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Carey Charles BLYTON  1903 - 1977 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Carey Charles BLYTON  1903 - 1977

aka Carey C. Blyton, C. C. Blyton, C. Blyton, Carey Blyton
nationality
occupation
birth 3 April 1903, Bromley, Greater London, ENGLAND
baptism
death .. Apr/May/June 1977, Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND
burial
marriage (1) married in .. July/Aug/Sep 1930 in Brentford, Middlesex:
Ethel Rose PURVIS

b. 11 Jan 1900/1901, Bromley, Kent, ENGLAND
d. .. Apr/May/June 1976, New Forest, Hampshire, ENGLAND) Ethel's first marriage in Jan/Feb/Mar 1923 in Bromley to Edwin J. HOBBS

children
  • Carey John

    b. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1930, Brentford, ENGLAND
    LIVING

marriage (2)
...................
children
  • .............

PARENTS

father Thomas Carey BLYTON

b. 5 Mar 1870, Deptford, Kent, ENGLAND
d. .. July/Aug/Sep 1920, Staines, Middlesex, ENGLAND) (50y

mother Theresa Mary HARRISON

b. 18 June 1874, Sheffield, Yorkshire, ENGLAND
d. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1950, Maidstone, Kent, ENGLAND) (76y

marriage they got married on 11 Aug 1896, St Peter's Church, Dulwich, Camberwell, Greater London, Surrey, ENGLAND
children
  • Enid Mary

    b. 11 Aug 1897, East Dulwich, South London, ENGLAND
    d. 28 Nov 1968, London, ENGLAND

  • Hanly Harrison

    b. 11 May 1899, Dulwich/Beckenham, ENGLAND
    d. .... 1983, ..........

  • Carey Charles

    b. .. April/May/June 1903, Beckenham/Bromley, Greater London, ENGLAND
    d. .. Apr/May/June 1977, Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND


LIFE


recorder HMV (BM / CM)

When did C. C. Blyton join The Gramophone Company/HMV ???

The earliest contract in the EMI Archives with C. C. Blyton is of 2 Nov 1928 but of course that doesn't necessarily mean it is the first one with the company. He continued to work with the company in the thirties (source: Jackie Bishop)

On 5 November - 12 December 1928 made recordings in Vienna (Alan Kelly has W. J. Beckwith as recording engineer and 6 Dec 1928 as last session date)
On 9-26 January 1929 made recordings in Milan
On 7-8 October 1929 made recordings in Rome
On 17-30 October 1929 made recordings in Milan

residence in 1932: 89 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W. 5

Between 1945-1951 Carey C. Blyton lived in 12 Church Rd, West Drayton. London


NOTES

  • Enid Blyton. The Biography by Barbara Stoney (Stroud: Tempus, 2006 - ISBN 0752440306)
  • A look at the engineers who made history travelling the world recording its music by Paul Vernon (online article)
    Originally published in: Vintage Jazz Mart No. 94 , 1994. Copyright belongs to the author. Electronic edition by Lars Fredriksson, April 17, 1997


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