Athol Gordon WISE1

(1909 - 1974)
Father*Henry Herbert WISE1 b. 1873, d. 1919
Mother*May HEANEY1 b. 1873, d. 1936
Athol Gordon WISE was born in New Zealand in 1909.1

He died in 1974 in New Zealand.

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1909/15699.

Bryan Stuart WISE

(1930 - 1994)
Father*George Denis WISE1 b. 1904, d. 1971
Mother*Alexa Oreti STUART1 b. 1905, d. 1979
Bryan Stuart WISE was born at 'El Nido' (Nurse Cupples Maternity Hospital) in Waimate, Canterbury, on 23 June 1930.2,1

He was the gt-grandson of Henry Aitken WYSE who created Wise's Directory and he worked in the family business.

Bryan died on 8 June 1994 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 63.3,4 He was cremated on 13 June 1994 at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay.5

Citations

  1. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 25 Jun 1930, no. 21061, p6, col2, Births.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1994/34165 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1994/34165.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, original reference C19940629.

Elizabeth Ellen WISE1

(1866 - 1866)
Father*Henry Aitken WYSE1 b. 1835, d. 1922
Mother*Elizabeth Isabella WALKER1 b. c 1844, d. 1911
Elizabeth died in 1866 in New Zealand.2 She was born in New Zealand in 1866.1

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1866/27410.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1866/8584, aged 3 weeks.

Emily Fanny WISE1

(1825 - 1909)
Emily Fanny WISE was born on 10 December 1825 in Singleton, Sussex.1

She married Joshua SPENCER, son of Thomas SPENCER and Catherine HARRISON, in Funtington, Sussex, on 18 May 1858.1,2

She was listed in the 1861 census in Knossington, Leicestershire, with her husband Joshua; he was a farmer of 180 acres, employing four labourers and a boy, with two house servants. Their children Marion and Harrison were listed as living with them.3

She was widowed at age 38 on the death of her husband Joshua on 1 May 1864.1,4

Emily died on 4 October 1909 in Midhurst, Sussex, at age 83.1,5

Family

Joshua SPENCER (1834 - 1864)
Children

Citations

  1. [S500] Email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall, email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall to D Ferguson, 1992 onwards.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Westbourne, vol 2b, p526.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 2 RG9-2305 Folio 20 p2-3 GSU roll 542951.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Westbourne, Vol 2b, p229.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Midhurst, vol 2b, p255.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hinckley, Vol 7a, p51, 2Q1859, mother's maiden name WISE.

George WISE1

(1865 - )
Father*Henry Aitken WYSE1 b. 1835, d. 1922
Mother*Elizabeth Isabella WALKER1 b. c 1844, d. 1911
George WISE was born in New Zealand in 1865.1

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1865/17545.

George Denis WISE1

(1904 - 1971)
Father*Henry Herbert WISE1 b. 1873, d. 1919
Mother*May HEANEY1 b. 1873, d. 1936
George Denis WISE (1904-1971) c.1925
George Denis WISE was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 12 May 1904.1,2

He was educated at Otago Boys High School, for whom he played rugby in the 1st XV (1920-21) before joining the Pirates club in Dunedin. He was a swift winger, standing 5' 10" and first played for Otago as a 19-year old in 1923. He had six games that year and another four in 1924.
He was chosen for the All Blacks 1925 tour of Australia, where he was an effective try scorer, topping the statistics with a total of 5 tries over the 7 games. There was a preliminary match against Wellington and a game on return against Wellington-Manawatu-Horowhenua as well as five games in Australia but no tests were played.
After the Australian tour he made another two appearances for Otago before transferring to North Otago (Kurow club) where he played two matches for that union in 1928.2

He married Alexa Oreti STUART, daughter of George STUART and Elsie Isabella CUMMING, in New Zealand in 1929.3

George died on 1 September 1971 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 67.4 He was cremated at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay on 3 September 1971, and ashes scatered 6 Sep.4

Family

Alexa Oreti STUART (1905 - 1979)
Child

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1904/331.
  2. [S1217] All Blacks statistics, at http://stats.allblacks.com/
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1929/5849.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Ref. C19710908.
  5. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 25 Jun 1930, no. 21061, p6, col2, Births.

Gertrude Mary WISE1

(1877 - 1950)
Father*Henry Aitken WYSE1 b. 1835, d. 1922
Mother*Elizabeth Isabella WALKER1 b. c 1844, d. 1911
Gertrude Mary WISE was born at Upper Cargill St in Dunedin, Otago, on 27 August 1877.1,2

Gertrude died in 1950 in New Zealand.3

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1877/8912.
  2. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 31 Aug 1877, issue #4848, p2, Births.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1950/27134, aged 73 (under married name of JOHNSTON).

Henry Herbert WISE1

(1873 - 1919)
Father*Henry Aitken WYSE1 b. 1835, d. 1922
Mother*Elizabeth Isabella WALKER1 b. c 1844, d. 1911
Henry Herbert WISE was born in New Zealand in 1873.1

He married May HEANEY in New Zealand in 1897.2

Henry died on 14 March 1919 in Dunedin, Otago.3,4 He was buried on 16 March 1919 at the Anderson's Bay Cemetery.4
Grave - Henry Herbert WISE and May (nee HEANEY)(1873-1936) Andersons Bay, Dunedin

Family

May HEANEY (1873 - 1936)
Children

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1873/34645.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1897/350.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1919/2078, aged 46.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Anderson's Bay Cemetery, block 21, plot 15, reference A19190316.
  5. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Birth Reg. No. 1899/23882.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1904/331.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1909/15699.

Henry Robert WISE1

(1899 - 1991)
Father*Henry Herbert WISE1 b. 1873, d. 1919
Mother*May HEANEY1 b. 1873, d. 1936
Henry Robert WISE was born in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, in 1899.1

He died in 1991.

Citations

  1. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Birth Reg. No. 1899/23882.

Peter Anthony Surtees WISE1

(1934 - 2007)
Peter's birth was registered between July 1934 and September 1934 in Weymouth, Dorset.2

Peter's marriage to Elizabeth Muirhead ODHAMS, daughter of Geoffrey Charles ODHAMS and Nancy Muirhead Scott FERGUSSON, was registered between October 1956 and December 1956 in Newbury, Berkshire. He was a retired Sub-Lt in the Royal Navy and the engagement had been announced in the Times on 31 Aug 1956.1 He was awarded an MBE in the June 1993 Honours List as Senior Admin Officer to the Hong Kong Government Office, London.3

He was widowed on the death of his wife Elizabeth on 4 October 1995.4,5

Peter died on 4 May 2007.6,7

His will was probated in London on 21 May 2008.7

Family

Elizabeth Muirhead ODHAMS (1931 - 1995)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Newbury, Vol 6a, p89, 4Q1956.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Weymouth, Vol 5a, p383, 3Q1934, mother's maiden name HUTCHESON.
  3. [S943] Newspaper - London Gazette, supplement of 12 Jun 1993, page B24.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Reading and Wokenham, Reg. No. C39A, District 3201C, entry 300.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate Winchester #9552424988Y.
  6. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of 11 May 2007, issue 69009, p75, Deaths.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate number 2627875, granted in London.