See also

Owen FRENCH (1809-1840)

1. Owen FRENCH, son of Richard FRENCH (1781-1837) and Maria THOMAS (1774-1844), was born on 10 March 1809 in Watford, Herts. He died on 27 September 1840 in Watford.

Second Generation

2. Richard FRENCH was born in 1781. He was a Publican, General Dealer. He married Maria THOMAS in 1806 in St. Dunstans and All Saints, Stepney. He died on 5 March 1837 in Watford, Herts.. He was buried in St. Mary's Churchyard, Watford.


Richard French was the publican of the Pointer and Bird in (or near) Watford). At the time of his death it was noted that he was a "general dealer".


3. Maria THOMAS was born in 1774. She died on 15 August 1844 in Watford. She was buried in St. Mary's Churchyard. She and Richard FRENCH had the following children:



Owen FRENCH (1809-1840)

Richard FRENCH (1811-1841). Richard was born on 20 April 1811 in Watford. He was an Agricultural Labourer. He died on 19 December 1841 in Watford.

Robert FRENCH (1814- ). Robert was born in 1814 in Watford. He was a Shoemaker.

Thomas FRENCH (1816- ). Thomas was born in 1816 in Watford.

Susannah Maria FRENCH (1820-1891). Susannah was born in 1820 in Watford. She died on 5 March 1891 in Paddington, London.