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1901 Born in Coventry the son of Samuel Theo Newsome (1868-1930), a watch manufacturer, and his wife Kate
1911 Living at Sherbourne House, The Butts, Coventry: Samuel Theo Newsome (age 42 born Coventry), a Watch Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife (married 19 years with five children - four living) Kate Newsome (age 39 born Coventry) and their children Theo Edward Newsome (age 17 born Coventry), University Undergraduate; Samuel Herbert Newsome (age 9 born Coventry); Mary Brenda Louise Newsome (age 7 born Coventry); and Alan James Newsome (age 8 months born Coventry). Three servants.
Educated at Oundle School, Peterborough
Apprentice at Calthorpe Motor Co
1930 One of the executors of the will of Samuel Theo Newsome.
Moved into the theatrical business.