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Birth Date: 1865

First Date: 1898

Profession: Uganda Railway - had resigned from Railway by 10/10/1897. District engineer

Book Reference: North

General Information:

North - [spelt Waineford] District Engineer recruited in India; arr. Mombasa from India 28/5/1898; refused to sign agreement on arrival in EA claiming pay & conditions were misrepresented to him before he left India; at Kibwezi with survey party & due to resign & return to coast 9/9/1898; had resigned and due to leave for India 'in a few days' 21/9/1898
There is an R.H. Wainford [sic] engineer, in Ancestry (no details) - travelled to New York 1909
There is also a Richard Hanbury Wainford (18 Feb 1865 Spennymoor-1946), mechanical engineer in Darlington in 1939 England and Wales Register. Married to Adela Raynes (b. 1 Aug 1869), with dau. Elizabeth Marie. (b. 3 Jan 1901) [but his Mechanical Engineer records indicate he was in Stoke on Trent in 1897-99, so not the right person]

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