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Sidney Edwin TUNN  1894 - 1958 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Sidney Edwin TUNN  1894 - 1958

aka Sidney E. Tunn, S. E. Tunn, S. Tunn, Sidney Tunn
nationality English
occupation
birth 12 July/Aug/Sep 1894, Harrold, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND
baptism
death 14 Dec 1958, West Middlesex Hospital, Ealing, ENGLAND
burial
marriage married on 6 April 1927 Brentford Register Office:
Kathleen Stella WISE

b. 23 Aug 1903 (or .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1903), Staines, Middlesex - baptized: 1 May 1904, Hillingdon, Middlesex
d. .. Sep 1984, Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire; 81y

children
  • .......... LIVING
  • Ann ....... LIVING

PARENTS

father William Clark TUNN

b. .... 1849, Olney, Buckinghamshire
d. 22 May 1931, Aldershot) electrical engineer at private mansion

mother Constance WEST

b. .... 1857, Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire
d. .... 1940, ..............

marriage they got married in .. July/Aug/Sep 1879, Stratford
children
  • Constance (19y; b. <1882>, Harrold, Bedfordshire)
  • Ernest H. (14y; b. <1887>, Harrold, Bedfordshire)
  • Ethel E. (12y; b. <1889>, Chellington, Bedford, Bedfordshire)
  • Sidney Edwin (6y)

    b. 12 June 1894 in Chellington, Bedford, Bedfordshire
    d. 14 Dec 1958, West Middlesex Hospital, Ealing


LIFE


1901 UK CENSUS, Thurston, Suffolk):
William C. TUNN (b. 1849, Olney, Buckinghamshire) electrical engineer at private mansion
Constance TUNN (b. 1857, Hampton Lucy - d. 1940, ..............)
- Constance (19y; b. <1882>, Harrold, Bedfordshire)
- Ernest H. (14y; b. <1887>, Harrold, Bedfordshire)
- Ethel E. (12y; b. <1889>, Chellington, Bedford)
- Sidney E. (6y; b. 1894, Chellington)

recorder GRAMCO (BN/CN)

From 1947-1970 listed at 131 Firs Drive, Cranford, Hounslow (telephone HAYES) (source: British Phone Books)


NOTES

  • 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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