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PIONEER

James Edmund GEORGE  1906 - 1993

aka James E. George, J. E. George, James George, J. George
nationality
occupation
birth 21 Sep 1906, Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
baptism
death 23 June 1993, Worthing Hospital, West Sussex, ENGLAND
burial
marriage On 6 Apr 1936, 45 Southparade, Bangalore, Calcutta, INDIA
Dora Elizabeth McDONNELL

b. 26 Jan 1912, ...........
d. .. Dec 1999, ............

children

PARENTS

father Thomas Edmund GEORGE electrical engineer

b. 1 Jan 1881, Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
d. 4 Nov 1927, Memorial Hospital North Finchley, ENGLAND (46y)

mother Bertha KIDGER

b. .. Jan 1882, Burton upon Trent, Horninglow, ENGLAND
d. .. Sep 1961, St Albans, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND

marriage they got married on 21 Dec 1905, Winshill, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
children
  • James Edmund

    b. 21 Sep 1906, Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
    d. 23 June 1993, Worthing Hospital, West Sussex, ENGLAND

  • Thomas Henry

    b. 1 Jan 1908, Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
    d. 18 Mar 1986, Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND

  • Beryl Francis

    b. Apr 1910, Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
    d. .................


LIFE


recorder & electrician HMV


1911 UK CENSUS (Bakewell, Derbyshire):
Bertha GEORGE (29y) wife (b. Burton upon Trent, Horninglow, ENGLAND)
James Edmund GEORGE (4y) son (b. Bakewell Derbyshire, ENGLAND)
Thomas Henry GEORGE (3y) son (b. Bakewell Derbyshire, ENGLAND)
Beryl Francis GEORGE (1y) daughter (b. Bakewell Derbyshire, ENGLAND)




Dora McDONNELL (19y) James E. George's future wife
+ Vera McDONNELL (47y)
SS "VICEROY OF INDIA" (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: ..... 1930, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 23 May 1930, London, ENGLAND
Ports of Voyage: Bombay - Aden - Port Said - Malta - Marseilles - Gibraltar - Plymouth - Devon, ENGLAND
Address in UK: 15 Leicester Sq., Bayswater, London, ENGLAND


residence in 1932: 2, Woodside Parade, North Finchley, London N.W., ENGLAND


James Edmund GEORGE:    0E ; C0E ; 8E
Rec. DateRec. LocationMatrix SeriesRemarks
Jan-Feb 1932Calcutta0E 1 - 155
Jan-Feb 1932Calcutta8E 156 - 163[8E- 8-inch]
Jan-Feb 1932Calcutta0E 164 - 264
1932Rangoon 0E 265 - 452
1932Singapore0E 453 - 617 -
1932Batavia0E 618 - 881 -
1932Dum Dum0E 884 - 1121
1932Dum Dum8E 1122 - 1139[8E- 8-inch]
1932Dum Dum0E 1140 - 1219
1932Dum Dum0E 1220 - 1239{for The Megaphone Co. Calcutta}
1932Dum Dum0E 1240 - 1250
1932Dum DumC0E 1251 – 1258 {for Columbia Graphophone Co. Calcutta}
1932Dum Dum0E 1259 - 1398
1932Dum Dum0E 1399 - 1527{for The Megaphone Co., Calcutta}
1932Bombay0E 1528 - 2011
1932Madras0E 2012 - 2196
1933Delhi0E 2197 - 2620
1933Dum Dum0E 2622 - 2644
(Courtesy Michael Kinnear Collection)



James GEORGE (27y) Engineer Indian Civil Service
SS “RAWALPINDI” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep: ... 1933, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 10 Mar 1933, London, ENGLAND
Ports of Voyage: Bombay - Aden - Port Said - Marseilles - Gibraltar
Address in UK: “Horsi” Pant, Llanymynech, Montgomeryshire (nowadays a district of Powys), WALES



James GEORGE (27y) Engineer
SS “MONGOLIA” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: 11 Aug 1933, London, ENGLAND (bound for Brisbane, AUSTRALIA)
arr.: .... 1933, Bombay, INDIA
Address in UK: 2 Woodside Parade, North Finchley N.12, ENGLAND
Country of intended future permanent residence: INDIA



James GEORGE (28y) Ind. Civil. Servant
SS “RANPURA” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: 9 Sep 1933, London, ENGLAND
arr.: .. Sep 1933, Bombay, INDIA
Address in UK: Itara, Llanymynech, Montgomeryshire (nowadays a district of Powys), WALES


James Edmund GEORGE:    0E/2E ; 0ET/2ET
Rec. DateRec. LocationMatrix SeriesRemarks
Jan 1934Rangoon0ET 3628 - 3879 [Talking Picture Record Co.]
Jan 1934Rangoon 0E 3880 - 3916
Jan 1934Rangoon2ET 3917 - 3936 [Talking Picture Record Co.]
Jan 1934Rangoon 0ET 3937 - 4099 [Talking Picture Record Co.]
Jan 1934Rangoon 0E 4100 - 4141 [Universal Radio]
Jan 1934Rangoon 0ET 4142 - 4179 [Talking Picture Record Co.]
Jan 1934Rangoon 0E 4180 - 4311+
.... 1934Singapore 0E 4320 - 4421
Feb 1934Singapore 0E 4422 - 4427 [Lim Choon Sim]
Feb 1934Singapore 0E 4428 - 4471
(Courtesy Michael Kinnear Collection)

James E. GEORGE:    0MH/2MH
Rec. DateRec. LocationMatrix SeriesRemarks
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-1□    N-7756 ASHEBAING SAYA CHIT [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-2□    N-7756 ASHEBAING SAYA CHIT [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-3□    N-7683 ASHEBAING SAYA CHIT [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-4□    N-7683 ASHEBAING SAYA CHIT [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-466    N-7780 "PABAI MAUNG TIN DAI - ZAT" [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH-467    N-7780 "PABAI MAUNG TIN DAI - ZAT" [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH 474-2    N-7784"PABAI MAUNG TIN DAI - ZAT" [BURMESE]
Late 1934Rangoon0MH 475    N-7784 "PABAI MAUNG TIN DAI - ZAT" [BURMESE]
8 – 21 Jan 1935Singapore 0MH 570 - 809
22 Jan 1935Singapore 0MH 819 - 845 [S. Moutrie]
23 – 31 Jan 1935Singapore 0MH 846 - 982 [Chap Kuching]
16 Feb – 29 Apr 1935Soerabaya 0MH 983 - 1064 (AMBONESE)
…. 1935Solo 0MH 1065 - 2MH 1124 [Sultan of Solo’s Gamelan Recordings]
17 – 25 Mar 1935Solo 0MH 1125 - 2MH 1238
23 – 29 Apr 1935Batavia 0MH 1239 - 1343
1935?Bangalore 0MH 1473 - 1849 {TELUGU}
1935?Madras 0MH 2184 {TAMIL}
9 – 25 Jan 1936Bangalore 0MH 2261 - 2388
(Courtesy Michael Kinnear Collection)



James GEORGE (30y) Engineer
+ Dora GEORGE (26y) Home Duties
SS “STRATHMORE” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: .. Oct 1936, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 21 Oct 1936, London, ENGLAND
Ports of Voyage: Bombay - Aden - Port Said - Marseilles
Address in UK: Malvern Lodge, Torrington Park, N.12, ENGLAND
Country of last permanent residence: INDIA



James GEORGE (30y) Engineer
SS “WASHINGTON” (United States Lines)
dep.: 31 Dec 1936, Southampton, ENGLAND
arr.: 8 Jan 1937, New York, USA



James GEORGE (30y) Egnr
SS “WASHINGTON” (United States Lines)
dep.: .. Mar 1937, New York, USA
arr.: 16 Mar 1937, Plymouth, ENGLAND
Address in UK: 58 Torrington Park, London, ENGLAND


1945:
James Edmund GEORGE (38y)
US Army, Washington, D.C.
Airport of Arrival: Miami, Florida, USA
Date: 8 Aug 1945



James GEORGEe (40y) Civil Servant
+ Patricia D. GEORGE (37y) Who is she?
+ Julien GEORGE (6y)
SS “EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA” (Canadian Pacific Line)
dep.: .... 1946, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 7 May 1946, Liverpool, ENGLAND
Address in UK: 48 Lee Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, ENGLAND
Last Residence: INDIA



James GEORGE (41y) ICS = Indian Civil Servant
SS “SAMARIA” ANCHOR
dep.: 16 Sep 1946, Liverpool, ENGLAND
arr.: .. Sep 1946, Bombay, INDIA



James GEORGE (40y) Manager
+ Dora GEORGE (36y) Housewife
SS “CAMERONIA” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: .. Apr 1047, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 15 Apr 1947, Glasgow, SCOTLAND
Address in UK: 1 Victoria Grove, Finchley, London, ENGLAND



James GEORGE (40y) Engineer
+ Dora GEORGE (36y) wife
SS “CILICIA” ANCHOR
dep.: 30 Aug 1947, Liverpool, ENGLAND
arr.: .. Aug 1947, Bombay, INDIA



James GEORGE (40y) Civil Servant
SS “STRATHMORE” (Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd)
dep.: .... 1947, Bombay, INDIA
arr.: 8 Sep 1947, Tilbury, ENGLAND
Address in UK: Aldeburgh, Suffolk, ENGLAND



James E. GEORGE (43y) merchant
c/o Electric & Musical Indust., Hayes, Middlesex, ENGLAND
"EDINBURGH CASTLE"
dep.: .... 1950, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA
James E. GEORGE embarked at Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
arr.: 4 Aug 1950, Southampton, ENGLAND
country of last permanent residence: INDIA


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