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Richard Fisher WALKER

Richard Fisher WALKER

Male Abt 1809 - 1884  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Richard Fisher WALKER 
    Born Abt 1809 Castleford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 30 Jul 1809 Castleford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Certificate 1 Nov 1835 Castleford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]  – Marriage
    mellor/Walker Richard 1835 marriage anc.jpg
    Occupation 1840 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – Carpenter
    • From Fairlie passenger list
    Immigration 7 Jul 1840 Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3]  – "Fairlie"
    • Ship "Fairlie", Date of arrival: 7 Jul 1840, Departure Port: London, Arrival Port: Pt Adelaide,  Passengers 266
      Mellor, Delia, aged 20, occupation,milliner, No. 7055 Emb No. 4426
      Mellor,Joseph, aged 30 from Brighouse, Occupation Joiner No. 7054 Emb No. 4425
      Mellor,Mary, aged 22 from Brighouse, Occupation Straw Platter No. 7056 Emb No. 4427
      Mellor,Thomas, aged 49 wife aged 48, Occupation Farm labourer. 7057 Emb No. 4424
      Turner, Joshua 28 of Sowerby Bridge (No. 7055 Emb 4463)
      Turner, Nancy nee Mellor aged  26
      Turner, Joshua's daughters aged 4 and 2
      Walker Richard 28 (Carpenter) of Salter Hibble, Halifax  (No. 7053 Emb 4469)
      Walker, Richard's 2 yrold son and 6 month old daughter
    mellor/Mellor 1840 Fairlie Shipping doc.jpg
    Turner Joshua 1840 Shipping doc.jpg
    Walker Richard 1840 Shipping doc.jpg
    Newspaper 13 May 1847 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4]  – SA Gazette
    • SA Gazette 13 May 1847 p 165
      ....the undersigned Joseph Mellor and Richard Walker hitherto carrying on business in Weymouth -street Adelaide, as builders, wheelwrights etc.. was this day dissolved by mutual consent: and that Mr Thomas Robertson of Leigh-street, Hindley-street Adelaide is authorised to receive all monies due to us on account of the said partnership....
    Document 1859-1865  [4] – Hospital
    Certificate 1884  [4] – Death
    Walker Richard 1884 Death Cert
    Occupation 1884 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Coachbuilder
    Document 26 Jan 1884 Parkside, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4]  – Hospital
    Walker Elizabeth 1865 Hospital doc
    Cemetery Aug 1884 West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Name: Walker, Richard
      Date of Death: 20 August 1884
      Age: 72 Years
      Last Abode: ADELAIDE, SA
      Service Type: Burial
      Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery
      Section: Road 4
      Path Number: 28
      E/W: W
      Site Number: 38
      Grant expiry date: 20 August 1983
      Surname,Given Names,Date of Death,
      Walker,Elizabeth,07/04/1894
    Document BISA  [4]
    Walker Richard bio doc
    Document West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – Burial
    Mellor West Terrace Burial notes doc
    Buried Aug 1884 West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 18 Aug 1884 Parkside, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9]  – Cause: Senile decay of epilepsy. Severe Dementia
    Person ID I43 Turner
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2014 

    Family 1 Elizabeth MELLOR,   b. 7 Jan 1811, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1894, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1835 Castleford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. William WALKER,   b. 1837,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah WALKER,   b. 1840,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Harriet "Harriet" WALKER,   b. 31 Aug 1841, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1877, Reed Beds, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     4. William John Henry WALKER,   b. 23 Jan 1844, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas WALKER,   b. 1 Sep 1846, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1849, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     6. Sarah Elizabeth WALKER,   b. 27 Jan 1849, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1850, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F17 Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth MELLOR,   b. 7 Jan 1811, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1894, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F511 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1809 - Castleford, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Jul 1809 - Castleford, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Marriage - 1 Nov 1835 - Castleford, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1835 - Castleford, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1840 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - "Fairlie" - 7 Jul 1840 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - SA Gazette - 13 May 1847 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1884 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - Hospital - 26 Jan 1884 - Parkside, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Aug 1884 - West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - Burial - - West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aug 1884 - West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senile decay of epilepsy. Severe Dementia - 18 Aug 1884 - Parkside, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • REGISTER OF MIGRANTS-183641 dated 14/2/1840 (Adelaide Library)
      no 7052 Emb no 4462 TURNER Joshua, of Sowerby Bridge aged 28
      wife aged 26, 2 daugs aged 4 & 2
      no 7053 Emb no 4469 WALKER Richard aged 28 Carpenter of Salter Hibble, Halifax and wife aged 28, 2yr old son & 6 month old dau
      no 7054 Emb no 4425 MELLOR Joseph aged 30 - address Brighouse, wife aged 30 and son aged 3. Occupation joiner
      no 7055 Emb no 4426 MELLOR Delia aged 20, occupation milliner
      no 7056 Emb no 4427 MELLOR Mary aged 22, occupation straw platter
      no 7057 Emb no 4424 MELLOR Thomas aged 49, wife aged 48. Occupation farm labourer.
      Shipping index 40/39A "FAIRLEE" arrived 7/7/1840

      the Walker children were William and Sarah (IGI index) but they must have died because they then had Mary Harriet 31/8/1841, William Henry 23/1/1844, Thomas 1/9/1846 and Sarah Elizabeth 27/1/1849
      Elizabeth Walker (Mellor) b 7/1/1811 - was admitted to Parkside Mental Hosp on several occasions suffering chronic mania and she died there on 6/4/1894 aged 83 Richard Walker died 18/8/1884 and is buried West Tce. Occupation then was coachbuilder.

  • Sources 
    1. [S178] Smith, Kaye.

    2. [S374] West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935, Name: Richard Walker
      Marriage or Bann Date: 1 Nov 1835
      Parish: Castleford, All Saints
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Mellor (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S139] State Library of South Australia, (http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm State Library of South Australia : South Australiana database), http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/fh/passengerlists/1840Fairlie.htm (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax).

    5. [S174] Adelaide Cemeteries, (http://www.aca.sa.gov.au/RecordsSearch.aspx).

    6. [S226] Holme, Sue.

    7. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax), road 48 path 28w (Reliability: 3), 12 Jan 2003.

    8. [S109] South Australian Deaths Index 1842 - 1915, Book: 140 Page: 220 (Reliability: 3), 25 Jun 2002.
      Surname: WALKER
      Given Names: Richard
      Date: 1884-08-18
      Sex: M
      Age: 73y
      Status: N
      Relative: (not recorded)
      Relative 2:
      Residence: Parkside
      Death Place: Parkside
      District Code: Ade
      Symbol: H
      Book: 140 Page: 220

    9. [S230] Walker, Richard 1884 Death Certificate.

    10. [S49] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/igi/search_igi.asp), M108201 (Reliability: 3).
      Richard WALKER  
      Sex:  M  
      Marriage(s):  Spouse:  Elizabeth MELLOR 
      Marriage:  1 Nov 1835  Castleford, Yorkshire, England 
      Source Information:
        Batch number:  Dates  Source Call No.  Type  Printout Call No.  Type 
      M108201  1813-1838  0990550   Film  6911096   Film


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