Elizabeth are you still looking or information on Richard Metherell, He was one of my ancestors
He was born in 1822 at Porstsea, Portsmouth Hampshire and died in 1872 also at PortseaHe married Hannah Clasby who was born in 1822 at Alverstoke, Gosport they married in Alverstoke, She died in 1900 in Portsea.
They had 6 children 3 boys and 3 girls.
Mary Louisa b 1844 Emma Elizabeth b 1846 Alfred George Clasby b1849 d 1914 Hanna b1849 d 1854 William Charles b1854 Stephen Robert b1854
Richard Metherell was a Shipwright working Portsmouth Dockyard and he was also in the navy as a shipwright. I hope this helps please E Mail me if you need more information