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Joseph Alexander (Peter) Kewley[1, 2]

Male 1902 - 1969  (66 years)


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  • Name Joseph Alexander (Peter) Kewley 
    Born 22 Aug 1902  Douglas, Isle of Man UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jul 1969  Karori Cemetery and Crematorium, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The 1911 Isle of Man census for the household at 3 Newcastle House Duke's Road, Douglas, headed by Peter Kewley, 55, widowed, 23 years married, b. Patrick, Isle of Man, general labourer; George Henry Kewley, 18, single, grocer carter; Beatrice Kewley, 16; Charles Kewley, 13; Thomas Kewley, 11, all b. Douglas, Isle of Man; Joseph Kewley, 9, b. Conchan, Isle of Man, all single.
    • 1921 Census Of England & Wales includes: Joseph Alexander Kewley, b. 1901, Isle of Man; Edward Kewley; Charles Edward Kewley, b. 1896, Isle of Man; in a household in Douglas, Isle of Man.
    • Occupation: 1935, steward; 1938, s.s. Karu steward; 1942, ship's steward; 1946, laborer; 1958, watersider.
    • Residence, Wellington, NZ: 1935, 1938, 7 Hall Street; 1942, 1946; 1957, 12 Herald Tce.
    • New Zealand electoral rolls: for 7 Hall Street - 1935, 1938 Joseph Alexander Kewley and Martha Kewley (married); for 12 Herald Terrace - 1954, 1957, 1963, 1969 Joseph Alexander Kewley, watersider, and Ada Winifred Kewley, domestic (1946, 1957), married (1963, 1969).
    • The NZ electoral rolls suggest he was twice married: first to Martha at least from 1935-1938 and then to Ada Winifred 1946-1969. In 1974 Ada [1900-1988] married Edward Arthur Cunningham [1904-1990], a widower.
    Person ID I1461  Agelasto
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2022 

    Father Peter Henry (John) Kewley,   b. Bef 20 Jul 1856, Isle of Man UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1927, Isle of Man UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Edith Mary (Augustus [Agelasto]) Sullivan,   b. Abt 1865, St. Helen's, Merseyside, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1908, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 07 Jun 1885  St. Barnabas, Douglas, Isle of Man UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage witnesses: Charles Sayle and Mary Elizabeth Sayle [her sister].
    Documents
    Peter Kewley - Edith Sullivan 1885 marriage certificate
    Peter Kewley - Edith Sullivan 1885 marriage certificate
    Married: Edith Mary Sullivan. Groom's marital status: Bachelor. Groom's father: John Kewley. Bride's marital status: Spinster. Bride's father: Augustus Agelasto. (MS10310/2/1)
    Family ID F590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1902 - Douglas, Isle of Man UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jul 1969 - Karori Cemetery and Crematorium, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Joseph Alexander Kewley
    Joseph Alexander Kewley

    Documents
    Joseph Alexander Kewley military papers
    Joseph Alexander Kewley military papers

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] 1911 Isle of Man census.

    2. [S162] 1921 Census of England and Wales.