- Born: 31 Oct 1835, Lasham, Hampshire, England
- Christened: 22 Nov 1836, Lasham, Hampshire, England
- Marriage: Ann Green GLEDHILL on 16 May 1863 in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
- Died: 1897 at age 62
Colonist, Volume XXXI, Issue 5215, 17 May 1888, Page 1
The usual annual meeting of householders took place at the Lower Moutere Schoolroom to elect a School Committee for the ensuing year, Mr Edejsten in the chair. The following, being the only candidates nominated, were duly elected:-James Drummond, William Cresswell, Stephen Limmer, Henry Brougham, John Allcott, John Lammas, and Edwin Holdaway. After a vote of thanks to the Chairman the meeting closed. The new Committee met immediately after, when Mr Cresswell was elected Chairman.
William married Ann Green GLEDHILL, daughter of James M. GLEDHILL and Ellen BENTLEY, on 16 May 1863 in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand. (Ann Green GLEDHILL was born on 31 Jan 1836 in West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died in 1912 in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.)