Percy King

#1172, b. 1909, d. September 1984

Individual's Timeline

Birth1909Percy King
EmigratAU1927Percy King1
Death of Father25 January 1951William George King2
Death RegSeptember 1984Percy King
Death14 September 1984Percy King3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Residence: In 1926 Percy lived in Manby Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.1
  • Residence: In 1927 Percy lived in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.1
  • EmigratAU: He emigrated to Australia in 1927 in ship 'Esperence Bay' from England. His home address was Manby Road, Great Yarmouth, and he was a butcher, aged 18.1
  • Immigration: In 1930Percy King emigrated from Australia returning to England.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: on 2nd September 1913, Percy was taken into the Priory Infants School in Yarmouth. His DOB was 4th September, and his address was Manby House, Manby Road, so this confirms that the Percy who was my Uncle was born in September 1908..


  1. Find my past web sites, online or, Britain: outbound passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960 - person transcript
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    Name:      Percy KING
    Date of departure:      14 June 1927
    Port of departure:      London
    Destination port:      Brisbane
    Destination country:      Australia
    Date of Birth:      1909 (calculated from age)
    Age:      18
    Marital Status:      
    Sex:      Male
    Occupation:      Butcher
    Passenger recorded on:      Page 15 of 19
    The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
         Beatrice KING      
         George KING      
         Gladys KING      
    Ship:      ESPERANCE BAY
    Official Number:      140148
    Master's name:      R Mackenzie
    Steamship Line:      Australian Commonwealth Line
    Where bound:      Australia
    Square feet:      20033
    Registered tonnage:      13850
    Passengers on voyage:      712.
  2. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  3. Website ( "King, Percy Leonard, d. 14 Sep 1984, age 76yr, [DO]."