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Name: HUTCHISON, Ernest Rudolph

Birth Date: 15 Feb 1893 Coleraine, Co. Derry, Ireland

Death Date: 20 Feb 1959 Nairobi

First Date: 1925

Profession: Auctioneer, farmer 1947

Area: Box 574, Nairobi, Government Rd., Nairobi; Limuru

Married: In Belfast 7 July 1921 Frances Barron Speers b. 9.10.1896 Belfast, d. 21.3.1989 East Horsley, Surrey

Children: John (15 Apr 1922-13 Feb 1941, RAFVR shot down near Koritza, on Alamein memorial); Michael (13 Oct 1933 Kenya-2017 Albury, Surrey)

Book Reference: Irish, Macmillan, Harmony, Carnelley, Barnes, Red 25, Red 31

General Information:

President of the Irish Society in 1936
Macmillan - 1930 - E. Hutchison and Co., Auctioneers, Land and Estate Agents, Mortgage Brokers, Furniture Makers, Importers of Carpets and Rugs etc. - The business, which has no exact duplicate in Nairobi, was started in 1926 by Mr E. Hutchison, its sole proprietor, who personally supervises all its details.
Member of Lodge Harmony - Joined 7/3/32, FC Carnelley - Naivasha - E. Hutchison
Gazette 16 Nov 1936 Voters List 1936 - Ernest Hutchison, Auctioneer, Box 140, Marlborough Estate, Nbi and Frances Barrow Hutchison, Married woman, Box 140, Marlborough Estate, Nbi. 
Gazette 21 Apr 1959 probate required by Frances Barron [sic] Hutchison
Tom Lawrence: 1921 (31st May) Under the Indian Army Reserve of Officers, Lieut. E.R. Hutchison is promoted to Captain (The London Gazette, 3rd Feb 1922, p. 965).
1922 (c.) Son John is born to Lt. Col. E. Hutchison and Mrs. Frances Hutchison of Nairobi, Kenya (CWGC website). Date extrapolated from him being 18 years old when he died.
1926 He starts his business in Nairobi (East Africa & Rhodesia, edited by Allister MacMillan, p. 173).
1930 Macmillan reports “E. Hutchison & Co.”, Auctioneers, Land and Estate Agents, Mortgage Brokers, Furniture Makers, Importers of Carpets and Rugs etc. - The business, which has no exact duplicate in Nairobi, was started in 1926 by Mr E. Hutchison, its sole proprietor, who personally supervises all its details (East Africa & Rhodesia, edited by Allister MacMillan, p. 173).
1934 (29th Dec)  Electoral Roll -Ernest Hutchison (auctioneer) & Frances Barrow Hutchison (married woman), both of P.O. Box 140, Marlborough Estate, Nbi. are recorded for Electoral Area No. 1 (Nairobi North) (Gazette, 29th Dec 1934, p. 8).
1941 (13th Feb) His son John Hutchison is killed in Greece after bombing Berat, having flown out of Parmythia. He was the pilot in a Mk. IV Blenheim and was shot down in flames by an Italian G.50 fighter. All the crew baled out, but only Sergt. Whiles survived. The other crew member was Sergt. O. Traherne (The Bristol Blenheim -A Complete History, pp. 439). His body was never recovered and he memorial is on the Alamein Memorial in Egypt for servicemen who have no known grave (CWGC website).
1945 (7th Feb) In Proclamation No. 6, under the Schedule for East Coast Fever listing various LR. Nos. as being ‘infected areas’, L.R. No. 5851/11 of E. Hutchison Esq., of Limuru, Kiambu District was included (Gazette, 13th Feb 1945, p. 51).
1947 (3rd Nov)   In general Notice No. 1915, regarding the by-election in Ward 3, Limuru on the Nairobi District Council. A call was made for nominations, with forms being available from the Council office in Victoria Street, Nairobi. This was to replace Lt. Col. E. Hutchison who had resigned (Gazette, 4th Nov 1947, p. 601)
1959 (20th Feb)  Died in Nairobi 1959 Nairobi. Buried in Limuru Cemetery in Row 16, Lot F. His gravestone reads: “Ernest Hutchison / 20.2.1959 / he that overcometh / shall inherit all things / and I will be his God / and he shall be my son / Rev. 21:7
Nat Probate Calendar
FindaGrave Ernest HUTCHISON BIRTH unknown DEATH 20 Feb 1959 BURIAL All Saint's Church Cemetery Limuru, Kiambu, Kenya. Inscription: Ernest Hutchison / 20.2.1959 / he that overcometh / shall inherit all things / and I will be his God / and he shall be my son / Rev 21.7
 

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