Gurney, Kenneth Ronald 1 2

Birth Name Gurney, Kenneth Ronald
Nick Name (Uncle) Ken
Gender male
Age at Death 78 years, 9 months, 27 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1925-09-22 Watford, Hertfordshire, England EJLA; or 1924 from scanned Gurney Family Tree 9/2013 3 4a
Military Service 1947-07-26 Glasgow, Scotland to St John's, Newfoundland 5a
Military Service about 1944 Shiloh Defence Forces Base, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada Pilot - to Canada for training as Navigator 6 7
Marriage 1945 Watford, Hertfordshire, England Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter 8a
Emigration 1947-07-27 St John, Newfoundland, Canada From UK to Canada - Ship: Cabot Strait 5b
Occupation after 1947 St John, Newfoundland, Canada 1. St John Canneries 7
Occupation after 1947 Gander, Newfoundland, Canada 2. BOAC 7
Occupation after 1948 New York State, USA 3. BOAC 7
Marriage 1986-07-04 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia    
Event Note

Don't think marriage date for Barbara is right as Ken visited me on his trip to NZ after Phyl died and he met Barbara on that trip - c. 1998. Needs checking - SJL

Death 2004-07-19 Australia   9a


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Gurney, GEORGE1885-05-031968-03-17
Mother Horwood, ROSE1889-08-301970-08-00
    Sister     [Living], [Living]
    Sister     Gurney, Vera Rosalie 1912-10-07 2000-01-01
    Sister     Gurney, Margaret Eleanor 1914-08-03 1990
    Brother     Gurney, Edward George 1920 1921
    Sister     Gurney, Gwendoline Joyce 1922-06-04 2011-05-14
         Gurney, Kenneth Ronald 1925-09-22 2004-07-19
    Brother     Gurney, Roy Edwin 1927 2016


Family of Gurney, Kenneth Ronald and Best, Phyllis Beatrice

Married Wife Best, Phyllis Beatrice ( * 1922 + 1985 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
Gurney, Pamela Joyce1950-09-112003-10-01

Family of Gurney, Kenneth Ronald and [Living], [Living]

Married Wife [Living], [Living] ( * + ... )

Source References

  1. Vera (Gurney) Stuart via E J Leader: Gurney Family - Vera Stuart via EJL
  2. Kenneth Ronald Gurney: K R Gurney Family Tree 9/2013 (scanned)
  3. E J Leader: E J Leader - Addressbook
  4. GRO: England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2007
      • Page: Buckinghamshire/Watford/Oct-Nov-Dec 1924/3a/1270; Ken England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 -
  5. UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890-1960
      • Page: Furness Line/Carbot Strait/Master: Dalton/BT 26; Ken UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 -
      • Citation:

        Transcription error on date?

      • Page: Furness Line/Cabot Strait/26 July 1947; UKOutwardPassengerLists1890-1960ForKennethRonaldGurney.jpg
  6. Defence Canada: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
  7. S J Leader: Conversations with E J Leader - notes, Sept 2013
  8. Family Search: England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
      • Page: Marriage Registration, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England; 3A 4230 135
  9. [US] Social Security Administration: US Social Security Death Index 1935-current
      • Page: [SSN] Issue Ste: New York/Issue date 1954-55; Ken U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current -