and Sarah (Isaac) Howitt
|Richard was the oldest child of Richard and Alice Tunnard Howitt and was born on April 19, 1821 in Folkingham. He married Sarah Isaac, daughter of Joseph Isaac of Scredington, England on May 11, 1846. They had seven children.
In 1852 his occupation was listed as a 'Joiner'. He also was a carpenter and builder in 1871, employing four men, and the Captain of the Folkingham Fire Engine.