Capt William Richardson

1775 — 02/03/1843
A brief biography

Willoughby House

Owned Kingston House in Leatherhead on the bank of the river Mole, as well as Willoughby House in Cheltenham (photo).

The Mutiny

Aged 20 was ship's captain on board the Marquis Cornwallis (owned by his father and commanded by his uncle Michael Hogan) transporting convicts from Ireland to Australia. There was a mutiny on board and some of the convicts were killed.
For full details read "The Indian Princess" in the Richardson Library.


Capt.William Richardson married Rebecca Fish Holden on 30 November 1804 in St. John, Cornwall. They had six children during their marriage.

In the memorial tablet above the family vault in Leatherhead Church (opposite):

... also the mortal remains of William Richardson Esqr of Leatherhead and Willoughby House, Cheltenham


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address 1954
Bettina M Richardson Electoral Date 1954 Street Address 10 Willesden Lane Ward or Division/Constituency Willesden East County or Borough Willesden, England Reference Number MR/PER/C/0864

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