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Name: WILSON, James Jeston Vernon

Birth Date: 1881 Norwood, Surrey

Death Date: 27 Apr 1938 Bentota, Sri Lanka

First Date: 1909

Profession: Became a very well known Nairobi taxidermist. Also farmer, Fort Ternan 1930

Area: Nairobi, 1922 Fort Ternan, 1930 Mau Summit

Married: 1916 Sybil Margery Henderson née Ashurst b. 20 June 1886 Almora, Bengal, d. 27 Aug 1957 Channel Is. (prev. m. to William Lewis Henderson 1881-1938)

Children: C. D. Vernon (1919)

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EAMR, Macmillan, Red 22, Gazette, Medals, Leader14

War Service: Served with EAMR in WW1 - E SQdn. 8/8/14 - 26/11/14 - L/Cpl. 8/10/14

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - Ngozi Company, Taxidermists - the business was established in 1914 by Mr J.J. Wilson, under the name of J.J. Wilson and Co., and was carried on as such until 1918, when it was taken over by Mr W.H. Wharton, who had been connected with it since its commencement.
Gazette - 11/3/14 - Partnership between E.W. Kay Mouat and J.J. Wilson trading as J.J. Wilson, Taxidermists dissolved 12/2/14 and business carried on by J.J. Wilson
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Lumbwa - J.J. Vernon Wilson, Lumbwa
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - J.J. Wilson, Taxidermist
Medals - East African Political Dept. - EAMR, No. 359, Lance Corporal
Leader14 - Business Register - J.J. Wilson, Taxidermist, Nairobi
Gazette 24/7/1921 - Notice - Power of Attorney dated 25/5/1912 given by O.C. Morison of Great Easton Dunmow, England to F.H. Bumpus was cancelled on 15/2/1920 by virtue of a Power of Attorney of even date granted to J.J. Vernon Wilson of Fort Ternan
Red 25 - Executive Committee, The Nyanza Producers' Federation.
Hut 1919 Rest Harrow Estate. Almora Fort Ternan
Gazette 15 Mar 1930 Lake voters list
Nat Probate Calendar

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