Herbert Richards m. Lilian May Read
4 Feb 1880 13 Nov 1905 24 May 1879
bur. 23 Jun 1955 bur. 25 Nov 1959
Wakapuaka Cem. Wakapuaka Cem.
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Joan Iris Reginald Harry George Henry Ivor Jeffrey
b. 15 Sep 1906 b. 12 Nov 1910 b. 22 Jun 1911 or 12 b. 9 Apr 1920
Johannesburg, South Africa Nelson NZ Nelson NZ Nelson NZ
d. 19 Jan 2001 d. 1946
bur. 14 Jun 1992 bur. 23 Sep 1999
m. m. m. m. 9 Jan 1946
Christ Church Cathedral
Wesley Anderson Smith Ira Doreen Webley Mona Sparrow Rana Leslie Grainger
b. 15 Oct 1912
bur. 5 Nov 2000 bur. 27 Apr 1996
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John Leslie Ross Leslie Graeme Leslie
Died at his residence at 68 Muratai St. of a Coronary thrombosis. He lived in
N.Z. 46 years. Aged 75 at time of death. Father Henry ? Mother supposedly Welsh.
Soldier in Boar war, got land in Johannesburg, SA as pay. Site of present P.O.
Father Irish, died after a stormy sailing to Ireland. Worked bicycle shop, Hove
Brighton, next job in Sturminster Newton, Lilian. Went to a RC boys boarding
school in Bath. H.Richards, Orwell House, Chippenham, Wilts.in stamp album.
Cremation Block 3 Plot 44
Extract from the Register of Marriage for the district of Witwatersrand, District Transvaal. Marriage of Herbert Richards (aged 25, b. Bristol) and Lilian May Read ( aged 26 b. Lindhurst).
Nelson Evening Mail, Death Notice: Richards - On Thursday 23rd June, 1955 at his residence, 68 Muratai St., Tahunanui,
Herbert Richards, dearly loved husband of Lilian May Richards and loved father of Joan ( Mrs. Anderson-Smith, ChCh) Reg and Ivor. ( the next day it includes "and of the late George")
Funeral notice: The friends of the lateM. Herbert Richards are invited to attend his funeral which will leave Chapel of Shone and Co., Collingwood St., for the Nelson Crematorium on Monday morning 27th June 1955, at the conclusion of a service commencing at 11o'clock.
He was 29 years old when he came to NZ.