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

Mary Richardson[1]

Female 1850 - 1923  (72 years)


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  • Name Mary Richardson 
    Born 25 Sep 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Welsh 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presbyterian 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88951 
    Died 18 Jul 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Cause: Cause: Enlarged Glands (2 years) - Abscess (10 days) 
    Buried 21 Jul 1923  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Person ID I88951  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Thomas Richardson, Esq,   b. CALC 23 Mar 1808, St. Marys, Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Christina Anderson,   b. 1808, St. Marys, Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1862  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F23575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magistrate John E. Welsh,   b. 18 Jul 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Feb 1876  [8
    Children 
     1. James Ebenezer Welsh,   b. 23 Jul 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1952, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Thomas Anderson Welsh,   b. 4 Mar 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     3. William Welsh,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William John Welsh,   b. 8 Sep 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     5. Christina Welsh,   b. 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Christena Welsh,   b. 20 Mar 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1964  (Age 79 years)
     7. Lena Welsh,   b. 20 May 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edward Welsh,   b. 21 Feb 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Russell Welsh,   b. CALC 4 Feb 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     10. Katherine May "May" Welsh,   b. 10 Aug 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 89 years)
     11. Anna Welsh,   b. 19 Mar 1896, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F23802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Enlarged Glands (2 years) - Abscess (10 days) - 18 Jul 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Jul 1923 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In Memoriam Died In Galt, on Wednesday, July 18th, 1923 at 1.15 p.m. Mary Richardson (Beloved wife of John E. Welsh) In her 73rd year The Funeral Will take place from her late residence, 18 Oak Street, on Saturday afternoon, July 21st, at 1.30 o'clock, to Ayr Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation

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      Death of Mrs. John E. Webb - The death occurred in Galt on Wednesday afternoon of Mary Richardson, wife of John E. Welsh. Deceased was born in Waterloo Township and for many years resided with her husband just north of Roseville. Until her removal to Galt, some 10 years ago, she was a member of Knox church, Ayr, and her host of friends and acquaintances in this district will learn with regret of the passing of one whose many fine qualities won her the esteem and love of all. Mrs. Welsh's father was at one time magistrate of Waterloo Township and her grandmother on her father's side was the well-known Tibbie Shiel of St. Mary's loch, Scotland. Surviving are her husband, three sons and three daughters, viz.: William of Galt, James of Ayr, Edward of Expanse, Sask., Mrs. John Abra, Waterloo Township, Mrs., B. Hallman, Expanse, Sask., and Mrs. John McKellar, Galt. The funeral, which took place to the Ayr cemetery on Saturday afternoon, was largely attended.

      The Ayr News Jul 26 1923 pg 1

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      Tibbie Shiels & St Mary's Loch

      Tibbie Shiel's Inn is named after a widow, Tibbie Shiel who lived in what was then known as St Mary's Cottage in the late eighteenth and nineteen centuries. Tibbie was initially the servant of James Hogg's parent.
      When she was widowed she had to support 6 children and she achieved this by providing board and lodgings in the cottage. Through her personality and determination the Inn became a frequently used stopping point for the literati and famous of that time.


      The Sir Walter Scott Way - History surrounding the Way. (2018). Sirwalterscottway.com. Retrieved 22 March 2018, from https://www.sirwalterscottway.com/history.html

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      The historic Tibbie Shiels Inn takes its name from Isabella (Tibbie) Shiel, who, after the death of her mole-catcher husband in 1824, began to take lodgers at her small estate cottage to support her family of six. There were 13 beds in what is now the bar and in an attic. Tibbie's kitchen had two double box beds along with a grandfather clock, spinning wheel and a huge open grate with white-washed 'jaws'. Described as a small active woman with a great sense of humour, Tibbie played hostess to many famous men until her death in 1878, in her 96th year. Publisher Robert Chambers, recommended her inn in 'The Picture of Scotland' in 1827. The Ettrick Shepherd, James Hogg, was a regular visitor: she knew the writer all her life, having worked as a girl in his mother's household. Hogg's friend Sir Walter Scott was a regular and it's likely poet William Wordsworth also visited. Meetings with James Hogg at Tibbie's are said to have inspired Christopher North's famous 'Noctes Ambrosianae', in the best known of which he compares Tibbie's with a wren's nest. Legend has it that the morning after one of these nights of feasting, recitations and philosophising, accompanied likely by a few drams, Hogg was heard to call: "Tibbie, bring in the Loch!" Other names appearing in the visitors' books, still existing in the care of Tibbie's descendants, are Robert Louis Stevenson, historian Thomas Carlyle, the angler and poet Thomas Stoddart and future prime minister, William Gladstone.


      Inn demand: Tibbie Shiel's goes up for sale. (2007). Thesouthernreporter.co.uk. Retrieved 22 March 2018, from https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/inn-demand-tibbie-shiel-s-goes-up-for-sale-1-96666

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Christina Welsh Born: 20 May 1884 County: Waterloo Father: John E Welsh Mother: Mary Richardson

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 4.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 4.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      John E. Welsh/ died May 30, 1926/ aged 79 years/ Mary Richardson/ beloved wife of/ John E. Welsh/ died July 18, 1923/ In Her 73rd year/ at Rest/ William J. Welsh/ died May 21, 1926/ aged 44 years.

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 2.

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 15.

    7. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/North] Children of/ John E. & Mary/ Welsh/ James E./ died Aug. 1, 1876;/ aged 1 Month/ Thomas A./ died July 22, 1887/ aged/ 8 Yrs. & 4 Mos./ Russell/ died March 6, 1888;/ aged 1 Mo. & 2 Dys./ Welsh
      [Right/West] James E. Welsh/ July 23, 1877/ May 22, 1952/ his wife/ Janet R. Gemmell/ Nov. 2, 1880/ Jan. 15, 1966
      [A] James E. [B] Janet R. Welsh
      [Back/South] John E. Welsh/ died May 30, 1926/ aged 79 years/ Mary Richardson/ beloved wife of/ John E. Welsh/ died July 18, 1923/ In Her 73rd year/ at Rest/ William J. Welsh/ died May 21, 1926/ aged 44 years.
      [C] Mother [D] Father [E] [lot marker]
      [Left/East] James Welsh,/ a Native of/ Roxburghshire/ Scotland,/ died Oct. 2, 1889,/ aged 92 years/ Catherine Linton/ his wife/ died Nov. 4, 1903,/ aged/ 96 years/ There RemaIneth, Therefore,/ a Rest to the People of God./ Heb. Iv-9

    8. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 9.

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Mary Richardson Welsh Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1850 Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario Age at Death: 73 Death Date: 18 Jul 1923 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada