Elizabeth (Nicholson) Williams
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Elizabeth (Nicholson) Williams (1857 - 1918)

Elizabeth Williams formerly Nicholson
Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australiamap
Sister of
Wife of — married 2 Sep 1875 in Tanjil, Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Willow Grove, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Oct 2017
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D/o George NICHOLSON (1833-1916) & Sarah THOMPSON (1837-1906)

Born 30 Aug 1857 • Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. [1]

Married 2 Sep 1875 • Tanjil, Victoria, Australia.[2] [3]

Died 31 Dec 1918 • Willow Grove via Moe, Victoria, Australia.[4] [5] [6]

Burial Willow Grove Cemetery #


7 Apr 1861 • West Hartlepool township, Stranton, Durham, England. D/o George & Sarah Nicholson as Elizabeth Nicholson b: Tarmania 1858.[7]

1903 • Willow Grove, Victoria, Australia. Line 68 - Home Duties as Elizabeth Williams.[8]

1914 • Willow Grove, Victoria, Australia. Line 2306 - Home Duties as Elizabeth Williams.[9]

Research Note

Details # from Ancestry Hints. Still looking for migration/travel details. | (Grainger-687 04:43, 14 August 2019 (UTC))


  1. Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922; Name: Elizabeth Nicholson, Birth Date: 30 Aug 1857, Birth Place: Tasmania, Registration Year: 1857, Registration Place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Father: George Nicholson, Mother: Sarah Thompson, Registration Number: 814.
  2. Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950; Name: Elizabeth Nicholson, Spouse Name: Charles Henry Williams, Marriage Place: Victoria, Registration Place: Victoria, Registration Year: 1875, Registration Number: 2867.
  3. Victoria, Australia, Marriage Index, 1837-1950; Name: Elizabeth Nicholson, Registration Year: 1875, Registration Place: Victoria, Australia, Spouse: Charles Henry Williams, Reference Number: 2867. "Purchased record: Marriage Reg: 2867: Tanjil 2 Sep 1875 as spinster Elizabeth Nicholson @ 19 d/o George Nicholson & Sarah Thompson."
  4. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985; Name: Eliz Williams, Birth Year: abt 1856, Age: 62, Death Place: Victoria, Father's Name: Nicholson Geo, Mother's Name: Unknown Sarah, Registration Year: 1918, Registration Place: Victoria, Registration Number: 14097.
  5. Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988; Name: Eliz Williams, Death Registration Year: 1918, Death Registration Place: Victoria, Australia, Father: Nicholson Geo, Reference Number: 14097. "Purchased record. Death Reg: 14097: Moe 31 Dec 1918 as Elizabeth Williams of cerebral haemorrhage & trauma @ 62, Willow Grove. b: Hobart, 10 yrs Tas, 52 yrs Victoria, shows six living children. M: Sarah UNKNOWN F: George NICHOLSON."
  6. Victoria, Australia, Wills and Probate Records, 1841-2009; Name: Elizabeth Williams, Record Type: Wills, Death Date: 31 Dec 1918, Death Place: Willowgrove, Occupation: Married, Grant Date: 28 May 1919, Grant: A.
  7. 1861 England Census; Class: RG 9; Piece: 3702; Folio: 88; Page: 22; GSU roll: 543174.
  8. Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936; Name: Elizabeth Williams, Gender: Female, Electoral Year: 1903, Subdistrict: Willow Grove, State: Victoria, District: Gippsland, Country: Australia.
  9. Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936; Name: Elizabeth Williams, Gender: Female, Electoral Year: 1914, Subdistrict: Moe, State: Victoria, District: Gippsland, Country: Australia.
  • Original source - Hockridge_Ritchie family tree. Further details from son George's birth certificate.
  • Tasmanian pioneers list #227999

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