The Story of the Gray Family so Far
This is an account of the Gray family as we know it to date. We intend to update it as our research finds out more.
We start with ourselves Michael and Sylvia Gray, we have 3 children Nicola, Michael and Lisa.
Nicola is Married to David Buckenham and has 3 children Lucy, Lee & Louie.
Michael married Anna Rebekah Hurrell on 20th July 2002
Michael Antony Gray & Anna Rebecca Hurrell
Lisa is Married to Mark Moat and has 3 children Jamie , Chloe and Jessica .
We moved to our present address in 1975 from Battersea where Sylvia and I met and Married
The people in the above photo are from Left to right Pauline Bissett , Pauline Mead Wyndham Philip Gray, June Bissett ,Vera Gray ,Bob Furlong ,Michael Gray ,Sylvia Gray Sylvia Bissett ,Jim Brassil ,Barbara Kisby ,Sandra Kisby ,and Margaret Wallace. The Bridesmaids were all cousins of Sylvia except Pauline Mead who is my cousin. Bob Furlong was the best man and is still a good friend Sylvia Bissett was Sylvia's Mother and Jim Brassil her Stepfather.
When we married we lived in one room in Sylvia's Grandmothers house at 13 Keildon Rd. Battersea London S.W.11. We later took over the upstairs flat. This consisted of 3 rooms plus a bathroom & toilet. Nicola was born on the 23rd September 1967.
Michael Antony was born on the 10th October 1970. He was born at home at 13 Keildon Rd. Battersea London.
When Michael was 2 we bought our first house at 39 Ashness Rd Battersea which was the next road to Berber Rd. Where my Mother & Father lived and I had lived up until I got Married.
Lisa was born at Ashness Rd on the 8th October 1974
In 1975 we sold the house at Ashness Rd and Moved to our present Address at Motspur Park New Malden Surrey.
I met Sylvia in 1959 at the local youth club which was held at the school I had attended as an Infant Bellville Rd. Primary School. We had a large group of friends and had great times together. We converted the cellar in my Mother & Fathers house into a clubroom and the gang would be there most of the time we were not at school or later at work. We had some great weekends camping and some great holidays at holiday camps and later in Spain.
I was born in Oxford on the 3rd of May 1943. My mother returned home to 15 Berber Rd. Battersea with me and we stayed there during the war and untill I got married.
Vera met Wyndham after he moved from Lambeth to Battersea they Married in Christchurch Battersea on the 1st August 1936.
Wyndham was born at 169 Wandsworth Rd. Lambeth on the 22nd of May 1913 Son of Samson Charles Gray and Margaret Annie Gray (nee Brittle) He had 2 Brothers and 4 Sisters. His Brothers were Samson Charles Gray (Died as an Infant) & George Gray. His Sisters were Ellen Gray (Nellie). Margaret Gray, Charlotte Gray (Lotte) and Gladys Gray. In 1996 Wyndham & Vera received a telegram from the Queen congratulating them on their Diamond wedding anniversary (60yrs) Sadly Wyndham died on the 14th January 2001 in Kingston Hospital of a Lung infection aged 87 He will be sadly missed by Sylvia and myself and his 3 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren and of course his wife Vera They had been married for 64 years.