Westbeech, George

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Westbeech, George Gender: M
George Copp Westbeech
born on 5 October 1844 at 17:10 (= 5:10 PM )
Place Liverpool, England, 53n25, 2w55
Timezone LMT m2w55 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°33' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°09 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 05°12'


British elephant hunter, ivory trader and pioneer traveller of the Zambezi River and its valley in Africa. He died on 17 July 1888 at Kalfontein, Transvaal.


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "White Induna" by Richard Sampson (Xlibris, 2008), p. 4: "On 5th October, 1844 a son was born . . . named George Copp Westbeech. In the fashion of the day, the registration details gravely state that the birth took place at 5.10 pm."


  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Ivory trader)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer
  • Vocation : Misc. : Outdoor vocations (Elephant hunter)