The Peall Family

Mary Gwendoline Hasler Peall

Birth: 24 March 1907 in Romford district, Essex, England

Father: Percy Alfred Peall

Mother: Gwendoline (Hasler) Peall

Occupation: Teacher.

Mary qualifed as a pilot at the Royal Aero Club 1933.

1911: Wealdstone, Middlesex: Mary Gwendolen Peall is aged 4, born in Essex


Percy Alfred Peall

Birth: 1880 in Hampstead, Middlesex, England

Father: George Thomas Peall

Mother: Mary Ann (Glassett) Peall

Married (1st): Gwendoline Hasler on 28 December 1904 in St Augustines, Highbury, London, England
Guy's Hospital Gazette 7 January 1905 p20
PEALL-HASLAR.- On December 28th, 1904, at St Augustine's Church, Highbury, Percy A. Peall, M.B. Lond., son of Mr. G. T. Peall, of Highbury, to Gwendoline, daughter of Mr. W. F. Haslar, of Jersey.

Gwendoline and Percy were divorced in South Africa in 1926.

Married (2nd): Elizabeth Jane Pharaoh

Elizabeth died in South Africa in 1970, aged 71.

Occupation: Medical Doctor. Percy passed the M.B. examination at the University of London in May 1904 (The Medical Press 15 June 1904 p651). Percy emigrated to Rhodesia, and in 1913 became a member of the Rhodesian Branch of the British Medical Association (British Medical Journal 25 October 1913 p348) with an address at Arcturus Mine, and in 1925, Percy is listed as a medical examiner at the Witwatersrand Deep mine in Transvaal, South Africa. His qualiocations at that time are shown as M.B. (Lond), M.R.C.S. (Eng.), L.R.C.P. (Lond). (South African Medical Record 26 December 1925 p564). In 1948, Percy was president of the South African Red Cross (Seventeenth Annual Red Cross Conference p14)

Percy played football for the Guy's First XI in 1899. From match reports we learn that "Peall has absolutely no dash, rarely middles on the run, and should pass to the inside right with a long lift rather than risking a wild shoot from the wing." (Guy's Hospital Gazette 18 February 1899 p91)

Percy served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War. Percy Alfred Peall, M.B was commissioned a temporary Major whilst employed with the County of London War Hospital on 23 May 1915 (London Gazette 29 June 1915 p6412). He relinquished that commission on 8 June 1917 (London Gazette 26 February 1918 p2575).

Death: 28 November 1963, at Waverley, Independence Ave, Accra, Ghana, aged 83

 Census & Addresses:
1881: Hillfield Road Boys Industrial School, London, Middlesex
1891: Islington, London: Percy A. Peall, son, is aged 11, born in Hampstead, London
1901: Islington, London: Percy Alfred Peall, son, is aged 21, born in West Hampstead, London. Occupation: Medical Student
1904: Guy's Hospital, London   (Guy's Hospital Gazette 24 December 1904 p524)
1904: 1 Aberdour Gardens, Goodmayes, Essex   (Guy's Hospital Gazette 24 December 1904 p524)
1911: Wealdstone, Middlesex: Percy Alfred Peall, brother, is aged 31, born in London
1913: Arcturus Mine, Mashonaland, Rhodesia   (British Medical Journal 25 October 1913 p348)
1960: 202 Dunleigh Mansions, Jan Smuts Avenue, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa   (Medical Register 1960 p1828)
1963: 3 Driefontein, Sandown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa   ( citing death notice)

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