Charles Leigh Clare Nicholson
Charles Leigh Clare Nicholson
Date of Birth unknown
Place of Residence 'Olive House' 16 Laura Street Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Louise Augusta Fooks
Childrens Names Hubert Evelyn Leigh, Jeanne Marie Louise & Brandon Murray Scott

Charles Leigh Clare Nicholson was the son of Donald Nicholson (1834-1924) and Euphemia Scott Gibb (1840-1915). He was born in Chorlton-upon-Medlock, England, in June 1872. The family came to Tasmania in 1883. Charles married Louise Augusta Fooks (born 18 Oct 1881 in Evandale) on 8 Dec 1907 in St Martin's Church, Queenstown.

The couple had three children: Hubert Evelyn Leigh, born 16 Dec 1909; Jeanne Marie Louise, 18 Jul 1911; and Brandon Murray Scott, 16 Nov 1912. Charles worked as a prospector for some time in Queenstown. He petitioned for bankruptcy in 1915.

Charles Nicholson died in Victoria in 1930. Other members of his family appear in the Album.

Prue McCausland Dec 2010 & Tim Hill