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Name: BLAKE, Andrew William

Nee: elder brother of Frank Blake

Birth Date: 1873 Dallinghoo, Suffolk, bapt. 27 Apr Woodbridge, Suffolk)

Death Date: 20 July 1984 Brondesbury, Middlesex

Nationality: British

First Date: 1898

Last Date: 1898

Profession: Traction Engine Driver, Uganda Transport; electrical engineer

Married: In Colchester 16 Nov 1899 Elizabeth Gertrude Woods Martin b. 1866 Colchester, d. 20 Oct 1935 Colchester

Book Reference: North

General Information:

Traction Engine Driver sent to EA by 'Ransomes', manufacturers of trial engine sent to Uganda Transport for evaluation. Arr. Mombasa from UK April 1898; trials around Mtito Andei were abandoned due to inadequate roads and the single expansion boiler fitted to trial engine being unsuitable for the available water supply; dep Kibwezi for Mombasa 29-6-1898; dep Mombasa for UK approx. 12-9-1898.
'Blake Senior'

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