Richard sailed on the William & Thomas with Sir Richard Munden's squadron which retook St Helena from the Dutch in 1673, when he settled on St Helena. He was first mentioned on the William and Thomas in 1672, the William and Thomas being described in the Admiralty records as a ketch and a merchantman. Greenwich Admiralty Records suggest it was seconded to the Admiralty for the Anglo-Dutch wars.
Noted events in his life were:
• Immigration: Arrived on the Ship "William & Thomas" from England, 1673, Jamestown, St. Helena.
Richard next married.
1 LDS, Film of Archives of Saint Helena (LDS) (LDS), Film 1259099- Letter containing list of settlers.
2 Personal knowledge of Karen Bullen (RIN. ?). E-Mail - File: 2013-03-13 - Wepener Report; 13 Mar 2013.
3 LDS, Film of Archives of Saint Helena (LDS) (LDS), 2 July 1683.
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