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Name: STRANGWAYS-DIXON, Douglas (Dr.)

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Nee: born Dixon, hyphenated to Strangways during the war

Birth Date: 8 Jan 1903 Ealing

Death Date: 1980 Kenya

First Date: 1926

Last Date: 1980

Profession: Brooke Bond; civil servant; CMS Maseno physician

Area: 'Sitoten' Kedowa Kericho, Kisumu

Married: Kathleen Mary Heywood b. 1 Apr 1903 Kenya, d. 1999 Kenya (dau of Bishop Richard Stanley Heywood, sister of Norah m. to Alan Arthur Murray Lawrence)

Children: Brian Heywood (22 May 1928 Maseno-8 May 2009); John (2 Sep 1930-2002); Patricia (Dixson) (11 Sep 1932)

Book Reference: Hut, Charters, Barnes, Foster, EAWL

War Service: Served in WW2 in E Africa

School: London R. Dental Hosp.

General Information:

Barnes - Kericho Holy Trinity Church - Plaque - presented by Dr & Mrs D. Strangeways-Dixon [sic] 1951
Foster - Maseno CMS Hospital in 1929. Left CMS 1930
Barnes - Limuru Cemetery - Douglas Strangways-Dixon, 1903 - 1980 AND Kathleen Strangways-Dixon, Apr 1902 - Dec 1999, daughter of Bishop Heywood
Foster - worked with Brooke Bond; 1948 retired and purchased 2000 acres at Sitoton near Kericho and Londiani; during the Emergency he had Mau Mau trouble on his farm; 1965 sold the farm; his daughter Pat married Mr Bill Dixson of African Highlands Produce Co. Ltd.
Margaret Lloyd (niece): He worked for the Kenya Government in Kericho after he left Brooke Bond. He retired to Sitoten sometime after 1956, and later sold that property to his labour and moved to Limuru. 
Letter from J. Landells - mentions Douglas Dixon, Brooke Bond doctor in Kericho.

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