Researching ASHLEY; PRIDEAUX; COOK; SUNDERLAND: FIELD; GIBB of Scotland, Canada, England, NZ, Australia
These are the surnames I am researching. Have found a bit of detail on some - and reached a dead stop on others. My paternal grandfather George Joseph ASHLEY was born in Lancashire c 1902, emigrated to (family rumour) Sth Africa then to NZ where he died young (drowned in Patea River, NZ) 1932. His parents were William & Faith; Faith also went to NZ ( g/parents wedding cert). Married Florence Cook 1924.
Parents of paternal grandmother - Florence Elizabeth Hall COOK b 1903 were William Henry COOK & Kate PRIDEAUX. They married in Sydney 1891.
Maternal grandfather James SUNDERLAND b. 1904 emigrated from Lancashire to NZ (1924). He had a sister who emigrated to Ontario, Canada. His father was James and his grandfather was John Sunderland.
Husband's family FIELD & GIBB.
George Charles FIELD c 1900 died 1946 of wounds received WW2. His parents were Charles and Annie. They lived Christchurch NZ.
Maternal grandfather David GIBB c 1895 d. 1967; parents Robert GIBB and Mary STRANG - both born Scotland.