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Name: ROSSENRODE, John Cecil

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Birth Date: 10 Jan 1899 Bengal, India

Death Date: 26 Dec 1963 Nairobi

First Date: 1922

Profession: Hotelier

Area: Nairobi

Married: Gladys Gertrude Desmier b. 25 Apr 1905 Mombasa, d. 26 Oct 1969 Durban (dau of Arthur Herbert Desmier)

Children: Clayton Vernon (26 Nov 1927 Nairobi-2008); James Arthur (26 Apr 1926 Kenya-2001); Neil Glenville (9 May 1930 Nairobi-1981); Derek Barry (4 May 1935 Kenya-17 Apr 2020 Banbury); Maureen Dawn (15 Oct 1944 Nairobi-2016)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 31, North

General Information:

Bought 25-year lease on no.2 Station Rd, Nairobi on 28.10.1899. Partner with Mesrop MacJohn 1901, owner of hotel and general store.
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Voters' List has Rosenrode, J.C.
Gazette 15 Sep 1964 probate
Bruce Rooken-Smith His son Derek Barry [KR4553] died in a home in Banbury 17th April 2020 after a long illness. He was a Duke of York 49er - i.e. one of the first 73 boys to attend the new school on 23 January 1949 which started off at Government House before moving to present site.

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