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George Amass (1871 - 1938)

George Amass
Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1890 in Ipswich, Suffolk, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Manchester South District, Lancashire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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George was born in 1871, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.[1]

George was the second son of Arthur and Martha Amass. His father was a plumber, painter and glazier and the family lived in Ipswich.

Early Life

George attended school for at least a brief time, then became a butcher.


George married Susan Blake in 1890 [2].[3]


At least eight children were born to George and Susan.

George appears to have served time in the navy. His discharge papers [4] give the following details:

Naval discharge papers:

Date of Birth 5 Aprl 1871
Place of Birth Ipswich Suffolk"
Naval Rating
15 JUL 1886

Served in:

St Vincent List: 45a and Number: 1260
Rating: B2b
Period of Service: 15 July 86 - 5 Nov 86
Character: VG
Disharged whither and for what cause: Invalided Haslar "

Hair: Light Brown.
Eyes: Brown.
Complexion: Fresh.
Scar on right forearm.
Invalided Haslar after service on HMS St Vincent 15 Jul 1876 - 5 Nov 1876

At least one of George's sons was also in the military. George was listed as next of kin.


George died in 1938 in Manchester. [5][6]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), George Amass, 1871; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. UK Census 1911 RG14 10872 RG14PN10872 RG78PN587 RD214 SD2 ED4 SN52
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Sarah Sarah Blake, 1890; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1890, quarter 4, vol. 4A, p. 1625, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. ADM/188/190 [TNA]
  5. Deaths Manchester S 1938 Q3 8d 55
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), George Amass, 1938; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, Manchester South, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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