George Dimmock was the second child of David Dimmock & Mary Halsey born Oct-December, 1839 at Sandridge & christened March 3rd, 1844 at Sandridge, Herts.
In 1841 George was living in Sandridge, Herts with his parents & older sister Mary.
George’s mother had died prior to 1848 when his father married Mary Adams.
In 1851 the family was still living in Sandridge & George now had 2 younger brothers, Alfred & William & a younger half-sister, Emma (1) as well as a step-sister, Susanna Adams.
In 1861 George was working as a potman (who collects pots & glasses) at the Royal Oak, 2 Regent St, Westminster, the landlord of which was George W Young.