Florence Winifred Cresswell

F, b. 1883, d. 15 August 1915
  • Florence Winifred Cresswell was born in 1883 in New Zealand. She remained single.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Samuel Cresswell and Fanny Smith Gordon.
  • Florence Winifred Cresswell died on 15 August 1915 in New Zealand.
  • She was buried on 16 August 1915 in QE Park Cemetery, Archer Street.

Francis Albert Cresswell

M, b. 10 September 1893, d. 1 March 1987
  • Francis Albert Cresswell was born on 10 September 1893 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Albert Henry Cresswell and Alice Dora Sophie Sigglekow.
  • At the age of 23 years, 10 months and 22 days, Francis Albert Cresswell married Charlotte Bottomley on 1 August 1917 in Pahiatua, New Zealand.
  • On 7 June 1969,his wife, Charlotte Bottomley died in New Zealand.
  • Francis Albert Cresswell died on 1 March 1987 in New Zealand at age 93.
  • He was buried on 2 March 1987 in Tirau Street Cemetery, South Waikato.
  • Francis Albert and Charlotte were buried together. Their grave headstone reads:-
    In memory of Charlotte CRESSWELL, Beloved wife of Albert Francis, Died 7th June 1969, Aged 79 years, God Be With You Till We Meet Again, And also Albert Francis, Loved husband of Charlotte, Died 1st March 1987, Aged 93 years.
  • Francis Albert Cresswell also went by the name of Albert Francis.

Frank Cresswell

M, b. 27 November 1867, d. 23 July 1952
  • Frank Cresswell was born on 27 November 1867 in Stoke, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 14 days, Frank Cresswell married Maria Best on 10 June 1891 in Palmeston North, New Zealand.
  • Frank Cresswell was listed as the next of kin of Edward George Cresswell when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 26 April 1917 in Wellington. on the "Turakina" for Plymouth, England. He had joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 25th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company as a private. He was a farmer and listed his next of kin as his father F Cresswell of Ballance, Pahiatua, New Zealand.
  • Frank Cresswell and Maria Best lived in Ballance, New Zealand, on 13 October 1917 when their son Douglas left for Liverpool during WWI. They moved to 81 Manawatu St., Palmerston North, which is the address recorded on their son Edward's War Record with the Commomwealth War Graves Commission. Edward died in Ypes on 29 November 1917.
  • On 29 November 1917,their son, Edward George Cresswell died in Ypres, Belgium, at age 23.
  • Frank Cresswell died on 23 July 1952 in Palmeston North, New Zealand, at age 84. He was living at 61 MANAWATU ST at the time of his death and was a farmer.
  • He was buried on 25 July 1952 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmeston North.

Children of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best

Frank Noel Cresswell

M, b. 30 May 1910, d. 1993

Frank Wilfred Cresswell

M, b. 20 November 1892, d. 7 May 1984
  • Frank Wilfred Cresswell was born on 20 November 1892 in Kaituna, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • At the age of 27 years, 7 months and 17 days, Frank Wilfred Cresswell married Gladys Irene Scadden on 7 July 1920 in New Zealand.
  • On 10 December 1980,his wife, Gladys Irene Scadden died in New Zealand at age 86. She was living at Willard Home at the time of her death.
  • Frank Wilfred Cresswell died on 7 May 1984 in New Zealand at age 91. He was a dairy farmer living at Willard Home at the time of his death.
  • He was buried on 9 May 1984 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Stoke.

Gertrude Fanny Cresswell

F, b. 24 January 1880, d. 28 February 1913

Child of Gertrude Fanny Cresswell

Grace Effie Cresswell

F, b. 1885, d. 1963

Gwenda Mary Cresswell

F, b. 1 November 1910, d. 11 September 1923
  • Gwenda Mary Cresswell was born on 1 November 1910 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Lionel Frederick Cresswell and Ada Annie Horn.
  • Gwenda Mary Cresswell died on 11 September 1923 in New Zealand at age 12.

Halsey Rex Cresswell

M, b. 7 March 1913, d. 22 February 1974
  • Halsey Rex Cresswell was born on 7 March 1913 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 20 years and 27 days, Halsey Rex Cresswell married Winifred Mary James on 3 April 1933 in Motueka, New Zealand. There were two children.
  • On 22 June 1968,his wife, Winifred Mary James died in New Zealand. Halsey remarried on 22 May 1969 in Riwaka.
  • Halsey Rex Cresswell died on 22 February 1974 in New Zealand at age 60.
  • He was buried in Riwaka Cemetery. He was buried in the same plot as his first wife Winifred.

Harold Bertram Cresswell

M, b. 17 January 1887, d. 20 June 1954
  • Harold Bertram Cresswell was born on 17 January 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • At the age of 24 years and 2 months, Harold Bertram Cresswell married Marie Elizabeth Scadden on 17 March 1911 in Masterton, New Zealand.
  • On 4 April 1952,his wife, Marie Elizabeth Scadden died in New Zealand at age 65.
  • Harold Bertram Cresswell died on 20 June 1954 in New Zealand at age 67.
  • He was buried in Leamington Cemetery.

Children of Harold Bertram Cresswell and Marie Elizabeth Scadden

Herbert Leslie Cresswell

M, b. 26 February 1884, d. 30 April 1884

Herbert Leslie Cresswell

M, b. 23 August 1899, d. 14 January 1973
  • Herbert Leslie Cresswell was also known as Tom.
  • He was born on 23 August 1899 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Gertrude Fanny Cresswell.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 25 days, Herbert Leslie Cresswell married Enid Catherine Clayton on 18 December 1922.
  • On 17 August 1953,his wife, Enid Catherine Clayton died in New Zealand.
  • Herbert Leslie Cresswell died on 14 January 1973 in New Zealand at age 73.
  • He was cremated on 16 January 1973 in Hamilton Park Cemetery.

Ilma Fanny Naomi Cresswell

F, b. 16 February 1911, d. 15 September 1968
  • Ilma Fanny Naomi Cresswell was born on 16 February 1911 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 18 years and 22 days, Ilma Fanny Naomi Cresswell married John Turney on 10 March 1929 in Motueka, New Zealand. They had eight children.
  • Ilma Fanny Naomi Cresswell died on 15 September 1968 in Motueka, New Zealand, at age 57.

Iris Martha Cresswell

F, b. 4 January 1909, d. 1997
  • Iris Martha Cresswell was born on 4 January 1909 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 23 years, 7 months and 29 days, Iris Martha Cresswell married Norman Cyril Gates on 2 September 1932 in Motueka, New Zealand. They had seven children.
  • In 1983,her husband, Norman Cyril Gates died in New Zealand.
  • Iris Martha Cresswell died in 1997 in New Zealand.

Ivy Alice Cresswell

M, b. 3 April 1887, d. 1973
  • Ivy Alice Cresswell was born on 3 April 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green.
  • At the age of 26 years, Ivy Alice Cresswell married Joseph Glover in 1914 in New Zealand.
  • Ivy Alice Cresswell died in 1973 in New Zealand.

Ivy Laurel Cresswell

F, b. 15 February 1908, d. 1974

Jack Cecil Cresswell

M, b. 6 November 1911, d. 23 March 1986
  • Jack Cecil Cresswell was born on 6 November 1911 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Cecil Horatio Cresswell and Margaret Greenaway.
  • Jack Cecil Cresswell married Muriel Minnie Sharp circa 1936.
  • On 29 October 1982,his wife, Muriel Minnie Sharp died in 10 Andrew Street, Wailanae, New Zealand, at age 77.
  • Jack Cecil Cresswell died on 23 March 1986 in Wellington Hospital, New Zealand, at age 74.
  • He was cremated on 26 March 1986 His ashes were scattered.

James Kirk Cresswell

M, b. 2 June 1895, d. 9 January 1918
  • James Kirk Cresswell was born on 2 June 1895 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • James Kirk Cresswell embarked from Wellington for the Suez on 9 October 1915. He had joined the 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade as a Lance Corporal. He was a school teacher with the Taranaki Education Board and lived in Ariel, Stratford. His next of kin was listed as Mrs Jessie Creswell (mother), Springlands (changed to Riversdale), Blenheim, New Zealand.
  • James Kirk Cresswell was killed in action on 9 January 1918 in Belgium at age 22.
  • He was buried in Buttes New British Cemetery (N.Z.) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Belgium.
  • James Kirk Cresswell also went by the name of Jim.

James Edward Cresswell

M, b. 18 February 1859, d. 21 July 1935
  • James Edward Cresswell was born on 18 February 1859 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 21 years, James Edward Cresswell married Jessie Rose on 18 February 1880.
  • James Edward Cresswell was listed as the next of kin of Raymond Wallace (Ray) Cresswell when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 16 October 1914. He had joined the Canterbury Infantry Battalion as a private. He gave his next of kin as James Edward Cresswell (father), Blenheim, New Zealand.
  • James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose lived in Riversdale, Blenheim, at the time their son Raymond Wallace died in England on 19 October 1915 of disease he had contracted during WWI. They were still living there when their younger son James Kirk was killed in action in Belgium on 9 January 1918
    on 19 October 1915.
  • James Edward Cresswell died on 21 July 1935 in New Zealand at age 76.

Children of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose

James Edward Vincent Cresswell

M, b. 1885, d. January 1887
  • James Edward Vincent Cresswell was born in 1885 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Thomas Samuel Cresswell and Fanny Smith Gordon.
  • James Edward Vincent Cresswell died in January 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was buried on 14 January 1887 in QE Park Cemetery, Archer Street.

Jane Cresswell

F, b. 12 April 1847, d. 24 May 1898
  • Jane Cresswell was born on 12 April 1847 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 19 years, 6 months and 23 days, Jane Cresswell married John Beattie on 4 November 1866 in New Zealand.
  • Jane Cresswell died on 24 May 1898 in Stoke, New Zealand, at age 51.

Children of Jane Cresswell and John Beattie

Jane Beatrice Cresswell

F, b. 30 September 1906, d. 6 June 1991
  • Jane Beatrice Cresswell was born on 30 September 1906 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 19 days, Jane Beatrice Cresswell married Frank Leonard Cosslett on 19 December 1934 in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • Jane Beatrice Cresswell died on 6 June 1991 in Palmerston North Hospital, New Zealand, at age 84. She was living at 550 RUAHINE Street at the time of her death.
  • She was cremated on 10 June 1991 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery & Crematorium.

Jean Harriet Cresswell

F, b. 12 July 1915, d. 8 May 1975
  • Jean Harriet Cresswell was born on 12 July 1915 in Nelson, New Zealand. She was a twin to Maidos Enga.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 29 days, Jean Harriet Cresswell married Albert Roberts on 10 November 1937 in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Jean Harriet Cresswell died on 8 May 1975 in New Plymouth, New Zealand, at age 59.

Jessie Rose Cresswell

F, b. 1899, d. 1947

John Cresswell

M, b. 18 July 1852, d. 14 April 1929
  • John Cresswell was born on 18 July 1852 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 22 years, 5 months and 12 days, John Cresswell married Mary Eleanor Holdaway, daughter of William Holdaway and Anna Carter, on 30 December 1874.
  • On 20 July 1924,his wife, Mary Eleanor Holdaway died in New Zealand at age 69. Her last address was Masterton Road, Pahiatua.
         
  • John Cresswell died on 14 April 1929 in New Zealand at age 76. He was a farmer of Pahiatua.
  • He was buried on 16 April 1929 in Mangatainoka Pahiatua Cemetery.
    John and Mary Eleanor's headstone inscription reads:
    In loving memory of Mary Eleanor, wife of John Cresswell, died July 20th, 1924, aged 69 years. Also John Cresswell, died April 14, 1929, aged 76 years.

Children of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway

John Cresswell

M, b. 21 February 1892, d. 9 March 1892
  • John Cresswell was born on 21 February 1892 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • John Cresswell died on 9 March 1892 in New Zealand.
  • He was buried in Richmond Cemetery.

John Cuthbert Cresswell

M, b. 3 September 1888, d. 4 May 1967

John Gordon Best Cresswell

M, b. 30 August 1912, d. 7 June 1978

John Gordon Cresswell 1912-1978. Thanks to Yvonne
  • John Gordon Best Cresswell was born on 30 August 1912 in Pahiatua, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • At the age of 23 years, 10 months and 21 days, John Gordon Best Cresswell married Muriel Norma Hibell on 21 July 1936 in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • John Gordon Best Cresswell died on 7 June 1978 in Palmerston North, New Zealand, at age 65. He was a dairy farmer of 12 Goodwin Crescent.
  • He was cremated on 9 June 1978 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmerston North.

John Keith Cresswell

M, b. 19 June 1913, d. 1992

John William Howard Cresswell

M, b. 2 July 1915, d. 13 January 1980
  • John William Howard Cresswell was born on 2 July 1915 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Harold Bertram Cresswell and Marie Elizabeth Scadden.
  • John William Howard Cresswell died on 13 January 1980 in New Zealand at age 64.
  • He was cremated on 16 January 1980 in Rotorua Cemetery, Salsa Street, Rotorua, His ashes were buried.