Douglas James Henry

ID# 148, (17 Jan 1919 - 2 Jun 1978)

Douglas James Henry was born on 17 Jan 1919 at Purakanui, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand .1
He was the son of George Henry Henry and Margaret Harris.

Douglas James Henry married Joyce Gooch, daughter of Louis Cyril Hislop Gooch and Lilly Clark, on 14 Nov 1945 at First Presbyterian Church, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand .2
Joyce Gooch married to Douglas Henry
14 Nov 1945

Douglas died on 2 Jun 1978 at 46 Playfair Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand , at age 59 years, 4 months and 16 days.3

Douglas's cause of death on 2 Jun 1978 was from Cerebral Thrombosis.

Douglas was buried on 6 Jun 1978 at Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Buried also with Adele and Joyce.4

Adele, Douglas and Joyce Henry
Anderson's Bay Cemetery

Douglas James Henry's estate was probated on 19 Jul 1978 at Dunedin High Court, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

HENRY Douglas James
Executor granted to Joyce Henry
Will dated 31st July 1951

All property and personal items to Wife Joyce Henry.5

Douglas and Joyce had 2 children.

Children of Douglas James Henry and Joyce Gooch

FatherGeorge Henry Henry (25 Mar 1875 - 29 Sep 1943)
MotherMargaret Harris (c 1888 - 21 Aug 1950)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1919 Folio No 1382, March Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1945 Folio No 13843.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1978 NZ Online Database: 1978/ 31649 - DOB 17 Jan 1919 - Folio No 8264, aged 59.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Dunedin City Council Online Database: Anderson Bay Cemetery, Block 204. Plot 70. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.
  5. [S40] Probate NZ, Dunedin Archives, Item ID R14715398, Record No 427/78, photographed 21 July 2016, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.