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Name: POULTON, William James Weymouth 'Billy'

Birth Date: 16 May 1880 Grahamstown, S. Africa

Death Date: 2 Nov 1960 Molo

First Date: 1919 from SA

Last Date: 1960

Profession: Farmer

Area: Nakuru, 1925 Molo, 'Kenjockety' Molo

Married: Margaret Pearl Odendaal b. 17 Nov 1892 Riversdale, Cape Provinced, d. 21 Nov 1970 Salisbury, Wilts.

Children: Margaret Elizabeth 'Beth' (Arathoon) (8 Nov 1920 Cape Town); Philip Weymouth (8 Dec 1922 Molo); John Weymouth (15 Oct 1924 Molo); Jane Weymouth (Dowager Lady Wedgwood) (5 June 1927 Pietermaritzburg-12 May 2007); William

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, EAWL, Stud, Burke, Barnes, Red 31, Over My Shoulder

War Service: Boer War 1898-1901, WW1 1914-18, WW2 Kenya Defence Force

General Information:

EA Stud Book 1954 - Sheep - Corriedales - W.J. Poulton, Molo
Barnes - St. Alban's Church, Molo - W.J.W. Poulton, born 1880, died 1961 aged 81
Over my Shoulder - In 1932 Mike Abraham decided that he had had enough, and advertised a disposal sale of all his stock. This was a great blow to the little Cinderella sheep industry of Molo, as he was one of the very few people there with the money to import good bloodstock from Australia and New Zealand. His imported pure bred sheep he did not sell, but gave to Billy Poulton. This was an inspired gesture, because Billy always loved his sheep, as he loved all animals, and they had a better chance of survival at Kenjockety than in most other places. - Early farming experiences pp. 36-39 [Is this William James Weymouth Poulton or his son?]
Gazette 17 Jan 1961 probate

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