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From: "Brady" <>
Subject: Re: Could you....
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 11:24:16 +0200
References: <3BEAD55C.3C7E@onemain.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <3C07F49A.5CD0@onemain.com>
Several firms in Joeys with GORDON in the title, but no Importers and
Distributors -- there's a watchmaker & jeweller; an estate agent, a large
building company, auto spares, panel beaters, insurance brokers & Gordon's
There's a GA & a GM DAWSON, but no GB.
No SWIFT in the Biographies.
Yes, I'm an editor & sometimes feel I'm just an extension of this PC!
"Barrage of good cheer"??!! Oh, well, I'm just a Curious Cat.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kathy Swift Thompson <>
To: Brady <>
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Could you....
Could you please check the Johannesberg phone directory for
Gordon Importers and Distributors
Gerard Barron Dawson
He is my second cousin. Except for the reference of an exparte
application listing him in 1948 listing him as manager of this company,
I have been unable to find any trace of him. I am ever hopeful. I have a
letter from 1936 that refers to him as being in the Johannesberg area so
I thought it might be worth a shot.
And...if you find time sitting heavy on your hands and want to look for
my great grandfather in the Biography book :-) ...he is
Reverend Thomas Walthew Swift, first Rector St. John's, Wynberg. 1879 to
I seem to remember you mentioning you were an editor..is that right? I
am (and have been for the last 20 years) a graphic designer, mainly
designing print materials and ad materials for magazines. I spend a lot
more time staring at this computer screen than I used to.
Keep well and keep up the barrage of good cheer - a lot of us need it.
Sincerely, Kathy Swift Thompson
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