Frank Percival Richardson
Frank Percival Richardson
Date of Birth 13 November 1861
Place of Residence Wellington Street Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Ellen Nelson Harrison
Childrens Names Marjorie Isdale

Frank Percival Richardson was born on 13 Nov 1861, the fourth child of Dr James Richardson (1808-1889) and his wife Agnes Percy Peet (1827-1913). Frank was christened at St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church in George Town, where his father was the health officer, JP and later a police magistrate. Frank was first appointed to the Colonial Government service on 1 Sep 1877. He was transferred to the Post and Telegraph Department on 1 Oct 1878.

Frank married Ellen Nelson (Nellie) Harrison on 27 Apr 1892 at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Launceston. He was described as a clerk in the public service when his daughter Marjorie Isdale was born on 23 Apr 1896. Frank died in Devonport on 14 Jul 1913. See The Examiner 9 Jun 2007, page 44.

Marion Sargent Nov 2006