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Name: COOPER, Samuel Edward

Nee: cousin of Archibald Samuel, Henry Douglas and Philip Ward Cooper

Birth Date: 6.7.1867 Valparaiso, Chile

Death Date: 19.6.1936 Surbiton

Nationality: British

First Date: 1896

Last Date: 1902

Profession: Uganda Railway Asst. Engineer/Storekeeper; Asst. Accountant, May 1897; District Engineer 15/8/1897; Mtito Andei Feb 1899; Makindu June 1899

Area: Mtito Andei, Makindu, Mombasa

Married: In Veracruz, Mexico 6 Dec 1891 Florence Edith 'Floss' Davenport b. 24 Apr 1873 Stoke Damerel, Devon, d. 7 Jan 1947 Surbiton

Children: Guy (1892 Kilindini-1893 Kilindini, Mombasa); Winifred Mary (12 June 1894 Pisagau, Chile-1987); Doris Aileen Davenport (Johnson) (16 June 1896 Surbiton-1973); Joan (Whetman) (15 July 1902 Surbiton-6 Aug 1964 Epsom); Nancy (1903 Surbiton-1917); Gwyn (13 June 1904 Surbiton-1904)

Book Reference: North

General Information:

Issued with Bird Licence at Mombasa between Oct & Dec 1901
North - From Surbiton, Surrey; Nairobi with wife Floss, March 1900; completing bridges & culverts between Kiu & Athi, Jan 1902; District Engineer June 1902; requested employment on Maintenance Division of completed line but refused due to not speaking Hindustani, end of contract 2-7-1902
In 1891 census in Ealing s/o William and Mary Cooper

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