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Violet Gwendolen (Williamson) Pritchard (1908 - 1995)

Violet Gwendolen "Freddie" Pritchard formerly Williamson
Born in Mossgiel, New South Wales, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 19 Dec 1931 in Burwood, New South Wales, Australiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Sydney, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Violet (Williamson) Pritchard was born in New South Wales, Australia

Violet Gwendolen Williamson was born on 13 June 1908, daughter of John Williamson and Amelia Julia Johnston. Her birth was registered at Mossgiel, NSW.[1]

Violet Gwendolen Williamson was known thoughout her family as "Freddie".

Violet Gwendolen "Freddie" Williamson, daughter of John Williamson and Amelia Julia Johnston, married Guy Pritchard, son of Robert John Pritchard and Karthleen Waugh, at St. Paul's, Burwood, NSW on 19 December 1931.[2][3] They had two children (one still living).

Violet Gwendolen "Freddie" (Williamson) Pritchard passed away in Sydney, NSW on 1 March 1995.[4] A widow, she was survived by

  • Her children and their spouses (some still living)
  • six granchildren (still living)
  • several great grandchildren (still living)

Research Notes


  1. Williamson, Violet, 1908, NSW BDM - Birth Index: 26898/1908 [1]
    • Last Name: Williamson
    • Given Name(s): Violet G
    • Father's Given Name(s): John
    • Mother's Given Name(s): Amelia J
    • District: Mossgiel
    (The index search can narrow date of birth to 13 June 1908)


  1. Pritchard - Williamson, 1931, NSW BDM - Marriage Index: 2871/1932 [2]
    • Groom's Surname: Pritchard
    • Groom's Given Name(s): Guy
    • Bride's Last Name: Williamson
    • Bride's Given Name(s): Violet G
    • District: Burwood
    (Searching using the registration number (2871/1932) also gives Prichard / Juy / Walliamson / Violet G)
    (The index can be used to narrow the date of marriage to 19 Dec 1931 - the year prior to the registration)
    The Australia Marriage Index incorrectly records that marriage as occuring in Burrowa.
  2. Family Notices (1932, March 19). [3]
    Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 19 March 1932, page 12
    PRITCHARDWILLIAMSON.—December 19, at St. Paul's, Burwood, by Rev. G. N. Searcy, Violet Gwendolin, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Williamson, of Coolaninyah (sic), Ivanhoe, to Guy, youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Pritchard, of Nerida, Canowindra, late of Murwillumbah.


  1. Williamson, Violet, 1908, Ryerson [4]
    • Surname: PRITCHARD
    • Given Names: Violet Gwendolen
    • Notice Type: Death notice
    • Date: 01MAR1995
    • Event: Death
    • Age: <blank>
    • Other Details: late of Sydney, formerly of Popondetta PNG
    • Publication: Sydney Morning Herald
    • Published: 03MAR1995


  1. 1.0 1.1 Williamson, Violet, 1908, NSW BDM - Birth Index: 26898/1908,, accessed 8Jan2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pritchard - Williamson, 1931, NSW BDM - Marriage Index: 2871/1932,, accessed 8Jan2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 12. Retrieved July 21, 2019, from
  4. 4.0 4.1 Williamson, Violet, 1908, Ryerson,, accessed 21Jul2019

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