Elizabeth Richardson was the third child of Thomas Powell Richardson & Mary Wilson, born 1852 at Warden Law & christened May 2nd, 1852 at St Mary the Virgin, Seaham.
In 1861 Elizabeth was living at home at Warden Law Hill House, where her father was a farmer of 8 acres.
By 1871 she had moved with the family to Sun Inn, Houghton-le-Spring.
Elizabeth remained with the family and at age 29 she was recorded in 1881
at the Sun Inn.