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Richard Huddlestone

Male 1855 - 1931  (76 years)


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  • Name Richard Huddlestone 
    Born 1855  Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 May 1865  Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871 
    Carrier 
    Decoration Between 1887 and 1889  [3
    India Medal with Burma Clasp 
    Residence Between 1891 and 1901  Sydney Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1931  Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No 6 
    Occupation Private in Leicestershire Regiment 
    Died Nov 1931  Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 25 Nov 1931  Saint Mary's Churchyard, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Richard Huddlestone b.1860 is the Subject of a War Office Short Service Army Record WO97/3103

      2/10/1884 Melton Mowbray Leics Age 25 Ht 5'4½ " Wt 137lbs
      Complexion fresh Eyes blue Hair light brown C of E
      Leicester
      Aldershot
      3/2/1886 Landed in India - Lucknow
      1888 Nigingian?
      Euphrates
      Aden
      HMS Malabar
      Warley
      London
      Relatives in MM, mother Jane, brothers George and Arthur, sisters Mary, Martha and Ann
      Campaigns Burma 1887 to 1889
      Medals India Medal with Burma Clasp, 1887-89
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      Education Cert Ed 4th Class 13/11/1884
      of good character - 12 years service.

      ( Extracted by Eric Bird )
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      History of the Services of the 17th Leicestershire Regiment 1688-1910
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      Chapter 13 Home Service - Bermuda - Burma - Aden - Home Service

      1882 The Head Quarters of the 2nd Battalion arrived at Jubbulpore on 20th January 1882 and returned to Portsmouth on 9th March
      1883 In Leicester
      1885 2nd Battalion march from Jubbulpore to Lucknow arriving on 14th March
      1888 2nd Battalion march from Lucknow on the 13th November to Thayetmyo in Burma arriving on 3rd December where they subsequently engage in raids against the Chin tribes. At this time the British were establishing an administration in Burma which replaced the previous monarchy.
      1889 2nd Battalion leave for Aden on the 7th November arriving on the 29th November. There is much sickness requiring recovery.
      1890 2nd Battalion leave on the 12th November for England
      1892 2nd Battalion move to Chatham
      1894 2nd Battalion move to Aldershot
      1894 2nd Battalion move to Ireland

      ( Extracted by Eric Bird )
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    Person ID I4262  bolstridge
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 

    Father William Huddlestone,   b. May 1820, Wymondham, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Melton Mowbray, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Allen,   b. Oct 1829, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, Loughborough, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Nov 1849  Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1855 - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 14 May 1865 - Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1891 and 1901 - Sydney Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - No 6 - 1931 - Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1931 - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Nov 1931 - Saint Mary's Churchyard, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S22] 1861 Census Leicestershire, Public Records Office, ( Archive CD Books;), RG 9.
      Richard Age 6

    2. [S420] Parish Registers LEI, Melton Mowbray Baptisms, ( Original Register;), DG36/10/A/1., 14 May 1865.
      Richard Huddlestone son William Laboure and Jane
      Extracted by Eric Bird

    3. [S627] See Notes.

    4. [S422] Parish Registers LEI, Melton Mowbray Burials, ( Original Register;), DE36/17/3., 25 Nov 1931.
      Richard Huddleston of 6 Thorpe Road age 76