George J. FLISHER is one of a numberof persons connected to the Weymouth, Dorset branches of the ZELLEYand the WHITE Families Of interest,in 1881 our ownGeorge FLISHER was a visitor at the age of ten in aresidence in London.His mother Emma Flisher (nee Emma Martha White) was a widow employed as a cook.
According to the 1881 Census, George was born in Devon.In the registers for Devon, we have a George John FLISHER,Birth registered 4 th Q. 1870 in the district of Plympton St. Mary (Cornwall/Devon region of Plymouth - near the birth location of Mount Batten,
Emma Martha WHITE was one of the younger children of Thomas and Charlotte WHITE of the Wyke Regis and Weymouth locations of DORSET. About 1883 to 1887, the widow Emma (White) FLISHER married the widower Richard ZELLEY.They and 20 year old George FLISHER are found in the 1891 Census in Weymouth.
In 1871, another George FLISHER was born in Weymouth.He was the son of Richard T. FLISHER and Rebecca GILLINGHAM. His siblings were Sarah, Edith, Levinia, Richard T. Jr. and Joseph FLISHER.Like other members of the FLISHER families in Dorset, Richard FLISHER was a mariner for the Trinity services. Of interest, another older George FLISHER was a member of the Coast Guard and in 1881 was residing at the Coast Guard Station in Preston, Dorset.