Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Richard Chester[1]

Male 1812 - 1885  (73 years)


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  • Name Richard Chester 
    Born 1812  , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Christened 9 Mar 1813  Skeyton, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1836  Banningham, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1842  Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • There was a Richard Chester living in Barton Township, Wentworth in 1842 recorded on the census, three members of the family being born in England which would agree with the three in Richard's family
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Shoemaker 
    Residence 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Episcopalian 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Shoemaker 
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cordwainer 
    Residence 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of England 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27987 
    Died 23 Jan 1885  St. Joseph's Island, Algoma District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27987  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Family Maria Newstead,   b. 1814, Banningham, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1836  Banningham, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Eliza F. Chester,   b. 1834, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ann Chester,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin Chester,   b. 6 Dec 1841, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1912, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. John Chester,   b. 28 Jul 1844, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Richard Chester,   b. 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1912, St. Joseph's Island, Algoma District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F7286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9/315.
      Benjamin CHESTER, 26, farmer, Hamilton, Puslinch twp., s/o Richard & Maria, married Catherine HAMMETT, 20, Waterloo twp., same, d/o Thomas & Catherine, witn: John D. NEWSTEAD of Waterloo twp & John CHESTER of Puslinch twp., 19 Feb 1869 at Waterloo twp


    2. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 40.

    3. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.33.

    4. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 26.

    5. [S2302] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Ancestry.com).
      Richard Chester
      Gender:Male
      Baptism Date:9 Mar 1813
      Baptism Place:Skeyton, Norfolk, England
      Mother:Deborah Chester
      FHL Film Number:2149274
      Reference ID:Item 14 p 1

    6. [S1803] zzEngland, Marriages, 1538-1973, ); Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I02335-8, System Origin: England-EASy, GS Film number: 1951630, Reference ID: item 1 p 19.
      Richard Chaster Spouse's Name: Maria Newstead Event Date: 06 Jun 1836 Event Place: Banningham, Norfolk, England

    7. [S2482] Census - ON - Censuses of Canada West and Canada East - 1842, Barton Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1812 - , Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 9 Mar 1813 - Skeyton, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1836 - Banningham, , Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Jun 1836 - Banningham, , Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoemaker - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Episcopalian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoemaker - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cordwainer - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1885 - St. Joseph's Island, Algoma District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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