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Family of William Alvara Humphrey and Esther Emmeline Churchill

Husband: William Alvara Humphrey (1876-1945)
Wife: Esther Emmeline Churchill (1873-1920)
Marriage 3 Oct 1906 Durban, Natal, South Africa

Husband: William Alvara Humphrey

Name: William Alvara Humphrey
Sex: Male
Father: Alvara Humphrey (1847-1922)
Mother: Sarah Ann Cutts (1843-1932)
Birth 8 Nov 1876 York, Yorkshire
Baptism 5 Dec 1876 (age 0) York, Yorkshire
Birth fact 1876 (age 0) 1876 Dec Qtr, York, 9d/56
Census 1881 (age 4-5) Living with parents
Census 1891 (age 14-15) Living with parents
Emigration 1894 (age 17-18) from Emigrated to South Africa
Occupation Geologist
Occupation 1903 (age 26-27) Elected Fellow of the Geological Society of London
Education Woodhouse Grove School, Leeds, & Univ. of Munich
Death 1 Feb 1945 (age 68) Cape Town, South Africa

Wife: Esther Emmeline Churchill

Name: Esther Emmeline Churchill
Sex: Female
Father: Joseph Fleetwood Churchill (1827-1880)
Mother: Emma Gillespie (1833- )
Birth 21 Jun 1873 Durban, Natal, South Africa
Death 9 Mar 1920 (age 46) Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
Burial 1920 Woltemade Cemetery, Maitland, Western Cape, South Africa

Note on Husband: William Alvara Humphrey (1)

Born 8th Nov., 1876, at York, Engd. ; oldest son of Alvara Humphrey, of York. Educ. Woodhouse Grove School, nr. Leeds, and SA Coll., Cape Town ; Bronze Medal and Melville prize for Geology at SA Coll. 1902; m. Oct., 1906, Esther, d. of late J. Fleetwood Churchill.

From Who's Who of South Africa, 1911

Note on Husband: William Alvara Humphrey (2)

Author of the following studies (among others):

The geology of the country south of Piet Retief: An explanation of sheet no. 68 (Piet Retief), The Govt. Printer (South Africa, 1931)

The geology of the country surrounding Vryheid: An explanation of sheet no. 102 (Vryheid), The Govt. Printer (South Africa, 1932)

Note on Wife: Esther Emmeline Churchill

Image of gravestone:

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