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Name: WILLIAMS, George Arthur

Birth Date: 19.12.1858 Apia Upala, Samoan Islands

Death Date: 29.12.1929 Nairobi

Last Date: 1929

Profession: Retired, former bank manager in S. Africa

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Durban 18 Aug 1886 Isabel Margaret Mann b. 27 Feb Blackburn, Lancs. d. 6 Oct 1928 Nairobi

Children: Herbert Chawner (1888-1890); Arthur Sydney (12 Jan 1890 Harrismith-28 Sep 1949 Eldoret); Amy Margaret 'Meg' (1895 Harrismith); Mary Gwendoline (1892 Harrismith); Isabel Ruth (20 Oct 1898 S. Africa-1986); John William Milner 'Jack' (2 Mar 1901 Harrismith-22 May 1985 Worthing); Isabel Hope (1903-1903); Ethel Dorothea 'Doe' (13 May 1907 Harrismith, S. Africa)

Book Reference: Benson, Barnes, Leader14

General Information:

Benson - Bank Manager in Harrismith in South Africa. Retired about 1915 and engaged in a commercial enterprise with a partner who seems to have absconded leaving him with debts. Came to Kenya in about 1919. ….London in 1925 … for radium treatment at the Cancer Hospital. [he suffered greatly and had to have morphine injections] …… Mr Gerald Anderson, the family's doctor and personal friend ….said "he was one of the bravest men he had ever met"
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Geo. Arthur Williams, British, age 72, died 29/12/29 - in ever loving / remembrance / of / Isabel Margaret Williams / 27-2-1864 to 6-10-1929 / and / George Arthur Williams / 19-12-1858 to 29-12-1929
Leader14 - G. Williams - Nairobi

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