- Born: May 1850, St Enoder, Cornwall, England
- Christened: 26 May 1850
- Marriage: Edna Best in Mar 1875 in St Austell
- Died: 25 Nov 1888, Eagle Lodge, Woodhall Spa, Horncastle, Lincolnshire aged 38
by 1891 Edna was a widow. closest match for age is Horncastle, Lincs
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation, 1881, Mason.
• Census, 1881, 20 Harper St, St George Martyr, London, Middlesex, England.
• cause of death: Rheumatic Fever, 25 Nov 1888, Eagle Lodge, Woodhall Spa, Horncastle, Lincolnshire.
Richard married Edna Best, daughter of John Best and Mary Ann Snell, in Mar 1875 in St Austell. (Edna Best was born on 17 Apr 1853 in St Stephen, Cornwall, England, christened on 7 Aug 1853 in St Stephen, Cornwall, England and died on 19 Jun 1928 in Seattle, Washington.)