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Name: ALLEN, Bertram Gray
Nee: Eldest son of Charles Carson & Annette Kincaid Allen of Edenmore, Londonderry
Birth Date: 5.11.1872 Londonderry
Death Date: 29.12.1920 Nairobi, influenza, pulmonary embolism
First Date: 1902
Last Date: 1919
Profession: A partner in the firm Tonks & Allen, solicitors in Nairobi. & Mombasa, he served on the Nairobi Municipal Committee in 1912.
Area: Nairobi, Karen
Married: Never married
Book Reference: Gillett, SE, HBEA, Cuckoo, Kenya Diary, Tignor, Land 1903, EAHB 1905, Red 25, Hut, North, EA Diary 1903, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Rugby, Leader14, Red Book 1912, Red 19
SE - B.G. Allen - Solicitor, Govt. Rd. - Aug 1907
Cuckoo - 1904 - mentions him as a jockey at the 2nd race meeting in Nbi.
Kenya Diary - 1902 - 'I have made friends with a local lawyer in Nairobi called B.G. Alan [sic]. He has only just come out and his practice is not yet built up ....... (I got to know Alan well later on. He started life in Nairobi with £300 and died about 1920 worth £150,000). He started in partnership with another solicitor called Tonks, but they soon separated. I renewed my friendship with Alan in 1914. He never married and died soon after WW1.
Land Grant 1903 - Tonks & Allen - Building, etc., 1 acre - Nairobi Hill - Aug 16 - Leasehold
Red 25 - Chairman, Municipal Committee, Nairobi 1920
Drumkey 1909 - Member of Municipal Committee, Nairobi
Drumkey 1909 - Committee Member, Polo Club, Nairobi - B.G. Allen
Drumkey 1909 - Pleader, Nairobi
North - Member of the Nairobi Mounted Section of the EAP Volunteer Reserve, June 1905
EA Diary 1903 - Pleader at present practising in the Protectorate Courts
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - born 5 Nov 1872, died 29 Dec 1920
Rugby - Played for Kenya against Combined South African Universities December 1929-30 - B.G.L. Allen
Red Book 1912 - B.G. Allen - Nairobi
Red Book 1912 - Nominated Unofficial Member of Legislative Council - The Hon B.G. Allen
Red Book 1912 - Committee Member - Masara Hunt Club
Gazette - 15/1/1906 - Member of Nairobi Township Committee - 1906
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Nairobi, South Area - Bertram Gray Allen - Solicitor Bishops Road
Red Book 1919 - B G Allen - Solicitor, Nairobi
Red Book 1919 - District Committees - Nairobi - B.G. Allen
HBEA - Steward of EA Turf Club.
Cuckoo - Tonks & Allen Nbi's first legal firm.
Tignor - Member of Labour Commission in 1911
Gazette - 16/3/1921 - Probate and Administration - Bertram Gray Allen late of Nairobi who died at Nairobi on 29th December 1920. Applied for by Thomas Alfred Wood and George Alexander Hume Hamilton of Nairobi
UK Foreign and Overseas Registers for death
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