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Name: ROSS, George Willerton

Nee: One of four brothers: William, Nathaniel, George and Albert

Death Date: 22 Feb 1960 Perth, W. Australia

First Date: 1908

Profession: Coffee planter, Rosterman Mine, Kakamega

Area: Fort Ternan, Kibigori, Hut - 1930 Chemelil, 1908 Silvermere Estate, Fort Ternan

Married: 1. May (later m. Timothy Moy); 2. Edith Barbara

Children: D. A. 'Barry' (Battle of Britain)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 31, Red 22, Trans Nzoia Scrap Book, Gazette

General Information:

Red 22 - G.W. Ross, Box 76, Kisumu
Trans Nzoia Scrap Book - Article "The Kakamega Gold Rush" - A man named Ross, from Kibigori, found a very promising reef near Kakamega township. He joined forces with Foster and Forbes-Mangan of Kitale who financed the essential work. They were bought up by a London company and the well known Rosterman Mine grew up and continued to work long after most of the other mines had closed down.
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Lumbwa
Gazette 28/4/1920 - Labour Agent's Permit Issued
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Lake Area - George Willerton [sic] Ross - Settler
Hut - partner with Foster Bros.
Nat Probate Calendar

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