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Name: ROSENBLUM, Meyer

Birth Date: 1894 Russia

Death Date: 25 Dec 1934 Nairobi

Nationality: British Jew

First Date: 1911

Profession: Founded business of Rosenblum, Bullows & Roy Ltd. For many years a well known figure in Nairobi and Eldoret.

Area: Eldoret

Married: Bertha b. 1896, d. 21 Aug 1941 Nairobi

Children: Solomon (18 June 1922 Nairobi-12 Sep 1996 Redbridge, Essex); Eva; Pearl; William; Benjamin; Isaac

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Macmillan, Red 22, Gazette, Nicholls, Barnes

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - M. Rosenblum and Co. Ltd., General Merchants and Direct Importers - It was started in 1912 by Mr M. Rosenblum and carried on by him until 1925, when it was taken over by Mr A.L. Block, and formed into a limited liability company. The manager is Mr J. Wolffe, who has had long experience of local trade and has been connected with the concern since 1922.
Gazette 8 Apr 1925 Meyer Rosenblum transferred his business to Abraham Lazarus Block
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - M. Rosenbloom, Hardinge Street
Nicholls - Eldoret 1916 - John Rifkin and Meyer Rosenblum opened a second blacksmith's…..
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - Meyer Rosenblum, died 25 Dec 1934 aged 55 - and Bertha Rosenblum died 21 Aug 1941 aged 53 - "in everlasting and loving memory of her darling mother Bertha, widow of the late Meyer Rosenblum …"
Gazette 23/1/1918 - PO Savings Bank - Deposits not claimed for 5 years - Mrs Bertha Rosenbloom
Red 25 - M. Rosenblum, General Stores
?Bluma Rosenblum d. 11 Nov 1951 aged 28 (Nairobi Forest Rd. cem.)

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