Laura was buried on 31 May 1921 in the Church of England Cemetery at Mudgee.
Death of Mrs. Laura Wells
Old and Respected Mudgee Native
The death occurred on Tuesday morning last of Mrs. Laura Wells, relict of the late Mr. H. E. A. Wells of Mudgee. The deceased, who was one of the oldest Mudgee natives, was born in Mudgee 67 years ago. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Richards, who were old and respected residents of the town, Mr. Richards being the first school teacher in Mudgee. The deceased lady had been ailing for some time, and her death was not entirely unexpected. She was very widely and popularly known throughout the district, and had numerous friends. She is survived by the following children — Mrs. J. S. Hart (Fiji), Percy George Wells (Mudgee), Mrs. Harold Hardwick (Mudgee), Mrs. T. H. Nicolle (Cremorne), Mrs. Francis (Fiji), and Vincent Wells (District Court, Sydney). She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters — Mrs. Moore (Sydney), Mr. E. Richards (Rylstone), Mrs. F. Leslie Mudgee, Messrs. David and Evan Richards.
— Mudgee Guardian obituary 2 June 1921
 Laura Richards NSW BDM V1854 638 40/1854 both birth and baptism  Laura Richards marriage NSW BDM 3089  Edith Lilian Wells birth NSW BDM 14273/1874  Percy George Wells birth NSW BDM 15130/1876  Adele Florence Wells birth NSW BDM 15714/1877  Laura Louise Wells birth NSW BDM 17995  Effie Richards Wells birth NSW BDM 21925/1882  Vincent Henry Wells birth NSW BDM 26129/1885  Laura Wells death NSW BDM 9692/1921