- Born: 1844, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
- Marriage: Harriett Hannah HARVEY in 1889
- Died: 1916 at age 72
- Buried: 15 Dec 1916, Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand
Colonist, Volume LVIII, Issue 14288, 18 December 1916, Page 4
AN OLD MAN'S DEATH.
A recently admitted .inmate of the Alexandra Home, named Henry George Brunning, aged 71, dropped dead at the Home at Richmond on Friday morning. He had been at the institution a little over a week, came from Collingwood. An inquest was held on Saturday before Mr E. Davidson, Coroner. Evidence was given by Dr.Washbourn, of Nelson, that he had made a postmortem examination of the deceased's body, and that death was due to senile decay and heart failure. A verdict was returned in accordance with the medical testimony. Brunning leaves a young widow and a very large family.
Henry married Harriett Hannah HARVEY, daughter of John William HARVEY and Alice Hannah, in 1889. (Harriett Hannah HARVEY was born in 1871, died in Dec 1917 and was buried on 25 Dec 1917 in Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand.)