Alwyne Purdon Shone

11 May 1906–30 December 1964 (Age 58)
Dewetsdorp, Orange Free State, South Africa

The Life of Alwyne Purdon

When Alwyne Purdon Shone was born on 11 May 1906, in Dewetsdorp, Orange Free State, South Africa, his father, Alfred Philipps Shone, was 33 and his mother, Winifred Maude Purdon, was 29. He married Wynifred Eileen Hughes about 1930, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He died on 30 December 1964, in Salisbury, Mashonaland East, Southern Rhodesia, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Alwyne Purdon Shone
1906–1964
Wynifred Eileen Hughes
1909–1988
Marriage: about 1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1930
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Philipps Shone

    Male1873–1942Male

    Winifred Maude Purdon

    Female1876–1928Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1909

Age 3

British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.
1910

Age 4

Self-governing Union of South Africa established within British Commonwealth.
1922

Age 16

Communist Party of South Africa established (after 1953, the South African Communist Party).

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Siôn ( see John ), a later formation than Evan , which is likewise from Latin Johannes.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alwyn Purdon Shone, "Zimbabwe Death Registers, 1890-1977; Index to Death Register, 1892-1977"
  • Alwyne Purdon Shone, "Zimbabwe Death Registers, 1890-1977; Index to Death Register, 1892-1977"
  • Alwyne Purdon Shone, "Zimbabwe Death notices, 1904-1976"

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