'Richardson03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Richardson of Bierley, Richarson of Finden Place, Richardson of East Ferring

The arms reported in Commoners for this family are: "Sa. on a chief arg. three lions' heads erased of the field". This suggests that it was closely connected to the family shown on Richardson01.
Alexander Richardson of Drum in Kildress, co. Tyrone (a 1618) possibly father or grandfather of ...
Nicholas Richardson of Ton, North Bierley & Woodhall (Yorkshire) (d 1616, originally from co. Durham)
m1. Margaret Midgley (dau of John Midgley of Clayton)
1. Richard Richardson of North Bierley (b 1576, d 1634)
  m1. (1599) Ann Pollard (dau/heir of William Pollard)
  A. William Richardson of Bierley (b 1602, dsp bur 22.02.1648, 1648)
  m. Elizabeth Hopkinson (dau of George Hopkinson of Loft House, sister of John)
B. Richard Richardson of Bradford, later of Bierley (b 1604, d 1656)
  m. Jane Hopkinson (dau of George Hopkinson of Loft House)
  i. William Richardson of Bierley (b 1629)
  m. (1659) Susannah Savile (dau of Gilbert Savile of Greetland)
a. Richard Richardson of Bierley (b 1663)
  m1. (1699) Sarah Crossley (dau/heir of John Crossley of Kirkshaw House)
  (1) Richard Richardson (d young)
  m2. Dorothy Currer (b 1687, d 1763, dau of Henry Currer of Kildwick)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol 3, Currer of Clifton House).
  (2) Richard Richardson of Bierley (b 1708, dsp 1781)
m. (1750) Dorothy Smallshaw (dau/heir of William Smallshaw of Bolton-in-the-Moors by Mary, dau of John Starkie of Huntroyde)
  (3) Henry Richardson (b 1710, d 1778, rector of Thornton in Craven, 3rd son)
  m. (1747) Mary Dawson (dau of Benjamin Dawson of Oldham)
  (A) Richard Richardson (b 19.01.1755, d unm 24.05.1782, Captain)
  (B) Henry Richardson, later Currer of Kildwick (b 09.12.1758, d 10.11.1784)
m. (1783) Margaret Clive Wilson (dau of Matthew WIlson of Eshton by Frances, dau of Richard Clive of Stych)
  (i) Frances Mary Richardson
  (C) Dorothy Richardson of Gargrave
  (D) Mary Richardson (b 1752)
  m. (1775) William Roundell of Gledstone
  Two of their sons inherited estates through this marriage and assumed the name Currer.
  (4) John Richardson, later Currer of Kildwick (d unm 22.206.1784)
  (5) Dorothy Richardson (b 1712, d 1772)
m. (1730) Sir John Lister Kaye, Bart of Denby Grange
  (6)+ other issue (d unm) - William of Ripon (b 1709, d 1783), Thomas (b 1724, d 1763), Margaret (d 1764)
  b. William Richardson of High Fearnley, Yorkshire (b 1666)
  m. Mary Kirshaw (dau/heir of John Kirshaw of Hoyle House, Halifax)
  (1) Martha Richardson
  m. Edward Iveson (son of Sheriff Henry of Black Bank)
(2)+ other issue (d unm)
  c. Jane Richardson (d 1716)
  m. Edward Ferrand of Harden
  ii. Richard Richardson of Newall (b 1635, d 1699)
  a. William Richardson (dsp 1711)
  iii. John Richardson of Birks (b 1636, canon of York, archdeacon of Cleveland) had issue
  m1. Anne Kent (dsp)
  m2. (1672) Hannah Sharp (sister of John Sharp, Archbishop of York)
  iv. George Richardson of Woodhall (b 1644)
  m. Sarah Langley (dau of Richard Langley of Priestly Green, Halifax)
  a. ?? Richardson
  (1) George Richardson (dsp(ms) 1748)
  v. Samuel Richardson (b 1647, rector of Burnham Sutton)
m. Frances Cornwallis (dau of Rev. Philip Cornwallis)
  a. ?? Richardson
  (1) Joseph Richardson (d 1763)
  (A)+ 2 daughters
  vi. Joseph Richardson of Dewsbury, Yorkshire (b 1648, d 18.06.1742, rector of Dunsfolrd & Humbledon in Surrey)
  m. (1683) Elizabeth Peebles (d 1726, dau/coheir of John Peebles of Dewsbury)
  a. Joseph Richardson of Gray's Inn & Sussex (b 14.07.1689, d 02.01.1734)
m. (1723) Elizabeth Minshull (d 1752, dau/coheir of John Minshull of Portslade by Barbara, dau/heir of William Westbrooke of East Ferring)
  (1) William Westbrooke Richardson of Goring & East Ferring (Sussex) & Dewsbury, Sheriff of Sussex (b 16.11.1725, d 1771)
  m. (1758) Barbara Johnson (dau/coheir of Richard Johnson of London)
  (A) William Richardson of Finden Place, Sussex (b 1754, dsp 16.06.1801)
  m. (1779) Mary Margesson (d 10.04.1828, dau of John Margesson of Offington)
  (B)+ other issue - Joseph (b 1757, d unm 1797), Richard (b 1758, d 28.12.1759), Barbara Elizabeth (d unm 1770)
  (2) Thomas Richardson of Warminghurst Park (b 1732, d 1797, 4th son)
  m. (26.03.1787) Frances Margesson (dau of John Margesson of Offington)
  (A) William Westbrooke Richardson of Finden Place (b 18.08.1788)
  (B)+ other issue - John (b 10.03.1790, d unm 20.07.31825), Thomas (b 27.12.1791, Captain)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - John (b 1727, d 28.11.1795, rector of Winterbourne, etc.), Laurence of London (b 1729, d 1772)
  b. Jane Richardson
  m. Edward Eliot (recto of Buttermere, son of Sir William of Busbridge)
  c. Elizabeth Richardson
  m. Thomas Warton (vicar of Basingstoke & Cobham, professor at Oxford)
  (1)+ issue - Joseph (master of Winchester School), Thomas (professor at Oxford)
  d. Mary Richardson (dsp)
m. John Churcher of Midhurst
  e. Ann Richardson (dsp)
  m. John Payne of Melford
  vii. Elizabeth Richardson
  m. William Pollard of Bierley
  viii. Ann Richardson
  m. William Brook of Lum
  ix. Judith Richardson
  m. John Thornton of Calverley
  C. Ann Richardson
  m. Thomas Langley of Horbury
  D. Alice Richardson (b 1614)
  m. Thomas Senior of Hopton
  E. Sarah Richardson (b 1616)
  m1. Richard Jenkinson of Pudsey
  m2. Robert Milner of Pudsey
  F. Beatrice Richardson (b 1622)
  m. James Sayle of Pudsey
i. Beatrice Sayle
  m. Richard Hutton of Pudsey
  ii. Faith Sayle
  m. Thomas Sharpe of Horton (brother of Abraham)
  a. Elizabeth Sharpe (heir)
  m. Robert Stansfield of Bradford
  G.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1609), Nicholas (d infant)
  m2. (sp) Susannah (m1. _ Swaine)
2. Helena Richardson (b 1573)
  m. Richard Cordingly of Holm
3. Margaret Richardson (b 1574)
  m. Michael Jenkinson of Pudsey
m2. Ann Goodall (dau of Lionel Goodall)
4. Ann Richardson
  m. (1605) Christopher Cave of Otley
5.+ other sons (d young)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, 'Richardson of Finden Place', p111+)
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