See also

George Arthur Bass (1909-1968)

Name: George Arthur Bass1,2
Sex: Male
Father: John Bass (1872-1919)
Mother: Mary Clarke Rainbird (1873-1940)

Individual Events and Attributes

Occupation railway engine cleaner then a fireman1,3
Birth 10 Jul 1909 Creeting St. Olaves, Suffolk, England1,2,3,4
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 1) Bridge Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, England4
son living in six rooms with his parents John and Mary, brothers Robert, Maurice, Bertie and Albert, and sisters Lily, Rose and Olive. Born in Creeting St. Olave
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 30) 1 Gashouse Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England3
an unmarried passed engine cleaner for L.N.E.R. living with widowed Eleanor Cox, her son Ronald and a Winifred Aylott. Born on 10th July 1909
Death 5 Nov 1968 (age 59) Ware "Registration District", Hertfordshire, England5,6
Probate 23 Jan 1987 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England6
of 40 St. Margarets Road Stanstead Abbots Hertfordshire, administration of £5,050 (~£12,500 in 2017)


1"Pauline Utteridge personal communication". email dated 8th December 2019.
filed under Jessie Clarke Rainbird #14844
2"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at, and Bosmere 1909 quarter:3 volume:4a page:980.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Clarke
3"1939 UK Register" (on-line at class:RG101 piece:1610B page:2 line:35 letter code:DEIB.
4"Census 1911" (on-line at and class:RG14 piece10776 class:RG78 piece:582 registration district:211 sub-district:2 enumeration district:10 schedule:269.
5"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at, and Ware 1968 quarter:4 volume:4b page:319.
Text From Source: aged 59
6UK Government Probate Service, "UK Government Find a Will" (on-line at 1987 page:461 ref:8781500355Z.
Text From Source: died 5th November 1968