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Attwell, Richard

Last Name:  Attwell
First Name:  Richard
Date of Birth:  chr. 21 May 1771
Place of Birth:  Battlesden, Beds., England
Parents – Father:  Richard Attwell
Parents – Mother:  Lydia Collins
Name of Spouse:  Ann Labrun chr. 3 Mar 1772 Walton, Northants., England; died 27 Mar 1837 Port Francis, Cape
Marriage Date:  30 Jul 1794
Marriage Place: Battlesden, Beds., England
Date of Death:  1852
Place of Death:

Notes:  Crause’s party of 1820 settlers. IGI. DN 541/1850, DN 3120/1856, DN 5798/1858, DN 8244/1872, 1797/1890, DN 1910/1888, DN 2588/1892. He had several several children: 

William (q.v.) chr. 19 Apr 1797 Toddington, Beds., married to Mary, died 22 Jun 1850 Grahamstown
Richard Labrun, chr. 21 Jun 1800 Toddington, married Mary Ann Whiley, and died 2 May 1837 Cape Town (q.v.)

Edwin chr. 28 Feb 1803 Toddington, Beds.
Sarah chr. 26 Jun 1805 Toddington, married 23 Sep 1824 Grahamstown to Joseph Richards, and died 2 Sep 1890 Grahamstown
James chr. 29 Apr 1807 Toddington, married Susan, and died 21 Oct 1888 Victoria East, Cape
Brook chr. 30 May 1809 Toddington, married Sarah Booth, and died 6 Dec 1892
John chr. 27 May 1811 died before they left England and Mary Anne chr. 17 Jun 1795 Toddington who also died before they left England.�
Their son Richard was the founder of the colonial manufacture of biscuits.

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