Harold Bertram Cresswell

17 January 1887–20 June 1954 (Age 67)
Nelson, New Zealand

The Life of Harold Bertram

When Harold Bertram Cresswell was born on 17 January 1887, in Nelson, New Zealand, his father, John Cresswell, was 34 and his mother, Mary Eleanor Holdaway, was 31. He married Maria Elizabeth Scadden on 17 March 1911, in Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 June 1954, in Leamington, Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Harold Bertram Cresswell
1887–1954
Maria Elizabeth Scadden
1886–1952
Marriage: 17 March 1911
Doris Shirley Cresswell
1912–1990
Ailsa Coral Cresswell
1913–1986
John William Howard Cresswell
1915–1980
Clive Raymond Cresswell
1917–1980
Beryl Cresswell
1920–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1911
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1893

Age 6

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 9

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.
1907

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Creswell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Bertram, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Harold Bertrum Cresswell, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Harold Bertram Cresswell, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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