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Percival James Packman

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Percival James Packman (1875-1941) of the Neophone Co and National Gramophone Co, recording pioneer

1875 Born in Rainham, Kent, the son of James Packham, a Police officer

1906 December 15th. Married at Highbury Grove to Edith Helen Stenton

1911 Living at 66 Hamilton Road, Highbury, London: Percival James Packman (age 35 born Rainham, Kent), Talking Machine Record / Recorder. With his wife Edith Helen Packman (age 30 born Louden or London) and their two sons Percival Gillert Packman (age 2 born Highbury) and Arthur James Packman (age 2 months born Highbury). One servant.[1]

1941 January 13th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census