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Name: TURNER, John Herbert

Birth Date: 4.12.1896

Death Date: 1984 Taunton Deane, Somerset

First Date: 1925

Profession: Coffee planter

Area: Kiambu, 1925 Matropi Vale, Mukeigu Estate

Married: In Bideford 1928 Dorothea Mary b. 8.3.1896 Lydford, Devon, d. 2.5.1978 Exeter

Book Reference: Red 25, Kiambu Scrapbook,Golf, KAD, Red 31, Hut, Red 22

General Information:

Kiambu Scrapbook - Two more settlers, John Turner and Ernest Gare, assisted H.W. Gray and the original team to reconstruct the golf course in 1924-25, which is much the same as it is today except for minor alterations.
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Kiambu Voters List
Compare J. Harold Turner - same person?
1939 England and Wales Register liivng with wife in Dulverton
Red 22 - J.H. Turner, Kiota, Gilgil
Kiambu Scrapbook - after the 1914-18 war when Mr J.H. Turner bought Matropi Vale from Mr Latham
KAD 1922 - J.H. Turner, Gilgil.Hut - Capt. J.H. Turner 1929 Makuyu
Pre war golfer at Kiambu GC. c. 1928. Golf Captain at Kiambu Club 1938. Men's Champion Kiambu GC 1934, 1936, 1938. Played in the EA Amateur Golf Championship in 1933.
1939 England and Wales Register living in Dulverton with wife, as farmer

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