Walter Stratford Press

Male14 January 1884–13 December 1939

Brief Life History of Walter Stratford

When Walter Stratford Press was born on 14 January 1884, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, Charles Barber Press, was 37 and his mother, Louisa Alice Stratford, was 33. He married Charlotte Overend on 30 August 1905, in New Zealand. He died on 13 December 1939, in Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 55, and was buried in Karori Cemetery, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Walter Stratford Press
Charlotte Overend
Marriage: 30 August 1905

Sources (4)

  • William Stratford Press, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Walter Stratford Press, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • Walter Stratford Press, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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  • Marriage
    30 August 1905New Zealand
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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (7)

    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

    Age 3

    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.


    Age 9

    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.


    Age 23

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Meyer, Myer, Tova, Ari, Basya, Isak, Shalom, Shoshanna, Yakov.

    English: variant of Priest .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for someone who ironed clothes, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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