ROPER Richard Colston II

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by webfooted

Born in 1850 in St Mary Redcliffe parish, the son of Richard Colston Roper I, brother of John Colston Roper II and the father of Albert Charles Roper (RPR, 61C, 71C, 11C).

1850 31 Mar. Baptised, the son of Richard Colston and Sarah Ann Roper (RPR).
1865 2 Oct. Richard Colston Roper, the son of Richard Colston Roper of the city of Bristol stoneware potter puts himself to W.A.F. Powell of the said city, stoneware potter, for 7 years.  No premium.  Friends find everything.  Wage 4s, 5s, 7s and half earnings (Ao).
1871 Stoneware potter, 5 Pools Crescent, Bedminster (21), living with his father and siblings (71C).
1873 29 Jul. He obtained his freedom as a stoneware potter (FM).
1879 23 Feb. 161 Marsh Lane, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1881 28 Aug. 163 Kingsland Road, St Philip’s parish (PPR).
1891 103 Park Street, Bedminster (41), living with his wife Amelia (37), born in Bristol, and children (91C).
1901 1 Eshel Terrace, Park Street, Knowle (47), living with his wife Amelia (47) and children (01C).
1911 Potter stoneware, 250 Bath Road, Totterdown (61), living with his wife Amelia (59) and children (11C).
Richard Colston, born c1874 in Bristol (91C); Albert Charles, born 28 Jan 1879, bapt 23 Feb 1879 (PPR); Rosa, born 26 Jul 1881, bapt 28 Aug 1881 (PPR); Ellen, born c1883 in Bristol (91C); Alice, born c1885 in Bristol (91C); Mabel, born c1887 in Bristol (91C); Ernest, born c1889 in Bristol (91C)


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