William Henry Pryce

about 1884–13 October 1953 (Age 69)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

The Life of William Henry

William Henry Pryce was born about 1884, in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. He had at least 2 sons with Dorothy Higgins. He died on 13 October 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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William Henry Pryce
Dorothy Higgins
William Henry Pryce
John Frederick Pryce

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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

1 Welsh and English: variant spelling of Price .2 Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William Henry Pryce - Cemetery record or headstone: birth: about 1884; Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Henry Pryce - Individual or family possessions: death: 13 October 1953; Hamilton, Auckland, New Zealand

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