8. Richard Birley Merchant3,22,31,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50 was born on 4 December 1743 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.3 He died on 11 January 1812 at the age of 68 in Kirkham, Lancashire, England.3 He was buried after 11 January 1812 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. Inscriptions...are on two raised stones, forming railed-in tomb; in Parish Church yard, Blackburn, Lancashire, North side, in line with East end, about 30 yards.
Richard Birley Merchant and Alice Hornby were married on 15 December 1772 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.3,9 Alice Hornby2,3,8,9,22,24,45,48,49,51,52,53, daughter of Hugh Hornby and Margaret Hankinson, was born on 9 June 1746 in Kirkham, Lancashire, England.3 She was christened on 30 June 1746 in Kirkham, Lancashire, England. She died on 19 April 1812 at the age of 65 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.3 Alice was buried after 19 April 1812 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.54 Pedigree, and probably through it, Burke's, incorrectly state that Alice was the daughter of Thomas Hornby. Thomas was, in fact her brother.
Richard Birley Merchant (K69H-G1F) and Alice Hornby (LHZX-9BF) had the following children: