Edwin Richards (field hockey)

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1908 London Team

Edwin William Gruffydd Richards[1] (sometimes referred to as Edward; 15 December 1879 – 10 December 1930)[2] was a Welsh field hockey player from Abergavenny who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics where he won the bronze medal as a member of the Wales team.

Richards was the son of Susanna Thomas and Edwin William Richards, an iron monger from Goytre. His father died from Typhoid on the 3 September 1879; Edwin was born later that year on 15 December.[3] He died in Ipswich on 10 December 1930.[4]


  1. ^ Edwin William G Richards; Jan-Feb-Mar quarter 1880; District: Abergavenny; Volume: 11a; Page: 55.
  2. ^ "E W G Richards - Olympic Record". British Olympic Association. 
  3. ^ "TENANTS AT LLANOFER ESTATE: Thomas GRIFFITHS (Gruffydd)". Edwin Richards. 
  4. ^ England & Wales, Death Index: Edwin W G Richards; Oct-Nov-Dec quarter 1930; District: Ipswich; Volume: 4a; Page 1046.

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