Amy Louise Chadwick
1908 William Richmond and Amy Louise Chadwick
William Richmond and his wife Amy Louise Chadwick
with Rupert Halley Richmond at their home Colac c 1910
1 Rupert Halley Richmond
b 1910 Colac
m. Eve M.E.FURZE
at Mildura - her home town the best man was Arthur Rylah and his wife Ann was matron of honour and brides sister Jane 'Jinnie" was the bridesmaid. there is one photo of the women at house of Mrs Eva Furze before the wedding no pictures of the married couple exist.
d 1967 Hawthorn
2 daughters and one son -living
RHR aged 3
Rupert Halley Richmond went to School in Colac. He won a scholarship to Geelong Grammar about the age of 14.
Taken just before he left for GGS aged 14 with sisters, Mollie in middle and Marjorie beside him
In the backyard of 41 Fyans st Colac. The girls both went to bording school at Geelong - Morongo.
Seen here in the Cuthbertson House photo GGS- 4th from left in second row from back- circle around head.
The fire in this house which they all escaped from, caused a life long extreme concern about the safety of any and every fire!
Many photos from his school and university days - from his photograph ALBUM HERE
Award of Old Boys Prize at GGS 1926 - itwas given for Dux or English
Notice board in 1996 at the School here
RHR standing and his father William Richmond,
small person in front Mollie Richmond, Amy Richmond, Marjorie Richmond
photo in their back garden c 1925? Colac
Graduated c 1932 Civil Engineering Melbourne University. During the Great Depression.
Got and exhibition in mathematics, did pole-vaulting and roman rings etc.. Sang in barber shop quartet on ABC.
RHR and daughters c 1944 "new" 2nd hand from Ian Robinson friend at ICI-
More photos from this era HERE
This Photo in RHR album labelled GGS -
Well it turns out to be Sydney see below - perhaps RHR was visiting his maths teacher and friend Ron Aston who worked there? Another pic in the album I labelled Trinity chapel is in fact Old Wilson Hall and The Lake, Melbourne University.
In fact see this of Sydney uni quadrangle
2 Marjorie Richmond ( 1911-1990) m. William. J . Read,c 1945 Colac, then lived on a station, in NSW near The Rock and Uranquinty near Wagga Waggga.
Marjorie at 12 months of age- in Colac.
Marjorie the reporter at the gate of 40 fyans Street colac with her dog c 1940?
Marjoire and her father William Richmond 1945 - he died 1945.
W.J. 'Bill' Read, Marjorie, his bride and unknown man - the best man, and her sister Mollie Richmond
Thier children : [ living]
3 Mollie Richmond 1918 Colac-1972 London. NI
- John William married with 3 ch.,
- Alison m with 2 dau. ch. ,
- David Read PhD. unm.
Mollie Richmond visiting Tasmania to see her first cousins, Allan and Leopold Richmond at Red Rock
on the east cost of Tasmania where rocks are really quite red.Probably before they went to WW2 c 1943.
At her flat in Mayfair London, est about 1970.
Main Street Colac-above a pastry and sandwich shop- 2002.
This newspaper was absorbed into another after the death of William Richmond part owner in 1945.
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