GRAY William Herbert Inglis

Name William Herbert Inglis GRAY
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1878
Died 1906
Birth/Baptism Born 11 June 1878, Ballarat, Victoria
Parents John Whiteman and Margaret Gray (formerly Williams)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Other Approx. 1899: Moved to Tasmania.

Employer: F & W Stewart, watchmakers and jewellers, Charles Street, Launceston.

1904: Timekeeper for the Launceston Harrier Club.

1905: Timekeeper at Tamar Regatta and Launceston Harrier Club, where watchmaker A A Castley was assistant secretary.

Death 1 December 1906, at the residence of Miss Higgs, Arnwood, 10 Trevallyn Road, Trevallyn,  Launceston, aged 28.

Cause of death: Pneumonia and exhaustion.

Burial: 2 December 1906, Carr Villa Cemetery, Kings Meadows, Launceston.

Note: Miss Higgs was likely Ruth Corderoy Higgs, daughter of architect, surveyor, and artist, Joshua Higgs (senior). She was also a nurse, artist, and librarian.


TAHO: File No. 1997, Name Indexes 1989639, AD961/1/9 Will No. 2513
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1878; Victoria Births Deaths Marriages, Registration No. 13281/1878; Carr Villa Cemetery burial record 1906; Findmypast, Tasmania Wills and Letters of Administration 1907; Launceston Family Album [Ruth Corduroy Higgs].
Daily Telegraph 3 December 1906.