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James McNamara

Decorator & Town Councillor

Keith Tankard
Updated: 14 October 2009
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It is with great sadness that we have to announce that the creator of The Labyrinth of East London Lore, Dr T., has passed away. Helping people through his website gave him no end of pleasure. If you had contact with him and would like to leave a message, please send us an e-mail here.

DEATH NOTICE: see the Master's Office, Cape Town, No 48446.

James McNamara was born in London in 1864.

He settled at East London where he worked as a sign-writer, painter and decorator.

He took a seat on the East London Town Council in February 1907 in Ward 2 but resigned immediately and did not stand for re-election.

He died on 28 November 1935 at the age of 71, and was buried at East London.

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