Notes for: Richard Harraden

Notes for: Richard Harraden

From D.N.B: HARRADEN, RICHARD (1756 - 1838), artist and engraver, was born in London in 1756. His family came from Flintshire, and originally bore the name of Hawarden. His father was a physician. He spent some time in Paris, but left on the taking of the Bastille. On returning to England he worked as an artist in London till 1798, when he removed to Cambridge. In old age he resided at Trumpington, near Cambridge, where he died 2 June 1838, aged 82.

From the Huntingdon, Bedford and Peterborough Gazette, 25 Aug 1832: The Pound-house Farm, situated in Friston (Suffolk) . . . For rent and other particulars apply to . . . or to Mr R. Harraden, Trumpington, near Cambridge.

From the Huntingdon, Bedford and Peterborough Gazette, 13 Apr 1839: Trumpington. Desirable genteel residence, to be sold by auction, by Benjamin Bridges, on Thursday evening, April 18th, 1839, at seven o'clock, at the Sun Hotel, Trinity Street,
All that substantially-built freehold dwelling house, most eligibly situated on the London road, in the pleasant village of Trumpington, late in the occupation of Mr Harraden, deceased; containing 2 parlours, 5 bed-rooms, kitchen, cellarage, and out buildings, with a flower garden in front, extending 82 feet, and an extensive kitchen garden behind, well planted with thriving fruit trees.
The above premises are in the most complete state of repair, and fit for the reception of a genteel family. Immediate possession can be had.