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Name: KER, John James

Birth Date: 1867 Stanstead Abbots, Herts.

Death Date: 28 Aug 1947 Nairobi

First Date: 1911 - arrived with his wife and 4 young sons and 1 daughter

Profession: Keen apiarist, pioneer in motor transport business, later farmer

Area: Box 492, Nairobi, Kinangop area, 1930 Naivasha, Hut - John James Kerr 1914 Mgr Dawson & Walker

Married: In Ware, Herts 1902 Lilian Mary Horsey b. 1875 Islington, d. 1958

Children: John Kenneth (1904 Heathfield); Donald Ian (15 July 1905 Sawbridgeworth-1981); Allan Scott (23 July 1907 Sawbridgworth-2003; Dennis Eryk (1909 Thornton Heath); one dau

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Manual, Barnes, Gazette

General Information:

Manual 1927 - Advert - Reliance Transport Co. - Managing Director - J.J. Ker
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Lilian Mary Ker, British, age ?, died 15/3/58
Barnes - Nairobi City Park Cemetery - John James Ker, died 28 Aug 1947 aged 85
Gazette 9/11/1921 - Dissolution of Partnership between James Young Martin and John James Ker carrying on business as Saddlers, Harness Makers and Merchants under the style or firm of J.Y Martin & Ker dissolved on 31/10/1921 by mutual consent. Business will be carried on by James Young Martin and Owen Dean Hedge under the style or firm of J.Y. Martin.
Red 25 - Marlborough Estate and Sadler St., Box 482, Nairobi.
Red 25 - Partner with K. Ker in Reliance Transport Co.
Hut - Apiarist.
Hut has J.J. Ker 1919 Nakuru Newland & Tarlton
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - John James Ker, Box 786, Nbi and Lilian Mary Ker, Box 786 Nbi
Gazette 14 Oct 1947 probate

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