Herbert Williams

Herbert Ernest Williams (1887 - 1960)

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Herbert Ernest Williams
Born in Auckland, New Zealandmap
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Husband of — married in Church of Christ, West Street, Auckland, New Zealandmap
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Died in Auckland, New Zealandmap
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Categories: Descendants of Rev. Thomas Kendall | Auckland, New Zealand | Carpenters | Auckland, Auckland.

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Herbert Williams came from Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
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Herbert Earnest Williams was born on 23rd December 1887, in Auckland, New Zealand, he was the fifth oldest of 12 children born to Anna Maria Scott, age 28, and Theodore Kendall Williams, age 29.[1] who had married on 22nd February 1881.

His father was the son of James Williams Jr and Arabela Florence. Theodore Kendall Williams was born 26th October 1857 in Auckland, New Zealand.
His mother was the daughter of John Scott and Jane Holywood. Anna Maria Scott was born 29th March 1859 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland.

Herbert married Ruby Rosalie Leman, on July 24, 1912, in the Church of Christ, West Street, Auckland, New Zealand.[2]

His first daughter Rita Rosalie was born on October 16, 1914, in Auckland, New Zealand. His second daughter Joyce Millicent was born on May 15, 1916, in Auckland, New Zealand. Herberts third and last daughter Phyllis Ruby was born on April 15, 1920, in Auckland, New Zealand.

Herbert's occupation was a Carpenter, in his spare time he built Grandfather Clocks. these grandfather clocks are still around today.[3]

On December 10, 1960, Herbert died at age 73, in Auckland, New Zealand. He was Buried on December 13, 1960, at the Waikumete Cemetery. Herbert's Grave is in PROTESTANT LAWN B Row 2, Plot 47[4]


🚼 1887 (0); Birth of Herbert Earnest Williams (Dec 23)
💒 1912 (24); Marriage to Ruby Rosalie Leman (Jul 24)
🚼 1914 (26); Birth of Daughter, Rita Rosalie Williams (Aug 16)
🚼 1916 (28); Birth of Daughter, Joyce Millicent Williams (May 15)
🚼 1920 (32); Birth of Daughter, Phyllis Ruby Williams (Apr 13)
💀 1960 (73); Death of Herbert Earnest Williams (Dec 10)


  1. New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840-1950 "Text; 1888/919 Williams Herbert Ernest Anna Theodore Kendall
  2. MARRIAGES New Zealand Herald, Volume XLIX, Issue 15080, 24 August 1912, Page 1 [Click Here] WILLIAMS-LEMAN.-On Wednesday, July 24, 1912, at the Church of Christ, West-street, by Mr Geo. Aldridge. Herbert Ernest, fourth son of Mr T. K. Williams, Matamata, to Ruby Rosalie, third daughter of Mr A. Leman, Mount Eden.
  3. Remembered by Ian Braddock and Bev Roper
  4. Auckland Council West Burial and Cremation records, (www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz : accessed 29 November 2016) text; WILLIAMS, HERBERT ERNEST, Plot PROTESTANT LAWN B Row 2 Plot 47, Interment Type Burial, Title MR, Surname WILLIAMS, Given Names HERBERT ERNEST, Age 72, Gender Male, Occupation CARPENTER, Date Of Death 10-Dec-1960, Date-Of Cremation N/A, Date Of Burial 13-Dec-1960, Funeral Director DAVIS FUNERAL SERVICES, Head Stone Details Y.

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On 20 Dec 2016 at 04:23 GMT Campbell Braddock wrote:

A story in our family says that Herbert invented the "Automatic hollow bricks machine" and sold the design to a New Zealand company,

Herbert is 21 degrees from George Bush, 24 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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