The Irish Merediths

Person Page 217

Leslie J. GRAY

M, #5401, b. about 1877

Parents

FatherHenry Alexander (Harry) GRAY b. ca. 1850, d. aft. 1930
MotherAnna M. (Annie) RIDLER b. ca. 1845, d. bef. 1920

Biography

Leslie J. GRAY was born ca. 1877.

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Dora L. GRAY

F, #5402, b. May 1878

Parents

FatherHenry Alexander (Harry) GRAY b. ca. 1850, d. aft. 1930
MotherAnna M. (Annie) RIDLER b. ca. 1845, d. bef. 1920

Biography

Dora L. GRAY was born in May 1878.

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Malcolm GRAY

M, #5403, b. June 1879

Parents

FatherHenry Alexander (Harry) GRAY b. ca. 1850, d. aft. 1930
MotherAnna M. (Annie) RIDLER b. ca. 1845, d. bef. 1920

Biography

Malcolm GRAY was born in Jun 1879.

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Gertrude GRAY

F, #5404, b. August 1884

Parents

FatherHenry Alexander (Harry) GRAY b. ca. 1850, d. aft. 1930
MotherAnna M. (Annie) RIDLER b. ca. 1845, d. bef. 1920

Biography

Gertrude GRAY was born in Aug 1884. She married William R. WILSON.

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William R. WILSON

M, #5405, b. about 1885

Biography

William R. WILSON was born ca. 1885. He married Gertrude GRAY, daughter of Henry Alexander (Harry) GRAY and Anna M. (Annie) RIDLER.

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Mary Ann GRAY

F, #5408, b. 1855, d. 1916

Parents

FatherJames GRAY b. ca. 1818, d. 8 Oct 1909
MotherSarah MEREDITH b. Sep 1822, d. 1876

Biography

Mary Ann GRAY was born in 1855 in Ireland. She married Benjamin Armitage RALPH on 7 Aug 1873 in Methodist Church, Roscrea, Tipperary. Mary Ann GRAY died in 1916, at age ~61, in England.
Mary and her husband appear to have separated some time in the 1890s. In 1901 they were living apart and shortly after that Benjamin and their son emigrated to Canada. In 1888 Mary was on the Executive Committee of The Committee of the Bristol Women's Liberal Association, and was among those who signed a letter of support to the International Council of Women assembled by the National Woman Suffrage Association of the United States, being held in Washington, DC March 25 to April 1, 1888.?There is a death registration for a Mary A. Ralph, age 61 in June 1916 in Hammersmith, England.

Children with Benjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930

DaughterHilda Gray RALPH b. 11 May 1877, d. 27 Nov 1957
DaughterMorley Armitage RALPH b. 1879, d. 28 Mar 1950
SonJames Meredith RALPH b. 1881, d. 16 Aug 1917
DaughterIda Mary RALPH b. 1883, d. 12 Dec 1958
DaughterIsabel Huntley RALPH b. 1885, d. 30 Mar 1956
SonBenjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH b. Apr 1888, d. 5 Feb 1972
SonBertram Gray RALPH b. 1889, d. 13 May 1915
DaughterHelen Douglas Guest RALPH b. 31 Jul 1892, d. 9 Sep 1961
SonJohn Gray RALPH b. 12 Nov 1895, d. 18 Jun 1916

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Last Edited7 Feb 2017

Benjamin Armitage RALPH

M, #5409, b. 21 August 1843, d. 20 July 1930

Biography

Benjamin Armitage RALPH was born on 21 Aug 1843 in Cloughjordan, Tipperary.G He married Mary Ann GRAY, daughter of James GRAY and Sarah MEREDITH, on 7 Aug 1873 in Methodist Church, Roscrea, Tipperary. Benjamin Armitage RALPH married Ida May WATROUS in 1918 in Canada. Benjamin Armitage RALPH died on 20 Jul 1930, at age 86, in Saskatchewan.1 He was buried in Craigmore Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
Benjamin Armitage Ralph was the son of James Ralph and Fanny Armitage.

In 1881 Benjamin (37) and Mary Ann (26) Ralph lived in Launceston, Cornwall, England where Benjamin was "Principal of College of Teacher--L.L.B.". Their daughters Hilda and Morley were 3 and 1; both were born in Launceston.?In 1891 they were in Bristol, Westbury, Gloucestershire, where Benjamin was "L.L.B. Head Master of [Craigmore] College" and the "Local Preacher."?In 1901 Benjamin (57) and sons James (19), Benjamin (12), Bertram (11) are in Regent's Park, London. Benjamin is a Schoolmaster, Dr. of Laws. However, Mary is in Oxfordshire and is listed as head of a family consisting of herself and children Ida, Helen and John. Mary's occupation is "Writer. Author".?Benjamin 65 and his son Armitage are next found in the 1906 Saskatchewan census. The 1911 Canada Census for Prince Albert, Saskatchewan: Benjamin Ralph, farmer, born October 1834, Ireland, immigrated 1903. The 1916 census shows Benjamin (72, wid) and Armitage (28, single) farming in Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan. Here it says Benjamin arrived in 1904, Armitage in 1903.?From: "Early History of Saskatchewan Churches," by Meredith Black Banting, available online at : Craigmore United Church “. . . was founded in 1904 by the late Rev. Benjamin Ralph, B.A., M.A., Ph.D, LLD. . . . services were held in Dr. Ralph's home for the first 20 years. The name Craigmore originated from the College in Dublin [sic] of which he was headmaster. . . . Dr. Ralph remained in charge of Craigmore and a smaller area around it, until his passing in 1930, at the age of 87."

Children with Mary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

DaughterHilda Gray RALPH b. 11 May 1877, d. 27 Nov 1957
DaughterMorley Armitage RALPH b. 1879, d. 28 Mar 1950
SonJames Meredith RALPH b. 1881, d. 16 Aug 1917
DaughterIda Mary RALPH b. 1883, d. 12 Dec 1958
DaughterIsabel Huntley RALPH b. 1885, d. 30 Mar 1956
SonBenjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH b. Apr 1888, d. 5 Feb 1972
SonBertram Gray RALPH b. 1889, d. 13 May 1915
DaughterHelen Douglas Guest RALPH b. 31 Jul 1892, d. 9 Sep 1961
SonJohn Gray RALPH b. 12 Nov 1895, d. 18 Jun 1916

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S913] http://www.findagrave.com
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Hilda Gray RALPH

F, #5410, b. 11 May 1877, d. 27 November 1957

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Hilda Gray RALPH was born on 11 May 1877 in Launceston, Cornwall.G She married Reginald Charles CLINKER in 1900 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.G Hilda Gray RALPH died on 27 Nov 1957, at age 80, in 9 Regent Place, Rugby.G

Child with Reginald Charles CLINKER b. ca. 1873, d. 3 Aug 1931

SonCharles Ralph CLINKER b. 23 Aug 1906, d. 5 Apr 1983

Connections

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Reginald Charles CLINKER

M, #5411, b. about 1873, d. 3 August 1931

Biography

Reginald Charles CLINKER was born ca. 1873. He married Hilda Gray RALPH, daughter of Benjamin Armitage RALPH and Mary Ann GRAY, in 1900 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.G Reginald Charles CLINKER died on 3 Aug 1931 in Craig yr Ysfa, Dolgarrog, Denbighshire.1
Reginald Charles Clinker was Chief Research Engineer at the British Thomson Houston Co. in Rugby. He died in a mountaineering accident.

Child with Hilda Gray RALPH b. 11 May 1877, d. 27 Nov 1957

SonCharles Ralph CLINKER b. 23 Aug 1906, d. 5 Apr 1983

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S763] Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA
Last Edited7 Feb 2017

Morley Armitage RALPH

F, #5412, b. 1879, d. 28 March 1950

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Morley Armitage Ralph (1879-1950)
Morley Armitage RALPH was born in 1879 in Launceston, Cornwall.G She died on 28 Mar 1950, at age ~71, in Cornwall, England.G
She was appointed the first headmistress of the Anglican Herschel Girls School, established in Cape Town, South Africa, after having been head of the Diocesan School in Grahamstown. The school opened in February 1922. She resigned in 1933. She died in Cornwall after a long illness but was of Long Crendon, Bucks. (Death announcement: The Times, 13 March 1950, pg. 1.)1

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S398] Morley Armitage Ralph; http://herschelheritage.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/the-genesis-of-herschels-legacy-1922.html
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James Meredith RALPH

M, #5413, b. 1881, d. 16 August 1917

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

James Meredith RALPH was born in 1881 in Launceston, Cornwall.G He died on 16 Aug 1917, at age ~36, in Canada. He was buried in Craigmore Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Ida Mary RALPH

F, #5414, b. 1883, d. 12 December 1958

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Ida Mary RALPH was born in 1883 in Launceston, Cornwall.G She died on 12 Dec 1958, at age ~75, in Primrose Cottage, 31 High Street, Long Crendon, Aylesbury.1
Ida Mary Ralph was a Registered Nurse. She received the award of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1942, for services as Superintendent Health Visitor, Bristol.

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S763] Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA
Last Edited7 Feb 2017

Isabel Huntley RALPH

F, #5415, b. 1885, d. 30 March 1956

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Isabel Huntley RALPH was born in 1885 in Launceston, Cornwall.G She died on 30 Mar 1956, at age ~71, in 53 Chearsley Road, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.G1

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S763] Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA
Last Edited7 Feb 2017

Benjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH

M, #5416, b. April 1888, d. 5 February 1972

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Benjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH was born in Apr 1888. He married Dorothy Margaret RICHARDSON on 14 Dec 1916 in Saskatchewan. Benjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH died on 5 Feb 1972, at age 83.

Children with Dorothy Margaret RICHARDSON b. Apr 1896, d. 16 Oct 1986

DaughterIsabel RALPH b. 1918
SonRonald Benjamin RALPH b. 25 Apr 1925, d. 27 Feb 1985

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Dorothy Margaret RICHARDSON

F, #5417, b. April 1896, d. 16 October 1986

Biography

Dorothy Margaret RICHARDSON was born in Apr 1896. She married Benjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH, son of Benjamin Armitage RALPH and Mary Ann GRAY, on 14 Dec 1916 in Saskatchewan. Dorothy Margaret RICHARDSON died on 16 Oct 1986, at age 90.

Children with Benjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH b. Apr 1888, d. 5 Feb 1972

DaughterIsabel RALPH b. 1918
SonRonald Benjamin RALPH b. 25 Apr 1925, d. 27 Feb 1985

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Ronald Benjamin RALPH

M, #5418, b. 25 April 1925, d. 27 February 1985

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage Ronald RALPH b. Apr 1888, d. 5 Feb 1972
MotherDorothy Margaret RICHARDSON b. Apr 1896, d. 16 Oct 1986

Biography

Ronald Benjamin RALPH was born on 25 Apr 1925. He married Helen MULHOLLAND. Ronald Benjamin RALPH died on 27 Feb 1985, at age 59, in Langley, British Columbia.G He was buried in Langley Lawn Cemetery, Langley, British Columbia.G

Child with Helen MULHOLLAND b. 17 Jun 1923, d. 17 Jul 1997

SonMurlin Ronald RALPH b. 6 Mar 1947, d. 5 Sep 2010

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Bertram Gray RALPH

M, #5419, b. 1889, d. 13 May 1915

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Bertram Gray RALPH was born in 1889. He died on 13 May 1915, at age ~26.
Bertram Gray Ralph, b.1889, Glos. Acting Lieutenant, Royal Naval Reserve; HMS Goliath. Lost at sea in the Dardanelles 13 May 1915. Memorial erected by at Long Crendon, Bucks. Also named on memorial at Chatham. HMS Goliath was providing artillery support to forces in Gallipoli when it was torpedoed by a Turkish destroyer and sank with the loss of 570 lives.

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Helen Douglas Guest RALPH

F, #5420, b. 31 July 1892, d. 9 September 1961

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

Helen Douglas Guest RALPH was born on 31 Jul 1892 in Bristol, England.G She died on 9 Sep 1961, at age 69, in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.G1

Connections

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Citations

  1. [S763] Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA
Last Edited7 Feb 2017

John Gray RALPH

M, #5421, b. 12 November 1895, d. 18 June 1916

Parents

FatherBenjamin Armitage RALPH b. 21 Aug 1843, d. 20 Jul 1930
MotherMary Ann GRAY b. 1855, d. 1916

Biography

John Gray RALPH was born on 12 Nov 1895. He died on 18 Jun 1916, at age 20.

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Robert Wallace GRAY

M, #5422, b. 1857

Parents

FatherJames GRAY b. ca. 1818, d. 8 Oct 1909
MotherSarah MEREDITH b. Sep 1822, d. 1876

Biography

Robert Wallace GRAY was born in 1857. He married Marie HITTINGER.

Children with Marie HITTINGER b. 1863, d. 1946

SonAnton GRAY b. 1895
SonFred A. GRAY b. ca. 1897
SonRichard Wallace GRAY b. 4 Jan 1904, d. 18 Jan 1990

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Marie HITTINGER

F, #5423, b. 1863, d. 1946

Biography

Marie HITTINGER was born in 1863. She married Robert Wallace GRAY, son of James GRAY and Sarah MEREDITH. Marie HITTINGER died in 1946, at age ~83.

Children with Robert Wallace GRAY b. 1857

SonAnton GRAY b. 1895
SonFred A. GRAY b. ca. 1897
SonRichard Wallace GRAY b. 4 Jan 1904, d. 18 Jan 1990

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Anton GRAY

M, #5424, b. 1895

Parents

FatherRobert Wallace GRAY b. 1857
MotherMarie HITTINGER b. 1863, d. 1946

Biography

Anton GRAY was born in 1895.

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Fred A. GRAY

M, #5425, b. about 1897

Parents

FatherRobert Wallace GRAY b. 1857
MotherMarie HITTINGER b. 1863, d. 1946

Biography

Fred A. GRAY was born ca. 1897.

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