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William John CUMMING (1908-1973)

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William John CUMMING, 1934, age 25

Individual Events and Attributes

  • Birth:

  • 30 Jul 1908

  • Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland1,2,4,9

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  • Address: 1 Caledonian Road

  • Emigration:

  • 14 Apr 1928 (age 19)

  • from Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland to Quebec, Canada

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  • Address: 5 Sydney Place

    on board the Melita of the Canadian Pacific Line. He gave his occupation as printer.

  • Residence - from which married:

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  • Address: Nairn

  • GENERAL:

  • 9 Apr 1931 (age 22)

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  • returned to Greenock, Scotland from St John, New Brunswick, on board the 'Duchess of Atholl' of the Canadian Pacific Line, intending to return to Canada after a brief stay. He gave his occupation as linotype operator. However, his parents prevailed upon him to remain at home.

  • Death:

  • 24 Aug 1973 (age 65)

  • Sidcup, Bexley, Kent, England9

  • Burial:

  • 31 Aug 1973

  • Sidcup, Bexley, Kent, England10

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  • Address: Sidcup Cemetery

Marriage

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Spouse: Anna MACLEOD, 1934, age 23

  • Spouse:

  • Anna MACLEOD (1911-2010)

  • Marriage:

  • 28 Jul 1934 (age 25)

  • Chelsea, London, England3

  • Residence - first marital home:

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  • Address: London

Individual Note

Bill was a member of a chess club but didn't win the school competition. When he moved to Port Stanley he couldn't find a work as a printer and so worked as a prison warder.11

Sources

1.

BMDCertificate: Birth, 1908, Cumming WJ.

2.

Census: Cumming W, 1911, Nairn.

3.

BMDCertificate: Marriage, 1934, Cumming & Macleod.

4.

Census: Cumming WJ, 1939, Bexley.

5.

BMDCertificate: Marriage, 1940, Bristow Stagg & Macleod.

6.

BMDCertificate: Birth, 1942, Cumming NH.

7.

BMDCertificate: Death, 1955, Tuach M.

8.

BMDCertificate: Marriage, 1973, Cumming & Waite.

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BMDCertificate: Death, 1973, Cumming WJ.

10.

Memorial Inscription: Cumming WJ.

11.

Oral history: Norman Cumming.