About George Dowson
In England was a cabinetmaker as well as an undertaker. They were living in Bradford, Yorkshire, England when they emigrated to South Africa aboard the DOVER CASTLE from Southampton to Cape Town in 1911. Settled at Florida, Roodepoort where he built two house in 6th Avenue. Started his own construction company. Did work for Bantjies, Villiage Deep and Nkana mines. Was part of the original team that started the Nkana mine in Northern Rhodesia.