James Richard Perrett

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 24/04/2020
© Christine Gambles

James Richard Perrett


James Richard Perrett’s birth was registered in the June quarter of 1861 in Newbury he was the son of James & Elizabeth Perrett (nee Gale).

Other children of James & Elizabeth (all born in Newbury) were:

William Ralph c1847                                                                                                                                                     

Thomas 1848-1849                                                                                                                                                         

Thomas c1850                                                                                                                                                                       

Sarah Ann Maria 1851-1856 (buried as Ann Maria 13/6/1856 in the Newtown Road cemetery)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Eliza Mary 1852                                                                                                                                                                          

Amelia 1855                                                                                                                                                                       

George John 1856-1857 (buried 17/10/1857 in the Newtown Road Cemetery)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

George John c1858                                                                                                                                                                

Ann Maria Gale 1859-1862 (buried 29/1/1862 in the Newtown Road Cemetery)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Richard James c1863                                                                                                                                                      

Charles Henry 1864                                                                                                                                                        

Sarah Ann 1865-1869 (buried as Annie 22/3/1869 in the Newtown Road Cemetery)


James Richard’s father was recorded as a Blacksmith in 1851, 1861 and 1891, an Iron Founder’s Labourer in 1871 and a Gardener’s Labourer in 1881. The family were living in Pound Street (in 1851), The Litten (in 1861), Bartholomew Street (in 1871), Litten House (in 1881) and Argyle Road (in 1891).

James Richard died in Newbury in 1862 and was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 29th January (the same day as his sister Ann Maria Gale)

His father James died aged 70 in 1891 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 21st September.

His mother Elizabeth died 71 in 1893 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the7th May

Christine Gambles – 12th April 2020


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