• Born 29 November 1702 - Framwellgate, Durham, England
  • Baptized 1 December 1702 - St Margaret, Durham, Durham, England
  • Deceased in 1762,aged 60 years old
  • Mayor of Durham, 1754

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 Notes

Individual Note

Victoria County History - A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3
Parishes: St Oswalds's - Manors
Pages 157-174

Their son, John Richardson, succeeded to the property, which passed on his death in 1708 to his son of the same name. (fn. 331) John Richardson survived his father eight years and Caterhouse passed from his son, who died in 1762,to a grandson John. (fn. 332) This John Richardson survived his children and died intestate in 1803. The title to Caterhouse now passed to various members of the families of Bright and Andrews, descendants of Elizabeth Hall andAnne, daughter of John and Ann Richardson. (fn. 333) The co-heirs conveyed Caterhouse to the Rev. John Fawcett, of Newton Hall. (fn. 334) Mr. Foyle Fawcett is the present owner.

331. Surtees, loc. cit.
332. Ibid.
333. Ibid.
334. Ibid.; Fordyce, Dur. i, 386.

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North country diaries (second series)
PUBLICATIONS OF THE SURTEES SOCIETY
-p65

1702
Nov. 29. John, son of Mr. John Richardson, was borne, being Sunday.
1702. Dec. 1. John, son of John Richardson, the younger, Crossgate, baptized. Ibid.

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The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: Volume 2, Chester Ward
Parish of Lanchester
Pages 303-360

Simon Burnopp of Framwellgate, tanner, bapt 31 Oct 1647 m. Jane, daughter of Mathew Smith, of Herington
CHILDREN:
- John, bapt at St Margaret’s, 14 Dec.1767, bur. 21 June 1770
- Jane, bapt 29 MAy 1709, married 24 July 1729 at Brancepath, Bur. 24 July 1763. m. John Richardson, Esq. of Framwellgate

† Some curious questions which arose in consequence of the intestacy of the last John Richardson, Esq. both as to the paternal inheritance, and as to that which moved ex parte materna, will be noticed hereafter. See Pedigree ofRichardson.

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DURHAM COUNTY RECORD OFFICE:
Miscellaneous documents

Ref: D/X 1207/1/493-494
18 & 19 July 1729
(1) John Richardson of the city of Durham
(2) Jane Burnop of Framwelgate, city of Durham, spinster
(3) James Finney of Gilligate, city of Durham, esq., and Robert Smith of the city of Durham, alderman
Settlement,by lease and release, on the intended marriage of John Richardson and Jane Burnop; being a release by (1) to (3) of land and tenements in the township of Ferryhill; and High and Low Cater House, alias Catterick House; to the usesof (1) and (2) for lives and to their heirs.
(Parchment, 2 membranes)

- http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/Pages/AdvancedSearchCatalogueDetail.aspx?SearchType=Param&SearchID=af349a35-9bbb-4d93-842f-8f6ecb8231a9&ItemID=168880

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DURHAM COUNTY RECORD OFFICE:

Ref: Q/D/L 13
Land Tax returns, Chester Ward Middle, 1759

Framwellgate township
Property of John (Mr.) RICHARDSON Island closes and 1 house
Property of John (Mr.) RICHARDSON Cater House land
Property of John (Mr.) RICHARDSON 2 houses

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 Sources

  • Individual:
    - North Country Diaries: (second Series): Volume 124 of Publications of the Surtees Society - John Hodgson - 1915 - 94
    - The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: Volume 2: Chester Ward - Robert Surtees - Nichols and Son, London - 1820 - 303-360
    - Durham County Record Office - www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk - D/X 1207/1/493-494
  • Birth:
    - North Country Diaries: (second Series): Volume 124 of Publications of the Surtees Society - John Hodgson - 1915 - 94
    - North Country Diaries: (second Series): Volume 124 of Publications of the Surtees Society - John Hodgson - 1915 - 65
  • Baptism: North Country Diaries: (second Series): Volume 124 of Publications of the Surtees Society - John Hodgson - 1915 - 94
  • Spouse: The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: Volume 2: Chester Ward - Robert Surtees - Nichols and Son, London - 1820 - 303-360
  • Death: Victoria County History - 6E099F1A-A0F2-466D-8ED0-2463905D09A6 - Durham: Volume 3, Parishes: St Oswalds's - Manors, Pages 157-174

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