Richards, Mr

HCR diary 10.4.1822 at Aders "a large mixed party. Some strangers - a Mr Richards who married a sister of Mr Pouncefort pleased me. A well informed clear headed sensible young man"
John Richards = Swansea 25.4.1816 Frances Smith, who was baptised 20.4.1782 at St Nicholas Nottingham, daughter of Thomas Smith (will PCC 1817 Swansea) and his wife Mary dau of James Bigsby. Her brother Robert Smith changed his name to Pauncefote on inheriting an estate (see my Background Article, "3 Wives, 3 Husbands Living"). Their father Thomas Smith 1744-1817 was the nephew of Abel Smith (DNB 1717?-1788)