George Woolliscroft DEAKIN 1904 - 1989
|aka||George Woolliscroft Deakin, George W. Deakin, George Deakin, G. W. Deakin, G. Deakin|
|birth||17 May 1904, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ENGLAND|
|christening||16 June 1904, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ENGLAND|
|death||23 June 1989, Papatoetoe, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND|
|marriage|| married on 25 July 1931, La Madeleine, Normandy, FRANCE to:
b. 14 July 1910, Lille, FRANCE
|father|| Charles Henry DEAKIN |
b. .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1867, Hereford, Herefordshire, ENGLAND
|mother|| Minnie RHEAD |
b. 1 June 1867, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ENGLAND
|marriage||they got married on .. July/Aug/Sep 1896, Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire|
1901 CENSUS (1901, Clayton, Staffordshire):
Minnie DEAKIN not listed
= Charles H. DEAKIN (33y) son-in-law
1911 CENSUS (2 Apr 1911, 17 Penkhullstreet, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire):
Charles H. DEAKIN (44y)
Minnie DEAKIN (y)
- Charles Sydney (y)
- Lucy Olive (y)
- George (y)
Joined HMV in 1929(?)
Recorder HMV (identification codes: 0PG (25cm) / 2PG (30cm))
Home address in Nov 1932: Clayton Lane, Newcastle, Staffordshire
In 1934 recording in Paris
George W. Deakin left HMV in 1937
In May 1957 George was accepted for a job in Sarawak to start early in 1958.
In 1970 Georgette and George Deakin retired from service in Brunei and went to live at Cambridge Terrace in Papatoetoe, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.
- Jean « Django » Reinhardt. A contextual bio-discography (1910-1953) by Paul Vernon
- website of M.& M. M. Ough Dealy
- HMV – The Gramophone Company Matrix Series Identifying Letters: A Summary by John Milmo (online publication; revised 21 June 2020)
COMPANIES & LABELS
|George Woolliscroft Deakin (ca. 1930)|
|From left to right:|
George W. Deakin, Edward "Chick" Fowler and (Armando? Giulio?) Giulietti, May 1931
|Piero Coppola (conductor)|
"To my dear old Deakin in remembrance of some wonderful records we
did together, with every wish from his Piero Coppola. Paris, January 1935"
"To my friend Mr. G. W. Deakin, Yehudi Menuhin. Paris, July 1933"
|From l. to r.: Fred Gaisberg, Sir Edward Elgar and Yehudi Menuhin|
"To my new friend G. W. Deakin, Yehudi Menuhin. June 24, 1933"
"A George Deakin en souvenir de nos heures de travail, sympathiquement,
Wanda Landowska. St Leu-la Forêt, 12. XII. 1933"
|Recording equipment of Edward Fowler and George Deakin (assistant).
Turnhalle Ämtlerhaus, Zürich-Wiedikon (25 April-10 May 1930)
The recordings were made in Fowler's matrix series (BF 3161-3255)
Minnie Madeleine Ough Dealy (née Deakin)
Sylvia Shopland (née Deakin)