Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William James BRAYAge: 56 years19131969

Name
William James BRAY
Given names
William James
Surname
BRAY
Birth about 1913 25 28
Citation details: BRAY WILLIAM J 3323/1913 HORACE W ELSIE M CHATSWOOD
Birth of a sisterWinifred Gladys BRAY
about 1915 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: BRAY WINIFRED G 28528/1915 HORACE W ELSIE M HORNSBY
Birth of a sisterThelma M BRAY
about 1916 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: BRAY THELMA M 46425/1916 HORACE W ELSIE M HORNSBY
Birth of a brotherEric Marsden BRAY
about 1919 (Age 6 years)

Citation details: 24 March 2018
Text:

In part:

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

Death of a maternal grandmotherBridget GLYNN
about 1928 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 6670/1928 JAMES BRIDGET PATRICK MARY HORNSBY
Marriage of a siblingRobert Milling GILMOURWinifred Gladys BRAYView this family
about 1937 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 12967/1937 GILMOUR ROBERT MILLING BRAY WINIFRED GLADYS MARRICKVILLE
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Richard JAMES
about 1944 (Age 31 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18179/1944 JAMES JOHN RICHARD JAMES AMELIA MARRICKVILLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a fatherHorace William BRAY
October 1, 1950 (Age 37 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 fatherHorace William BRAY
October 3, 1950 (Age 37 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 brotherEric Marsden BRAY
May 27, 1952 (Age 39 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 motherElsie Myrtle JAMES
March 17, 1967 (Age 54 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 of a motherElsie Myrtle JAMES
March 21, 1967 (Age 54 years)
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."

Death October 13, 1969 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: BRAY WILLIAM JAMES 5610/1969 HORACE WILLIAM ELSIE MYRTLE SYDNEY
Quality of data: primary evidence
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1912Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
William James BRAY
Birth: about 1913 25 28Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1969Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Winifred Gladys BRAY
Birth: about 1915 27 30Hornsby, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 7, 1979New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
brother
Private

BirthB - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: BRAY WILLIAM J 3323/1913 HORACE W ELSIE M CHATSWOOD
DeathB - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: BRAY WILLIAM JAMES 5610/1969 HORACE WILLIAM ELSIE MYRTLE SYDNEY
Quality of data: primary evidence