William JOYCE
(Abt 1788-1857)
George PIKE
Elizabeth DAVIS
Thomas Wemyss JOYCE
Charlotte Joyce 
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Charlotte JOYCE


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Hinrich Gerhard BOHLSEN

Charlotte JOYCE

  • Born: 2 Jan 1851, 2 Albert Crescent, Lee, Kent, England 3 4
  • Married: 28 Dec 1878, St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 26 Jun 1906, George St., Hornsby, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 5 6

  General Notes:

compiler's great grandmother

  Research Notes:

"June 26, 1906, at her late residence, George-street, Hornsby, Charlotte, the beloved wife of Henry Bohlsen, aged 55 years."


"DEATH.— Mrs. H. Bohlsen, wife of Mr. H. Bohlsen, a highly respected townsman, died on Tuesday evening from the effects of a complaint from which she had been suffering for many years. The deceased, who was widely known, and generally liked, was well advanced in years, and leaves a large grown-up family, for whom the greatest sympathy is felt." 7


Will of Charlotte Bohlsen late of Hornsby, Married Woman, written 22 Jun 1903, probate 21 Nov 1906.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Charlotte Bohlsen of George Street Hornsby in the Colony of New South Wales. After payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I Give Devise and Bequeath unto my dear husband Henry G. Bohlsen all my real and personal estate of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate whether in possession, reversion, remainder, expectancy or otherwise (including all estates vested in me as Trustee or Mortgages subject to the equities affecting the same) which I may be possessed of or entitled to at the time of my decease his heirs executors administrators and assigns for his sole and separate use and benefit absolutely free from the debts engagements interference and control of any wife with whom he may at any time hereafter intermarry, and so that his receipts alone whether covert? or sole shall be good and sufficient discharges for the same. And I Hereby Appoint my said Husband Henry G. Bohlsen sole Executor of this my Will. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty second day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and three. Charlotte Bohlsen.
Signed by the said Charlotte Bohlsen the Testatrix and by her declared to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in her presence ... and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses: James Miners, Hornsby, R. H. Robinson, Hornsby.
21st November 1906. By Act of Court Probate of the Will of the said deceased was granted to Henry Gerhard Bohlsen of George Street Hornsby, Tailor, The Sole Executor named in the said Will. Testatrix died 26th June 1906. Estate sworn at £202-19-9 Net. 11

  Marriage Information:

Charlotte married Hinrich Gerhard BOHLSEN, son of Christian BOHLSEN and Anna Katharina BÜSING, on 28 Dec 1878 in St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (Hinrich Gerhard BOHLSEN was born on 27 Apr 1847 in Langwarden, Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) 8, died on 7 Mar 1923 in Great Northern Rd., Ryde, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 9 10 and was buried in Field Of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, N.S.W..

  Marriage Notes:

"December 28, at St. Andrew's Cathedral, by the very Rev. the Dean of Sydney, Henry Gerard, second son of the late Christian Bohlsen, Oldenburg, Germany, to Charlotte, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Weymss Joyce, late of Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney."


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 1396/1878.

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 4 Mar 1879.

3 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Lewisham district, 1st Quarter, vol. 5, p. 337.

4 Compiler, birth certificate in possession of compiler (no. 150).

5 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 4733/1906.

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 28 June 1906.

7 The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Saturday 30 June 1906.

8 Compiler, Research conducted by German genealogist Hans H. Francksen, citing Langwarden Parish Register, in a letter to John Gore dated 27 Nov 1991.

9 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 3698/1923.

10 The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 15 Mar 1923.

11 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 38251.

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