BRAY ONE NAME STUDY. BRAY FAMILIES OF AUSTRALIA AND THE UK

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Benjamin James Maxwell1

M, #176, b. 9 October 1885, d. 15 October 1973

Biography

Benjamin James Maxwell was born on 9 October 1885.1 He and Lilly Florence Bray were married in 1913.1,2 He died on 15 October 1973, at age 88.1
Benjamin James Maxwell had reference number Vic.
Last Edited9 April 2011

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index

Lilly Florence Bray1

F, #177, b. 30 June 1891, d. 14 April 1972

Parents

FatherCharles Swinton Bray (b. 27 January 1863, d. 16 May 1944)
MotherCaroline Archer (b. 16 April 1864, d. 4 March 1943)

Biography

Lilly Florence Bray was born on 30 June 1891 in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1,2 She and Benjamin James Maxwell were married in 1913.3,2 She died on 14 April 1972, at age 80, in Fitzroy, Vic, Aust.3,2
Lilly Florence Bray was also known as Lilly Florence Maxwell.3 She had reference number Vic.
Last Edited23 October 2011

Citations

  1. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  3. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address

Julie Ann Bray1

F, #179, b. 14 January 1968, d. 14 January 1968

Parents

FatherSwinton Mutimer Bray (b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000)
MotherValerie Jean Ashcroft (b. 6 June 1930, d. 18 July 2003)

Biography

Julie Ann Bray was born on 14 January 1968.1 She died on 14 January 1968, at age 0.1
Julie Ann Bray had reference number Vic.
Last Edited22 August 2006

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address

Peter Maxwell Bray1

M, #181, b. 28 April 1958, d. 3 December 1977

Parents

FatherSwinton Mutimer Bray (b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000)
MotherValerie Jean Ashcroft (b. 6 June 1930, d. 18 July 2003)

Biography

Peter Maxwell Bray was born on 28 April 1958.1 He died on 3 December 1977, at age 19, in Stan, Vic, Aust.1,2
Peter Maxwell Bray had reference number Vic.
Last Edited19 September 2011

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index

William Watret Grierson

M, #184, b. before 1903

Family: Nellie Embleton (b. 13 June 1902, d. 19 September 1985)

DaughterDoreen Emily Grierson (b. 12 August 1924, d. 16 September 1985)

Biography

William Watret Grierson was born before 1903. He and Nellie Embleton were married on 10 February 1923 in Kogarah, NSW, Aust.1 He and Nellie Embleton were divorced between 1925 and 1929 in Sydney, NSW, Aust, Divorce.1
Last Edited15 March 2005

Citations

  1. [S6] Family Stories, Verbal history from my Parents.

Doreen Emily Grierson1

F, #185, b. 12 August 1924, d. 16 September 1985

Parents

FatherWilliam Watret Grierson (b. before 1903)
MotherNellie Embleton (b. 13 June 1902, d. 19 September 1985)

Biography

Doreen Emily Grierson was born on 12 August 1924 in Hurstville, NSW, Aust.1 She was married on 29 January 1949 in Hurstville, NSW, Aust.1 She was divorced in 1956 in NSW, Aust, Divorce.1 She and Brian Raphael Williams were married on 6 February 1965 in Peakhurst, NSW, Aust.1 She died on 16 September 1985, at age 61, in Hurstville, NSW, Aust.1 Doreen was cremated on 19 September 1985 in Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland, NSW, Aust.1
Doreen Emily Grierson was also known as Doreen Emily McGregor.1 She was also known as Doreen Emily Williams.1 She had reference number NSW. She worked as a A Watchmaker Jewellry shop in Rocky Pt Rd, Kogarah, NSW, Aust.2 She worked as a a Shoe Maker/Machinist from 1939 to 1952 in Peakhurst, NSW, Aust.1 She had a residence from 1949 to 1965 in Old Illawarra Rd, Menai, NSW, Aust.1 She worked as a a China Painter from 1952 to 1956 in Lugarno, NSW, Aust.1 She had a residence from 1967 to 1985 in Rocky Pt Rd, Kogarah, NSW, Aust.2
Last Edited22 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S6] Family Stories, Verbal history from my Parents.
  2. [S2] Neville George Bray, Personal Knowlege, This is my own recollection.

Horace Cornelius Bray1,2

M, #186, b. 2 November 1899, d. 11 March 1968

Parents

FatherHarry David Bray (b. 2 August 1877, d. 25 September 1941)
MotherAnnie Dawson (b. 28 August 1877, d. 20 June 1952)

Family: Nellie Embleton (b. 13 June 1902, d. 19 September 1985)

DaughterMavis Irene Bray (b. 25 March 1931, d. 13 July 2010)
SonLaurence Douglas Bray (b. 6 June 1933, d. 24 July 1981)
SonNorman George Bray (b. 1 September 1940, d. 15 September 2019)

Biography

Horace Cornelius Bray was born on 2 November 1899 in Hurstville, NSW, Aust.3,4,1 He and Nellie Embleton were married on 11 February 1930 in Hurstville, NSW, Aust.5 He died on 11 March 1968, at age 68, in Newtown, NSW, Aust.5,1 Horace was cremated after 11 March 1968 in Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland, NSW, Aust.5
Horace Cornelius Bray was also known as Mick Bray.2 He had reference number NSW. Note.2 He worked as a Poultry Farmers & Market Gardeners from 1930 to 1968 in Old Illawarra Rd, Menai, NSW, Aust.5 He had a residence from 1930 to 1968 in Old Illawarra Rd, Menai, NSW, Aust.5 He owned This was conversion of a Homestead Selection made on 2nd May 1921. on 25 November 1943 in Portion 387 Old Illawarra Rd, Menai, NSW, Aust.6 He was ill from 1965 to 1966.5
Last Edited17 March 2007

Citations

  1. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes
  2. [S2] Neville George Bray, Personal Knowlege, This is my own recollection.
  3. [S5] NSW Registrar of BDM's, Death Certificate for Harry David Bray
  4. [S8] NSW Registrar of BDM's, Death Certificate for Annie (Dawson) Bray
  5. [S6] Family Stories, Verbal history from my Parents.
  6. [S32] Certificate of Title to Portion 387 Old Illawarra Rd Menai.

Valerie Jean Ashcroft1

F, #189, b. 6 June 1930, d. 18 July 2003

Family: Swinton Mutimer Bray (b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000)

SonPeter Maxwell Bray (b. 28 April 1958, d. 3 December 1977)
DaughterJulie Ann Bray (b. 14 January 1968, d. 14 January 1968)

Biography

Valerie Jean Ashcroft was born on 6 June 1930 in NSW, Aust.1 She and Swinton Mutimer Bray were married in 1955 in Katoomba, NSW, Aust.1,2 She died on 18 July 2003, at age 73, in Merrigum, Vic, Aust.1
Valerie Jean Ashcroft was also known as Valerie Jean Bray.1 She had reference number NSW, Vic.
Last Edited29 March 2007

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes

Swinton Mutimer Bray1

M, #190, b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000

Parents

FatherAlbert Edwin Bray (b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936)
MotherEva Beatrice Taylor (b. 1889, d. 18 January 1935)

Family: Valerie Jean Ashcroft (b. 6 June 1930, d. 18 July 2003)

SonPeter Maxwell Bray (b. 28 April 1958, d. 3 December 1977)
DaughterJulie Ann Bray (b. 14 January 1968, d. 14 January 1968)

Biography

Swinton Mutimer Bray was born on 6 February 1928 in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1 He and Valerie Jean Ashcroft were married in 1955 in Katoomba, NSW, Aust.1,2 He died on 11 October 2000, at age 72, in Tatura, Vic, Aust.1
Swinton Mutimer Bray had reference number Vic.
Last Edited29 March 2007

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes

Edna Elizabeth Bray

F, #191, b. 1926, d. 6 February 1926

Parents

FatherAlbert Edwin Bray (b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936)
MotherEva Beatrice Taylor (b. 1889, d. 18 January 1935)

Biography

Edna Elizabeth Bray was born in 1926 in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1 She died on 6 February 1926, at age ~0, in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1,2 She was buried after 6 February 1926 in Preston, Vic, Aust, Grave C 53.1
Edna Elizabeth Bray had reference number Vic.
Last Edited22 December 2017

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index

Walter Henry Johnston1

M, #192, b. 1925, d. 29 April 1990

Biography

Walter Henry Johnston was born in 1925.1 He was married after 1942.1 He died on 29 April 1990, at age ~65, in Albury, NSW, Aust.1
Walter Henry Johnston had reference number Vic.
Last Edited21 August 2006

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address

Harry John Onken1

M, #194, b. 1919, d. 24 April 1979

Biography

Harry John Onken was born in 1919.1 He and Dorothy May Bray were married after 1941.1 He died on 24 April 1979, at age ~60.1
Harry John Onken had reference number Vic.
Last Edited21 August 2006

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address

Dorothy May Bray1

F, #195, b. 3 July 1923, d. 31 July 1998

Parents

FatherAlbert Edwin Bray (b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936)
MotherEva Beatrice Taylor (b. 1889, d. 18 January 1935)

Biography

Dorothy May Bray was born on 3 July 1923 in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1 She and Harry John Onken were married after 1941.1 She died on 31 July 1998, at age 75, in Mirboo North, Vic, Aust.1
Dorothy May Bray was also known as Dorothy May Onken.1 She had reference number Vic.
Last Edited21 August 2006

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address

Eva Beatrice Taylor1

F, #196, b. 1889, d. 18 January 1935

Parents

FatherWilliam John Taylor (b. before 1869)
MotherJane Mutimer (b. before 1871)

Family: Albert Edwin Bray (b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936)

DaughterDorothy May Bray (b. 3 July 1923, d. 31 July 1998)
DaughterEdna Elizabeth Bray (b. 1926, d. 6 February 1926)
SonSwinton Mutimer Bray+ (b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000)

Biography

Eva Beatrice Taylor was born in 1889.1 She and Albert Edwin Bray were married in 1922.1,2 She died on 18 January 1935, at age ~46, in Melbourne, Vic, Aust.1,2 She was buried on 21 January 1935 in Preston, Vic, Aust, Grave C 53.1,3
Eva Beatrice Taylor was also known as Eva Beatrice Bray.1 She had reference number Vic.
Last Edited22 December 2017

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  3. [S410] Melbourne Cemeteries Trust

Albert Edwin Bray1,2

M, #197, b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936

Parents

FatherCharles Swinton Bray (b. 27 January 1863, d. 16 May 1944)
MotherCaroline Archer (b. 16 April 1864, d. 4 March 1943)

Family: Eva Beatrice Taylor (b. 1889, d. 18 January 1935)

DaughterDorothy May Bray (b. 3 July 1923, d. 31 July 1998)
DaughterEdna Elizabeth Bray (b. 1926, d. 6 February 1926)
SonSwinton Mutimer Bray+ (b. 6 February 1928, d. 11 October 2000)

Biography

Albert Edwin Bray was born on 8 June 1889 in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1,2,3 He and Eva Beatrice Taylor were married in 1922.2,3 He died on 2 February 1936, at age 46, in Northcote, Vic, Aust.2,3 He was buried on 3 February 1936 in Preston, Vic, Aust, grave c 53.2,4
Albert Edwin Bray had reference number Vic. He worked as a a Railway employee in Vic, Aust.2 Milit-Serv: June 1915, in Eygpt and France.2
Last Edited22 December 2017

Citations

  1. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray
  2. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  3. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  4. [S410] Melbourne Cemeteries Trust

William Fennell Bray1,2

M, #198, b. 1 May 1887, d. 20 March 1917

Parents

FatherCharles Swinton Bray (b. 27 January 1863, d. 16 May 1944)
MotherCaroline Archer (b. 16 April 1864, d. 4 March 1943)

Biography

William Fennell Bray was born on 1 May 1887 in Ballarat, Vic, Aust.1,2,3 He died on 20 March 1917, at age 29, in France Reported missing, believed killed in action after the capture of Baupaume. Reported killed by a direct hit from a shell.2,4 He was buried after 20 March 1917 in War Cemetery 26, Villiers Bretonneux, France.4
William Fennell Bray had reference number Vic. He was educated after 1892 in Helen St School, Northcote, Vic, Aust.2 He was educated after 1892 in Prince of Wales School, Vic, Aust.2 He worked as a a Storeman on Vic Railways after 1902 in Vic, Aust.2 Milit-Serv: 22 February 1915, in Gallipoli & France.2,4
Last Edited13 March 2008

Citations

  1. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray
  2. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  3. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  4. [S186] War Memorial Roll of Honour

Caroline Archer1

F, #199, b. 16 April 1864, d. 4 March 1943

Parents

FatherThomas Archer (b. 1830, d. 1878)
MotherEmma Vickerage (b. 1835, d. 1905)

Family: Charles Swinton Bray (b. 27 January 1863, d. 16 May 1944)

SonWilliam Fennell Bray (b. 1 May 1887, d. 20 March 1917)
SonAlbert Edwin Bray+ (b. 8 June 1889, d. 2 February 1936)
DaughterLilly Florence Bray (b. 30 June 1891, d. 14 April 1972)
SonLeslie Swinton Charles Bray (b. 1893, d. 1894)
DaughterMaude Victoria Bray (b. 7 June 1895, d. 14 March 1989)
SonHarold Charles Bray (b. 1897, d. 1899)
SonRupert Leamon Bray+ (b. 2 March 1899, d. 6 May 1985)
SonEric Cecil Bray (b. 17 March 1902, d. 23 September 1977)
DaughterThelma Elizabeth Ann Bray (b. 9 July 1904, d. 25 May 1933)
SonVermont Tolbert Bray+ (b. 17 July 1908, d. 21 January 1978)

Biography

Caroline Archer was born on 16 April 1864 in Ballarat, Vic, Aust.1 She and Charles Swinton Bray were married on 23 April 1886 in 117 Ascot St, Ballarat, Vic, Aust.1,2 She died on 4 March 1943, at age 78, in Northcote, Vic, Aust.1,2 She was buried on 6 March 1943 in Preston, Vic, Aust, Sect N 9277.1,3
Caroline Archer was also known as Caroline Bray.1 She had reference number VIC. She had a residence in 1918 in 6 Butler St, Northcote, Vic, Aust.4
Last Edited16 April 2017

Citations

  1. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  3. [S410] Melbourne Cemeteries Trust
  4. [S186] War Memorial Roll of Honour

Leslie Gordon Hyde1,2

M, #200, b. 1900, d. 20 October 1978

Family: Mavis Olive Adele Bray (b. 28 January 1901, d. 19 June 1971)

SonKeith Gordon Hyde (b. 22 December 1921, d. 1980)

Biography

Leslie Gordon Hyde was born in 1900.2 He and Mavis Olive Adele Bray were married in 1922 in Vic, Aust.1,2,3 He died on 20 October 1978, at age ~78.2
Leslie Gordon Hyde had reference number Vic.
Last Edited13 September 2020 13:15:00

Citations

  1. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray
  2. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  3. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index