Richard was born to John and Hannah Eyres on 5 November 1835 and was baptised at the church of St John the Evangelist in Leeds on 21 April 1836.

He died on 11 May 1839 and was buried on 15 May in the graveyard at St Matthew’s Church in Chapel Allerton.

Gravestone of Richard Eyres (1835-1839)

to the Memory of RICHARD
Son of John & Hannah Eyres, Leeds
Grocer, who departed this Life 11th
May 1839 Aged 3 Years & 6 Months
Also of the above named
who died August 12th 1871
Aged 72 Years
Also of the above named
who died September 28th 1884
Aged 81 Years