HAY William

Male 1811 - 1889  (78 years)


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  • Name HAY William  
    Born 12 Aug 1811  (Kingston-upon-)Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Oct 1811  Holy Trinity Church, Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1889  Oamaru, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: chronic cystitis; diabetes insipidus; exhaustion 
    Buried 18 Sep 1889  Oamaru, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1  Hay Major Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2010 

    Father Hay Joseph,   c. 15 Sep 1777, Holy Trinity Church, Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother ?Fleming Jane,   b. c1777,   bur. 17 Aug 1827, Holy Trinity Church, Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1808  Holy Trinity Church, Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 SHAW Mary,   b. 15 Jun 1804, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c1844  (Age 40 years) 
    Married c1833 
    Children 
    +1. YOUNG Duncan,   b. c1829, ?Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1878, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)  [Adopted]  [Birth]
    +2. HAY Jane,   b. c1834
    +3. HAY William,   b. 12 Aug 1836, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1927, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
    +4. HAY Joseph,   b. 27 Jun 1838, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1920, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     5. HAY Thomas,   b. c1841, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. HAY James,   b. 2 Aug 1843, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Documents
    Hay/Shaw, 1835.
    Hay/Shaw, 1835.
    Testimonial re William Hay, provided by John Neill, captain of the ship Robertson, 5 Dec 1835.
    Hay/Shaw, 1860?
    Hay/Shaw, 1860?
    Poem possibly given to William Jnr by his fiancée on her departure from Scotland for South Australia.
    Hay/Shaw, 1847.
    Hay/Shaw, 1847.
    Testimonial re William Hay given by John McArthur, captain of the ship Canada, 29 October 1847.
    Hay/Shaw, 1848-55.
    Hay/Shaw, 1848-55.
    Seven testimonials re William Hay, six pro forma and one fully hand-written, for voyages between 1848 and 1855.
    Histories
    03 Notes on Children of William Hay
    03 Notes on Children of William Hay
    Stepchild:
    Duncan Young, 1828 or 1829 (child of Marion and her first husband).
    Born to Marion:
    Jane, 8 May 1834, Greenock;
    William, 19 Aug 1836, Greenock;
    Joseph, 27 June 1838, Greenock;
    Thomas, 26 Dec 1840, Greenock;
    James, 2 Aug 1843, Greenock.
    Born to Euphemia:
    David, 2 Aug 1845, Greenock.
    01 Notes on William HAY (1811-1889) and Euphemia née SHAW
    01 Notes on William HAY (1811-1889) and Euphemia née SHAW
    William Hay born: 12 Aug 1811, (Kingston-upon-)Hull, Yorkshire, England. Married:
    (1) Mary (Marion) Shaw, widow, in or before 1833; (2) Euphy (Euphemia) Shaw, 25 July 1844, Greenock.
    William Hay died: 15 Sept 1889, Oamaru, Otago, NZ.
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 SHAW Euphy (Euphemia),   b. 14 Jul 1814, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1894, Oamaru, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1844  Greenock West or Old Parish, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. HAY David,   b. 2 Aug 1845, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1919, Invercargill, Southland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Photos
    Hay/Shaw. William Hay and Euphy nee Shaw with son David
    Hay/Shaw. William Hay and Euphy nee Shaw with son David
    Photo taken in Oamaru, possibly on their 25th wedding anniversary in July 1869.
    Hay/Shaw. William Hay Jnr and James Hay seated, with their half-brother David Hay
    Hay/Shaw. William Hay Jnr and James Hay seated, with their half-brother David Hay
    Hay/Shaw.  Remains of the 'Thomas & Henry', Deborah Bay, Otago Harbour, November 2010.
    Hay/Shaw. Remains of the 'Thomas & Henry', Deborah Bay, Otago Harbour, November 2010.
    William Hay and family sailed to Oamaru in this boat in December 1860, and William was in charge of it while it was (briefly) moored in Oamaru harbour as an off-loading hulk.
    Hay/Shaw.
    Hay/Shaw.
    William Hay Snr and Euphy (Euphemia) nee Shaw, Oamaru, 1870s?
    Hay/Shaw.
    Hay/Shaw.
    Oamaru: the landing place 1873 (note surf boats and cables). William Hay Snr and sons William, Joseph and James worked for the landing service as boatmen for varying periods between 1860 and 1875.
    Hay/Shaw.
    Hay/Shaw.
    Oamaru: the landing service's 'landing place' at the south end of the beach, pre-1870 (note the end of the creek not yet filled in).
    Documents
    Hay/Shaw. Ship-board journal of James Flint
    Hay/Shaw. Ship-board journal of James Flint
    James Flint travelled from Glasgow to Port Chalmers in the 'Silistria', July-October 1860 -- the same voyage as Euphemia Hay and her four sons.
    Hay/Shaw, 1894.
    Hay/Shaw, 1894.
    Hand-written copy of register entry re death of Euphemia Hay nee Shaw, who died 1 Sep 1894.
    Headstones
    Hay/Shaw; Hay/Kinnear.
    Hay/Shaw; Hay/Kinnear.
    Plot: Block 6, plots 1/2
    Hay/Shaw; Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson; Hay/Kinnear; Hay/Lewis.
    Hay/Shaw; Hay/Greaves; Hay/Richardson; Hay/Kinnear; Hay/Lewis.
    The Hay family grave; it contains 12 burials (most notably William Hay and his wife Euphemia nee Shaw and their sons William Jnr and David) and two cremations.
    Plot: Block 6, plots 1/2
    Histories
    01 Notes on William HAY (1811-1889) and Euphemia née SHAW
    01 Notes on William HAY (1811-1889) and Euphemia née SHAW
    William Hay born: 12 Aug 1811, (Kingston-upon-)Hull, Yorkshire, England. Married:
    (1) Mary (Marion) Shaw, widow, in or before 1833; (2) Euphy (Euphemia) Shaw, 25 July 1844, Greenock.
    William Hay died: 15 Sept 1889, Oamaru, Otago, NZ.
    03 Notes on Children of William Hay
    03 Notes on Children of William Hay
    Stepchild:
    Duncan Young, 1828 or 1829 (child of Marion and her first husband).
    Born to Marion:
    Jane, 8 May 1834, Greenock;
    William, 19 Aug 1836, Greenock;
    Joseph, 27 June 1838, Greenock;
    Thomas, 26 Dec 1840, Greenock;
    James, 2 Aug 1843, Greenock.
    Born to Euphemia:
    David, 2 Aug 1845, Greenock.
    15 Immigrant Ships -- Hay families
    15 Immigrant Ships -- Hay families
    Ships and dates of voyages to New Zealand of the Seed, Hay, Baker and Hamilton families, William Murphy, Elizabeth Ellen Seed and Jane Kinnear.
    02 Notes on Euphemia HAY née SHAW (1814-1894)
    02 Notes on Euphemia HAY née SHAW (1814-1894)
    Born: 14 July 1814, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland.
    Married: William Hay, 25 July 1844, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland.
    Died: 1 Sept 1894, Oamaru, Otago, NZ.
    Includes lengthy excerpts from a ship-board diary of the journey to New Zealand.
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos Hay/Major, 2011. Family reunion, April 2011.
    Laurence Hay on the bottom boards of the brig 'Thomas & Henry', sailed by his gt-gt-grandfather. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)