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Name: WARREN-GASH, John Honor

Nee: son of Thomas Warren Gash

Birth Date: 4 July 1907 Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland

Death Date: 27 Aug 1994 Pilley, Hants.

First Date: ?1914

Profession: Planter, Kenneigh Estate, Kiambu

Area: Box 497, Nairobi, Hut - Gurrane Estate, Kiambu, Gashcourt Estates, Kiambu

Married: In Nairobi Kathoni Mary Forgan Kell b. 17 May 1913 Stirling, Scotland, d. 27 Oct 2005 Pilley, Hants. (spoke fluent Kikuyu and arrived in Kenya in 1913, dau of Matthew Hall Kell)

Children: David; Patrick

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, Limuru, Whos Who 63, Gillett, Irish, Foster

School: Prince of Wales School

General Information:

Limuru - letter from May Kell (now Warren-Gash) at Limuru 1924-26 'I was at 'The Hill Preparatory School', Limuru, from late 1924 to Easter 1926 when I left to go to St. Bride's, Helensburgh, Scotland. In what used to be the library, I think, we sat around the fire in the evenings. Two classes, also prayers and services were held in there. We used to go on picnics in a big wagon drawn by about 6 or 8 oxen. During one very dry season 3 girls had to use one bath water - I was always the third as at that time I was the oldest! We were given lovely slices of white bread and dripping for elevenses. Our Matron - a dear - had a horrid little monkey. It bit me once! I still have an old, if not a first edition of the original prospectus for 'The Hill Preparatory School for the daughters of Gentlemen'
Irish - President of the EA Irish Society in 1962
Hut has J.H.W. Gash 1937 Coolfadda, Kiambu
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Kiambu Voters List
His wife worked at Kamiti Prison during the Mau Mau Emergency

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