George Jones and Sarah Lawson

Richmoth Standring

3-Richmoth Standring was born on 20 Nov 1859 in Hobart, Tasmania, died on 26 Sep 1926 in Hobart, Tasmania at age 66, and was buried with her son Reggie.  Following the death of her mother she was admitted to the Girls Orphan School on 22 Sep 1862 where she was awarded the 1864 Infant prize.

The Orphan Schools were cold, austere institutions run by the Convict Department and, for reasons unknown, Richmoth was "beaten black and blue" before being discharged and apprenticed in 1873.


Richmoth married Thomas Holoway (sic), son of James Hollaway and Caroline Brown, on 9 Nov 1893 in the home of Mr J Ainsworth, 234 Argyle Street, Hobart. Thomas was born on 23 Oct 1863 in Hobart and died on 15 Oct 1951 in Police Point, Huon, Tasmania, where he was a farmer, at age 87. They had one son: Reginald Thomas.

4-Reginald Thomas Holloway was born on 23 Feb 1898 in Hobart and died on 13 Sep 1902 in Hobart General Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania at age 4.

Hobart Mercury Monday 15 September

HOLLOWAY. —On September 13, 1902, at the General Hospital, Hobart, Reggie, beloved child of T. and R. Hollaway, of Snake Plains, aged 4½ years. "Jesus called a little child unto Him." —Matt. xviii., 2.