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Name: PEARSON, James Park

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Nee: brother of Mrs Janet Scott Hogg Rand

Birth Date: 18.10.1889 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire

Death Date: 5.9.1940 Nairobi

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1931

Profession: At one time with Nyama Ltd. which had a butcher's shop on Government Rd. (one of Lord Delamere's enterprises). He later started the first motor taxi business in Mombasa

Area: Nairobi, Mombasa, 1930 Box 179, Nairobi

Married: Emily Maria Adamson b. 26 Mar 1894 Bethnal Green, London, d. 25 Jan 1965 London

Children: James Park (23 Nov 1914 Nairobi-1959); Irene Isabella (Rhys-Maitland) (30 Mar 1916 Kenya-2002); William Thomas (1 Oct 1917 Kenya--1991 known as Park-Pearson); Lilian Mary (21 Oct 1919 Nairobi-2015)

Book Reference: Gillett, EAWL, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Barnes, Red Book 1912

General Information:

Source: Ian C. Rand
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - James Park Pearson, British, age 52, died 5/9/40  
Red Book 1912 - J. Pearson - Nairobi
Red 25 - Motor Car Hirer, Nairobi

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