Clive Raymond Cresswell

M, b. 4 December 1917, d. 17 April 1980
  • Clive Raymond Cresswell was born on 4 December 1917 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Harold Bertram Cresswell and Marie Elizabeth Scadden.
  • At the age of 24 years, 5 months and 18 days, Clive Raymond Cresswell married Frances May Mottram on 22 May 1942 in New Zealand.
  • Clive Raymond Cresswell died on 17 April 1980 in New Zealand at age 62.

Colin Stuart Cresswell

M, b. 27 June 1905, d. 28 November 1979
  • Colin Stuart Cresswell was born on 27 June 1905. He was a twin to Charles Wesley.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • Colin Stuart Cresswell died on 28 November 1979 in New Zealand at age 74.

Daisy Jones Cresswell

F, b. 26 July 1880, d. 23 December 1976

Child of Daisy Jones Cresswell and Robert James Craven

Doris Jessie Cresswell

F, b. 1910, d. 1945
  • Doris Jessie Cresswell was born in 1910 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Archie Rose Cresswell and Jessie Harris.
  • At the age of 22 years, Doris Jessie Cresswell married Leonard William Jones in 1932 in New Zealand.
  • Doris Jessie Cresswell died in 1945 in New Zealand.

Doris Shirley Cresswell

F, b. 10 October 1912, d. 15 December 1990

Douglas Victor Cresswell

M, b. 25 October 1896, d. 16 June 1988
  • Douglas Victor Cresswell was born on 25 October 1896 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • Douglas Victor Cresswell sailed on 13 October 1917 from Wellington bound for Liverpool, England. He had enlisted in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 30th Reinforcements H Company. At the time he was a farm hand and listed his father F Cresswell of Ballance, as his next of kin.
  • At the age of 30 years, 2 months and 4 days, Douglas Victor Cresswell married Ethne May Hope on 29 December 1926 in New Zealand.
  • Douglas Victor Cresswell died on 16 June 1988 in New Zealand at age 91. He was a dairy farmer living at 25 Limbrick Street at the time of his death.
  • Douglas was cremated on 20 June 1988 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmeston North.

Edith Annie Cresswell

F, b. 31 January 1878, d. 1971

Child of Edith Annie Cresswell and Arthur St John Davis

Edward Cresswell

M, b. 6 February 1826, d. 10 December 1907

Edward Cresswell 1826-1907. Photo thanks to Helen J

  • Edward Cresswell was born on 6 February 1826 in Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of William Cresswell and Jane Jackson.
  • Edward Cresswell was baptized on 26 March 1826.
  • 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 20 years, 7 months and 6 days, Edward Cresswell married Ann Eyles, daughter of Daniel Eyles and Jane Primmer, on 12 September 1846 in New Zealand. Edward was the younger brother of Thomas Cresswell - husband of Ann's sister Amelia, and had travelled to New Zealand on the Mary Ann.
    At the time they were married Edward was working for a man called Martin for two shillings a week.
    Anne's brother Benjamin lived with them.
    They had a total of twelve children over the next 21 years.
  • On 24 February 1849 Edward's was amongst those who were named as persons who qualified as jurors in the District of Nelson 1849-1850. He was a sawyer at Maitai.
  • On 6 March 1907,his wife, Ann Eyles died in New Zealand at age 78.
  • Edward Cresswell died on 10 December 1907 in New Zealand at age 81.
  • Edward was buried in Stoke, New Zealand.

Children of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles

Edward George Cresswell

M, b. 20 May 1894, d. 29 November 1917
  • Edward George Cresswell was born on 20 May 1894 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • On 26 April 1917Edward George Cresswell embarked from 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.
  • Edward George Cresswell was killed in action on 29 November 1917 in Belgium at age 23.
  • Edward was buried in Belgium.

Edward Percy Cresswell

M, b. 1880, d. 13 March 1956
  • Edward Percy Cresswell was also known as Percy.
  • He was born in 1880 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • At the age of 27 years, Edward Percy Cresswell married Margaret Irvin in 1907 in New Zealand.
  • At the age of 49 years, Edward Percy Cresswell married Susannah Urwin in 1929 in New Zealand.
  • On 9 August 1955,his wife, Susannah Urwin died in New Zealand. Her last address was 1 Francis Street, Foxton.
  • Edward Percy Cresswell died on 13 March 1956 in New Zealand. His last address was 54 Norbiton Road, Foxton.
  • Edward was buried on 14 March 1956 in Foxton Cemetery.

Children of Edward Percy Cresswell and Margaret Irvin

Edwin Raymond Cresswell

M, b. 2 July 1915, d. 1985
  • Edwin Raymond Cresswell was born on 2 July 1915 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Archie Rose Cresswell and Jessie Harris.
  • Edwin Raymond Cresswell died in 1985 in New Zealand.

Eleanor Gertrude Cresswell

F, b. 20 June 1897, d. 1974
  • Eleanor Gertrude Cresswell was also known as Queenie.
  • She was born on 20 June 1897 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • At the age of 20 years and 29 days, Eleanor Gertrude Cresswell married William Alfred Styles on 19 July 1917 in New Zealand.
  • Eleanor Gertrude Cresswell died in 1974 in New Zealand.

Eliza Cresswell

F, b. 8 November 1848, d. 27 December 1848
  • Eliza Cresswell was born on 8 November 1848 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles.
  • Eliza Cresswell died on 27 December 1848 in New Zealand.

Elizabeth Cresswell

F, b. 1838, d. 28 August 1905
  • Elizabeth Cresswell was born in 1838 in Hampshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Cresswell and Amelia Eyles.
  • Elizabeth Cresswell 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 17 years, Elizabeth Cresswell married William Sutton on 12 December 1855 in Richmond, New Zealand.
  • Elizabeth and William had 21 children.
  • Elizabeth Cresswell died on 28 August 1905 in Richmond, New Zealand. She died in a diabetic coma.

Children of Elizabeth Cresswell and William Sutton

Ellen Lavinia Cresswell

F, b. 24 May 1866, d. 1913
  • Ellen Lavinia Cresswell was born on 24 May 1866 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of William Cresswell and Ann Green Gledhill.
  • At the age of 37 years, Ellen Lavinia Cresswell married Edmund Sprague Dukes in 1904 in New Zealand.
  • Ellen Lavinia Cresswell died in 1913 in New Zealand.

Children of Ellen Lavinia Cresswell and Edmund Sprague Dukes

Elsie Dora Cresswell

F, b. 12 October 1894, d. 28 December 1983
  • Elsie Dora Cresswell was born on 12 October 1894 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • At the age of 25 years, 9 months and 2 days, Elsie Dora Cresswell married Robert Robinson, son of Ernest Robinson and Florence Emma Lines, on 14 July 1920. Robert was the brother of Melville ROBERTSON who married Elsie's sister Winifred.
  • On 26 February 1964,her husband, Robert Robinson died in New Zealand at age 70.
  • Elsie Dora Cresswell died on 28 December 1983 in New Zealand at age 89.

Emma Kate Cresswell

F, b. 11 February 1851, d. September 1923
  • Emma Kate Cresswell was born on 11 February 1851 in Essex.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Cresswell and Hannah Maria Britton.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 16 days, Emma Kate Cresswell married Thomas Baker Harrington, son of Thomas Rawling Harrington and Hannah Unknown, on 27 June 1872 in Essex. They were married by licence. Witnesses to the marriage were Robert Cresswell, Hannah Maria Cresswell and Charles Rans. Thomas was a merchants clerk at the time of thier marriage.
  • Emma Kate Cresswell and Thomas Baker Harrington appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in 68 Stamford Hill, London. Thomas was shown as 64 years old wines and spirit merchant, living with his wife Emma aged 50, son Arthur a 17 year old assistant wines and spirit merchant, daughter Eva 14, and daughter Elizabeth 16.

  • Her death was recorded with the London Registration District in the September 1923 Quarter.

Children of Emma Kate Cresswell and Thomas Baker Harrington

Ena Rosalie Cresswell

F, b. 3 November 1906, d. February 1981
  • Ena Rosalie Cresswell was born on 3 November 1906 in New Zealand. She was a twin to Alva Graydon.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 24 years, 5 months and 3 days, Ena Rosalie Cresswell married John Henry Mattsen on 6 April 1931 in New Zealand. They had nine children.
  • On 24 February 1974,her husband, John Henry Mattsen died in New Zealand at age 70.
  • Ena Rosalie Cresswell died in February 1981 in New Zealand at age 74.

Ernest Edward Cresswell

M, b. 1887, d. 3 January 1959
  • Ernest Edward Cresswell was born in 1887 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Albert Henry Cresswell and Alice Dora Sophie Sigglekow.
  • At the age of 21 years, Ernest Edward Cresswell married Edith Lucy Bird in 1908 in New Zealand.
  • Ernest Edward Cresswell died on 3 January 1959 in New Zealand.
  • Ernest was buried on 5 January 1959 in Hamilton Park Cemetery.

Child of Ernest Edward Cresswell and Edith Lucy Bird

Eunice Lettie Cresswell

F, b. 27 September 1881, d. 2 December 1968
  • Eunice Lettie Cresswell was also known as Eunice Mary.
  • She was born on 27 September 1881 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • At the age of 23 years, Eunice Lettie Cresswell married Peter Godinagh in 1905 in New Zealand. Peter may have been the brother of Matthew Martin GODINAGH who married Eunice's sister Lucy.
  • In 1942,her husband, Peter Godinagh died in New Zealand.
  • Eunice Lettie Cresswell died on 2 December 1968 in New Zealand at age 87.

Child of Eunice Lettie Cresswell and Peter Godinagh

Eveline Annie Cresswell

F, b. 1877, d. 1964

Children of Eveline Annie Cresswell and William Reuben Richardson

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.
  • Florence 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 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 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.
  • Francis 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 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 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 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 Belgium at age 23.
  • Frank Cresswell died on 23 July 1952 in New Zealand at age 84. He was living at 61 MANAWATU ST at the time of his death and was a farmer.
  • Frank was buried on 25 July 1952 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmeston North.
    Grave of Frank and Maria Cresswell - Kelvin Grove Cemetery, 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 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.
  • Frank was buried on 9 May 1984 in 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 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.
  • Halsey was buried in Riwaka Cemetery. He was buried in the same plot as his first wife Winifred.