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George Walter Findlay (1905 - 1977)

George Walter Findlay
Born in Tarnagulla, Victoria, Australiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1931 in Victoria, Australiamap
Father of [private son (1930s - unknown)] and [private son (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Malvern, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 May 2017
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Biography

George Walter Findlay was born in 1905 in Tarnagulla, Victoria, Australia, the son of James Findlay and Leah Margaret Findlay (nee Edwards).[1]

George was blinded at 18 months of age, after suffering a heavy fall.[2]

His parents divorced in 1911.[3]

In 1927, he was conferred a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Melbourne.[4] He was a talented pianist and song writer. He also taught students to play piano.[5]

He married Amy Rebecca English in 1931 in Victoria.[6] Their children were:

George died on 7 September 1977 in Malvern, Victoria, aged 71.[9][10]

Sources

  1. Geo Walt Findlay's birth record at Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria: Reg. No: 29504; Reg. year: 1905. Retrieved 13 May 2017 by Clare Spring from https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj.
  2. "Pianist's success." 6 August 1931. The Dandenong Journal, p. 2. Retrieved 25 October 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/201084712.
  3. "Bendigo divorce court." 6 April 1911. Bendigo Advertiser, p. 3. Retrieved 25 October 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/89841140.
  4. "The University: Degrees conferred. One blind candidate." 24 December 1927. The Age (Melbourne), p. 14. Retrieved 25 October 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/202275029.
  5. "Blindness mastered." 16 April 1932. Frankston and Somerville Standard, p. 1. Retrieved 25 October 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/73523720.
  6. Marriage record at Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria: Reg. No: 2031; Reg. year: 1931. Retrieved 13 May 2017 by Clare Spring from https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj.
  7. "Births." 1 January 1934. The Argus (Melbourne), p. 1. Retrieved 13 May 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11725418.
  8. "Births." 5 August 1937. The Age (Melbourne), p. 1. Retrieved 13 May 2017 by Clare Spring from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/205575472.
  9. George Walter Findlay's death record at Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria: Reg. No: 21783; Reg. year: 1971. Retrieved 13 May 2017 by Clare Spring from https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj.
  10. "Search for notices: George Walter Findlay." The Ryerson Index. Retrieved 30 July 2017 by Clare Spring from http://ryersonindex.org/search.php.


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Rejected matches › Walter Alfred Finlay (1904-)