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John Arthur KINMAN

18821,2,3 - 19805,6


Life History


Born in Kidderminster, Warwickshire.1,2,3

5th Apr 1891

Recorded in census in Aston, Warwickshire (Alcester Street #15 court #2).1


Occupation Telegraphist in St Levan, Cornwall.3


Recorded in census in St Levan, Cornwall.3

Jul 1907


aged 24, on the ship Runic bound for Victoria


Died in Zetland, New South Wales, Australia.5,6

aged 97, late of Campbell House, formerly of Kidderminster, England


  • Chess Champion of the State [NSW]

    J A Kinman

    The thirteenth round of the State Championship tourney was played at the Millions Club last night.

    Playing very accurately, Kinman won from Shoobridge.


    The unfinished game between Kinman and Roberts having been won by the former, Kinman has now won the championship with the fine scroe of 10 wins, one draw and one loss.

    The fourteenth and final last round of the tourney will be played at the School of Arts on Saturday night. Kinman has finished all his games. The draw will be......

    Mr. John Arthur Kinman, who has just won the chess championship of the State, was horn near Klddermlnster, in Worcestershire (England)

    He learnt the game, however, when he was stationed at Malta, in 1902, in the cable service. Coming to Sydney in 1907, Mr. Kinman has taken part in many interstate matches, and has always acquitted hlmself well. He played in the championship tourney in 1909, gaining third place against Ninid and Crakanthorp.

    [The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 11 July 1928]


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