James BIRD
(Abt 1786-Bef 1851)
Sarah
(Abt 1778-)
Henry BIRD
(Abt 1809-1886)
Mary Anne COOK
(Abt 1812-Abt 1884)
Richard Henry BIRD
(1834-Abt 1907)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
Mary Ann ROLFE

Richard Henry BIRD 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 19 Jun 1834, Chelmsford, Essex 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • Christened: 20 Jun 1834, Old Meeting House, Independent or Congregational, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex 11
  • Marriage: Mary Ann ROLFE on 2 Oct 1854 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex 1
  • Died: Abt 1907 aged about 73 12

bullet   Ancestral File Number: K698-16.

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On 6 Jun 1841 Richard appeared on the census in Rainsford End, Chelmsford, Essex as a 7-year-old. 3

On 30 Mar 1851 he appeared on the census in Broomfield, Essex as a 16-year-old brickmaker and farm labourer. 4

On 2 Oct 1854 his marriage certificate said that he was a 20-year-old batchelor who worked as a labourer and that he lived in Writtle, Essex. His father, Henry Bird, was a labourer. 1

On 7 Apr 1861 Richard appeared on the census at Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 26-year-old agricultural labourer. 5

On 2 Apr 1871 he appeared on the census at 7 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 36-year-old agricultural labourer. 6

On 3 Apr 1881 Richard appeared on the census at Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 47-year-old milkman. 7

On 21 Feb 1886 Henry Bird's death certificate said he lived at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex. 13

On 5 Apr 1891 he appeared on the census at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 56-year-old milkman. 8

On 31 Mar 1901 Richard appeared on the census at 10 Compasses Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 66-year-old dairyman working on his own account. 9

His death was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1907 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference Vol 4a, page 309. 12


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Richard married Mary Ann ROLFE, daughter of James ROLPH and Ann HILLIARD, on 2 Oct 1854 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex.1 (Mary Ann ROLFE was born on 14 Jan 1834 in Writtle, Essex 5 6 7 8 9 14, christened on 19 Jan 1834 in Writtle, Essex 15 and died in 1921 16.)

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Their witnesses were Samuel Rolfe and Susan Morgan. 1

Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1854 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 245. 17


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Sources


1 England and Wales, marriage certificate for Richard Bird and Mary Ann Rolfe, married Oct 2nd 1854; citing 4a/245/70, Dec quarter 1854, Chelmsford registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

2 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Charlotte Bird, christening 1855, Chelmsford, Essex, England; citing FHL microfilm 1,396,303 ( Patron ordinance submission sheets, 1969-1991 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society ), batch no. 8702931, sheet 80.

3 1841 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 8, page 9, Henry Bird; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO HO 107/325/9.

4 1851 Census of England, Broomfield, folio 153, page 1, Henry Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO HO 107/1776.

5 1861 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 96, page 20, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1079.

6 1871 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 114, page 19, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 10/1662.

7 1881 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 115, page 17, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 11/1762.

8 1891 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 108, page 21, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 12/1385.

9 1901 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 118, page 27, Richard H Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 31 Jul 2010); citing PRO RG 13/1671.

10 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Richard Henry Bird, birth 19 Jun 1834; citing FHL microfilm 0593807 (RG4 2162) (Baptisms, 1759-1837; burials, 1818-1836 Old Chapel (Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex : Independent)), batch no. C067151.

11 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Richard Henry Bird, christening 20 Jul 1842, Chelmsford, Essex, England; citing FHL microfilm 0593807 (RG4 2162) (Baptisms, 1759-1837; burials, 1818-1836 Old Chapel (Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex : Independent)), batch no. C067151.

12 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 28 May 2013), entry for Richard Bird aged 73, volume 4a, page 309, Dec quarter 1907, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

13 Death Certificate - Henry Bird.

14 1841 Census of England, Writtle, folio 32, page 12, James Rolfe; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 25 Aug 2012); citing PRO HO 107/326/14.

15 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

16 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 2 Mar 2013), entry for Mary A. Bird aged 89, volume 4a, page 643, Dec quarter 1921, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

17 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 17 Nov 2011), entry for Richard Bird, volume 4a, page 245, Dec quarter 1854, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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