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Sarah CASTLE (née STALEY, aka Sally) [1891-c.1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Castle
Given: 
Sarah
Maiden: 
Staley
Alias / nickname: 
Sally
Birth
Date: 
1891-08-22
Birthplace (town, state): 
Leicester
Death
Date: 
c.1975-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Cause of death: 
Dementia

Sally Castle was my great aunt by birth. She was an internee at Stanley Civilian Prison Camp during the Second World War. Following the war, she returned to her home in Vancouver, Canada. 

I am writing a creative non-fiction book about Sally and her husband Gordon Castle, focusing upon their experiences at Stanley. 

Any help is gratefully appreciated. 

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Gordon CASTLE [1889-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Castle
Given: 
Gordon
Birth
Date: 
c.1889-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1978-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Cause of death: 
Cancer

Gordon Castle was my great uncle. He was an internee at Stanley Civilian Prison Camp during the Second World War, then emigrated to Vancouver, Canada. For part of his working career, he was a purser on the Empress ships. Then he moved into a government position, possibly in finance. 

I am writing a creative non-fiction book about him and my great-aunt Sally Castle (née Staley), focusing upon their experiences at Stanley. 

Any help is gratefully appreciated. 

 

Birthplace (country): 

Ronald George GRIGGS [1913-1983]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Griggs
Given: 
Ronald George
Birth
Date: 
1913-06-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Isle of Wight, Hampshire
Death
Date: 
c.1983-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Florence Ada GRIGGS (née REDPATH) [1886-1964]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Griggs
Given: 
Florence Ada
Maiden: 
Redpath
Birth
Date: 
c.1886-06-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1964-05-17
Birthplace (country): 

Percy Richard Gay CUMING [1880-1936]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Cuming
Given: 
Percy Richard Gay
Birth
Date: 
c.1880-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Forder, Devon
Death
Date: 
1936-06-03

Captain Percy Richard Gay Cuming worked for the Indo China Steam Navigation Company, his wife was Kathleen. He lived in Hong Kong from 1909 to 1927 when he was transferred to Shanghai.

Birthplace (country): 

Charles David WILKINSON [1861-1942]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Wilkinson
Given: 
Charles David
Birth
Date: 
c.1861-07-01 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Belper, Derbyshire
Death
Date: 
1942-10-18
Birthplace (country): 

Geoffrey Cadzow HAMILTON [1917-1988]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Hamilton
Given: 
Geoffrey Cadzow
Birth
Date: 
1917-01-05
Birthplace (town, state): 
Manchester
Death
Date: 
1988-04-12

Chinese Wikipedia has a page for him - here's a link to the English translation.

Birthplace (country): 
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Samuel Job WITCHELL [1858-1925]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Witchell
Given: 
Samuel Job
Birth
Date: 
1858-11-13
Birthplace (town, state): 
Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire
Death
Date: 
1925-08-12

Samuel Job Witchell was usually known as Job Witchell.

Rudi Butt has gathered a lot of information about Job Witchell in his article Job And James Henry Witchell. Here are some of the key events from that article:

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Osmond Skinner SKINNER [1900-1980]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Skinner
Given: 
Osmond Skinner
Birth
Date: 
1900-09-12
Birthplace (town, state): 
Lee Lewisham
Death
Date: 
1980-06-02

Osmond Skinner was born in Lee in the Lewisham district of London and his birth was registered Quarter 4 Lewisham 1900. In 1911 he was living with his parents Alfred and Edith Skinner in Lewisham.

He married age 31 to Hazel Agnes Goodburn (1900 - 1987)  in Manila on 22 August 1931

Consular Birth Indices

Elizabeth Anne Skinner born in Manila Philippines abt 1932/3 aka Anne. She was the child of Osmond Skinner and Hazel Agnes

Passenger List May 1945 Hong Kong to London

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Rose SPRY [1890-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Spry
Given: 
Rose
Birth
Date: 
c.1890-06-01 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Bethnal Green, London
Death
Date: 
c.1978-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

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