Phillis May Cresswell

F, b. 21 March 1896, d. 5 August 1977
  • Phillis May Cresswell was born on 21 March 1896 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green.
  • At the age of 28 years, Phillis May Cresswell married Thomas Glover in 1925 in New Zealand.
  • Phillis May Cresswell died on 5 August 1977 in New Zealand at age 81.

Raymond Finlay Cresswell

M, b. 30 May 1910, d. 20 April 1990
  • Raymond Finlay Cresswell was born on 30 May 1910 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Cecil Horatio Cresswell and Margaret Greenaway.
  • Raymond Finlay Cresswell married Olive Edith Tipler circa 1935.
  • Raymond Finlay Cresswell died on 20 April 1990 in New Zealand at age 79.
  • He was buried in Flett Road Cemetery, Lower Moutere. William Frank and David Raymond Cresswell were also interred in this grave.

Raymond Wallace (Ray) Cresswell

M, b. 1893, d. 19 October 1915
  • Raymond Wallace (Ray) Cresswell was born in 1893 in Wairau, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • Raymond Wallace (Ray) Cresswell embarked on the "Tahiti or Athenic" from Lyttleton bound for Suez 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.
  • Raymond Wallace (Ray) Cresswell died of disease on 19 October 1915 in England.
  • He was buried in Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire.

Reginald George Cresswell

M, b. 25 May 1886, d. 1960

Rennee Ethal Cresswell

F, b. 1884, d. 1956

Robert Cresswell

M, b. circa 1820

Child of Robert Cresswell and Hannah Maria Britton

Robert Cresswell

M, b. 6 May 1856, d. 8 March 1930
  • Robert Cresswell was born on 6 May 1856 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 22 years, 11 months and 9 days, Robert Cresswell married Phillis Caroline Green on 15 April 1879 in Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand.
  • Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green lived in Spring Creek, Marlborough, at the time their son Arthur Edward left of Liverpool during WWI
    on 16 July 1917.
  • Robert Cresswell died on 8 March 1930 in New Zealand at age 73.

Children of Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green

Robert Jones Cresswell

M, b. 6 June 1882, d. 14 June 1976
  • Robert Jones Cresswell was also known as Bert.
  • He was born on 6 June 1882 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green.
  • Robert Jones Cresswell married Mary Nicholson.
  • Robert Jones Cresswell died on 14 June 1976 in New Zealand at age 94.

Ronald Archie Cresswell

M, b. 9 October 1907, d. 1980
  • Ronald Archie Cresswell was born on 9 October 1907 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Archie Rose Cresswell and Jessie Harris.
  • At the age of 24 years, Ronald Archie Cresswell married Mavis Caroline Barrett in 1932 in New Zealand.
  • Ronald Archie Cresswell died in 1980 in New Zealand.

Ruby Leonara Elsie Cresswell

F, b. 1896

Ruby May Cresswell

F, b. 1901

Stanley Beattie Cresswell

M, b. 25 May 1886, d. 18 October 1941

Stanley Gordon Cresswell

M, b. 17 August 1888, d. 15 September 1978
  • Stanley Gordon Cresswell was born on 17 August 1888 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Thomas Samuel Cresswell and Fanny Smith Gordon.
  • At the age of 28 years, Stanley Gordon Cresswell married Jessie Crombie Firmston in 1917 in New Zealand.
  • Stanley Gordon Cresswell died on 15 September 1978 in Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, at age 90. His last address was 36 Oxford Terrace Lower Hutt, Wellington.
  • He was cremated on 3 December 1979 His body had been donated to Medical Science. Following his cremation his ashes were scattered.

Thomas Cresswell

M, b. 15 May 1814, d. 22 November 1841
  • Thomas Cresswell was baptized on 15 May 1814 in Medstead, Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of William Cresswell and Jane Jackson.
  • At the age of 21 years, 1 month and 19 days, Thomas Cresswell married Amelia Eyles, daughter of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer, on 4 July 1835 in Lasham, England. The marriage record showed them as Amelia Eales and Tom Crosswell.)
  • Thomas Cresswell immigrated to Nelson in May 1841. Thomas was amongst the first settlers recruited by The New Zealand Company to establish a new settlement somewhere in New Zealand's South Island. He had gone ahead to establish a home for his family. Thomas travelled on the Whitby, under Captain Wakefield, one of three ships in the fleet. It was only when the fleet reached Wellington in August-September 1841 that the new settlement site was selected at what was to become Nelson. The Whitby arrived in the Bay late November 1841.
  • Thomas Cresswell died on 22 November 1841 at age 27. He had contracted typhoid and took ill while he was still on the Whitby. He was transferred to the Will Watch for special care and nursing but died just before they reached Nelson.
  • He was buried on 23 November 1841 in Aglioby Point, Haulashore Island, Tasman Bay, New Zealand. Thomas was the first white man to be buried at Nelson. His death was a blow to the expedition. Captain Wakefield wrote " He was a well- behaved steady man and came from the Neighbourhood of Alton, Hampshire." His grave has never been found.

Children of Thomas Cresswell and Amelia Eyles

Thomas Samuel Cresswell

M, b. 24 July 1854, d. 24 June 1930
  • Thomas Samuel Cresswell was born on 24 July 1854 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 26 years, 2 months and 2 days, Thomas Samuel Cresswell married Fanny Smith Gordon on 26 September 1880 in New Zealand. They had at least three children. Family hearsay has them also having twins who died as young babies.
  • Thomas Samuel Cresswell died on 24 June 1930 in New Zealand at age 75.

Children of Thomas Samuel Cresswell and Fanny Smith Gordon

Valda Joyce Cresswell

F, b. 1919, d. 1984

Violet Isabel Cresswell

F, b. 25 July 1909, d. 2002

Violet Mildred Cresswell

F, b. 1 February 1905, d. 10 November 1963
  • Violet Mildred Cresswell was born on 1 February 1905 in Richmond, New Zealand. She married on 10 April 1943.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • Violet Mildred Cresswell died on 10 November 1963 at age 58.

William Cresswell

M, b. 31 October 1835, d. 1897
  • William Cresswell was born on 31 October 1835 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Cresswell and Amelia Eyles.
  • William Cresswell was baptized on 22 November 1835 in Lasham, Hampshire, England.
  • He immigrated on 24 September 1841 to New Zealand with Amelia Eyles. The Eyles family left from London in the Mary Ann, captained by Bolton arriving at Nelson NZ on 5 February 1842. They were part of the second fleet of ships commissioned by The New Zealand Company to bring settlers to the area around Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand. With Amelia aged 26, were children William 6, Eliza 4, Mary 2 and Charles aged three weeks and her 15 year old brother in law Edward Cresswell (although his name is not on the passenger list) as well as her parents and siblings. Her husband Thomas had travelled on a different ship, the Whitby, which had been part of the first fleet sent to Nelson headed by Captain Wakefield. The NZ Company Embarkment Register shows that Amelia was 26, and that her husband Thomas was with the preliminary expedition. She had four children with her, boys aged 6 and 3 weeks and two girls 4 and 2. Her husband was Thomas aged 26 and their address at the time of application was Medsted, Hampshire. The children were 5, 3, and 1 1/2 at that time. Bett's list of passengers gives the children as William 6, Elizabeth 4, Mary 2 and Charles 3 weeks. It also lists Edward Cresswell aged 15, a labourer.
  • At the age of 27 years, 6 months and 16 days, William Cresswell married Ann Green Gledhill, daughter of Thomas G Gledhill Gledhill, on 16 May 1863 in New Zealand.
  • William Cresswell died in 1897.

Children of William Cresswell and Ann Green Gledhill

William Cresswell

M, b. 2 December 1785, d. 28 October 1849
  • William Cresswell was born on 2 December 1785 in Medstead, Hampshire, England.
  • At the age of 27 years, 10 months and 19 days, William Cresswell married Jane Jackson on 21 October 1813 in Medstead, Hampshire, England.
  • William Cresswell died on 28 October 1849 in Medstead, Hampshire, England, at age 63.

Children of William Cresswell and Jane Jackson

William Albert Ranesford Cresswell

M, b. 10 October 1909, d. 1989
  • William Albert Ranesford Cresswell was born on 10 October 1909 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Ernest Edward Cresswell and Edith Lucy Bird.
  • William Albert Ranesford Cresswell died in 1989 in New Zealand.

William Daniel Cresswell

M, b. 18 April 1850, d. 5 September 1923
  • William Daniel Cresswell was born on 18 April 1850 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • At the age of 21 years, 7 months and 11 days, William Daniel Cresswell married Fanny Elizabeth St John on 29 November 1871 in Stoke, New Zealand.
  • William Daniel Cresswell and Fanny Elizabeth St John lived in Stoke, Nelson, at the time their son Albert Edward was killed in action in the Somme
    on 17 September 1916.
  • On 25 July 1922,his wife, Fanny Elizabeth St John died in Nelson, New Zealand, at age 75.
  • William Daniel Cresswell died on 5 September 1923 in Nelson, New Zealand, at age 73.

Children of William Daniel Cresswell and Fanny Elizabeth St John

William Frank Cresswell

M, b. 23 February 1864, d. 1 November 1921
  • William Frank Cresswell was born on 23 February 1864 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Cresswell and Ann Green Gledhill.
  • At the age of 40 years, William Frank Cresswell married Sarah May Goodall in 1905 in New Zealand.
  • William Frank Cresswell died on 1 November 1921 in New Zealand at age 57.
  • He was buried in Flett Road Cemetery, Lower Moutere. David Raymond and Raymond Findlay Cresswell were also interred in this plot.

William Frederick Cresswell

M, b. 24 February 1873, d. 1 August 1952
  • William Frederick Cresswell was born on 24 February 1873 in Stoke, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Daniel Cresswell and Fanny Elizabeth St John.
  • At the age of 29 years, William Frederick Cresswell married Elizabeth Martha Castle in 1903.
  • On 17 July 1929,his wife, Elizabeth Martha Castle died in Riwaka, New Zealand. She was buried under the name of Martha.
  • William Frederick Cresswell died on 1 August 1952 in Riwaka, New Zealand, at age 79.
  • He was buried in Riwaka Cemetery.

Children of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle

William George Cresswell

M, b. 1883, d. 1964

Children of William George Cresswell and Isabella Mary Edmunds

William Lawrence Cresswell

M, b. 28 January 1912, d. 1995

William Roy Cresswell

M, b. 7 April 1887, d. 1979
  • William Roy Cresswell was also known as Roy.
  • He was born on 7 April 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • At the age of 25 years, William Roy Cresswell married Ella Gertrude Lucas in 1913 in New Zealand.
  • In 1965,his wife, Ella Gertrude Lucas died in New Zealand.
  • William Roy Cresswell died in 1979 in New Zealand.

Winifred Aimee Cresswell

F, b. 30 April 1898, d. 1 September 1967
  • Winifred Aimee Cresswell was born on 30 April 1898 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • At the age of 23 years, 11 months and 16 days, Winifred Aimee Cresswell married Melville Robinson, son of Ernest Robinson and Florence Emma Lines, on 15 April 1922 in Richmond, New Zealand. Melville was the brother of Robert ROBINSON who married Winifred's older sister Elsie.
  • Winifred Aimee Cresswell died on 1 September 1967 in New Zealand at age 69.

Flora Crichton

F, b. circa 1880
  • Flora Crichton was born circa 1880.
  • Flora Crichton married Richard Bateman circa 1900.

Child of Flora Crichton and Richard Bateman

Jane Crichton

F, b. 11 December 1816, d. 27 August 1896
  • Jane Crichton was born on 11 December 1816 in Dumfries, Scotland. She was the daughter of ... Crichton and ... Bushby.
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 4 days, Jane Crichton married George King on 15 January 1839 in Coleman, London.
  • On 22 June 1894,her husband, George King died in Gowrie, Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 79. He died from a cerebal haemohrrage.
  • Jane Crichton died on 27 August 1896 in Gowrie, Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 79.
  • She was buried on 29 August 1896 in Drayton & Toowooomba Cemetery. CE1-6-006-0044.

Children of Jane Crichton and George King