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Name: DUN, Walker

Nee: son of David Dun

Birth Date: 17 Jan 1877 Kilconquhar, Fife

Death Date: 3 Dec 1946 Neville, NSW, Australia

Nationality: New Zealand

First Date: 1902

Profession: General Manager for the East Africa Syndicate Gilgil who had 500 square miles of land at Gilgil for sheep farming. He came from South America in 1902 to take charge

Area: Gilgil, Naivasha

Married: In St Kilda, Victoria, Australia 5 Apr 1904 Nellie Frances Newman (Neumann) b. 1876 Emerald Hill, Victoria, Aus., d. 25 June 1957 Wattamondara, Neville, NSW

Children: Burnham Walker (Naivasha 20.5.1905-1992); Landale Walker (Kirawa, Nairobi 6.11.1908-1994), dau. (1909); Kenneth Walker (19 Dec 1911 Cowra, NSW); Dorothy (1913)

Book Reference: Hut, Playne, Drumkey, Advertiser, EAHB 1906, North, EAHB 1907

General Information:

Advertiser - 16/10/1908 - Advert - Walker Dun - Manager - EA Syndicate Ltd., Gilgil
North - EA Syndicate; Running farm at Naivasha, June 1903; collecting sheep at Gore, New Zealand 27/5/1904 dep. New Zealand for Mombasa 2/6/1904; arr. Mombasa with 154 sheep and wife, Nellie Francis née Neumann (Scottish) 15/8/1904; Landholder's Game Licence, Naivasha 17/10/1904; son born, Burnham Walter, Naivasha 20/5/1905
Ancestry travelled aged 3 with father and rest of family from Scotland to Malbourne, Aus, in 1880

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