Richard Nalder

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 27/04/2020
© Christine Gambles

Richard Nalder



Richard was born in Newbury he was the son of William & Elizabeth Nalder (nee Nias) who married in Newbury on the 28th October 1807. William was a Tailor.

Richard’s siblings were:

William 1808-1808                                                                                                                                                                

Sarah c1809                                                                                                                                                                                   

John c1811                                                                                                                                                                           

Esther Elizabeth c1816                                                                                                                                                         

Stephen c1818                                                                                                                                                                     

Mary Jane c1820                                                                                                                                                                   

Thomas c1824                                                                                                                                                                    

Francis c1826                                                                                                                                                                      

James c1828                                                                                                                                                                     

Martha Ann c1831   


In 1815 the family were recorded living in The City Newbury.


In1841 Richard was living in Shaw-cum-Donnington (Honey Bottom) Newbury and was working as a Tailor. He married Harriet Ann Pocock (aka Ann) in Newbury in 1846 and they had the following children (all born in Newbury):

 Sarah Ann 1847                                                                                                                                                                       

Mary Matilda 1849-1851                                                                                                                                                      

Frederick Richard 1851-1853                                                                                                                                                        

Twins: Frederick Richard and John Charles c1854                                                                                                                         

William 1856

Their daughter Mary Matilda died aged 1 in 1851 she was buried in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 14th January (recorded as Mary)

In 1851 Richard, Ann and their daughter Sarah (recorded as Ann) were living in Railway Terrace Newbury.  Harriet gave birth to their son Frederick Richard later that year but sadly he died aged 2 in 1853 he was buried in the Newtown Cemetery on the 27th December.

In the 1861 census Richard was recorded as a widower, (his wife having died in Kingsclere in 1858) living in Back Lane Newbury with his children, Sarah Ann, Frederick and William.


Richard died aged 47 on the 4th January 1862 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 7th January.



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