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Name: MEGSON, Edmund Victor

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Birth Date: 24.3.1865 Chorlton, Lancs.

Death Date: 27.10.1935 Islington

First Date: 1930

Area: Elgon Dacre Farm; Katalini Est. Kitale

Married: In Altrincham 1891 Amelia Ann Loudon Brown b. 20.11.1867 Glasgow, d. 23.11.1928 Eldoret

Children: Arthur (1893 Altrincham); Forrest Loudon (16.5.1894 Altrincham-3.2.1977); Douglas Manfred (4.11.1895 Altricham-18.3.1938 Kenya); Amy Helen Woodrow (Hirsch) (b. Altrinvha-15 June 1988 Dacre, Harrogate)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut

General Information:

Penelope Deubel (granddaughter): EDMUND VICTOR MEGSON (b. 24.03.1865) and his wife AMELIA ANN LOUDON MEGSON (b.20.11/1868)  left England in 1924 on the « SS.Gloucester Castle » to join their son Forrest Loudon Megson in Kenya - then part of what was called « British East Africa »  - arriving in Kitale on 04.09.1924   They lived on "Elgon Dacre” farm and possibly later  “Scapa" or  “Katalina" farms (in which EV, Forrest and  Douglas had interests) until Amelia died on 23.11.1928 in Dr. Dundas'  Nursing Home in Eldoret (Kenya),  and was buried in the Cemetery there with a sundial as tomb stone.  Edmund Victor later returned to England and died on 07.10.1935.


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