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Name: ALLEN, William Richard

Birth Date: 1865 Bath

Death Date: 13.8.1933 Nakuru

First Date: 1920 (Hut has W.R. Allen 1910 Naivasha??)

Last Date: 1933

Profession: Went to Kenya to join his three sons Rex, Dick and Cecil who were all farming in the Bahati/Solai/Nakuru area at this time. He also bought a farm in Bahati where he grew coffee and latterly pyrethrum and ran a small dairy herd

Area: Bahati, Nakuru, 1930 Solai, 1937 Kapkeneroi Est. Turbo

Married: Emma Evarilda Baldwin b. 26 Aug.1865 Vic., Australia, d. 26.4.1947 Nakuru

Children: Albert Reginald 'Rex' (25.5.1887 England-30.1.1939 Nakuru); Richard Burton (15 Aug 1892 Sydney, NSW-24 Mar 1966 Chelsea); Cecil William (1896 Snitterfield, Warwickshire-28 Nov 1968 Malindi)

Book Reference: EAWL, HBEA, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Land, Rift Valley, Barnes

General Information:

Source: Mr John B.R. Allen.
HBEA 1912 shows W.R. Allen at Naivasha
Land - 1911 - W.R. Allen - Grazing and agriculture, 3975 acres - Naivasha District - 1/12/09 - Leasehold under Occupation Licence for 2 to 99 years from 1/7/10 - Registered 7/1/11
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 3 Apr 1920 - W.R. Allen
Barnes - Nakuru North Cemetery - W.R. Allen, of Bath, Somerset, aged 68 - died 1933 and Eva Evarilda b.26 Aug.1865, d. 26 Apr.1947
Gazette 1 June 1948 wife's probate

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