FERRIS William Aubrey

Male 1886 - 1968  (82 years)


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  • Name FERRIS William Aubrey 
    Born 1886  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1968  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Church Of England, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4091  The Tree of Him
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2014 

    Father FERRIS Edward,   b. 23 May 1854, Drummamail, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1890, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother WATERS Cecilia Jane,   b. 15 Jul 1851, Boorolong, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1929, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1872  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROBERTS Amy,   b. 25 Dec 1885, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1969, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1908  Wyndella, Saumarez Ponds, Armidale Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. FERRIS Edna Clarinda,   b. c1909, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age ~ 76 years)
     2. FERRIS,   b. 1910,   d. 1910  (Age 0 years)
     3. FERRIS Athol Oscar,   b. 1913, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2004, Berkeley Vale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. FERRIS Olga Ellen,   b. 1915, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1917, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. FERRIS Hughie Arnold,   b. 1918, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2007, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. FERRIS Zillah Ruth,   b. c1922,   d. 23 Jun 2002, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     7. Private
     8. FERRIS Noel,   b. 27 Sep 1924, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1950, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1886 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Apr 1968 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1930 and 1936 - Niagara Street, West Armidale, carrier and home duties


      Obituary
      Mr W A Ferris
      The funeral took place today of the late Mr William Aubrey Ferris, of 118 Niagara Street, Armidale, who died on Friday at the age of 81.
      He was a staunch supporter of St Mary’s Church at West Armidale, and at one time was a chuchwarden of St Peter’s Cathedral.
      In his younger days he was a great sportsman, an enthusiast of tennis, cricket and football, and was president of the West Armidale Football club for many years,
      For about 20 years he was in the haulage business, and carried all the girders for the Teachers’ College.
      Later he took over a small sheep property named Brookvale.
      He and Mrs Ferris celebrated their diamond widding on February 14.
      he leaves a wife, two sons and three daughters, Hugh (Armidale) Athol (Sydney); Mrs Zillah Cowley and Mrs June Jackson (Armidale) and Mrs Edna Davies (Brisbane). Another son, Noel, was killed while serving in the Fleet Air Arm in Wales.,
      There was a large attendance of mourners at the service in St Peter’s Cathedral conducted by the Dean, the Very Rev E W Wetherell. [10]

    Buried:
    • Row 8 Plot 38 Our dear father

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1886 30726.

    2. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1968 18835.

    3. [S62] Hazel Jean Clark (Ferris): A Descendant of New England’s Pioneers, Dr Michael J Brennan & Gay L Brennan, p. 78.

    4. [S27] church of England Volume 3, AFHG.

    5. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1872 1425.

    6. [S62] Hazel Jean Clark (Ferris): A Descendant of New England’s Pioneers, Dr Michael J Brennan & Gay L Brennan.

    7. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 836/1908.

    8. [S9] St Peter’s Church of England Parish Registers, Armidale, No 214, Roll 5.

    9. [S140] The Armidale Chronicle (NSW : 1894 - 1929) , Sat 15 Feb 1908, p. 4.

    10. [S5] The Armidale Express, 6 Apr 1968.