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Paul Archibald Findlay1

M, #15845, b. 24 January 1910, d. November 1992
Last Edited: 17 Jun 2020


Father*: James Findlay1 b. 22 Jun 1858, d. 1941
Mother*: Mary Alice Young1 b. 13 Oct 1864
  • Birth*: Paul Archibald Findlay was born on 24 January 1910 at Wimbledon, Surrey, England, .1,2
  • He was the son of James Findlay and Mary Alice Young.1
  • Marriage*: Paul Archibald Findlay married Patience Ellen Keen on Saturday, 19 August 1933 at Chedworth, Gloucestershire, England, ; Name:      Paul Archibald Findlay
    Gender:      Male
    Marriage Age:      23
    Event Type:      Marriage
    Birth Year:      abt 1910
    Marriage Date:      19 Aug 1933
    Marriage Place:      Chedworth, Gloucestershire, England
    Parish as it Appears:      Chedworth.3,4
  • Marriage*: Paul Archibald Findlay married Leone Cain say 1953.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Paul Archibald Findlay died in November 1992 at Camden, London, England, , at age 82 Name:      Paul Archibald Findlay
    Death Age:      82
    Birth Date:      24 Jan 1910
    Registration Date:      Nov 1992
    Registration district:      Camden
    Inferred County:      Greater London
    Volume:      14
    Page:      1845.3,2
  • Twin*: Paul Archibald Findlay was a twin of Jack Findlay.3
  • Occupation*: Say 1930 Paul was electronics.3
  • Occupation: Say 1950 Paul was with BBC.3

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of James Findlay and Mary Alice Young in the 1911 census at 38 Effra Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England, . Paul Archibald Findlay, son, male aged 1 (1910), Wimbledon; James Findlay, head, married, male aged 52 (1859) Police Sergeant b Forfarshire Craig; Mary Alice, wife, married 23 years, female aged 46 (1865), 11 children born 8 still living, b Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies.1,5


  • Education*: Paul Archibald Findlay was educated say 1921; scholarship to King's College.3

Military Service

  • Military Service*: Paul Archibald Findlay served with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers between 1939 and 1945 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
    army Radar expert
    Radio Engineer, Deputy Controller Radio Hamburg Head of Admini [from Prius1230 @ Ancestry].3,6


  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription: 1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1911/RG14/03494/0489/1 [Dec 2018].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007 [Jun 2020].
  3. [S40] MF via FB GotW [Dec 2018].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938 [Jun 2020].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk)
    Source Citation Class: RG14; Piece: 3494; Schedule Number: 245; Source Information Ancestry.com. 1911 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011; Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. [Dec 2018]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Member Prius1230 [Jun 2020].