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Memories of an Usworth Family

The Richardsons of Railway Terrace  ( 2 of 2 )


W. P. RICHARDSON

Pictured during The General Strike, 1926.

Smith, Cook & Richardson
Herbert Smith, A. J. Cook and W. P. Richardson on their way to Downing Street, 26th August 1926.
During the 'Coal Lock-out'.

Herbert Smith: President of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain from 1922 to 1929.
Arthur James Cook: General Secretary of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain from 1924 until 1931.
William Pallister Richardson: Treasurer of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain from 1921 to 1930,
also General Secretary of Durham Miners' Association from 1924 to 1930.

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After the General Strike

Smith & Richardson
Herbert Smith and W. P. Richardson, 14th May 1926.

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[ Thanks again to grandson, W.P. 'Bill' Richardson. ]

Councillor, Mrs BELLA  P.  GAUNT

( née Isabella Pallister Richardson, daughter of Robert & Margaret Richardson )

Bella Gaunt's Family
The Family of Leinan and Bella Gaunt c.1906

  • Leinan Gaunt:
  • Isabella P. Gaunt:
  • Margaret P. Gaunt:
  • John Gaunt:
  • Annie Gaunt:
  • Ada Gaunt:
  • Married Isabella Pallister Richardson in 1894.
  • Born 1869 - Married coal miner Leinan Gaunt in 1894 - Died 1944.
  • Born 1st April 1897 - Married George Davis in 1924 - Died 1962.
  • Born 2nd Quarter 1900 - Married Mary Newton in 1924 - Died March 1958.
  • Born 23rd March 1903 - Unmarried - Died 3rd May 2001.
  • A Third Daughter - Born 1911.

 

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Councillor Isabella P. Gaunt

Council Election Leaflet 1
Election Leaflet, 1926.

Council Election Leaflet 2

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Councillor Bella Gaunt, née Isabella Pallister Richardson

Bella Gaunt

Usworth Colliery Ward, Washington Urban District Council

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Bella's Obituary

Bella's Obituary
Durham Chronicle, 1st September 1944

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[ Thanks again to great-nephew, W.P. 'Bill' Richardson. ]