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Jacqueline Mary Travis

Stephen John Bancroft Pick

  • Born: 13 May 1939, Barrow in Furness, , Lancashire, England
  • Christened: 1939, Walney St Mary's Parish Church, Barrow, England
  • Marriage: Jacqueline Mary Travis on 28 Mar 1967 in St. Johns, Hartford Cheshire
  • Died: 7 Feb 2015, Dallas, Texas at age 75

bullet  General Notes:

Went camping with family at Silverdale many times in 1945-50 time. Dad bought a car in 1945 and we went for a holiday to Aylsbury for a caravan (or was it in a tent) holiday in 1948.

School currently listed under schooling. Work: GEC Coventry UK and Nigeria telephones, Bell Canada Montreal, Ottawa, ITT Puerto Rico, Madrid, Brussels, ITI Dallas Texas, Trycom Richardson/Carrollton TX.
Gave up playing soccer at 72 in December 2012.
Note 5/22/12


bullet  Medical Notes:

Mumps and chickenpox when young.
Measles April 1945 acording to dad's diary
Heart bypass 1995 Dr Mack Medical city
Athroscopic surgury 1999 right knee-Meidical city- Dr Rodriguez
Mylo displastic syndrome diagnosed about 2002
Hiatial hernia 1995 or there abouts.
2010 Abdominal aorta
Passed away after battle with leukemia 2015


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Schooling, 1943-1950, Ocean Road, Infant and Junior. Attended Ocean Rd Infant and Junior school on Walney. Started school at 4. At the age of 9 was moved up a class as there were too many kids in his class, so he was working with kids a year older. In the one exam he finished 20th and Brian Day who finished 26th passed for the grammar school.
Was captain of the Junior school soccer team and has a photo when he was 9 playing Vickerstown. Teachers were Mrs Roberts, Miss Wells, Miss McClelland, Mr Winder
Went camping with family at Silverdale many times when younger. Dad bought car in 1947 and we went to Aylsbury for a caravan holiday in 48.

Schooling, 1950-1958, Barrow Grammar School. Went to the Barrow Boys Grammar school from 1950-58. Deputy Head boy, prefect for two years, captain of school soccer team for two years. Organized tour of Germany for school soccer team in Ubach Palenberg, Wessling, Bonn, Mannheim and Speyer.
Imperial College BSc Physics 1958-61

Schooling: Imperial College degree in Physics, Oct 1958, Imperial College, South Kensington, London, England. Stayed in a flat 1958/59 with John Hodson on Raniliegh Gardens, Putney
In Oct 1959 got a place in Weeks Hall on Princes Gardens. Our group of 60 odd students were the first residents of the brand new building. I was lucky enough to stay in the same room for my third year. We had maths classes every morning during the first year but then just Physcis classes after that. I didn't pass the exams at the end of the second year so continued in ordinary degree course. I received my degree in 1961 and the commencent celebration was held in the Albert Hall. My mother intended to attend but was incapacitated at the

Work in Nigeria 1963-1965: Installing and testing telecom equipment in Nigeria, Dec 1963, Nigeria. Returned to England Jun 1965

Emigrate to Canada: Left England for Montreal, 3 May 1966, Montreal, PQ, Canada.

Moved from Montreal to Ottawa: Bell Canada moved Toll area Govt scvs div to Ottawa from Montreal, Sep 1967, Ottawa, Ont, Canada.

Start work with ITT in PR: Moved from Ottawa to San Juan but Jackie remained in ottawa, 28 Oct 1968, Regency Hotel San Juan.

Moved from San Juan to Madrid: Left PRTC to work at ITTLS in Madrid, 5 Jan 1974, Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Moved from Madrid to Brussels: Moved from SESA Madrid to ITC Brussels, Feb 1983, ITC, Rue gatti de Gammond, Brussels.

Moved from Brussels to Dallas: Joined ITI in Dallas after Alcatel let me go from ITT in Brussels, Feb 1989, ITI, Dallas Texas.

Joined Trycom in Dallas: Joined Tom Norton at Trycom in dallas, Jul 1992, Bridgegate Lane, Dallas.

Retired from Trycom: Left Trycom in Carrolton, Aug 2007, Trycom, Carrolton Texas.


Stephen married Jacqueline Mary Travis, daughter of Harold George Travis and Joyce Ingerthorp Allwood, on 28 Mar 1967 in St. Johns, Hartford Cheshire. (Jacqueline Mary Travis was born on 28 Apr 1945 in Pontefract, , Yorkshire, England.)

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