Arthur Robert Wright
Arthur Robert Wright
Date of Birth 30 April 1875
Place of Residence Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Gertrude Russen
Childrens Names Jean Gertrude, Annie Mary, Ethelwyn Sarah, Irene Margaret & a boy

Arthur Robert Wright was born on 30 Apr 1875, the only son of Arthur William Wright (1856-1875) and Sarah Harris (1854-1935) who married on 23 Dec 1874. Arthur was only a few weeks old when his father died. Arthur was raised by Sarah's second husband, Robert McKay (1856-1944) of the emporium McKay, Sampson & McKinlay in Brisbane St, Launceston. On 10 Nov 1903 Arthur married Launceston girl Gertrude Russen, daughter of Charles Russen and Mary Barnard Long, at the Methodist Parsonage, Brunswick, Victoria. Their children were: Jean Gertrude, born 1 Dec 1904; Annie Mary, 21 Dec 1907; Ethelwyn Sarah (Wyn), 11 Apr 1909; Irene Margaret, 21 Jul 1916; and a boy, birthdate unknown.

Arthur's future wife, mother Sarah McKay, aunt Clara Weymouth and cousins are also in the Launceston Family Album.

Margaret Szalay Sep 2005 & Prue McCausland Aug 2011