Charles RICHARDS 1845-1928
Victoria URQUHART 1847-1889
Branxholme, Tahara, Digby & Edenhope, S-W Victoria, Australia
Charles RICHARDS 1845-1928, b. Melbourne, Port Phillip (Victoria), Australia, son of George RICHARDS and Margaret McQUEEN; resided with parents 1845-1852 at "Kilbride" (Nangwarry) Station (Strathdownie, Vic.-Penola, SA); d. Perth, Western Australia, married in 1867 at Branxholme, S-W Victoria to Victoria URQUHART 1847-1889, b. Inverness-shire, Scotland, to Donald URQUHART and Isabella McDONALD, d. Edenhope, Victoria.
Charles and Victoria had a large family at Branxholme, Tahara, Digby & Edenhope and Victoria died at Edenhope in 1889.
Charles remarried in 1891 at Edenhope, Vic. to Frances Clare Gibson CRAIG and they also had a large family of at least 9 children. Charles & Frances RICHARDS along with most of their family moved to Western Australia in ~1909, and Charles RICHARDS died there in 1928, aged 83y.
Charles RICHARDS and Victoria URQUHART had the following known family:
Margaret RICHARDS b. 1871, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1953, m1. William ELLIOTT 1866-1922, m2. Hugh QUINN 1876-1950;
Donald RICHARDS b. 1873, d. 1876, Tahara, Vic. ;
Charles John RICHARDS b. 1875, Merino, Vic, ...............? ;
Victoria RICHARDS b. 1877, Merino, Vic, d. 1966, m. John DEERING 1880-1943;
Jessie Florence RICHARDS b. 1879, Merino, Vic, d. 1934, m. George Ernest Harman BROOKS 1880-1952;
Daniel Thomas RICHARDS b. 1881, Digby, Vic, ...............? ;
Mary Ann RICHARDS b. 1883, Digby, Vic, d. 1894, Edenhope, Vic;
Roderick David RICHARDS b. 1886, Digby, Vic, d. __?, m. Lucy Agnes JAMES 1890- ?;
- Isabella Margaret RICHARDS b. 1868, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1904, m. John Henry SCARBOROUGH 1865-1943;
- George James RICHARDS b. 1869, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1957, m. Elizabeth ELLIOTT 1868-1953 and had the following known family...;
- Thomas John RICHARDS, b. 1896, Merino, Vic., d. 1964, m. Ida Margaret SHAW
- George RICHARDS, b. 1898, Merino, Vic, d. 1918, England
- Cecily Victoria RICHARDS, b. 1901, Merino, Vic, d. 1942, Casterton, Vic.
- Mary Margaret RICHARDS, b. 1904, Merino, Vic, d. 1978, Casterton, Vic, m. Hamilton Ross MONTGOMERY 1890-1961, Glenorchy (Merino) Soldier Settler
- Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" RICHARDS, b. 1906, Merino, Vic, d. 2000, m. Leo Patrick DOYLE 1910-1976.
Donald McQueen RICHARDS b. 1888, Edenhope, Vic, d. 1956, m. Georgiana WATERS 1892-1946;
Sarah Jane RICHARDS b. 1889, Edenhope, Vic, d. 1890, Apsley, Vic;
- enlisted WW1 26-07-1916
- served as Pte 4282, 7th Battalion, AIF
- Wounded in France 18 Aug 1916
- RTA 17-03-1917