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Name: BETTON, Charles Steuart

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Birth Date: 4.4.1869 Stonehouse, Glos.

Death Date: 25.3.1937 Falmouth

Nationality: British

First Date: 1895

Last Date: 1901

Profession: Engineer on Uganda Railway UK appt as Asst. Engineer 9-11-1895; arr. Mombasa from London 11-12-1895; Appt. Snr. Asst. Engineer from Aug. 1897; Railhead at Kiu 22-2-1899; Resigned 29-6-1901; due to depart Mombasa for England 25-9-1901

Married: In Kensington 6 Jan 1919 Beatrice Mary Pitwell b. 31 May 1898 Poplar. London, d. 27 Apr 1981 Rotorua, New Zealand (she later m. Donald William Hamish Hawken Donaldson 1897-1984)

Book Reference: North

School: Trinity Coll Cambridge

General Information:

North - ill at Mombasa with abscess in the rectum arch 1897; Resigned 29-6-1901 arr. Nairobi from Railhead to settle accounts 6-9-1901
Cambridge Univ Alumni pens. at TRINITY, May 30, 1887. S. of Joseph (next), clerk, of 20, Caledonia Place, Clifton, near Bristol. B. Apr. 4, 1869, at Stonehouse, Gloucs. School, Clifton College. Matric. Michs. 1887. Engineer; on the Uganda Railway, 1895-1901; East India Railway, 1902-5; Manila Railway, 1906-8; Canton Hankow Railway, 1911-12. Sometime of 28, The Drive, West Worthing, Sussex; latterly of Cheam, Surrey. Died Mar. 25, 1937, aged 68, at Falmouth. (Clifton Coll. Reg.; The Times, Mar. 29, 1937.)

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