Taylor, Richard

Birth Name Taylor, Richard
Gender male
Age at Death 62 years, 8 months



Watchmaker and jeweller, and for a while was in charge of all the clocks in the Portsmouth dockyard.
His daughters said he was organist and choirmaster at Rochester Cathedral at some stage, possibly between the years 1881 and 1900, but it has not been verified by research. His occupation on Anthony's birth certificate was listed as organist.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1862-05-01 Great Torrington    

Another source had it at Portsmouth.

Death estimated 1925      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Taylor, Allen18241872-01-29
Mother Duffield, Fanny1842-08-041881-08-27
         Taylor, Richard 1862-05-01 estimated 1925
    Sister     Taylor, Mary 1864-04-14
    Brother     Taylor, John 1866-03-30
    Sister     Taylor, Jane 1868-04-03 estimated 1958
    Brother     Taylor, Joseph 1871-04-21


Family of Taylor, Richard and Sheil, Emily

Married Wife Sheil, Emily ( * estimated 1864 + estimated 1909 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Residence   Hanwell, London    

They lived at St Dunstans Road at the time of Anthony's birth.

Residence   Gillingham, Kent    

Lived at 113 High Street at the time of Mabel's birth.

Residence   North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire 30 Burleigh Rod  

Resided in North End at the time of the birth of Allen at least. According to her Entry of Birth document, Sylvia was born in 143 Station Road Copnor, which seems to indicate a change of address.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Taylor, Anthony Richard1890-09-281951-09-07
Taylor, Mabel Grace1895-01-271982
Taylor, Allen Sheil1900-08-12
Taylor, Sylvia Victoria Alice1907-07-221964-10-30