Henry Powell Richardson was the tenth child of Thomas Richardson & Eleanor Powell, christened July 18th, 1837 at Seaham.
Henry was living at home at the time of the 1841 census at White House farm, Houghton.
In 1851 Henry was still at home at Seaton Blue House.
He was still living at Blue House farm in 1861 after the death of his parents. He was working as a ploughman on the farm for his sister Elizabeth Richardson.
In 1871 he was still working at the farm with his sister Elizabeth.
Henry died at Blue House farm in 1877 at the age of 40.