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George Thomas CORRAN  1901 - 1984 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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George Thomas CORRAN  1901 - 1984

aka George T. Corran, G. T. Corran, G. Corran, George Corran
nationality
occupation
birth 16 Sep 1901, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, ENGLAND
baptism
death .. Oct 1984, Hillingdon, Middlesex, ENGLAND
burial
marriage married on ......... 19**, ........., .........., ............ (country)
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b. ...........
d. .............

children
  • Alexander (“Alec”)

    b. .......... 1941(?), ..............., INDIA
    LIVING

  • Geoffrey or Jeffrey(?)

    b. ...........
    LIVING


PARENTS

father George Frederick CORRAN

b. .. Apr/May/June 1878, West Derby, Lancashire
d. .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1963, Liverpool (84y)

mother Agnes NYLAND

b. .. Apr/May/June 1879, Liverpool, Lancashire
d. .. July/Aug/Sep 1965, Liverpool (85y)

marriage they got married in .. July/Aug/Sep 1900, West Derby, Lancashire
children
  • George

    b. 16 Sep 1901, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, ENGLAND
    d. .. Oct 1984, Hillingdon, Middlesex, ENGLAND

  • .............
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LIFE


A G(eorge) T, Corran went twice to the USA (10 June 1923, NY)

Joined The Gramophone Company on 5 August 1925.
Chief Electrical Engineer.
Made recordings for The Gramophone Company in Baghdad from 16th Nov 1931 to 1st December 1931 (0C/2C) (source: Peter Copeland’s article in Historic Record no. 27 (April 1993)

1931 at Dum Dum: 0C 1148-1155
1931 at Dum Dum: 0C 1198-1203



Mr. George CORRAN (30y) Electrical Engineer
SS "CITY OF PARIS"
dep.: ......., Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 13 May 1932, Liverpool, ENGLAND
Home address in UK: 11 Ranelagh Drive South, Grassendate, Liverpool, Lancashire


1933 at Dum Dum: 2C 5325-5332


George CORRAN (32y) Engineer
SS "VICEROY OF INDIA"
dep.: ......, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 21 May 1934, London (Tilbury)
Address in UK: 3 Abbey Rd., St Johns Wood, London N.W.8


Also recordings in India and Philippines (and probably other countries as well)
The Corran family left Bombay in November 1945
Left the company in 19...... (at age 60?)
(source: Mr. Alexander (Alec) Corran)

Home address 1951-1981: 33 Redmeat Rd., Hayes, Cranford, Middlesex (BRITISH PHONE BOOKS)

George Corran is also listed (4 times) in UK, Electrical Engineer Lists, 1871-1939 (Ancestry)
George Thos Corran listed in: Merchant Navy Seaman (Ancestry)
With G. B. Kelly to India (ANCESTRY)



NOTES

  • The Gramophone Company's Persian Recordings 1899 to 1934 by Michael S. Kinnear. Bajakhana, Victoria, 2000 (p. 23)


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