Lucy Ella Bishop Cresswell

F, b. 1880, d. 1927
  • Lucy Ella Bishop Cresswell was also known as Ella.
  • She was born in 1880 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John Cresswell and Mary Eleanor Holdaway.
  • At the age of 26 years, Lucy Ella Bishop Cresswell married Matthew Martin Godinagh in 1906 in New Zealand.
  • Lucy Ella Bishop Cresswell died in 1927 in New Zealand.

Children of Lucy Ella Bishop Cresswell and Matthew Martin Godinagh

Maidos Enga Cresswell

F, b. 12 July 1915, d. 28 January 1988
  • Maidos Enga Cresswell was born on 12 July 1915 in New Zealand. She was a twin to Jean Harriet.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Cresswell and Elizabeth Martha Castle.
  • At the age of 21 years, 9 months and 11 days, Maidos Enga Cresswell married Ernest Wentworth Giltrap on 23 April 1937 in New Zealand. They had seven children.
  • Maidos Enga Cresswell died on 28 January 1988 in New Zealand at age 72.

Marian Elizabeth Cresswell

F, b. 7 May 1875, d. 1915

Marjorie Ethel Cresswell

F, b. 25 January 1906, d. 2002

Mary Jane Cresswell

F, b. 1840, d. 2 August 1847
  • Mary Jane Cresswell was born in 1840 in England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Cresswell and Amelia Eyles.
  • Mary Jane 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.
  • Mary Jane Cresswell died on 2 August 1847 in England. She drowned in the Maitai River, going to visit Grandma Eyles (according to famiy hearsay. Grandma Eyles had died in 1942 so she may have been visiting the grave!!!)

Merle Gledhill Cresswell

F, b. 16 October 1878, d. 26 October 1952
  • Merle Gledhill Cresswell was born on 16 October 1878 in New Zealand. He never married.
  • She was the daughter of William Cresswell and Ann Green Gledhill.
  • Merle Gledhill Cresswell died on 26 October 1952 in New Zealand at age 74.
  • Merle was buried in Flett Road Cemetery, Lower Moutere. He was buried next to his sister Olive.

Myrtle Lilian Cresswell

F, b. 1885, d. 1949
  • Myrtle Lilian Cresswell was born in 1885 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Cresswell and Phillis Caroline Green.
  • At the age of 27 years, Myrtle Lilian Cresswell married John Hall Alsop in 1912 in New Zealand.
  • Myrtle Lilian Cresswell died in 1949 in New Zealand.

Nancy Cresswell Cresswell

F, b. circa 1920, d. 1952

Norman Andrew Cresswell

M, b. 1889, d. 1943
  • Norman Andrew Cresswell was born in 1889 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Edward Cresswell and Jessie Rose.
  • At the age of 23 years, Norman Andrew Cresswell married Alice May Parsons in 1912 in New Zealand.
  • Norman Andrew Cresswell died in 1943 in New Zealand.

Olive Elizabeth Oceania Cresswell

F, b. 24 August 1874, d. 26 April 1957
  • Olive Elizabeth Oceania Cresswell was also known as Ocea.
  • She was born on 24 August 1874 in New Zealand. Ocea was a teacher at Dovdale. She never married.
  • She was the daughter of William Cresswell and Ann Green Gledhill.
  • Olive Elizabeth Oceania Cresswell died on 26 April 1957 in New Zealand at age 82.
  • Olive was buried in Flett Road Cemetery, Lower Moutere. She is buried next to her brother Merle.

Olive Pearl Cresswell

F, b. 9 April 1903, d. 1989
  • Olive Pearl Cresswell was born on 9 April 1903 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Cresswell and Maria Best.
  • At the age of 29 years, 1 month and 23 days, Olive Pearl Cresswell married Herbert Frederick Strong on 1 June 1932 in New Zealand.
  • In 1957,her husband, Herbert Frederick Strong died in New Zealand.
  • Olive Pearl Cresswell died in 1989 in New Zealand.

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.
  • Raymond 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 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.
  • Raymond was buried in 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 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, 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 Lower Hutt, New Zealand, at age 90. His last address was 36 Oxford Terrace Lower Hutt, Wellington.
  • Stanley 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 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.
  • Thomas was buried on 23 November 1841 in 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 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 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 Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Cresswell and Amelia Eyles.
  • William Cresswell was baptized on 22 November 1835 in Lasham, 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