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Richard Wetherilt (1812-1857) - son of Charles Wetherilt (1784 - ) - son of Thomas Wetherell(?-?)

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Richard Wetherilt is a direct ancestors of Bill Burgar, the author of this work.

He was born on 29 Nov 1812 and was baptized on 17 Jan 1813 in St Brides, Fleet St, London.52 The Baptism Register for St Brides, Fleet Street, London has the entry:

Richard son of Charles and Elizabeth Hannah Wetherilt, printer of of 20 Little New Street, was born 23/11/1812 and was baptised on 20/1/1813.

He died in 1857 at Newington London.16 Civil Registration of Death reference is Jul 1857, V 1d, p120 - Newington London.16,120 The Death Certificate states:

Richard Wethereld aged 43 years, Baker, of 5 King Street, East Street, Walworth, died on the 18th July 1857. Cause of death was Typhus fever, Certified. The informant was Esther Wethereld, present at the death, of 5 King Street, East Street, Walworth, she signed with an 'X'. The death was registered on the 21st July 1857 in the Sub-district of St Peter Walworth, in the District of Newington, Surrey.

Richard Wetherilt and Esther Mudford were married about 1836.121 Esther Mudford was a widow, previously married to  William  Edon (Eden)

See 1841 and 1851 Censuses

In the 1841 Census, William Wetherilt aged 11, was the son of Esther by her previous marriage.  He later reverted to the Eden surname.

In 1851 Richard and Esther are with their three Wetherilt children.

Esther Mudford is a direct ancestors of Bill Burgar, the author of this work.

See details of Ester Mudford, her siblings and ancestors

See family trees of Wetherall/Wetherilts

Richard Wetherilt and Esther Mudford had the following children


George Wetherilt was born in 1837 but only baptised in 1849.  The Baptism Register for St Peters, Newington states:

George son of Richard and Esther Wetherilt, shoemaker of Nelson Place, was born on 12/11/1837 and baptised on the 12/12/1849.

Civil Registration of Births reference is 1838 Sep, Vol 4, p333, Newington - Newington London16   

In the 1841 and 1851 Censuses, he is living with his parents.

See 1841 and 1851 Census returns.

George Wetherilt and Angela Prescott were married in 1864.16  Civil Registration of marriage reference is Jun 1864, v 1d, p326. Newington Surrey - Newington London.16

Reference to 1871 Census is RG 10/708, f 85, p23.(indexed as Wetheritt)

Reference to 1881 Census is RG 11/640, f 108, p2.

Reference to 1891 Census is RG 12/431, f 124, p45.

Reference to 1901 Census is RG 13/68, f 15, p22.

He died in 1906.120  He and Angela had ten children.

Apparently, he was very helpful to his sister Mary Ann (Wetherilt) Burgar.

Angela Prescott was born in 1846 in Deal Kent.12



Mary Ann Wetherilt.


Jane Wetherilt


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