William Bray

Male 1866 - 1929  (63 years)


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  • Name William Bray 
    Born 02 Mar 1866  Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Aug 1929  Kelburn, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 03 Aug 1929  Karori, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Headstone Karori Cemetery - William and Lydia Bray
    Headstone Karori Cemetery - William and Lydia Bray
    Person ID I2037  Frost Family
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Emma Harvey,   b. 11 Jan 1846, Norwich, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1913, Te Awamutu, Waipa, Waikato, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Immigration 24 Feb 1855  Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles with his mother Mary Ann and his 4 living younger siblings arrived in Nelson on 26 Mar 1858 on the 'Palmyra' with five of her eight children. Father Charles had prceeded them in 1855 and his three older sisters followed in 1859. 
    Married 8 Jul 1863  Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    8 July at Christ Church Nelson Charles and Emma Bray
    8 July at Christ Church Nelson Charles and Emma Bray
    Family ID F15862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Maud Welch,   b. 8 Sep 1869, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1959, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 10 May 1893  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Doris Errol Bray,   b. 03 Mar 1894, Masterton, Masterton District, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1972, Northland, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Lorna Mabelle Runalls Bray,   b. 03 Jun 1900, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1972, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Eldon Arthur Bray,   b. 15 Sep 1901, Masterton, Masterton District, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1961, Wairau Hospital, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Elgar Harvey Bray,   b. Abt 1906, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1970, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Mar 1866 - Nelson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 May 1893 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Aug 1929 - Kelburn, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 03 Aug 1929 - Karori, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    William Bray & Arthur John Bray  1890, Mining Collingwood NZ
    William Bray & Arthur John Bray 1890, Mining Collingwood NZ
    Arthur is sitting, in the middle roll, one position in from the right hand side and I suspect that the title means that William is next but one on Arthur's right.

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1866/16230 (Reliability: 3), 02 Mar 1866.
      Bray William; Mother Emma; Father Charles

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1929/7493 (Reliability: 3), 01 Aug 1929.
      Bray William aged 63Y

    3. [S83] Cemetery Records, Wellington City Council (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1863/6952 (Reliability: 3).
      Emma Harvey
      Charles Bray

    5. [S10] Marriage Register Index , NZ 1893/1269 (Reliability: 3).