Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Elsie Myrtle JAMESAge: 82 years18851967

Name
Elsie Myrtle JAMES
Given names
Elsie Myrtle
Surname
JAMES
Married name
Elsie Myrtle BRAY
Birth about 1885 29 27
Citation details: 28224/1885 JAMES ELSIE M JOHN R BRIDGET PENRITH
Birth of a sisterStella Ivy JAMES
about 1887 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 29957/1887 JAMES STELLA I JOHN R BRIDGET PENRITH
Birth of a sisterGladys Effie JAMES
about 1890 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 30493/1890 JAMES GLADYS E JOHN R BRIDGET RIVERSTONE
Birth of a brotherAlgy Marsden JAMES
October 18, 1892 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 38754/1892 JAMES ALGY M JOHN R BRIDGET WINDSOR
Citation details: 28 April 2014
Text:

In part:

"Born Portland (Windsor) New South Wales, 18 OCT 1892."

Death of a sisterGladys Effie JAMES
about 1892 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 14021/1892 JAMES GLADYS E JOHN R BRIDGET WINDSOR
Birth of a brotherEric Clifton JAMES
July 30, 1895 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: 28480/1895 JAMES ERIC C JOHN R BRIDGET WINDSOR
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Eric b. 30 july 1895 Lower Portland, NSW"

Marriage of a siblingStanley Bligh TURNBULLAda Madaline JAMESView this family
about 1900 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 5006/1900 TURNBULL STANLEY B JAMES ADA M WINDSOR
Marriage of a siblingHenry C PAYNEAlice Mabel JAMESView this family
about 1902 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 5522/1902 PAYNE HENRY C JAMES ALICE M SYDNEY
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames JAMES
February 9, 1905 (Age 20 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2565/1905 JAMES JAMES SAMUEL W ANNE PARRAMATTA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingLeslie LAWStella Ivy JAMESView this family
about 1907 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 5006/1900 TURNBULL STANLEY B JAMES ADA M WINDSOR
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmelia Ann FISHBURN
June 15, 1909 (Age 24 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5575/1909 JAMES AMELIA A WILLIAM CATHERINE GRANVILLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Burial of a paternal grandmotherAmelia Ann FISHBURN
about June 16, 1909 (Age 24 years)
Cemetery: Mile End Road
MarriageHorace William BRAYView this family
about 1912 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 5479/1912 BRAY HORACE W JAMES ELSIE M CHATSWOOD
Birth of a son
#1
William James BRAY
about 1913 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: BRAY WILLIAM J 3323/1913 HORACE W ELSIE M CHATSWOOD
Birth of a daughter
#2
Winifred Gladys BRAY
about 1915 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: BRAY WINIFRED G 28528/1915 HORACE W ELSIE M HORNSBY
Marriage of a siblingAlgy Marsden JAMESMary Elizabeth BOURKEView this family
about 1915 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 16709/1915 JAMES ALGY M BOURKE MARY E HORNSBY
Birth of a daughter
#3
Thelma M BRAY
about 1916 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: BRAY THELMA M 46425/1916 HORACE W ELSIE M HORNSBY
Birth of a son
#4
Eric Marsden BRAY
about 1919 (Age 34 years)

Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Eric Marsden Bray b. abt 1919 d. 27 may 1952"

Marriage of a siblingEric Clifton JAMESJean Henderson ROMANISView this family
about 1920 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 7957/1920 JAMES ERIC C ROMANIS JEAN H HORNSBY
Death of a motherBridget GLYNN
about 1928 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 6670/1928 JAMES BRIDGET PATRICK MARY HORNSBY
Marriage of a childRobert Milling GILMOURWinifred Gladys BRAYView this family
about 1937 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 12967/1937 GILMOUR ROBERT MILLING BRAY WINIFRED GLADYS MARRICKVILLE
Death of a sisterAda Madaline JAMES
June 11, 1937 (Age 52 years)
Address: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Citation details: 10632/1937 TURNBULL ADA MADELINE JOHN RICHARD BRIDGET NEWTOWN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Death and Funeral notice of Ada Madeline Turnbull nee James Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 12 June 1937 p15 TURNBULL.- June 11, at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Ada Madeline, beloved wife of Stanley Bligh and mother of Marshall, Dolly, and Sylvia, aged 58 years. TURNBULL - Relations and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. M. Turnbull, Mr. and Mrs. L. Williams, and Mr. and Mrs. W. Blackall are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Mother, Ada Madeline; to leave the Parlours of Labor Motor Funerals Ltd,. 24 Enmore-rd, Enmore. 1.45 p.m. This Afternoon, for the Church of England cemetery, Rookwood. TURNBULL.- The Relatives and Friends of Mr. J. R James, Mr. and Mrs. Payne, Mr. and Mrs. Bray, Mr and Mrs. Law, Mr. and Mrs. A. James, Mr. and Mrs. C. James and Families are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of his beloved Daughter and their Sister and loved Aunt, Ada. For further particulars see family notice."

Death of a fatherJohn Richard JAMES
about 1944 (Age 59 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18179/1944 JAMES JOHN RICHARD JAMES AMELIA MARRICKVILLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterAlice Mabel JAMES
about 1947 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: 16049/1947 PAYNE ALICE MABEL JOHN BRIDGET BURWOOD
Death of a husbandHorace William BRAY
October 1, 1950 (Age 65 years)
Address: 15 Oliver Road
Citation details: BRAY HORACE WILLIAM 27295/1950 WILLIAM HARRIETT CHATSWOOD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Horace William Bray was born in 1888 at Wollongong, son of William V Bray and Harriet A Radford. d. 1 oct 1950 15 Oliver Road, Roseville, NSW crem. at Northern Suburbs Crem. North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1950, page 22 BRAY, Horace William.-October 1, 1950, of 15 Oliver Road, Roseville , (late of Hornsby), dearly beloved husband of Elsie Bray and loved father of Bill, Winnie (Mrs. R. Gilmour), Thelma, Eric and Mervyn, and dear father-in-law of Joan Bob, Beryl, and Kath, and fond grandfather of Margaret, Dawn, Daryl. Peter, Caroline and Michael, aged 62 years. At rest. For funeral notice see Wednesday's "Herald." BRAY -The Relatives and Friends of Mrs Elsie Bray and Family of 15 Oliver Road Roseville are kindly in vlted to attend the Funeral of her dearly beloved Husband and their dear Father, Father In law and Grandfather HORACE WILLIAM BRAY to leave our Private Chapel, 401 Pacific Highway Crow's Nest. This Afternoon after service commencing at 12 45 o clock for the Crematorium Northern Suburbs BRAY -The Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. L. Law and Max, of Links Road, Marrickville are kindly in vited to attend the Funeral of their dearly loved Brother In law and Uncle HORACE WILLIAM BRAY for details see above notice. "

Cremation of a husbandHorace William BRAY
October 3, 1950 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Horace William Bray was born in 1888 at Wollongong, son of William V Bray and Harriet A Radford. d. 1 oct 1950 15 Oliver Road, Roseville, NSW crem. at Northern Suburbs Crem. North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1950, page 22 BRAY, Horace William.-October 1, 1950, of 15 Oliver Road, Roseville , (late of Hornsby), dearly beloved husband of Elsie Bray and loved father of Bill, Winnie (Mrs. R. Gilmour), Thelma, Eric and Mervyn, and dear father-in-law of Joan Bob, Beryl, and Kath, and fond grandfather of Margaret, Dawn, Daryl. Peter, Caroline and Michael, aged 62 years. At rest. For funeral notice see Wednesday's "Herald." BRAY -The Relatives and Friends of Mrs Elsie Bray and Family of 15 Oliver Road Roseville are kindly in vlted to attend the Funeral of her dearly beloved Husband and their dear Father, Father In law and Grandfather HORACE WILLIAM BRAY to leave our Private Chapel, 401 Pacific Highway Crow's Nest. This Afternoon after service commencing at 12 45 o clock for the Crematorium Northern Suburbs BRAY -The Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. L. Law and Max, of Links Road, Marrickville are kindly in vited to attend the Funeral of their dearly loved Brother In law and Uncle HORACE WILLIAM BRAY for details see above notice. "

Death of a sonEric Marsden BRAY
May 27, 1952 (Age 67 years)
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Eric Marsden Bray b. abt 1919 d. 27 may 1952"

Citation details: BRAY ERIC MARSDEN 9485/1952 HORACE WILLIAM ELSIE MYRTLE NORTH SYDNEY
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a sisterStella Ivy JAMES
May 15, 1961 (Age 76 years)
Citation details: LAW Stella Ivy Death notice 15MAY1961 Death 72 at Adelaide, late of Marrickville and Kogarah Sydney Morning Herald 18MAY1961
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Stella died 15 May 1963 at Adelaide, SA and buried 16 May 1962 at Centennial Park Crem. Adelaide"

Burial of a sisterStella Ivy JAMES
May 16, 1962 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Centennial Park
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Stella died 15 May 1963 at Adelaide, SA and buried 16 May 1962 at Centennial Park Crem. Adelaide

Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 18 May 1961 LAW, Stella Ivy. May 15 at Adelaide, late of Marrickville and Kogarah, dearly beloved wife of the late Leslie Law and loved mother of Max, mother in law of Joyce and grandmother of Karen, aged 72 years. At rest. Funeral service Centennial Park Crematorium Chapel, Adelaide, Tuesday May 16"

Text:

Law Stella Ivy 1889? 15 May 1961 72 Centennial Park SA

Death of a brotherAlgy Marsden JAMES
August 5, 1964 (Age 79 years)
Citation details: 24116/1964 JAMES ALGY MARSDEN JOHN RICHARD BRIDGET BALMAIN
Citation details: 28 April 2014
Text:

In part:

"Died Sydney, New South Wales, 05 AUG 1964."

Death of a brotherEric Clifton JAMES
June 28, 1966 (Age 81 years)
Address: Repatriation General Hospital
Citation details: 28880/1966 JAMES ERIC CLIFTON JOHN BRIDGET KOGARAH
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Online
Text:

Eric Clifton James 28/06/1966 Ashes Ee - Rose Garden 12 - 0161

Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 29 June 1966 JAMES, Eric Clifton. June 18 1966, at Repatriation General Hospital, Concord (ex 1st A.I.F.), of 2 Leicester Street, bexley, dearly loved husband of Jean, loved father of Bunty (Mrs De-Bakker), and Gwen (Mrs Pooley), dear father in law of Bill, fond grandfather of Dirk, Jan, Stephen and Lynette and dear brother of Elsie (Mrs Bray), aged 71 years. Funeral service J & C Hary Private Chapel, Rockdale Wednesday 29 June 1966 for Crematorium, Woronora. Member Bexley Sub-branch R.S.L. of Australia (5th Field Artillery 1st A.I.F.)"

Death March 17, 1967 (Age 82 years)
Citation details: BRAY ELSIE MYRTLE 14379/1967 JOHN RICHARD BEATRICE WOLLONGONG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"m. Horace William Bray 1912 at Chatswood, NSW d. 17 March 1967 at Wollongong, NSW cremated at Northern Suburbs Crem., North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 18 March 1967 BRAY, Elsie Myrtle. March 17 1967, at her daughter Winifred's residence, Wollongong, of 76 Grosvenor Street, Neutral Bay, wife of the late Horace William Bray, dear mother and mother in law of William and Joan, Winifred and Robert Gilmour, Thelma, Eric (deceased), Mervyn and Kath, and love ma of their children, aged 83 years. Funeral notice Monday 20 March 1967. Funeral service Labour Motor Funerals Privatge Chapel, Crow's Nest, Tuesday 21 March 1967 for Crematorium, Northern Suburbs."

Cremation March 21, 1967 (4 days after death)
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"m. Horace William Bray 1912 at Chatswood, NSW d. 17 March 1967 at Wollongong, NSW cremated at Northern Suburbs Crem., North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 18 March 1967 BRAY, Elsie Myrtle. March 17 1967, at her daughter Winifred's residence, Wollongong, of 76 Grosvenor Street, Neutral Bay, wife of the late Horace William Bray, dear mother and mother in law of William and Joan, Winifred and Robert Gilmour, Thelma, Eric (deceased), Mervyn and Kath, and love ma of their children, aged 83 years. Funeral notice Monday 20 March 1967. Funeral service Labour Motor Funerals Privatge Chapel, Crow's Nest, Tuesday 21 March 1967 for Crematorium, Northern Suburbs."

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1878Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Alice Mabel JAMES
Birth: about 1879 23 21Picton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1947Burwood, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
6 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
Stella Ivy JAMES
Birth: about 1887 31 29Penrith, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 15, 1961Adelaide, , South Australia, Australia
4 years
younger sister
Gladys Effie JAMES
Birth: about 1890 34 32Riverstone, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1892Windsor, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Family with Horace William BRAY - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1912Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
William James BRAY
Birth: about 1913 25 28Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1969Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
Winifred Gladys BRAY
Birth: about 1915 27 30Hornsby, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 7, 1979New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
4 years
son
son
Private

BirthJ - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 28224/1885 JAMES ELSIE M JOHN R BRIDGET PENRITH
MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5479/1912 BRAY HORACE W JAMES ELSIE M CHATSWOOD
DeathB - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: BRAY ELSIE MYRTLE 14379/1967 JOHN RICHARD BEATRICE WOLLONGONG
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"m. Horace William Bray 1912 at Chatswood, NSW d. 17 March 1967 at Wollongong, NSW cremated at Northern Suburbs Crem., North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 18 March 1967 BRAY, Elsie Myrtle. March 17 1967, at her daughter Winifred's residence, Wollongong, of 76 Grosvenor Street, Neutral Bay, wife of the late Horace William Bray, dear mother and mother in law of William and Joan, Winifred and Robert Gilmour, Thelma, Eric (deceased), Mervyn and Kath, and love ma of their children, aged 83 years. Funeral notice Monday 20 March 1967. Funeral service Labour Motor Funerals Privatge Chapel, Crow's Nest, Tuesday 21 March 1967 for Crematorium, Northern Suburbs."

CremationEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

"m. Horace William Bray 1912 at Chatswood, NSW d. 17 March 1967 at Wollongong, NSW cremated at Northern Suburbs Crem., North Ryde, NSW Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 18 March 1967 BRAY, Elsie Myrtle. March 17 1967, at her daughter Winifred's residence, Wollongong, of 76 Grosvenor Street, Neutral Bay, wife of the late Horace William Bray, dear mother and mother in law of William and Joan, Winifred and Robert Gilmour, Thelma, Eric (deceased), Mervyn and Kath, and love ma of their children, aged 83 years. Funeral notice Monday 20 March 1967. Funeral service Labour Motor Funerals Privatge Chapel, Crow's Nest, Tuesday 21 March 1967 for Crematorium, Northern Suburbs."