[St.H.Fam.Hist.] The Richards Family - SEARCHING FOR RICHARDS
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I am a descendent of Jane Ann Essex (first married name) (1871 -
1953) and (?) RICHARDS (died before 1908) who lived in St. Helena
during the period 1895 – 1903. They were both born in the UK. Jane's
husband was in the British Army, stationed at the St Helena Garrison
during those years. I am not certain whether RICHARDS died in St
Helena or whether it was soon after arriving in South Africa with his
wife and children c 1901-1903.
They had a number of children who died either at birth or in infancy.
Their living children, born in St. Helena, were:
1)Catherine Charlotte (Lottie)
b.15.6.1890; d.1973, UK.
married in South Africa: William George Straffon
They returned to the UK in 1920 with their children.
Any help in tracing these births/deaths and any other descendents of
Jane Ann and her first husband, RICHARDS, would be most appreciated.
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