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Captain William SHORT

Captain William SHORT

Male Abt 1831 - 1906  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name William SHORT 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born Abt 1831  ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1906  112 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    SHORT, Captain William
    SHORT, Captain William
    Newspaper article that details the death of Captain William SHORT in Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
    Buried 28 May 1906  Karori Cemetery, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cemetery Management has informed www.shortfamilytree.com that Captain William Short was disinterred from where he was laid to rest. Reasons unknown. If you require further information, it would be best if you contact them direct.
    Person ID I6673  Short Family Tree Misc
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 

    Family Jane BRUCE,   b. Abt 1843, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1909, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 1867  Rotherhithe, London, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Alfred SHORT,   b. 5 Aug 1867, De Burgh Street, Dover, Kent, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1898, Melbourne East, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F2322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1831 - ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1867 - Rotherhithe, London, ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1906 - 112 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 May 1906 - Karori Cemetery, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    History of 112 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
    History of 112 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

    William and Jane SHORT resided at 112 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND until he (William) committed suicide by cutting his own throat on the 26 May 1906.


  • Sources 
    1. [S31] NZ BDM, newzealand.govt.nz, 1906.
      1906/3051