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Name: MAHER, Anne, Mrs

Nee: pen name Jane Nutcracker

Birth Date: 20 Nov 1911 Gisburn, nr Skipton

Death Date: 25 July 1952 North Kinangop

First Date: 1937

Last Date: 1950

Profession: Teacher at Nakuru School etc

Area: 'Mai Mahoro' North Kinangop

Married: 1937 Alfred Colin Maher (1905-1979)

Children: Fiona Louise (Armitage) (1941); Angela Mary (1946); Vanessa Anne (1947)

Book Reference: EA & Rhodesia, Barnes

School: Manchester Univ.; Dip.Ed. Oxford

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 17/8/50 - Mrs Anne Maher, wife of Mr Colin Maher, chief soil conservation officer in Kenya until his recent retirement, has died suddenly in North Kinangop at the age of 38. After gaining two scholarships at Manchester University, a second class honours degree and a diploma in education at Oxford, she joined the Education Dept. of the Colony in 1937, and shortly after was heard over the Nairobi radio in a series of talks on soil erosion. Her marriage to Mr Maher later in the same year did not put an end to her teaching, and at different times she was on the staff of the Prince of Wales's School, St. George's School, and the schools in Kitale and Nakuru. A woman of wide interests, Mrs Maher was a regular contributor to the 'Kenya Weekly News' under the pen-name of Jane Nutcracker. She leaves two young daughters.
Nakuru North cemetery - Anne Maher, born 20/11/1911, Gisburn, Nr. Skipton, Yorks, died 25/7/1950, N. Kinangop - wife of Colin Maher
Gazette 22 July 1952 - probate says year of death 1952?
Gazette 10 Nov 1953 d. 25 July 1953?

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