The Tree - Person Sheet
The Tree - Person Sheet
NameErnest Henry Gray
Birth6 Mar 1892, Battersea, Surrey, England
Baptism7 Feb 1895, Battersea St George the Martyr, Wandsworth, England
Death20 Aug 1959, New Zealand
BurialOkato Cemetery, Taranaki, New Zealand
OccupationFarmer
EducationAt age 3 - Sleaford Street School, Wandsworth, London, England
FatherGeorge William Gray (1856-)
MotherElizabeth Lydia Quickenden (1859-1928)
Misc. Notes
Name from Richard Leigh Andrews. Richard is the great-grandson of Francis Oliver b.1840 through his daughter Alice Bertha Oliver.

Year and country of marriage from search on New Zealand BDM website in June 2020:
1912/30. Bride: Frances Maud Andrews. Groom: Ernest Henry Gray

Full date of marriage of 3 April 1912 from further searching in June 2020 on BDM Search by incrementally changing the date range for the marriage.

Year and country of death, from death search on New Zealand BDM website in June 2020:
1959/32605. Gray, Ernest Henry, died age 67Y [Therefore born circa 1892]

Full date of death of 20 August 1959 from further searching in June 2020 on BDM Search by incrementally changing the date range for the death.

Place of burial from Okato cemetery records found in June 2020:
Row 9, Plot 268
In Loving Memory of FRANCES MAUD (Nee ANDREWS) beloved wife of Ernest Henry GRAY died 11 April 1958 aged 67 years, also her beloved husband ERNEST HENRY died 20 Aug 1959 aged 67 years. Till he Come.

Simon Perry, great grandson of this Ernest Henry Gray, in an email dated 5 June 2020 writes, “Ernest Henry Gray came to NZ in circa 1910 on his own from England at approx. 18 y/o. His mother Elizabeth is buried in the Streatham cemetery London as I understand it. I have a photo of him in England with his family”.

Place of birth of “London England”, age of 22 when married on 3 April 1912 (therefore born circa 1890), occupation, place of marriage, from Marriage Certificate for ‘Ernest Henry GRAY’ and ‘Frances Maud ANDREWS’ received from New Zealand BDM in June 2020.

Exact place of birth found in June 2020 from 1901 England Census for Civil Parish of Battersea, Ecclesiastical Parish of St Georges, Municipal Borough of Battersea, Ward of Nine Elms, Parliamentary Division of Clapham
George W Gray, Head, M, age 44, Bricklayer, Worker, Born London Lambeth [circa 1857]
Elizabeth Gray, Wife, M, age 41, Born London West Ham [circa 1860]
Benjamin G Gray, Son, S, age 21, Tin Plate Worker, Worker, Born London Battersea [circa 1880]
Frederick C Gray, Son S age 19 Bricklayer Worker, Born London Battersea [circa 1882]
Charlotte F Gray, Dau, S, age 18 Tailoress, Worker, Born London Battersea [circa 1883]
Gertrude G Gray, Dau, S, age 16, Tailor Machinist, Worker, Born London Battersea [circa 1885]
George W Gray, Son, age 14 , Tobacconist’s Packer, Worker, Born London Battersea [circa 1887]
Ernest H Gray, Son, age 10, Born London Battersea [circa 1891]
Sidney B Gray, Son, age 3, Born London Battersea [circa 1898]

NOTE:
For the 1910 England Census, “Ernest Henry Gray” was not listed but probably already in New Zealand? Ernest married in April 1912.

BAPTISM: Date and place of baptism found in June 2020 from baptism records:
Name: Ernest Henry Gray
Gender: Male
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 7 Feb 1895
Baptism Place: Battersea St George the Martyr, Wandsworth, England
Father: George William Gray, Bricklayer
Mother: Elizabeth Gray
Address: 79 Battersea Park Road
Register Type: Parish Registers
[His brother, “Sydney Charles Gray” was also baptised at the same time].

Date of birth of “6 March 1892”, from Simon Perry, in a screenshot attached to an email dated 5 June 2020. Simon is the great-grandson of Ernest Henry GRAY and Frances Maud ANDREWS.

Date of birth confirmed from School Admissions records found in June 2020 for Sleaford Street School, Wandsworth, London, England
Admission No. 6738
Date of Admission: 22 May 1895
Name: Gray, Ernest Henry
Parent: George William Gray
Residence: 79 Battersea Park Road
Date of Child’s Birth: 6 March 1892
Spouses
Birth13 May 1890, Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand
Death11 Apr 1958, New Zealand
BurialOkato Cemetery, Taranaki, New Zealand
FatherCharles (Chas) Andrews (1853-1924)
MotherMatilda (Tilly) Oliver (1861-1908)
Marriage3 Apr 1912, Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand
ChildrenGeorge Charles (1912-1968)
 Doris Ivy (1914-2001)
 Joyce Winifred (1921-1994)
 Nola Ailsa (Podge) (1926-1971)
 Sidney Ronald (1927-1991)
Last Modified 15 Jun 2020Created 3 Sep 2020 using Reunion for Macintosh