William Richards
Elizabeth Hughes
(Abt 1826-1896)
James Crase
Mary Ann Vivian Moyle
John Norman Richards
Ellen Vivian ("Nellie") Crase
Norman Vivian Richards 
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Norman Vivian Richards


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Eda Charlotte Maude Bohlsen

Norman Vivian Richards

  • Born: 6 Feb 1884, Glenelg, South Australia, Australia 2
  • Married: 20 Jan 1917, St. Phillips Anglican Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 16 Sep 1954, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3 4 5

  General Notes:

Compiler's maternal grandfather

  Research Notes:

Military: footsoldier (WWI)

Occupation: Department-store manager (Sydney)


"September 16, 1954, at Sydney Hospital, late of Woodford, dear husband of Charlotte and loving father of Barbara, Stephanie (Mrs. Keith McLean) and Mary (Mrs. Max Casimir), and loved brother of Myrtle Tillett (8 Augt.), aged 70 years. At rest."

   Marriage Information:

Norman married Eda Charlotte Maude Bohlsen, daughter of Hinrich Gerhard Bohlsen and Charlotte Joyce, on 20 Jan 1917 in St. Phillips Anglican Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Eda Charlotte Maude Bohlsen was born on 8 Oct 1890 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 6 and died on 20 Dec 1962 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 7.)

  Marriage Notes:

Norman Vivian Richards, driver (Engineers A.I.F.), of Prospect, South Australia, bachelor, 32, son of John Norman Richards, newspaper proprietor, and Nellie Vivian Crase, and

Charlotte Ida Maud Bohlsen, public school teacher, of Milsons Point, Sydney, spinster, 26, daughter of Henry Bohlsen, tailor, and Charlotte Joyce.

Witnesses: Percy Woods, F. Robertson

The Richards Family

Mary & Stephanie (back), Eda, Barbara & Norman (front)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 303/1917 (certificate in possession of compiler).

2 South Australia BDM, South Australian Births (1842-1906), Book 321, Page 422.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 20420/1954.

4 Compiler, compiler's mother.

5 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday, 17 Sep 1954.

6 NSW Registry BDM (births), 3184/1890.

7 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 5680/1963.

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