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Looking for Bailey Family, born Dunedin 1889- Maori

Query by leefield

HI, my mother was adopted and we have had a whole heap of trouble locating her family. Her father Percival Alexander Bailey had a child prior to the birth of my grandmother - (who was born in 1929) called Albert Bailey. I was told he married the same year as my grandmother got married. Percival's parents were Thomas Bailey and Lucy Browning and he was born in Dunedin in 1889. If anyone knows anything about any of these people it would be greatly appreciated

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on 2012-04-10 04:26:25

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by ngairedith on 2012-04-10 09:25:59

hi leefield,

I have updated the posting http://www.familytreecircles.com/the-bailey-buried-in-porirua-wellington-34177.html with the following:


BAILEY, Albert Ernest Percival died aged 75 Years
- Cremation at Porirua 1982
ALBERT ERNEST BAILEY was born 17 June 1907, a son of:
- Percival 'Percy' Alexander BAILEY (1881-1954) & Clara Adelaide MILLS (1887-1916)
PERCIVAL & CLARA married in 1907 and Albert appears to have been an only child
- but will add any others if & when found -

Percy Bailey served in WWI as Rifleman 23334 with the NZRB, 7th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company. His next of kin was his wife Clara, who was on his enlistment papers as living at Station Yard, Methven, Canterbury.
Clara died 8 April 1916 aged 28 Percy embarked from Wellington on 27 May 1916, 7 weeks later.
- Albert was then aged 3 weeks from 9 (someone? was have taken him in)

about Clara
- she was born in 1887, the 1st of 5 known children of:
MARK HENRY MILLS (1857-1939) & JANE ANNA BROWNING (1860-1921) of Methven
- Clara's siblings were:
1887 - 1916 Clara Adelaide
1890 - 1970 Amelia Emma Mills
- Amelia married William Walter WAKEHAM in 1913
1895 - Ethel Sarah Mills
1897 - 1915 Laurel Evangeline Anna Mills
- Laurel died aged 18 in Methven, buried Ashburton
1909 - 1973 Ernest James Mills

Percival Alexander Bailey remarried, 20 April 1929 to Joyce MOFFITT (1905-1972)
- Albert would have then been aged 22

Albert himself married on 21 April 1930 to Violet Mary CHILDS (1907-1996)
- he died 12 Aug 1982 at 6 Bermuda Grove Paraparaumu Beach, Kapiti Coast
- his ashes were scattered at Porirua

by ngairedith on 2012-04-10 09:28:13

sorry,

... I have updated the posting Bailey buried in Porirua

by leefield on 2013-11-27 16:40:13

Thankyou so much I will do a bit more research into this. Have you got any more details on his mother and father? We are trying to track or whakapapa down as he was a maori, though claimed he was only half maori.... Thank you, this means so much to me

by leefield on 2013-11-27 16:44:21

By mother and father, I mean the parents of Percival 'Percy' Alexander BAILEY (1881-1954)
Thank you

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