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Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« on: Saturday 30 May 20 23:15 BST (UK) »
Im currently piecing together a family tree on my fathers side. I have found a great great uncle Charles Eustace Gray who had a son Eustace Gray who lived in Australia, while looking through his will I found a paragraph discussing that if his son Burnett Gray should ever be traced then he should be given 100. Im really keen to trace this family member but don't know where to start! any help would be very much accepted  :)

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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 31 May 20 12:46 BST (UK) »
Hello Gray, welcome to Rootschat  :D

Some more information would be of assistance here.  You mention no dates at all and it is not clear whose will you are referring to.

Who is Burnett's father, Charles or Eustace? 

You do mention that Eustace lived in Australia.  Does that apply to Charles and Burnett as well?

When we have more information we will be better placed to help you.   :D
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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 31 May 20 12:55 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat

Is this related to the Burnett Gray you refer to

GRAY, BURNETT       mmn HINTON 
1909  Sept Quarter in HAMPSTEAD 
Volume 01A  Page 538

Parents Marriage Sep qtr 1900 
Gray    Charles Eustace       
Hinton    Nellie Maisie       
Marylebone    1a   1275
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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 31 May 20 13:00 BST (UK) »
Hi @rosie99, yes that sounds exactly right!


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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 31 May 20 13:15 BST (UK) »
Australia WW2 records possibility
Burnett Campbell-Gray
Born 29 May 1909, London England
Enlistment Waverley Park New South Wales
Service Number N219532
Next of Kin Maria Campbell-Gray
B884: Army Citizen Military Forces

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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 31 May 20 14:16 BST (UK) »
Is this the right Charles and will?
NSW probate records
Charles Eustace Gray - Date of Death 06/04/1952, Granted on 21/01/1953
Number NRS-13660-32-10869-Series 4_399608
State Records (Western Sydney)

Died in New Zealand and buried at Waikumete Cemetery
Age 75
Retired Photographer
https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/cemeteries/Pages/RecordDetails.aspx?recordId=F680368288678E33ACCA149290A11BDC


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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 31 May 20 15:16 BST (UK) »
Couple of sightings of Nellie Maisie in north London in the 1930s, but not with Charles Eustace

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Re: Family search Charles Eustace Gray
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 31 May 20 15:25 BST (UK) »
Possible outward trip to Auckland in 1926 of Eustace, 49 (journalist) and Nellie, 44

There are two potential return journeys by Nellie M. unaccompanied, in 1929 and 1935. the second matches her reappearance in electoral registers in 1936