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Name: ARCHER, Harry Algernon

Birth Date: 1890 Gibraltar

Death Date: 13 Dec 1972 Nairobi

First Date: 1919

Profession: Private secretary

Area: Box 467, Nairobi

Married: In Lewisham 19 Dec 1915 Isabelle Lindsay Skinner b. 1883 Horsham, d. 17 May 1959 Nairobi

Children: Raymond Lindsay (22 Aug 1920 Nairobi-1941 Abyssinia, on active service); Philip Gerald (1922)

Book Reference: Red 31, Karen 50, Genforum

General Information:

Genforum - Harry Algernon Archer - wife Isabella and children Raymond (c. 1920) and Philip (c. 1922). Harry born in 1890 in Gibraltar, educated at the Royal Asylum (School) in Chelsea around 1901. He married Isabelle Lindsay in Horsham, Sussex in 1915. Emigrated to Kenya in 1919. On trips to UK he gave his occupation as (Private) Secretary. Harry died in 1972 and is buried in Nairobi. Harry and his wife Isabella both died in Kenya and are buried in Nairobi. They had 2 sons, Raymond Lindsay Archer (1920-1941) and Philip Gerald Archer (1922-). Raymond was unfortunately killed in Abyssinia (Ethiopia) in WW2 whilst serving with the Kenya Regiment. I believe Philip served with the Kenya Police. He was based at Langata near Nairobi from 1954 to 1970 when he collected data for his book "Kenya Ceropegia Scrapbook" - John Archer
Gazette 16 Nov 1936 Voters List 1936 - Harry Archer, Private Secretary, 2nd Ave. Parklands
Langata cemetery, Nairobi Isabelle Lindsay Archer died 17 May 1959 
Karen 50 - One of the original members of Karen Club in 1937 (Mr & Mrs). Captain 1942-44
Gazette 21 July 1959 wife's probate
Gazette 12 Jan 1973 probate

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