Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

William GRAYAge: 73 years18001874

Name
William GRAY
Given names
William
Surname
GRAY
Birth August 31, 1800
Note: There is doubt about his birth details. See his immigration record. The headstone for William is inscribed that he was 71 years of age at the time of his death in 1874.
Birth of a brotherGeorge GREY
May 26, 1802 (Age 20 months)
Text:

Cemetery: Kiama NSW Inscription Id: 7817689 Surname: Grey Given Names: George Birth Date: 26 May 1802 Death Date: 13 May 1887 Age: 85 Gender: M Portion: Ang Birth Town: Shanmullagh, Co Fermanagh Birth Country: Ireland Spouse Name: Isabella (Vance) Father's Name: John Mother's Name: Mary Mother's Maiden: Hetherington Other People: Anne Grey

Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Birth of a brotherHenry GREY
March 17, 1806 (Age 5 years)
Text:

Birth Town and State Shanmullagh, Co Fermanagh

Birth of a brotherHugh GREY
1808 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterJane GREY
March 2, 1811 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Newspaper published in Lismore NSW between 1876 and 1954
Citation details: Wednesday 16 September 1891, page 2
Crozier - Jane - Obituary
Crozier - Jane - Obituary

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Birth of a sisterMary Anne GRAY
March 13, 1814 (Age 13 years)
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Citation details: Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842
Note: The immigration record for Mary includes the information that she was a native of Lurgan, Armagh, Ireland.
MarriageMargaret RAMSAYView this family
1820 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a son
#1
John GRAY
April 15, 1821 (Age 20 years)
Text:

Gray John 15 Apr 1821 6 Sep 1892 71 son/William & Margaret (Ramsay); b. Drumoney, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland; h/Mary (Noble) Kangaroo Valley NSW Circle

Birth of a son
#2
Francis GRAY
calculated 1824 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Gray - Francis - Arrived on board the "Wilson".
Gray - Francis - Arrived on board the "Wilson".

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Birth of a son
#3
William GRAY
calculated 1830 (Age 29 years)

Marriage of a siblingGeorge GREYIsabella VANCEView this family
1832 (Age 31 years)
Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Birth of a son
#4
Robert GRAY
calculated 1833 (Age 32 years)

Marriage of a siblingHenry GREYMaria WALMSLEYView this family
August 28, 1833 (Age 32 years)

Marriage of a siblingThomas WILSONMary Anne GRAYView this family
May 27, 1834 (Age 33 years)
Address: Templemaghery Church
Marriage of a siblingJohn HETHERINGTONJane GREYView this family
July 8, 1839 (Age 38 years)

Marriage of a siblingHugh GREYElizabeth GRAHAMView this family
October 11, 1841 (Age 41 years)

Immigration January 7, 1842 (Age 41 years)
Note: William, Margaret and children William and Robert arrived on board the "Wilson".
Birth of a grandson
#1
John James GRAY
about 1846 (Age 45 years)
Address: Jamberoo, Kiama, Shoalhaven
Citation details: GRAY JOHN J 3031/1846 V18463031 31A JOHN MARY
Citation details: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
Text:

Name: John J Gray Birth Date: 1846 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1846 Registration Place: Jamberoo, Kiama, Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia Father: John Gray Mother: Mary Volume Number: V18463031 31A

Marriage of a childFrancis GRAYJane IRVINEView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1847 (Age 46 years)
Address: Jamberoo, Kiama, Shoalhaven
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 586/1847 V1847586 32C GRAY FRANCIS IRVINE JANE NW
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Sarah GREY
about 1850 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: GREY SARAH A 434/1850 V1850434 35 FRANCIS JANE
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Jane GREY
about 1851 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: GREY JANE 1900/1851 V18511900 37A FRANCIS JANE
Birth of a grandson
#4
William GREY
October 6, 1852 (Age 52 years)
Address: "Riversdale"
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM 3942/1852 V18523942 39A JOHN MARY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Text:

Given names William

Family Name Grey

Birth/Maiden Name Gray

Birth Date 6 Oct 1852

Gender M

Birth Town and State "Riversdale", Kiama, NSW

Birth Country BDM Birth Reg 3942/1852 V18523942 39A

Death Date 1 Jan 1915

Age 62

Death of a wifeMargaret RAMSAY
November 16, 1852 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: GRAY MARGARET 574/1852 V1852574 110 AGE 57
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a childRobert GRAYJane ELLIOTTView this family
about 1853 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 4513/1853 V18534513 74B GRAY ROBERT ELLIOTT JANE JC
MarriageMargaret LAWView this family
October 22, 1853 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: 4511/1853 V18534511 74B GRAY WILLIAM LAW MARGARET JC
Text:

There is also this reference:

341/1853 V1853341 81 GRAY WILLIAM LAW MARGARET JC

Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Mary GRAY
about 1853 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: GRAY MARY 3952/1853 V18533952 39 FRANCIS JANE
Birth of a grandson
#6
Francis R GRAY
about 1854 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: GRAY FRANCIS R 4512/1854 V18544512 40 FRANCIS JANE
Birth of a grandson
#7
James Irvine GRAY
about 1856 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: GRAY JAMES I 5152/1856  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#8
William George GRAY
about 1857 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM G 7575/1857  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#9
John GRAY
about 1860 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: GRAY (MALE) 7732/1860  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Text:

There is also this reference:

GRAY JOHN 921/1860 V1860921 155 FRANCIS JANE

Marriage of a siblingHenry CROZIERJane GREYView this family
about 1860 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: 2864/1860  CROZIER HENRY HETHERINGTON JANE WOLLONGONG
Birth of a grandson
#10
Thomas H GRAY
about 1861 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: GRAY THOMAS H 937/1861 V1861937 155 FRANCIS JANE
Text:

There is also this reference:

GRAY (MALE) 8265/1861 FRANCIS JANE KIAMA

Death of a brotherHugh GREY
July 29, 1862 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: GRAY HUGH 3874/1862  JOHN G MARY KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Isabella M GRAY
about 1863 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: GRAY ISABELLA M 8623/1863  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#12
Samuel H GRAY
about 1865 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: GRAY SAMUEL H 9706/1865  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Death of a sisterMary Anne GRAY
February 12, 1865 (Age 64 years)
Address: At the residence of Mr. Robert Anderson.
Informant: George GREYelder brother
Cause: Consumption
Citation details: 4043/1865 WILSON MARY JOHN MARY KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; Kiama NSW; 1863 - 1947
Citation details: Thursday 16 February 1865, page 2
Wilson - Mary - Death notice
Wilson - Mary - Death notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Burial of a sisterMary Anne GRAY
February 13, 1865 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13
Elizabeth GRAY
about 1867 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: GRAY ELIZABETH 10379/1867  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Marriage of a grandchildJohn James GRAYIsabella GREYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 10, 1868 (Age 67 years)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 2435/1868  GRAY JOHN GRAY ISABELLA KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Frances GRAY
about 1869 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: GRAY FRANCES 12183/1869  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#15
Robert A GRAY
about 1871 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: GRAY ROBERT A 11632/1871  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#16
Allen Arthur GRAY
about 1872 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: GRAY ALLEN ARTHUR 11650/1872  FRANCIS JANE KIAMA
Death June 14, 1874 (Age 73 years)
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM 5403/1874  JOHN MARY KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Cemetery: Jamberoo Uniting Church
Gray - Margaret and William
Gray - Margaret and William

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
21 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Margaret RAMSAY - View this family
himself
wife
Woman Pioneer IconMargaret RAMSAY
Birth: calculated 1795County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: November 16, 1852Jamberoo, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: 1820
15 months
son
PioneerJohn GRAY
Birth: April 15, 1821 20 26County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: September 6, 1892Nowra, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
7 years
son
4 years
son
Family with Margaret LAW - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 22, 1853Wollongong, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthGray Family - Part of Book
BirthImmigration Record - Gray - William, Margaret and Family on board the "Wilson"
BirthHeadstone - Gray - Margaret and William
MarriageGray Family - Part of Book
ImmigrationImmigration Record - Gray - William, Margaret and Family on board the "Wilson"
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 4511/1853 V18534511 74B GRAY WILLIAM LAW MARGARET JC
Text:

There is also this reference:

341/1853 V1853341 81 GRAY WILLIAM LAW MARGARET JC

Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageGray Family - Part of Book
DeathGray Family - Part of Book
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM 5403/1874  JOHN MARY KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Gray - Margaret and William
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index