Richard Groombridge

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Groombridge was born on 26 February 1842, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, his father, Richard Smart Groombridge, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Maria Holt, was 23. He married Elizabeth Matilda Hutchins on 1 November 1873, in Kingston, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 28 September 1919, in Margate, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 77, and was buried in Margate, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Richard Groombridge
1842–1919
Elizabeth Matilda Hutchins
1854–1939
Marriage: 1 November 1873
Richard John Thomas Groombridge
1874–1951
Arthur William Groombridge
1876–1961
Henry George Groombridge
1877–1920
Flora Matilda Groombridge
1880–
Albert Raymond Groombridge
1882–1962
Irene Elizabeth Groombridge
1886–
Emily Groombridge
1888–
Lily May Groombridge
1890–1963
Victoria Ella Pearl Groombridge
1890–
Violet Ruby Groombridge
1892–1923
Laurel Elizabeth Groombridge
1894–1978
Olive Maude Groombridge
1894–
Oscar Clyde Groombridge
1897–1929
Sydney Ray Groombridge
1900–1971

Sources (28)

  • Richard Groombridge, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"
  • Richard Groombridge in entry for Groombridge, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Richard Grombridge in entry for Grombridge, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

World Events (7)

1847

Gold found in Port Phillip.

1866

Margate Post Office opened on 1 July.

1867

End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Groombridge (Kent).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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