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Name: FAULCONER, Edwin Stephen

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Birth Date: 18 Nov 1890 Simla, India

Death Date: 18 May 1948 Nairobi

First Date: 1930

Profession: Engineer, railway

Area: Aberdare Ranch, Gilgil

Married: In Nagpur, Bengal 22 Jan 1916 Sybil Ruth Geary b. 19 May 1895Sydenham, d. 14 May 1991 Llanogo, Wales

Children: Desmond Stephen (17 Mar 1919 India -8 Mar 1993 Johannesburg); Edwin William (1 July 1917 Poona -27 Apr 2003)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, Barnes

General Information:

Info from Stephen Falconer (son): Studied as a Civil Engineering at Crystal Palace London1908-1910. Later transferred by British Government to India to build and develop the roads and bridges.  Later the family was transferred in 1926 to Tanganyika (Tanzania).  Based in Morogoro.  One of his many civil engineering contracts included the Building of the road between Morogoro & Turiani in central Tanganyika in 1935 / 1937.  This included 9 bridges across the Wami River Swamp area.  Most of the work was done by hand by labourers as earth moving machinery had not yet materialised to much in those pre war years. 

Barnes - Nairobi City Park Cemetery - Edwin Stephen Faulconer, died 18 May 1948 aged 58

Gazette - 10/9/1924 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Asst. Engineer, Ug. Rly. - E.S. Faulconer

Gazette 8 June 1948 probate

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