Joshua Rogers Gray Snr
Elizabeth Donald
Henry Albert Bown
(Cir 1840-)
Emily Wiley
(Cir 1840-)
Troilus Gray
May Alice Bown
(Cir 1870-)
Troilus (Troy) Gray


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1. Esme Blanche Gant

Troilus (Troy) Gray

  • Born: 10 Mar 1906, Thornbury, Victoria Australia
  • Marriage (1): Esme Blanche Gant on 13 Feb 1932
  • Died: Nov 1984 at age 78

  General Notes:

Ken Gray notes:
Troilus Gray [the younger] was educated at several state schools, Melbourne High School and Melbourne Technical College [RMIT]. Had employment with a radio manufacturing firm and in 1928 went to Wedderburn in charge of the Municipal Electricity Plant.

In 1948 he resigned as manager of the power station and electrical supply and moved to Stawell. He owned and ran a soft drink factory. [Gray's Aerated Waters.] Troy was elected Mayor of the Borough of Stawell in 1952. In 1953 Troy and his family relocated to North Balwyn, a Melbourne suburb where he and his wife, Esmé ran a gift shop and electrical contracting business.

  Noted events in his life were:

• connection. My connection to Ken Gray is as follows:

Ken Gray (1935)
His father was Troilus (Troy) Gray (1906)
His father was Troilus Gray (1869)
His father was Joshua Gray (1828)
& he also had Joshua Gray (1858)
He had Darcy Gray (1886) who married Ruby Dickinson (1889)
Her father was Robert Dickinson (1842) who married Martha Stephens (1850)
The had William Stephens (1877)
He had Elsie Stephens (1919) who married Arthur Hiscock (1907)
His father was Frank Hiscock (1873) who married Emily Wallis (1875)
Her father was William Wallis (1849) who married Victorine Groube (1851)
Her father was Rev Horatio Groube (1814) & he also had George Groube (1847)
He had Edith Groube (1880) who married Percy Howe (1866)
His father was Robert Howe (1833)
His father was Frederick Howe (1805)
His father was James Howe (1777)
His father was George Howe (1741) & he also had Sarah Howe (1775)
She had Alexander Moss (1811)
She had James Moss (1846)
He had Laura Kershaw Waldock or Moss (1864)
She had Winthrop Larkinson (1889)
He had Dulcie Larkinson (1926) who married Colin Davies (1925)
They had me- Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

Troilus married Esme Blanche Gant, daughter of Stanley Austin and Irene Gant, on 13 Feb 1932. (Esme Blanche Gant was born circa 1910.)

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