Recording Pioneers

Albert Edward DEERING  1904 - 1970   arrowarrow PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU


Albert Edward DEERING  1904 - 1970

aka Albert E. Deering, A. E. Deering, Albert Deering, A. Deering
nationality English
occupation cutting engineer
birth 25 Mar 1904, Wandsworth, Greater London, London, Surrey, ENGLAND
death .. July/Aug/Sep, 1970, ..........., Surrey, South Eastern, ENGLAND
marriage 30 Mar 1929, ..........
Jean Wilson LAMB

b. 25 Feb 1901, ............
d. .. Feb 1985, Surrey Mid-eastern, Surrey, ENGLAND


father Samuel Arthur DEERING Dock Labourer

b. 13 Feb 1872, Camberwell, Surrey, ENGLAND
d. July 1942, Wandsworth, London, ENGLAND

mother Alice Elizabeth RODFORD

b. 18 Feb 1868 Battersea Surrey, ENGLAND
d. .. Jan 1947, Wandsworth, London, ENGLAND

marriage They got married on .... 1891, Wandsworth, London, ENGLAND
  • Samuel E.

    b. 1892, Battersea, Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. ..............

  • Edward

    b. 1894, Battersea, Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. .............

  • Blanche Victoria

    b. 1 Aug 1897, Battersea, Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. 3 June 1985, Wandsworth, London, ENGLAND

  • Kate Elizabeth

    b. 16 Sep 1899, Battersea, Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. 11 Mar 1931, Wandsworth, ENGLAND

  • William

    b. 1902, Battersea Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. ..............

  • Albert Edward

    b. 25 Mar 1904, Wandsworth, Greater London, London, Surrey, ENGLAND
    d. .. July 1970, .........., Surrey South Eastern, ENGLAND


CENSUS 1911: 77 Sellincourt Rd., Tooting, Wandsworth Borough, London, EENGLAND.
Household Members:
- Head: Samuel Deering, b. 1872 in Camberwell Surrey, Lighterman;
- Wife: Alice Deering, b. 1868 in Battersea Surrey;
- Son: Samuel Deering, b. 1892 in Battersea Surrey, Labourer;
- Son: Edward Deering, b. 1894 in Battersea Surrey, Office Clerk;
- Daughter: Blanche Deering, b. 1897 in Battersea Surrey, School;
- Daughter: Kate Deering, b. 1899 in Battersea Surrey, School;
- Son: William Deering, b. 1902 in Battersea Surrey, School;
- Son: Albert Deering, b. 1904 in Battersea Surrey, School.

Joined The Gramophone Company in July 1923 and transferred to Recording Department October 1928.
Has specialized in the transfer of LPs, and did all the initial experiments when we first undertook this work.

Recorder Columbia (Dave Mason) & HMV
Cutting-engineer (source: internet)

Retired in 1969 from EMI

Albert Edward DEERING (27y) sound engineer
+ Barry WAITE (28y) sound engineer
Dep.: 18 Nov 1931, Shanghai, CHINA
Arr.: 2 Dec 1931, Seattle, Washington, USA
Left U.S. via New York on 11 Dec 1931
last permanent residence AED: Shanghai, CHINA
last permanent residence BW: 75 Pethy Terrace, Westminster

Albert DEERING (27y) engineer
+ Barry WAITE (28y) engineer
SS “LACONIA” (Cunard White Star)
Left U.S. via New York
Dep.: 11 Dec 1931, New York & Boston, USA
Ports of voyage: Boston - Galway - Cobh
Arr.: 21 Dec 1931, Liverpool
Address AD: 112 Lavenham Rd., Southshields
Address BW: 75 Pethy Terrace, Westminster


  • Gramophone of Sep 1970, p. 151 (online)
  • Walter Legge: words and music by Alan Sanders (Routledge, 1998, pp. 200-201)



Dave Mason
Joyce and Derek Deering
Maria Kapkidi (co-researcher RP)
Lester Smith