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Partaking of the Lord's Supper

by J. E. Mayo

Martin Arhelger said ...

The author is given as „J. E. Mayo“ in the “Special July Offer” of the magazine Words of Help, volume 47 (1958). He also wrote in the same magazine in 1962. Perhaps his address in this brochure might help to identify him more closely:

46 Kenilworth Road, St. Leonard's-on-Sea, Sussex.


Friday, May 15, 2020 : 21:05
Tom said ...

I had quite a look and can't find anything for definite. There used to be a hall on that street; don't if that was connected and it might have been the address given.,_Kenilworth_Road,_St_Leonards-on-Sea

Friday, May 15, 2020 : 21:56
Michael Schneider said ...

This is the most likely candidate I could find in the National Probate Calendar:

There were two other J.E. Mayos but without an apparent connection to St Leonards-on-Sea:

Saturday, May 16, 2020 : 02:45
Tom said ...
I did see Joseph Elland but apart from the name there is nothing to link him. Also his connection to St. Leonards seems to have been late in life and brief. Though agree it is the most likely candidate of any.
Saturday, May 16, 2020 : 03:01
Michael Schneider said ...

Here is an interesting discovery from the 1901 Census: Joseph E. Mayo was staying with his aunt Eleanor E. Eland in London, in whose household the Germans Otto Berning, Ernst "Brockhems" and Ewald Zimmerman were living as boarders. "Brockhems" must undoubtedly be Brockhaus; Ernst Brockhaus (1879–1948) was a grandson of German Brethren pioneer Carl Brockhaus and a well-known Lowe-Continental Brother himself, and Berning was also a familiar Brethren name.

So I guess Joseph Eland Mayo (b. 19 April 1885) is our man. See also

Saturday, May 16, 2020 : 03:55
Tom said ...
Well found! He didn't die that long ago, that someone should remember him.
Saturday, May 16, 2020 : 05:42

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