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Name: RAASCHOU, Hans Georg

Birth Date: 15.3.1874 Copenhagen

Death Date: 18.6.1938

First Date: 1906

Profession: General Merchant and Commission Agent

Area: Mombasa

Book Reference: Playne, Land, Drumkey, Gazette, North

General Information:

Playne - East Africa is depriving South Africa of some of its keenest business men. Mr Raschou was there for 8 years; then he came to Mombasa, and towards the end of 1906 established himself as a general merchant and commission agent in the town. He is an importer of soft goods, liquors, and building material. Stocks are carried at Mombasa and also at Nairobi, where there is a warehouse under European supervision. .....…..
Mr Raschou has a half share in the Bura plantation, which is situated on the main road from Voi to Kilimanjaro, and about 123 miles from Voi station. Mr J.H. Pattison is a partner. The property is freehold and is being planted with Ceara rubber. At present 120 acres are cleared and 60 acres planted. He has also rights over 2000 acres on the Juba River.
Land - 1910 - H.G. Raschou - Agriculture, 1500 acres - Juba River - 12/3/08 - Leasehold under Occupation Licence for 2 to 99 years from 1/7/10 - Registered 29/12/10
Gazette 1 Sep 1907
Gazette 15/8/1907 - Insolvency declared of Jolly Biggs and Co - A.P.Jolly, Stanley Biggs and Russell Biggs - Hans George Raaschou appointed Receiver of the insolvent's property.

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