Elizabeth Richardson1

(11 May 1773 - 15 June 1831)
FatherRobert Richardson2 (cir. Mar 1747 - aft. 1791)
MotherMargaret Runchaman2 (cir. Oct 1746 - aft. 1784)
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Elizabeth Richardson was born on 11 May 1773 Whitelaw, nr Rutherford, Par. of Maxton, ROX, SCT.2 She was christened on 13 Jun 1773 Maxton, ROX, SCT; entry reads: Betty Richardson daughter to Robert Richardson smith at Whitelaw and his wife Margt Runciman, was born 11 of May and baptised 13 Jun.3
     Elizabeth Richardson married William Wight, son of James Wight and Issobel Thomson, on 25 Jul 1795 Maxton, Roxburghshire, entry in Register of Proclamations & Marriages in the Parish of Maxton reads: Maxton July 25th 1795: "William Wight in this parish of Maxton and Elisabeth Richardson in the parish of Morebattle gave up their names for proclamation in order to marriage, they were thrice proclaimed and no objections offered. They were soon married after."4
     Elizabeth Richardson died on 15 Jun 1831 Maxton, Roxburghshire, at age 58.5,6 She was buried with William Wight Churchyard, Maxton, ROX, SCT, beside son Walter, in front of son John at the left hand end of the Kirk. H/stone shows that Elizabeth d. 15 Jun 1831, aged 58.5,6,7

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     In Jul 1795 Elizabeth Richardson was living Morebattle, ROX, SCT, (when she married.)8

Names

     Elizabeth Richardson was also known as Betty.

External links

     Click here to see Elizabeth's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.9
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Family

William Wight (Nov 1767 - Sep 1847)
Children
ChartsWilliam RICHARDSON of Pringlestead, Eckford
RUNCIMAN of Earlston/Wanton Walls
WIGHT
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Helen Sinton WIGHT's ancestors

Last Edited14 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Walter WIGHT (44), DC WIGHT, Walter 1886 Maxton, Trans. L McIntosh Sep 1994, p/copy held.
  2. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Bap. 1773 Betty RICHARDSON, poor p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  3. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Birth 11 May Bap. 13 Jun 1773 Betty d/o Robert RICHARDSON & Margt RUNCIMAN, Whitelaw, poor p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  4. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Marr. 25 Jul 1795 William WIGHT Elisabeth RICHARDSON, (p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5).
  5. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Mortcloth entry 1847 Wm WIGHT, extracted by L McIntosh Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  6. ROX WIGHT family Maxton H/stones, Filed in sources folder & notebooks, L Henderson, Waikanae, Kapiti, WTN, NZ, sighted by L McIntosh Sep 1994.
  7. H D W (15319), "Borders Corres. ex H D W," e-mail to L Henderson (1), Photo WIGHT headstones at Maxton, taken 1990s, rcvd Sep 2011.
  8. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Mar. 1795 William WIGHT Elisabeth RICHARDSON, (p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5).
  9. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct 2011.
  10. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Bap 1796 James WIGHT, p/copy taken Sep/Oct 1994/5 held.
  11. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Bap 1798 Margaret WIGHT, p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  12. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Bap 1800 Robert WIGHT, p/copy taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  13. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Baptism 1803 William WIGHT, p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  14. Julie GARVIE (35496), "Borders names ex Julie G," e-mail to L McIntosh (1), Dth 1871 Isabella STPEHENSON nee WIGHT, copy rcvd Oct 2003.
  15. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Baptism 1805 Isabel WIGHT, p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  16. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Baptism 1808 John WIGHT, p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  17. Julie GARVIE (35496), "Borders names ex Julie G," e-mail to L McIntosh (1), Dth 1861 Eliz WALDIE nee WIGHT, copy rcvd Oct 2003.
  18. Births baptisms burials: Maxton, ROX (Dist 798), Baptism 1811 Elisabeth WIGHT, p/copy held, taken Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  19. Walter WIGHT (44), DC WIGHT, Walter 1886 Maxton, Transcr. (Lorna) Sep 1994, p/copy held.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.