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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Richardson, Ralph

1st Engineer

Lost on the steamship Skaraas. 

Ralph Richardson was born at Hartlepool, in 1864, to parents William (an Engineer), and Elizabeth Mary Richardson (nee Emerson). Their address at this time is given as St. Hilda Street, Hartlepool.

The 1881 Census shows William and Elizabeth living at No.14, St. Hilda Street, with their children Ralph (aged 16, Apprentice Engineer), Mary (14), Lily (13), Emma (11), and William (9).

The 1901 Census records Ralph living with his ister-in-law's family at No.46, Sandringham Road, West Hartlepool.