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Source: Richard Hughes, November 20, 2008

RICHARD HARDEMAN Born 1804 Married Sarah Weaver Born 1807/8

Died 1883 Died 1883

Born in New Romney Kent Farmer Born Cambridge

Went to live in retirement with their sons John and Herbert who were bachelors to keep house for them at 55 Bury New Road Cheetham Lancashire

Their Children

Charles Hardeman Born

John Hardeman Born 1842/3 at Wooferton Shropshire Married Louise Brown of Cambridge? 1881 Census shows he is unmarried Chemist

Frank Hardeman Born at Wooferton Shropshire Married Sarah

Herbert Hardeman Born 1844/5 at Wooferton Shropshire Traveller Unmarried

Thomas Hardeman Born Married Nellie

Henry Hardeman Born 1840 at Richards Castle Salop

Married Mary Elizabeth Franklin 18

(born 1847 d 30th September 1908)

Died Saturday 18th November 1905

They are both buried at Burford Shropshire in the Hardeman grave with some of their children. In the 1881 Census Henry is described as ‘ Farmer of 227 Acres Employing 4 Labourers and 2 boys’

Their Children

Henry ( Harry )Franklin Hardeman Born1872/3 at Merefield (M) Richards Castle Salop

Survived diptheria

Richard Hardeman Born 1873/4 M Died 1878/9 aged five from diphtheria soon after moving to Woofferton Court. He was always delicate. Buried Richards Castle

John Robert Hardeman Born 1875/6 at Woofferton Court (W) Nr Ludlow 18

Married three children Anthony Phyllis ?

Alfred Herbert Hardeman Born 1877/8 W

Florence May Hardeman Born 1878/9 W

Not married No children

Thomas Septimus Hardeman Born 1881 W

Died 21st February 1908 Buried Burford Shropshire

Frank Octavius Hardeman Born post1881 W


Norah Elizabeth Hardeman Born 1894/5 at Monks Gate Tenbury Wells Worcestershire Nurse who trained at Bristol Royal Infirmary

Married Arland Usher 1950? No children Buried Milford on Sea Hampshire

Sarah Susan Hardeman Born 20th June1873 M survived diptheria

Married John Bentley Hughes 1904? Accountant

( Born 7th December 1872 Died 1st January 1959)

Died 25th June 1963Buried Burford Shropshire in churchyard adjoining Hardeman Family grave

One son

John Spencer Hughes Born 25th December 1910

Married Dorothy Helen Mary Vasmer b 20th May 1915 d 11th July 1969

Died 28th February 1973 Buried Burford Shropshire

Chartered Accountant

See Hughes Family list

Richard Hardeman kept the Salwey Arms Wooferton near Ludlow from .

Before that he was at Badger Hall Shifnal.

Sarah Weaver’s cousin James Weaver emigrated to America and was one of the founders of the town of Lisbon Milwaukee County District Wisconsin. There are several letters from him in the family archives.

Richard and Sarah had their miniatures painted, he in 1834 and she in 1843 by T Wheller (or Wheeler ), a miniaturist in the first half of the 19th century who exhibited in the Academy in 1815 and 1845.

Henry Hardeman learned farming as the pupil of Robert Morris Heath Farm Knockin Shropshire whose wife was Mary Taylor sister of Susan , wife of Robert Franklin


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