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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 30 May 20 09:37 BST (UK) »
Charles John senior died in London  24 Feb 1856, MI at Redruth, St Uny.
buried at Nunhead cemetery Lindin Grove.
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 30 May 20 09:55 BST (UK) »
Charles John b 1855 's Master's Certificate is on Ancestry
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 30 May 20 10:01 BST (UK) »
UK 2nd mate Mate Certificate for Charles John Gray born 1855 Redruth Cornwall - Issued 27 May 1873 Liverpool.
UK 1st Mate Certificate for Charles John Gray born 1855 Redruth Cornwall - Issued 11 Sep 1975 Liverpool.
UK Masters Certificate for Charles John Gray born 1855 Redruth Cornwall - Issued 25 June 1877 Releath

1911 England Census 7 Dagmar Road Camberwell London: Charles John Gray (Boarder in the Rimbault home) aged 56, Married, born Redruth Cornwall, occupation Insurance Agent working from home.

Dreadnought Seamans Hospital Admission 3 June 1925: Charles John Gray, age 70, occupation Clerk, address The Priory Greenwich, Nature of complaint -Nervous debility, Discharged June 15.
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 30 May 20 10:23 BST (UK) »
There is a death registration for a Charles J. Gray age 83 in Sept 1938 Alton Hampshire.
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 30 May 20 10:59 BST (UK) »
Going back to the confirmation

the summary says

Daughter of the late Captain John Husband R.M. of Dumferline and widow of Charles John Gray, son of the late Major Charles Gray, Bengal Native Infantry, and grandson of the late Charles Gray, merchant, Forfar.

Confirmation granted to Charles John Gray, Melbourne, Australia
value of estate £2029 6s 8d
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 30 May 20 11:08 BST (UK) »
Dundee Advertiser 22 June 1863

Friday june 19
Gray’s Trustees v Robertson, et e contra.

Charles Gray, merchant in Forfar, died in 1811 leaving a trust-disposition and settlement, and relative codicil, by which he conveyed to his trustees specially certain heritable property including subjects at the Cross of Forfar, with a power of sale for purposes therein expressed, of the property other than that situated at the Cross. In 1844 there was a general settlement of accounts between General Gray, the truster’s son and surviving trustee, and the other beneficiaries….

General Gray died on 21st December 1857, vested in the property at the Cross as sruviving trustee, having also purchased the interests of one of his brothers and a nephew.

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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 30 May 20 11:21 BST (UK) »
in 1811 a Lieutenant Charles Gray of the Royal Marines published some poetry.
One titled 'The Prisoner of War"  is printed in the Star (London) 27 September 1811

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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #25 on: Saturday 30 May 20 11:24 BST (UK) »
Wow, I need to process all this, especially after getting nowhere while I was looking in Scotland! Thanks!
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Re: Lookup please: Charles John GRAY
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 30 May 20 12:16 BST (UK) »
Re the will, is there any indication why it was in the Scottish jurisdiction rather than English?
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