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Name: TOMKINS, Stanley Charles CMG, MBE

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Birth Date: 3 Dec 1870

Death Date: 17 Dec 1946 Camberley, Surrey

Nationality: British

First Date: 1896

Last Date: 1911

Profession: Appointed to the Administration Service in Uganda, in 1904 he was Sub-Commissioner

Area: Mumias, Unyoro, Kampala

Married: In Lancaster Gate, London 5 Jan 1910 Vera Louisa Eleanor Masterman, b. 12 May 1883 Hyeres, France, d. 12 Jan 1967 Watford, Surrey

Children: none mentioned in Who's Who

Book Reference: Gillett, Hobley, Permanent Way, Flashlight, Tucker, Matson, Debrett, EAHB 1905, EAS, North, EA Diary 1903, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907

General Information:

Hobley - Sudanese Mutiny - Stanley Tomkins was at that time Commissioner at Mumias, and the only other European was an old merchant skipper named Walter Mayes, who was also transport agent for the firm of Smith, Mackenzie.
Permanent Way - Mr Tomkins, the officer-in-charge at Mumia's in Sept. 1897 during Sudanese Mutiny Tucker - when the rebels marched to Mumia's it was saved through the presence of mind and fertility of resource of Mr Stanley Tomkins, who was in command. ....... at Mumia's in 1898
Matson - Stanley Tomkins, Hobley's newly appointed assistant, travelled to Mumias through Nandi at the end of June 1896. ......... 1897 - 3rd Class at Mumias
Debrett - entered Foreign Office Ser. 1896, became Political Officer-in-Charge of Kavirondo Dist., Uganda Protectorate 1897, of Kampala Dist. 1898, Acting Sub-Commr. 1900, and Sessions Judge 1904; served with Nandi Expedition 1897, and during Uganda Mutiny 1897-8 (despatches, medal with 2 clasps); transferred to Colonial Office Ser. when Uganda Protectorate was taken over by that Office; was Acting Sub-Commr. Uganda W. Province 1902, Acting Dep. Commr., Uganda Protectorate 1906-7, Acting Gov. 1909-10, and Acting Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. 1910-11; appointed Ch. Sec. to the Govt thereof 1908; retired 1911
EAHB 1905 - Asst. Collector, Uganda Protectorate, March 11th 1896; Collector Aug. 22nd 1897; Sub-Commissioner, 1904.
The African Standard - 26-2-1903 - Invited to the wedding of H.R. Phelips & Miss Jacquette Edith Lambe in Mombasa
North - Appt. 3rd Class Asst. UP 11/3/1896; Appt. 2nd Class Asst. UP 22/8/1897; in charge of Mumia's at start of Sudanese mutiny Sept. 1897; Dep. Mumia's for Luba's 11/10/1897; Luba's Oct. Nov. 1897 during fighting; home leave 1899; Acting Sub-Comm. Kampala Oct 1901; transferred from Collector Unyoro to Acting Sub-Comm. Uganda Kingdom 4/3/1903; Sub-Commissioner UP 1904; Land grant application, Nairobi 23/3/1904; Appt. Sub-Commissioner Uganda Kingdom 6/12/1904
Uganda Journal Vol 2 No 2 - Cook - Further Memories of Uganda - …….1901 - Mr Stanley Tomkins then Collector at Kampala had good roads cut and well laid out in the new town which Mr White the Agricultural Officer bordered with trees.
Flashlight - 1896 - cared for C.G. Schillings at Mumias when he had the fever.
EAHB 1905 - Sub-Commissioner, Uganda
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Sidmouth

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