When Alfred Wiley was born on 10 July 1880, in Carterton, Wairarapa District, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, Luther Gausden Wiley, was 28 and his mother, Clara Fawcett, was 23. He married Linda Adelaide Martin in 1918, in New Zealand. He died on 20 July 1950, in Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 70, and was buried in Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.
English: from various places called with Old English wīg, wēoh ‘idol’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Whyly in East Hoathly (Sussex), Whiligh in Ticehurst (Sussex), Weeley (Essex), Weoley (Worcestershire), and Willey (Surrey), or from any of the other places called Willey, such as those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire, named with Old English wilig ‘willow’ + lēah, or from Wylye (Wiltshire), which takes its name from the river Wylye (of uncertain etymology).
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