Richards, Mrs. Phillippa ‘Phyllis’

Phillippa ”Phyllis” Richards: She was the wife of fellow passenger and survivor Thomas H. Richards. She had been born 4 May 1875 at Breage in the Helston district of Cornwall, England. In 1881, she was noted as being  years old and her siblings were James O., 15, Millecent, 13, and Christopher, 9. In 1901, she was listed as a ”Farmer’s daughter” living at Helston. Her mother was a Millicent Conner (nee Oates; she was a farmer born about 1839 at St. Keverne, Cornwall) and her father was a John Conner, a farmer born about 1833 at Breage, Cornwall. Her parents had married 8 January 1863 at St. Keverne in the Helston district of Cornwall. She had a brother, Christopher, born about 1871 and a sister, Millicent, born about 1867. In 1891, she was listed as a draper’s assistant and her place of birth was Breage, Cornwall. She married Thomas H. Richards in the second quarter of 1907 at Helston, Cornwall. She survived the sinking of the Lusitania along with her husband and two sons, but lost her infant daughter Dora.

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