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Name: HUMPHRIS, Constance Emily, Mrs

Nee: Smith

Birth Date: 1912

First Date: 1937

Area: Mtito Andei

Children: Antony Edward George (1940); Sarah Katherine (1946)

Book Reference: Curtis

General Information:

Curtis - p. 32 - Bush Life at Mtito Andei - by Con Humphris - 'A year or so before the Second World War, as a newlywed, I went to live in the bush country of Tsavo District. My husband had been engaged as assistant to Sir Charles Markham, the father of the present Sir Charles, to work in and on a small mine. This mine was under a low hill beside the main railway line between Darajani and Mtito Andei stations. This was very convenient. Goods trains passed during daylight hours and the drivers were all known to Sir Charles and my husband. Parcels and goods could be slung off in passing ......... [more on life and the magnesite mine]

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