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

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Robert Bray1

M, #342, b. 1849, d. before December 1852

Parents

FatherCornelius Bray (b. 17 November 1813, d. 27 August 1877)
MotherMary Ann Hayles (b. 1816, d. 16 February 1876)

Biography

Robert Bray was born in 1849 in Portsea, Hampshire, Eng.1 He died before December 1852 in Portsea, Hampshire, Eng, He died before this date as the name Robert was reused for another son.2,3,4
Robert Bray had reference number HAM.
Last Edited12 July 2010

Citations

  1. [S386] 1851 Census for Portsea, various addresses
  2. [S50] NSW Registrar of BDM's, Death Certificate for Cornelius Bray
  3. [S61] NSW Registrar of BDM's, Death Certificate for Mary Ann (Hayles) Bray
  4. [S241] Birth Certificate for Robert William Charles Bray

William Henry Bray1

M, #345, b. 2 April 1865, d. 6 April 1943

Parents

FatherGeorge Bray (b. about 1818, d. 29 December 1864)
MotherGeorgina Louisa Fennell (b. 1835, d. 1 April 1877)

Family: Mary Ann Watts (b. 15 August 1863, d. 17 November 1946)

SonEdwin Watts Bray (b. 1892, d. 1893)
SonWilliam Reginald Bray (b. 19 April 1894, d. 8 January 1965)
DaughterLaura Edith Bray (b. 25 January 1896, d. 27 December 1985)
SonThomas Charles Aland Bray+ (b. 25 September 1898, d. 13 December 1991)
DaughterJessie Beatrice Bray (b. 3 February 1901, d. 1 November 1993)
SonHerbert Anthony Bray+ (b. 20 May 1905, d. 4 April 1980)

Biography

William Henry Bray was born on 2 April 1865 in George St, Redfern, NSW, Aust.1,2 He and Mary Ann Watts were married on 6 May 1891 in Clifton Hill, Vic, Aust.3,2 He died on 6 April 1943, at age 78, in Camberwell, Vic, Aust.3,2
William Henry Bray had reference number NSW, VIC. He was a Shoemaker.3 He resided in Camberwell, Vic, Aust.3
Last Edited3 October 2011

Citations

  1. [S31] Birth Certificate for William Henry Bray
  2. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  3. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray

Arabella Maria Bray1,2

F, #346, b. 1857, d. 30 June 1858

Parents

FatherGeorge Bray (b. about 1818, d. 29 December 1864)
MotherGeorgina Louisa Fennell (b. 1835, d. 1 April 1877)

Biography

Arabella Maria Bray was born in 1857 in Redfern, NSW, Aust.1 She died on 30 June 1858, at age ~1, in Redfern, NSW, Aust.3,1,4
Arabella Maria Bray had reference number NSW.
Last Edited24 March 2013

Citations

  1. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes
  2. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  3. [S31] Birth Certificate for William Henry Bray
  4. [S290] Ryerson Index

George Fennell Bray1

M, #347, b. 25 June 1858, d. 1922

Parents

FatherGeorge Bray (b. about 1818, d. 29 December 1864)
MotherGeorgina Louisa Fennell (b. 1835, d. 1 April 1877)

Family: Elizabeth Ann Archer (b. 16 December 1858, d. 5 August 1904)

DaughterAda Maud Emma Bray+ (b. 28 December 1879, d. 24 June 1962)
DaughterEmily Beatrice Bray+ (b. 6 June 1881, d. 8 November 1958)
DaughterCarrie Bray+ (b. 21 June 1883, d. 30 April 1976)
SonGeorge Swinton Bray+ (b. 1885, d. 13 June 1955)
DaughterMary Louisa Bray+ (b. 1887, d. 14 February 1973)
DaughterFlorence Annie Bray (b. 1889, d. 25 January 1890)
DaughterAlice Elsie Bray+ (b. 3 May 1891, d. 13 August 1971)
SonAlbert Victor Bray (b. 1893, d. 9 November 1916)
DaughterBertha Agnes Bray+ (b. 1894, d. 19 September 1986)
SonLeonard Ivor Bray (b. 1896, d. 1969)
SonArthur William Bray (b. June 1898, d. 15 January 1900)
DaughterMavis Olive Adele Bray+ (b. 28 January 1901, d. 19 June 1971)

Biography

George Fennell Bray was born on 25 June 1858 in Redfern, NSW, Aust.1,2,3 He and Elizabeth Ann Archer were married on 17 August 1878 in Ballarat, Vic, Aust.2,3,4 He died in 1922, at age ~64, in Fitzroy North, Vic, Aust.3,4 He was buried on 22 May 1922 in Melbourne, Vic, Aust.3
George Fennell Bray had reference number VIC. He was a Foundryman, machinist engineer in Vic, Aust.3 He resided in Ballarat, Vic, Aust, before 1878.4 He resided in Northcote, Vic, Aust, after 1908. He resided in 120 Ross St, Fitzroy, Vic, Aust, in 1918.5 He was a Fitter and Turner in Aust before 1922.2
Last Edited18 August 2011

Citations

  1. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes
  2. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray
  3. [S48] Letter from Robin Bray, Author Address: 37 Smith St Macedon Vic 3440, Author E-mail: email address
  4. [S146] Victorian Birth Death and Marriage Index
  5. [S186] War Memorial Roll of Honour

Charles Swinton Bray1

M, #348, b. 27 January 1863, d. 16 May 1944

Parents

FatherGeorge Bray (b. about 1818, d. 29 December 1864)
MotherGeorgina Louisa Fennell (b. 1835, d. 1 April 1877)

Family: Caroline Archer (b. 16 April 1864, d. 4 March 1943)

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

Charles Swinton Bray was born on 27 January 1863 in George St, Redfern, NSW, Aust.1 He and Caroline Archer were married on 23 April 1886 in 117 Ascot St, Ballarat, Vic, Aust.2,3 He died on 16 May 1944, at age 81, in 6 Butler St, Northcote, Vic, Aust.2,3,4 He was buried on 29 May 1944 in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Vic, Aust, Grave N9277.2,4
Charles Swinton Bray had reference number NSW, Vic. He resided in Ballarat, Vic, Aust, before 1886 He lived with a family Thomas and Emma Archer in Ballarat before his marriage to their daughter Caroline.2 He was a Bootmaker in 1886.2 He resided in St Georges Rd, Northcote, Vic, Aust, from 1889 to 1900.2 He was a Greengrocer in 539 High St, Northcote, Vic, Aust, after 1892.2 He resided in 6 Butler St, Northcote, Vic, Aust, from 1907 to 1944.2 He was a Town Hall Keeper for 33 years in Northcote, Vic, Aust, after 1910.5,2
Last Edited16 April 2017

Citations

  1. [S452] NSW Registrar of BDM's, Birth Certificate for Charles Swinton 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
  5. [S45] Janice has since died, Letter from Janice Bray

Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray1,2

M, #349, b. 3 March 1897, d. 26 June 1968

Parents

FatherAlfred Charles Bray (b. 24 May 1871, d. 13 March 1914)
MotherEllen Louisa Cole (b. about 1874, d. 27 September 1943)

Family: Clarice Belle Bryant (b. 19 November 1896, d. 21 April 1984)

DaughterNorma Beryl Bray+ (b. 28 November 1920, d. 22 December 2005)
SonDouglas Arthur Bray+ (b. 31 October 1924, d. 24 June 1990)

Biography

Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray was born on 3 March 1897 in Kogarah, NSW, Aust.1,2 He and Clarice Belle Bryant were married on 16 October 1919 in Congregational Church, Kogarah, NSW, Aust.1,2,3 He died on 26 June 1968, at age 71, in Burwood, NSW, Aust.4,3 The remains of Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray were cremated after 26 June 1968 in Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland, NSW, Aust, Ashes placed at Floral Court, AIF wall of memories Panel R, Location 16.4,3
Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray had reference number NSW. Was the district Secretary of Canterbury Bankstown Rugby League Football Club.5
Last Edited13 March 2008

Citations

  1. [S42] Letter from Rowan Morrison, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes
  3. [S130] Letter from D & M Hoogerdyk, Author E-mail: email address
  4. [S66] Woronora Crematorium Transcripts
  5. [S44] Gary Lester, Berries to Bulldogs, page 31 and page 149

Clarice Belle Bryant1

F, #350, b. 19 November 1896, d. 21 April 1984

Parents

FatherArthur Bryant (b. before 1859)
MotherEmmaline Leech (b. before 1861)

Family: Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray (b. 3 March 1897, d. 26 June 1968)

DaughterNorma Beryl Bray+ (b. 28 November 1920, d. 22 December 2005)
SonDouglas Arthur Bray+ (b. 31 October 1924, d. 24 June 1990)

Biography

Clarice Belle Bryant was born on 19 November 1896 in Holly St, Bowral, NSW, Aust.1,2 She and Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray were married on 16 October 1919 in Congregational Church, Kogarah, NSW, Aust.1,3,2 She died on 21 April 1984, at age 87, in NSW, Aust.2,3 The remains of Clarice Belle Bryant were cremated after 21 April 1984 in Palmdale Crematorium, Ourimbah, NSW, Aust, Ashes were collected.2
Clarice Belle Bryant was also known as Clarice Belle Bray.1,3 She had reference number NSW.
Last Edited23 November 2017

Citations

  1. [S42] Letter from Rowan Morrison, Author E-mail: email address
  2. [S130] Letter from D & M Hoogerdyk, Author E-mail: email address
  3. [S22] NSW Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes