Kenilworth Drury Family  
of Kenilworth  

Richard Drury
b.1806     d.1862
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Richard was the fifth son of Joseph Drury and Ann Heath and the younger of the two brothers who emigrated with their father to Canada. He was christened at St. Nicholas Church Kenilworth on 4th. May 1806 (Ref: 01).

Like his brother he found work wherever he could to earn much needed cash and it is known he worked at the Fort at Penetanguishene during 1823 and was later hired to work on the ship 'Recovery' used by Lieut. Bayfield when surveying the Great Lakes..... more

Marriage Details:

In 1831 Richard returned to England to marry his childhood sweetheart Elizabeth Bishop (b.1807) daughter of Samuel Bishop and Elizabeth Clements of Kenilworth. They were married at St. Nicholas Parish Church Kenilworth on 4th. April 1831 (Ref: 10). They returned to Canada and Edmund Drury, a brother of Richard, returned with them and set up home in Vespra Township

Children Details:
Ann c.1832m.n/kd.1918
Joseph c.1833m.n/kd.1920
Richard c.1834m.n/kd.1910
Elizabeth c.1836m.n/kd.1920
James c.1837m.n/kd.1843
William c.1839m.n/kd.1911
Thomas c.1839m.n/kd.1915
Eliza c.1841m.n/kd.n/k
Sophia c.1841m.n/kd.n/k
Emma c.1846m.n/kd.n/k
Clara c.1850m.n/kd.1886

Documents / Pictures:

Canadian Lots Map

Drury Family Land Petitions