b 1709, d 16.02.1758, MP)
  m. (22.10.1746) Isabella Mussenden (dau of Daniel Mussenden of Belfast)
  a. William Richardson of Rich Hill, Sheriff of co. Armagh (MP)
  m1. (09.05.1775, sp) Dorothy Munro (d 14.09.1793, dau of Henry Munro of Roe's Hall)
  m2. (20.10.1794) Louisa Magenis (d 29.02.1860, dau of Richard Magenis of Waringstown)
  (1) Louisa Richardson of Rich Hill (dsp 23.02.1881)
  m. (22.08.1832) Edmund Bacon (dsp 14.04.1852, son of Sir Edmund, 10th Bart of Raveningham Hall)
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth (d 23.12.1859), Isabella (d 12.08.1860)
  b. Isabella Richardson
m. Edmund Baun
  c.+ other issue - Mary Anne, Louisa
  ii. Henry Richardson of Rossfad, co. Fermanagh (d before 31.05.1794, Colonel)
  m1. Catherine Perry (dsp 1765, dau of Samuel Perry of Moylouhmore)
  m2. (26.06.1766) Jane Carleton (dau/coheir of Major Guy Carleton of Rossfad by Mary, dau of Major Thomas Brooke of Colebrooke)
  a. John Richardson of Rossfad (b 04.05.1768, d 10.12.1841, Major) had issue
  m. (05.09.1807) Angel Archdale (d 1817, dau of Col. Mervyn Archdale or Archdall of Castle Archdall & Trillick)
  iii. Hester Richardson (d 1771)
  m. (02.1745) James Lowry of Pomeroy (rector of Clogheny, son of Robert of Ahenis)
  iv. Mary Richardson (05.1792)
  m. (1740) Archibald Acheson, 1st Lord Gosford (d 05.09.1790)

Main source(s): BIFR1976 ('Richardson') with support for the lower section from BLGI1912 ('Richardson of Rossfad and Rich Hill')
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