The Griffiths family were in business as shopkeepers and photographers.
In the 1871 Census Richard P was listed as 15, born in Carnarvon Caernarvonshire and living in River Street, Truro with his father, Richard J GRIFFITHS a Teacher Of Art & Photographer. By the time of the 1881 Census he is recorded as a 21 year old Stationer & Photographer.
works and access
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn & West Cornwall: See C Thomas essay pp17-20 illus
1871 Census Returns
C Thomas (1988) Views and Likenesses