Christian Bohlsen
Anna Katharina Büsing
Thomas Wemyss Joyce
Ann Pike
Hinrich Gerhard Bohlsen
Charlotte Joyce
Eda Bohlsen 
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Eda Charlotte Maude Bohlsen
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Norman Vivian Richards

Eda Charlotte Maude Bohlsen

  • Born: 8 Oct 1890, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2
  • Married: 20 Jan 1917, St. Phillips Anglican Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 20 Dec 1962, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3

  General Notes:

Compiler's maternal grandmother

  Research Notes:

Eda ran away from home after the death of her mother, for whom she and her sister Lillian had cared during a protracted illness.

Granmother referred to herself as "Grandma Woodford", after their Blue-Mountains hometown, which they left in the 1940s after a bushfire destroyed their home and contents. 4

  Marriage Information:

Eda married Norman Vivian Richards, son of John Norman Richards and Ellen Vivian ("Nellie") Crase, on 20 Jan 1917 in St. Phillips Anglican Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Norman Vivian Richards was born on 6 Feb 1884 in Glenelg, South Australia, Australia 5 and died on 16 Sep 1954 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 4 6 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 NSW Registry BDM (births), 3184/1890.

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

4 Compiler, compiler's mother.

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

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

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

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