Walter Richardson1

(1 May 1776 - November 1791)
FatherRobert Richardson1,2 (cir. Mar 1747 - aft. 1791)
MotherMargaret Runchaman1 (cir. Oct 1746 - aft. 1784)
Relationship4th great-uncle of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Walter Richardson was born on 1 May 1776 Whitelaw, nr Rutherford, Par. of Maxton, ROX, SCT, "Walter Richardson, son to Robert Richardson smith in Rutherford Whitelaw and his wife Margaret Runchaman was born the first of May and baptised seventh said month in the year 1776."1 He was christened on 7 May 1776 Maxton, ROX, SCT.1
     Walter Richardson died in Nov 1791 Maxton, Roxburghshire, at age 15.2 He was buried on 25 Nov 1791 Maxton, Roxburghshire, Walter Richardson son of Robert Richardson smith in Maxton was this day buried in Maxton Kirk yard (Nov 25 1791.)2
ChartsWilliam RICHARDSON of Pringlestead, Eckford
RUNCIMAN of Earlston/Wanton Walls
Ancestors & siblings of Les Henderson
Last Edited20 Mar 2012


  1. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Birth/baptism 1776 Walter RICHARDSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  2. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Burial 1791 Walter RICHARDSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5.

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