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Name: ACTON, William Birchall

Birth Date: June 1879 Altrincham, Cheshire

Death Date: 18.7.1940 Inverness

First Date: 1906

Profession: Visited various parts of the country, then joined PWD - 1909, and was appointed Overseer at Kisumu, a position he held for a number of years.

Area: Kisumu, Mombasa

Married: Dec. 1899 Jane Elizabeth Antrobus b. 1881 d. Sept.1912

Children: William Birchall (21.7.1908 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Gillett, HBEA, KAD, Red 25, Hut, EAMR, Drumkey, Red 22, Advertiser, Gazette, EAHB 1907, Red Book 1912, Red 1919

War Service: WW1 with EAMR - E Sqdn 15/11/15

School: FSI, M.Inst.M and CE

General Information:

KAD 1922 Superintendent of Inland Revenue and Conservancy, Kisumu
Drumkey 1909 - Public Works Dept. - Foreman Carpenter, Nairobi
Red 22 - Inland Rev. Office, Nairobi
Advertiser - 4/9/1908 - Subscribers for St. Andrew's Church Building Fund - W.B. Acton - Rs. 50
Gazette - 20/9/16 - appt. Superintendent of Conservancy, Kisumu
EAHB 1907 - Mombasa
Red Book 1912 - W.B. Acton - Kisumu Red Book 1912 - Public Works Dept. - Overseer
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Lake Area - William Birchall Acton - Government Official - Kisumu
Red Book 1919 - W B Acton - Conservancy Office, Mombasa

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