Rickards, Harry

Theatre owner and comedian who built a theatre circuit in Australia and brought many legendary variety artists to Australia.

Milestone
Born
Stratford, London, England
04 Dec 1843
Arrived Sydney
1892
Died
Croydon, England
13 Oct 1911
Buried
23 Dec 1911
Name
Birth
Leete, Benjamin Harry
Alternate
Mayor of Poverty Point
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
1893
Property
Owner of
1902 - 1904
Owner of
1904 - 1911
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
Parent of
Parent of
Spouse
24 Nov 1880 - 13 Oct 1911

Rickards, Harry

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A printer's son from London, Harry Rickards became Sydney's best known vaudeville entrepreneur, and founder of the the Tivoli circuit.