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George Dowson

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

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

Occupation: Cabinet maker & bussines man
Managed by: Carole Anne Bailey
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About George Dowson

Personal information

  • They were living at 65 Woodhull Ave Bradford at the time of Kathleen’s birth.
  • In England he was a master joiner – cabinet maker.
  • Immigrated to South Africa in 1910 from Southampton aboard the Saxon.
  • Followed in 1911 by Edith & her two children aboard the Dover Castle.
  • He initially started work and lived on the Bantjes mine, Florida in the reduction plant.
  • Later started a construction company doing contract work for the mines.
  • Built the family home at 33, 6th avenue, Florida.
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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
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
Florida, Transvaal, South Africa
1952
October 12, 1952
Age 71
Florida, Roodepoort, Transvaal, South Africa
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Roodepoort, South Africa