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Name: TYRRELL, Sheila McPherson, Mrs

Nee: Fraser, daughter of Stanley and Isabella Fraser

Birth Date: 1920 Sunderland

Death Date: 27 Feb 2014

Area: Mombasa

Married: 1944 Douglas Arthur Tyrrell

Children: Pauline Anne (Jones) (1947); John Fraser (1948); Simon Fraser (1951); Jane Isobel Mary (Bennett) (1951) twins

Book Reference: Patterson family book, Staff 53

General Information:

Lived in London from 1935, including World War 2, working with Barclays Bank DCO. Then moved to Mombasa before eventually retiring to Devon. Husband Douglas started his career with HM Treasury, London. He saw World War 2 service in France and Africa. This was followed by colonial service with East Africa Customs and Excise in which he became Commissioner General. Subsequent work with the UN and IMF.
Staff 53 - Caretaker, Government House, Mombasa, appointed 1951

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