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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:16 GMT (UK) »
Re the 1939 Register there seems to be only one George E(ric) Greenwood & he died in Keighley aged 85.

I have been told that 'my' George E Greenwood served in the RAF in WWII (& maybe was based at RAF Lichfield where son Anthony was born). Would this possibly explain why he isn't onthe 1939 Register?

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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:28 GMT (UK) »
Did he also edit Natural Bodybuilder in the early 80's?  :-\

This from a listing online, which also says that there is an article in Bob Kennedy's Muscle Mag International, January 1984, entitled "George Greenwood Remembered"



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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 03 February 19 12:04 GMT (UK) »
If you are using freebmd for your search the deaths for Greenwood only go to December qtr 1983
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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 03 February 19 12:31 GMT (UK) »
Q1 O.K. should have said birth details as per Freebmd.
Q2 I only know his birth was Q4 Dec 1921
Q3 George E Greenwood was the Editor of the fitness magazine 'Health & Strength' for some time in the 1970s and aquaintances of his have said he died around 1983 from a heart attack.

Online article states he left Health & Strength in 1974 to concentrate on personal interests
https://www.starkcenter.org/igh/igh-v1/igh-v1-n6/igh0106i.pdf
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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 03 February 19 12:32 GMT (UK) »
May I suggest that you obtain George's birth certificate?  This will give you his date of birth and also what the E stands for.

Births Dec 1921   
Greenwood    George E    Hunt    Luton    3b   609

You can order this from the GRO.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #14 on: Monday 04 February 19 14:43 GMT (UK) »
Did he also edit Natural Bodybuilder in the early 80's?  :-\

This from a listing online, which also says that there is an article in Bob Kennedy's Muscle Mag International, January 1984, entitled "George Greenwood Remembered"

I managed to find a contact who had that magazine.
The penultimate para apparently says:

'GEORGE GREENWOOD died suddenly on Saturday 9th July 1983 of a seizure. A tragic loss to his family and friends, leaving behind a loving wife, son Tony and daughter Hilary.'

There was no mention of any other forename than George.

It's strange that the death isn't on FreeBMD as it before the cutoff date for deaths on that Site.

Does this exact date of death help in finding out what his second forename was without resorting to his birth certificate?

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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #15 on: Monday 04 February 19 15:10 GMT (UK) »
Where is he supposed to have died?  Could there have been some reason which delayed registering the death?
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #16 on: Monday 04 February 19 15:18 GMT (UK) »
Where is he supposed to have died?  Could there have been some reason which delayed registering the death?

I'll try to find that out for certain but it's almost certainly in the Greater London area -Sutton & Cheam possibly -see that comments about the electoral rolls of the 1960s &1970s.

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Re: George E Greenwood Born Luton 1921 -Where, When Did He Die?
« Reply #17 on: Monday 04 February 19 15:33 GMT (UK) »
Could it be this one and not the one born 1921  :-\

Deaths Sep qtr 1983   
GREENWOOD    GEORGE ERNEST   
Date of birth 5 Aug 1917   
CANTERBURY reg district    16   148

Bear in mind that if he died suddenly of a seizure he could have been anywhere in the country.  Deaths are registered where people die not where they are normally resident

Probably the birth for that one - The marriage to Joan took place in Thanet RD
Births Sep 1917 
Greenwood    George E    mmn Hales   
Thanet    2a   1527
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