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Families covered: Richardson of Poplar Vale

BLG1886 reports that "This family claims descent from the Richardsons of Honingham, Norfolk, and settled, it is stated, in Ireland temp. Queen Elizabeth" (who r. 1558-1603). The arms reported for this family are: "1st and 4th arg, on a chief sa. three lions' heads erased of the first, for Richardson: 2nd and 3rd erm. on a contaon az. a St. Andrew's cross arg., as a coat of augmentation". This suggests that it was connected to the family shown on Richardson01.
Simon Richardson, Sheriff of co. Monaghan
m. Katherine Burgh (dau of Robert Burgh)
1. Francis Richardson (d 1682)
  m. Edith Nollcot (d 1721)
  A. Katherine Richardson
  m. (1704) Francis Richardson of Poplar Vale @@ below
  B. Letitia Richardson
  m. Ferdinand McVeagh
2. Henry Richardson of Poplar Vale, Sheriff of co. Monaghan (d 1730)
  m1. Jane Maxwell (Dau of Robert Maxwell of Finnebrogue)
  A. Edward Richardson (dsp)
  B. Jane Richardson
  m. Beaumont Astle
m2. _ Gibson of Ballykinlar
  C. daughter
  m. _ Montgomery
  D. daughter
  m. _ Montgomery
  E. daughter (3rd daughter to marry a Montgomery)
  m. _ Montgomery
  F. (Anne) Richardson
  m. Agmondisham Cuffe of Castleinch
  G. daughter
  m. _ Watson
H. daughter
  m. Oliver Douglas (d 1738, rector of Tigkallon)
  I .+ other issue - 3 daughters (at least 2 d unm)
3. Edward Richardson
  m. _ Cooote
  A. Francis Richardson of Poplar Vale (d 1764, Captain)
  m. (1704) Katherine Richardson (dau of Francis Richardson) @@ above
  i. Edward Richardson of Poplar Vale (b 1707, d(vp) 1761, 2nd son)
m. (1732) Catherine Baillie (d 1794, dau of Thomas Baillie of Dublin)
  a. Francis Richardson of Poplar Vale, Sheriff of co. Monaghan (d 10.1782)
  m. (1767) Mary Anne Fisher (dau of Lancelot Fisher)
  (1) Edward Richardson of Poplar Vale, Sheriff of co. Monaghan (b 1769, dsp 03.08.1843)
  m. (1788) Alicia Lucas (dau of Rev. Francis Lucas of Coote Hill)
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - Lancelot (b 1774, d 1785), Francis Henry (d 1785), Henry (b 1776, d 1784), George Arthur (b 1776), William (d 1784), Katherine Elizabeth, Harriett Matilda
  b. Simon Richardson (b 1742, d 1818, 3rd son)
  m. (1779) Frances Clements (dau of John CLements)
  (1) Edith Richardson
  m. _ Shaw (Colonel)
  c. John Richardson (d 1796, 5th son)
  m. (1775) _ Williams
  (1) Katherine Richardson
  d. Christopher Richardson
  m. (1783) Susannah Dawson (dau of Edward Dawson of Kilcrow)
  (1) John Richardson of Poplar Vale, Sheriff of co. Monaghan (b 1794, d 23.08.1859, Captain, 4th son) had issue
  m1. (29.07.1834) Elizabeth Wright (d 1836, dau of James Wood Wright of Gola)
  m2. (23.09.1840) FRances Jacson (d 1854, dau of George Jacson of Barton)
  (2)+ other issue - Edward (b 1784, d unm 1819), Francis (d young), Samuel (b 1787, d 1813), Catherine (d 1888), Elizabeh Eleanor (d 1878)
  e. Mary Anne Richardson
  m. _ Williams (Captain)
  f. Elizabeth Richardson
  m. Rev. Edward Weeks of co. Cork
  g. Catherine Richardson
  m. John Bolton
  h. Dorothy Richardson
  m. _ Ashton
  i. Sarah Richardson
  m. Pakenham Smyth
  j.+ other issue - Thomas (d 08.1745), Edward (d unm 1785)
  ii.+ other issue - Simon (b 1705, dvp unm 1744), Christopher (b 1711, d 1776), Francis (b 1720, d 1733), Dorothy (d unm)

Main source(s): BLGI1912 ('Richardson of Poplar Vale'), BLG1886 ('Richardson of Poplar Vale')
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