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Richard HEARD (1840-1878)

Name: Richard HEARD1
Sex: Male
Father: Richard HEARD (1808-bef1891)
Mother: Tryphena DREW (1809-bef1871)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 1840 Colebrooke, Devon, England
Occupation Blacksmith
1851 Census 1851 (age 10-11) Hookway Road - Crediton, Devon, England2
Richard is shown as a Blacksmith Apprentice aged 11. He is living and working with his uncle, John Heard.
1861 Census 1861 (age 20-21) Crediton , Devon, England3
Richard is shown as a Smith aged 21. He is now referred to as son, rather than nephew as on the 1851 Census. He is living with his 'parents' John and Elizabeth.
Death 1878 (age 37-38) Crediton , Devon, England
Burial 22 Feb 1878 Crediton , Devon, England

Individual Note

Apprenticed to his Uncle John the blacksmith in 1851.

A Richard Heard is blacksmith at Fordton in White's 1878-79 Directory


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"1851 Census". HO 107 / 1887 Folio 183 Page 13. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3"1861 Census". RG 9 / 1473 Folio 12 Page 12. Assessment: Primary evidence.