NameRose Elizabeth GRAY
Birth24 May 1879, Pimlico, London, England1429,1412
Death21 Aug 1957, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada1429 Age: 78
Burial24 Aug 1957, Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
FatherJohn Edward GRAY (1849-1915)
MotherEleanor Sophia FOSDICK (1850-1934)
Birth20 Mar 1864, Middlesex, England1432
Death12 Sep 1939, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada1432 Age: 75
Burial15 Sep 1939, Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada1432
Notes for Rose Elizabeth GRAY

Family Remembrance:2 "Rose Elizabeth (1884-1957) was the fifth child in the Gray family. She was considered quite a beauty and was the only one to remain in London when the rest of the family sailed to Canada. She had married Admiral Harry Plymsell. Years after we had left Victoria Rosie and Harry joined the others and made Victoria their home. There were no children of this union."

1879 Possible Birth Registration: Rose Elizabeth Gray, birth, 1879 Q3 Jul-Sep, St. George Hanover Square, London, Surrey, v. 1a, p. 93 (FreeBMD)

1881 British Census:1412
Middlesex, England (St. George Hanover Square)
Enumerated 3 April 1881
24 Moreton Place
John E. Grey •• married, age 31, male, born in Hoxton, Middlesex, head of household, stone mason
Eleanor S. •• married, age 30, female, born in Eyke, Suffolk, wife
George F. •• age 8, male, born in Westminster, Middlesex, son, scholar
Eleanor •• age 6, female, born in Westminster, Middlesex, daughter, scholar
Florence E. •• age 4, female, born in Westminster, Middlesex, daughter
Rosa E. •• age 1, female, born in Pimlico, Middlesex, daughter
Alfred Laurance •• unmarried, age 23, male, born in Croydon, Surrey, lodger, butcher
Herbert Griffin •• unmarried, age 22, male, born in Ely, Cambridge, lodger, butcher

1891 British Census:2708
London, England (Battersea; Clapham Parliamentary Borough; St. Marks Ecclesiastical Parish)
Enumerated 5 April 1891
295 Lavender Hill
John E. Gray •• head, male, 41, builder & decorator, employer, born Hoxton, London
Eleanor S. •• wife, married, 40, born Eyke, Suffolk
George F. •• son, single, 18, carpenter apprentice, employed, born Pimlico, London
Eleanor S. •• daughter, single, 16, born Westminster, London
Florence E. •• daughter, single, 14, scholar, born Westminster, London
Rose E. •• daughter, single, 11, scholar, born Pimlico, London
Percy O. •• son, single, 6, scholar, born in Lambeth, London
Mabel V. •• daughter, single, 3, born in Wandsworth, London

1901 British Census:212
London, England (Wandsworth)
Enumerated 31 March 1901
310 Merton Road
John E. Gray •• head, male, 51, builder, employer, born Hoxton, London
Eleanor S. •• wife, female, 50, born Eyke, Suffolk
Florence E. •• daughter, single, 24, born Westminster, London
Rose E. •• daughter, single, 21, born Lambeth, London
Percy O. •• son, 16, born Lambeth, London
Mabel V. •• daughter, 13, born Battersea, London
Lawrence G. •• son, 9, born Battersea, London
Cecil H. •• son, 8, born Battersea, London
Matilda Dormer •• servant, 14, household domestic, born Wandsworth, London
Brother George Fosdick Gray and family lived at 400A Merton Road

1905 Possible Marriage Registration: Henry George Plymsell and Rose Elizabeth Gray, 1905, 2Q Apr-Jun, Croydon, Surrey, v. 2a, p. 601 (FreeBMD)

1908 Departure from UK:3092,3086 Empress of Britain, departure from Port of Liverpool, 24 July 1908, destination Port of Quebec; party of 5 on ticket number 12920; J. E. Gray, age 60; Mrs. Gray, age 57; Miss Gray, age 26; H. S. Plymsell, age 27; and Mrs. Plymsell, age 26; were listed as of Scotch origin. The Atlantic voyage was five days duration.

1908 Immigration to Canada:3083,3086 Empress of Britain, landed at Quebec, 29 July 1908, 2nd Class, Rose Plymsell, age 24, can read and write, wife, born in England, Church of England, destination: Victoria; accompanied by husband Henry Plymsell, father John Gray, mother Eleanor Gray, and sister Mabel Gray. Entire party travelled on contract ticket 12920, purchased by John Gray.

1957 Death Certificate:1429 Rose Elizabeth Plymsell; death date, 21 August 1957; death place, St. Joseph's Hospital, Victoria, B.C.; in Canada 28 years; residence, 2838 Blackwood Street; female, Canadian citizen, widow, born in London, England; born 24 May 1879; age 78; home duties; husband, Henry George Plymsell; father, John Edward Gray, England; mother, Eleanor Sophia Fosdick, England; informant; Mabel Violet Grist, sister; burial, 24 August 1957, Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, British Columbia.
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