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Name: KIRKHAM, Vincent Herbert FIC, BSc(Lond)

Birth Date: 1881 Northampton

Death Date: 12 Nov 1941 Kipkarren

First Date: 1911

Profession: Director of Chemical Research and Govt. Analyst, Nairobi. 1938 farmer, Kipkarren

Area: Nairobi, Later Director of Agriculture Zanzibar, 1937 Muruguyet Est. Sarora

Married: In Fareham 1908 Ella Norris b. 1880 Alverstoke, d. 25 July 1916 Nairobi, after childbirth

Children: Eileen (Viner) (21 Mar 1909 Great Baddow-30 May 1992 Woking); Norris (1910 Great Baddow); baby (23 July 1916-1 Aug 1916 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 22, Gazette, Barnes, Old Africa, Leader14, Red Book 1912, Gazette, Red 19

General Information:

Red 25 - Director of Agriculture, Zanzibar; late Captain EAMS, late Director of Chemical Research and Govt. Analyst, Kenya; formerly Head of the Chemical Dept., County Technical Laboratories, Chelmsford, and County Lecturer in Agricultural Chemistry for Essex and Hertfordshire. Appointed Director of Agriculture, Zanzibar 1923
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - V.H. Kirkham, Government Analyst
Gazette - 23/9/1914 - Appt. - To be Captain, East Africa Medical Service - V.H. Kirkham - Government Analyst to the Forces, to date September 9th 1914
Nairobi South cemetery - Kirkham, died Aug 1916, child of V.H. Kirkham. Premature
Old Africa 11 - Tim Hutchinson writes - "Dutch style house was built by Sven Jorgensen for Vincent Herbert Kirkham, FIC, BSc (London), Diploma in Agriculture Cambridge. He had been a Captain in the EAMS and became Director of Chemical Research and the Government Analyst."
Red Book 1912 - V.H. Kirkham - Nairobi
Gazette 15/1/1912 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Government Analyst - 30/12/1911
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Nairobi, South Area - Vincent Herbert Kirkham - Government Analyst - The Hill
Red Book 1919 - Laboratories Dept. - Government Analyst - V.H. Kirkham
KAD 1922 - Committee - EA and Uganda Natural History Society
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Uasin Gishu Voters Roll

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