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Name: WEBBER, Charles William

Birth Date: 1880

Death Date: 12 July 1945 Nairobi

First Date: 1904 March

Last Date: 1945

Profession: Employed by the Uganda Railway as Stationmaster and Storekeeper. Later built and owned the Manor Hotel, Mombasa

Area: Mombasa, 1925 Manor Hotel, 1930 Box 331, Mombasa, Hut - C.W. Webber 1909 Castle Station Nyeri, Sesoru

Married: Jane Ann Fairhurst b. 9 Nov 1881 Ashton in Makerfield, d. 25 Jan 1936 Ashton in Makerfield. She ran Manor Hotel during WW1

Children: Margaret (16 Oct 1911)

Book Reference: Gillett, SE, HBEA, Klondyke, Manual, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Macmillan, Pioneers, Drumkey, Red 22, Land, Gazette, Medals, North, SKP, Barnes, Red Book 1912

General Information:

SE - C.W. Webber - July 1907
Manual - 1927 - Manor Hotel, Mombasa under the management of proprietresses Mrs Davis and Mrs Webber
Macmillan - 1930 - The Manor Hotel at Mombasa …… started in 1914 by two sisters - Mrs Davis and Mrs Webber - as quite a small venture, and its immediate success led to the unceasing improvement and enlargement through which it has since gone …. 50 bedrooms ….. Both the lady owners and Mr P.R. Davis personally superintend the management of the hotel ….. [more]
Macmillan - 1930 - C.W. Webber, Soap Manufacturer, Box 331, Kilindini - Mr C.W. Webber, whose factory in Sheriff Bhai Rd. turns out a considerable proportion of the laundry soap used in the territory mentioned, especially in Uganda. Mr Webber makes his soap chiefly from coconut-oil ….. Mr Webber started his business in 1924, and is the only European engaged in the soap industry at Mombasa.
Drumkey 1909 - Charles William Webber, Forest Ranger, EAP  ? [CN a diffrent person of same name]
Land - 1906 - C.W. Webber - Grazing, 1,000 acres - Tharika and Thata R. - Freehold - 20/5/1904 - Registered 21/2/1906
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Mombasa - C.W. Webber - Contractor to Uganda Railway
Medals - East Africa Veterinary Corps - C.W. Webber, No. 5038, Corporal
North - Arr. Mombasa from Delagoa Bay 19/3/1904; Member of the Infantry Section of the EAP Volunteer Reserve June 1905; Appt. Forest Ranger EAP 15/10/1905 [different person]
SKP - 1938 - Society of Kenya Pioneers - over 30 years in Colony - arrived Mar 1904 Sesoru
Barnes - Nairobi City Park Cemetery - C.W. Webber, died 12 Jul 1945 aged 65
Red Book 1912 - C.W. Webber - Mombasa
Gazette 15/11/1913 - Application for Hotel Liquor Licence - Jane A. Webber & Alice Fairhurst - The Manor, Salim Rd., Mombasa
HBEA 1912 has C.W. Webber as Forester, Forest Dept., Mombasa.
KAD 1922 - Manor Hotel
Gazette - 22/4/1925 - General Retail Liquor Licence - Mrs J A Webber (with midnight privileges) - Manor Hotel, Mombasa
Gazette - 25/4/1923 - Partnership between Charles William Webber, Mrs Jane Ann Webber and Miss Alice Fairhurst under the style of "The Manor Hotel" is dissolved by mutual consent. Mrs Webber and Miss Fairhust purchased the share and interests of Charles William Webber.
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Uasin Gishu Voters Roll  as farmer, Leseru
Gazette 28 May 1946 probate

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