Richard Speare 1806-1854
was the 2nd child of Richard Speare & Mary Ward. He was
baptised in Inwardleigh on 2nd March 1806. Richard was married to
Ann Joslin on 9th February 1831 in Upton Pyne, Devon.
1841 Richard & Ann are living at West Rowhorn, Whitestone with
daughters Mary, Eliza, Joanna, Ann & Sarah. Richard is shown
as an Agricultural Labourer living next door to his sisters Grace &
1841 Census Image
10 years later in 1851
Richard & Ann are still living in Whitestone now in Church Bridge
Cottage. They only have on child living with them Mary.
Their son Daniel Speare was living with his Aunt & Uncle George
& Eliza Finnimore in Whitestone. The family next door is Thomas
& Ann Carpenter I am not sure if Thomas is related to Richards
Grandmother Mary Carpenter.
Ann Spear daughter of Richard
& Ann was a servant to Mary Sprague in 1851 living at Red Hills,
Exeter St Thomas the Apostle.
1851 Census Image
Richard & Ann had both
died before the 1861 census. Only 2 of their children Ann &
Daniel lived to adulthood and had families. Details are below.
Speare daughter of Richard & Ann
Speare son of Richard & Ann Speare