Charles Bray

Male 1840 - 1907  (67 years)


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  • Name Charles Bray 
    Born 3 Jan 1840  Gwithian, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Aug 1907  Grey St, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death at his residence Grey St, Feilding
    Death at his residence Grey St, Feilding
    Obituary - Mr Charles Bray
    Obituary - Mr Charles Bray
    Death of Mr.Charles Bray
    Death of Mr.Charles Bray
    Buried 14 Aug 1907  Feilding Cemetery, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Funreal Notices
    Funreal Notices
    Funeral of the late Charles Bray
    Funeral of the late Charles Bray
    Headstone Charles and Emma Bray
    Headstone Charles and Emma Bray
    In loving memory of Charles Bray, died 12 August 1907 aged 67 years; also Emma, beloved wife of the above died at Te Awamutu 27 August 1913, aged 67 years.
    Emma Bray is noted on the headstone. Emma is buried at Te Awamutu.
    Person ID I16444  Frost Family
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 

    Father Charles Bray,   b. Abt 1810, Mullion, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1868, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother 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.)  
    Family ID F4553  Group Sheet

    Family 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  [3
    8 July at Christ Church Nelson Charles and Emma Bray
    8 July at Christ Church Nelson Charles and Emma Bray
    Children 
     1. Charles Bray,   b. 29 Jul 1864, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1932, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. William Bray,   b. 02 Mar 1866, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1929, Kelburn, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Emma Maria Bray,   b. Abt 1867, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Grace Eliza Bray,   b. 13 Jun 1868, Gloucester St, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1941, Hawera, South Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Ada Susannah Bray,   b. 14 Sep 1869, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1962, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Clara Jane Bray,   b. 23 Jun 1872, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1918, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. Frederick Joseph Bray,   b. Abt 1874, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Arthur John Bray,   b. 30 Nov 1877, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Norman Gowan Bray,   b. Abt 1880, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Flora Blanche Bray,   b. 22 Aug 1882, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1882, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Janet Mahi Bray,   b. 13 Apr 1886, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1946, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     12. Edward Roy Bray,   b. 8 Dec 1887, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 May 2018 
    Family ID F15862  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jan 1840 - Gwithian, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Aug 1907 - Feilding Cemetery, Feilding, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1907/5484 (Reliability: 3), 12 Aug 1907.
      Bray Charles aged 67Y

    2. [S83] Cemetery Records, Manawatu District Council.

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