Charles Bray

Male Abt 1810 - 1868  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Charles Bray 
    Born Abt 1810  Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 May 1811  Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 21 Feb 1855  Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles Bray, arrived Nelson from Cornwall on the Brig.'Spray'described in the published list of pasengers as a Miller. 
    Arrival of brig 'Spray' Feb 21 1855
    Arrival of brig 'Spray' Feb 21 1855
    List of Immigrants per Spray 28 Feb 1855
    List of Immigrants per Spray 28 Feb 1855
    Died 21 Dec 1868  Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 26 Dec 1868  Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Charles and his wife Mary Ann are buried at Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand in the same plot as Charles' brother Thomas, his wife Eliza Jane and two of their daughters, Emma and Susan, . (Wesleyan Block 1 - Plot 111)
    Person ID I18763  Frost Family
    Last Modified 23 May 2018 

    Father Charles Bray,   b. 24 May 1776, Camborne, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1826, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Susannah Mundy,   b. 1785, Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1841, Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1810  Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4556  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ann Chegwidden,   b. Abt 1810, Wendron, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1887, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1833  Camborne, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 24 Feb 1855  Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles Bray, immigrated 24 Feb 1855 from Cornwall on the Brig 'Spray' arriving at Nelson N.Z. Mary Ann followed 26 Mar 1858 sailing to Nelson N.Z. on the 'Palmyra' with five of her eight children. Three married daughters, husbands and children followed on the 'Golconda' leaving 06 Sep 1859. (A husband and a child died on this voyage.)  
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Bray,   b. Abt 1834, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1898, Hawera, South Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     2. Grace Bray,   b. Abt. 1836, Camborne, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1901, Walrau Hospital, Blenheim, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     3. Susana Bray,   b. 23 Jan 1838, Camborne, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1891, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +4. Charles Bray,   b. 3 Jan 1840, Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1907, Grey St, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Jane Bray,   b. Abt 1842, Camborne, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1895, Ashurst, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     6. William Bray,   b. Oct 1843, Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1924, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     7. Joseph Thomas Bray,   b. Abt 1846, Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1902, Colyton, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     8. John Bray,   b. Abt 1849, Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1917, Rockville, Collingwood, Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     9. Richard Bray,   b. Abt 1851, Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1853, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2018 
    Family ID F4553  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1810 - Mullion, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 May 1811 - Mullion, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1833 - Camborne, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1868 - Nelson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Dec 1868 - Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S322] Ancestry.com.au, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Reliability: 2), 5 May 1811.
      Name Charles Bray
      Gender Male
      Baptism Date 05 May 1811
      Baptism Place Mullion,Cornwall,England
      Father Charles Bray
      Mother Susanna

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1868/6991 (Reliability: 3), 21 Dec 1868.
      Bray Charles Age at death59Y

    3. [S83] Cemetery Records, Nelson City Council (Reliability: 3), 26/12/1868.