Richard Scoon
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Born: 1740. Baptised 4th January 1741.

Place of Birth:  Fewstone, Yorkshire.

Died: 1813, buried in Keighley 7th February 1813.

Parents: Richard and Ann Scoon, nee Spence.

Marriages: Mary Kighley, 23rd December 1864 in Keighley. Click here to view details. Alice Bastow (widow), nee Clapham, 21st May 1798 at the Parish Church, Keighley.

Children: With Mary Keighley, George 1765 and Ann 1768 and Richard 1787. With Alice Bastow, Ann 1799 and Simeon 1800.

Occupation: Soldier with 61st Regiment of Foot, later a weaver.

Notes: Richard, like his father, was a pensioner with the Royal Hospital Chelsea. At the time of his death he was living in Low Street, Keighley. On the baptism records for Ann 1799 and Simeon 1800, the mother is recorded as Clapham.