Thanks is expressed to Carl Smith in Surrey for this photograph.

Charles David Richards was an ironmonger in St. Helens Road, Swansea and churchwarden at Christchurch, Swansea. He married Hannah Sefton in Oystermouth church on November 8 1875.

The photograph shows, left to right:

Emily (m. Alfred Viney, mother of Mary Emmie m. Robert Clarence Smith)

Arthur (moved to Liverpool)

Charles David Richards

Bertha Lavinia

Hannah Richards (nee Sefton) holding Edith Mabel (became Mrs Proctor)


Minnie (m. Charles Evans lived Victoria Avenue, Mumbles dau. Dorothy)

Frank (lived in Gloucester)

Leah (Emigrated to USA)

At a guess the photograph was taken just prior to the turn of the century (1890-1900)

© 2001-2007 Andrew Sefton