BIOGRAPHY: Richard Lewis Webb

(1882-1954) 

Eight years after they married the couple had a child, a boy they named Luke Webb, born 27th July 1920, he died in tragic circumstances on 22nd March 1922 when he crawled unnoticed out into the snow and died of hypothermia.

In 1924 Dick was in attendance at his Mother Rosa's death, and the imformant at Gus's death in 1926, his address for these events were 10 Lee Terrace, Blackheath, he was also present with Kit at Rita's half sister Joan's wedding in 1935 He liked wearing a boater, like his father Henry R, he also smoked heavily.

Dick and Kit were married for 42 years when he died on 14th February 1954, Kit followed him to his grave five years later when she died on 14th June 1959

Gus's younger brother Dick (born Richard Lewis Webb-6th July 1882) was an electrical engineer who married Gus's second wife’s sister Kate (Kit) Bolingbroke on 5th August 1912 at St Cuthbert’s Church, Hampstead. Dick was a witness at Gus's first marriage to Rose Durlacher in 1903, he was also present at Kit's sister Daisy's wedding in 1918.

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