Emily Kate Ambury

9 May 1882–1975 (Age 92)
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily Kate

When Emily Kate Ambury was born on 9 May 1882, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Arthur Ambury, was 26 and her mother, Emily Hilyer, was 30. She married Ernest Henry Drew in 1905, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1975, in New Zealand, at the age of 93, and was buried in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Henry Drew
Emily Kate Ambury
Marriage: 1905
William Arthur Henry Drew
Ernest Percival Drew

Spouse and Children

    Ernest Henry Drew



New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings


    Emily Hilyer




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

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 25

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire or Oxfordshire called Albury, from Old English eald ‘old’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘stronghold’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Emily K Ambury in household of Arthur Ambury, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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