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Name: POY, Jules Bernard

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Nee: son of a French nobleman who fled to England during the Revolution?

Birth Date: 6.6.1857 Paris

Death Date: 7.6.1942 Kiambu

First Date: 1899

Last Date: 1942

Profession: Engine driver. Later farmed Fairview Estate near Kiambu Boma. Also quarried limestone which he calcined for sale to building contractors.

Area: Kiambu, Nairobi, Makindu

Married: In Bombay, India 24.8.1884 Eveline Juliet Cope b. 15 June 1856 Deesa, Bombay, d. 29 July 1924 Kiambu, widow of James Duffy who drowned in 1880

Children: Louise Juliet Eveline (Mallitte, Birch) (Mhow, India 24.10.1885-1941 Nairobi); Claude Julius Septimus (1887-1929); Mervyn Cyril Alan (1.1.1897-1968); William Henry Cope (19 May 1889 India-1891); Minnie Seabrook (16 May 1892 Byculla, Bombay). Stepson James Thomas Duffy

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Hut, Drumkey, Red 22, KGF, EAHB 1906, Gazette, Barnes, North, EAHB 1904, Red Book 1912

General Information:

Red 22 - B. Poy, Kiambu AND J.B. Poy, Kiambu
Gazette - 8/3/16 - Notice Re. Public Right of Way over land of Eveline Juliet Poy (upper Fort Hall Road) - Right of Way revoked.
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Kiambu - J.B. Poy, Kiambu
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Jules Bernard Poy, British, age 83, died 7/6/42
North - Uganda Railway - From India; Railway appt. 1/2/1899; Engine Driver 31/3/1901, May 1902; at Nairobi with wife and sons Claud (aged 15) and Mervyn Cyril Alan (b. 1/1/1897), April 1903; Listed with 'Officers & Subordinates', Driver 1/4/1903; Loco Dept., with wife 5-9-1903; Mervyn enrolled at Uganda Railway School, Nairobi when it opened 20/1/1904, but taken out when Poy was moved from Nairobi; Firearm registered at Machakos April-June 1905; Member of the Railway Section of the EAP Volunteer Reserve, June 1905; 1906 Makindu
EAHB 1904 - Nairobi Residents - Poy, J.B. - Loco Dept. Uganda Railway
Barnes - St. Paul's Church, Kiambu Cemetery - Evelyn Juliet Poy, born 15th June 1856, died 29th July 1926
Red Book 1912 - J.B. Poy - Nairobi
Gazette 23/1/1918 - PO Savings Bank - Deposits not claimed for 5 years - Jules Bernard Poy
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kikuyu - Jules Bernard Poy, Planter, Fairview Estate, Kiambu
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kikuyu - Eveline Juliet Poy, Planter, Kiambu
Gazette - 27/8/1924 - Probate and Administration - Eveline Juliet Poy, late of Kyambu who died at Kyambu on 20 July 1924. Applied for by Jules Bernard Poy and James Thomas Duffy of Kyambu
Hut - 1908 - Fairview Estate, Kiambu

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