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George Dowson

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Birthplace: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
Place of Burial: Florida Cemetery, Roodepoort, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James William Dowson and Eleanor Dowson
Husband of Edith Dowson
Father of Harry Dowson; Arthur Dowson; Grenville Dowson; Elsie Edith Nell and Kathleen May Orford
Brother of Harry Dowson; John William Dowson; Fred Dowson; Arthur Dowson; Mary Eliza Dowson and 2 others

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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's 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.

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George Dowson's Timeline

1881
March 25, 1881
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
1908
August 13, 1908
Age 27
Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
1910
May 31, 1910
Age 29
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1913
May 18, 1913
Age 32
Roodepoort, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
1914
September 12, 1914
Age 33
Roodepoort, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
1923
May 28, 1923
Age 42
Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
1952
October 12, 1952
Age 71
Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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Roodepoort, South Africa