Selina Stanley was born in 1879 in Tasmania, Australia. Her parents were Thomas Stanley and Elizabeth Stanley nee Morren .
Selina married Charles Cameron Ward in 1899 in New Plymouth, New Zealand and they had four sons. They divorced in 1933 . Their marriage notice in the papers Taranaki Herald, shows the marriage took place at the bride's sisters residence Mrs George Kilner, and her father Thomas Stanley of Melbourne .
She passed away in 1964 aged 83 years . Her will in probate mentions all four sons .
↑ "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27M-2C7H : 13 March 2020), Selina Stanley, 17 Jul 1879; citing Birth 17 Jul 1879, Fingal, Tasmania, Australia, line #137735, Archives Office of Tasmania, Hobart; FHL microfilm 7,368,122
↑ "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz), Marriage Registration of Selina Stanley and Charles Cameron Ward; citing Marriage Certificate 1899/1806
↑ "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz), Death Registration of Selina Stanley Ward, aged at death 83Y, Date of death 1/5/1964; citing Death Certificate 1964/30205
↑ "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2VC6-WV9 : 28 May 2019), Selina Ward, 1964; citing , New Plymouth probate files, 1867-1981, record number 228/64, Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office; FamilySearch digital folder 100154656