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Name: CRIDLAN, Richard Lionel

Birth Date: 6 June 1912 Pinner, Middlesex

Death Date: 16 May 1984 Henley on Thames

Profession: Banker, Barclay's Bank, Nairobi

Area: Nairobi

Married: 1. In Westminster 1937 Patricia Maud Burrows b. 23 Dec 1916 West Kensington, Middlesex, d. 15 Aug 2004 Chippenham (div. and in 1952 m. John Arthur Dashwood 1910-1981); 2. Dorothea Maude 'Dinny' Stevenson b. 26 Sep 1904, d. 11 Dec 1971 Malindi (she prev. m. Charles Fielding Fox 1895-1950)

Children: 2. Michael; Sally

Book Reference: Some of the info for this entry was provided by Tom Lawrence

General Information:

1 Apr 1940 joined Kenya Regiment (KR 921)
14 Nov 1941 rank of 2nd Lieut.
24 June 1945 T/Capt. R.L. Cridlan is in the DEpt. of the Adjutant-Gen. to the Forces
Gazette 24 Sep 1946 In General Notice No. 1479 of 1946, under the Water ordinance (1929), R.L. Cridlan of Limuru makes an application to draw 1,500 gallons a day from the Tigoni River (LR No. 154/2) for the purpose of domestic use. His address at the time was c/o Barclay’s Bank 
Gazette 8 Sep 1953 Capt. R.L. Cridlan is appointed a District Commandant in the Kenya Police Reserve
Down Hill Only Magazine Nov 1959 In Dec 1958 R.L. Cridlan’s brother Gordon Cridlan visits Kenya “as a base for trips to Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Uganda and the Belgian Congo, during which I saw from a distance the snows on Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, and a glacier on Mount Stanley in the Ruwenzories. They were all frustratingly far away and my African Safari finished with ten days at Malindi on the Indian Ocean, where the only way of keeping cool was to spend hours battling with the surf
Down Hill Only magazine, Nov 1966 R.L. Cridlan’s brother Gordon comes to Kenya and climbs Mt. Kenya with David Lockwood
Gazette 11 Dec 1971 Dorothea Maude Cridlan of Limuru dies in Malindi
FindaGrave Jane Dinny Cridlan [sic] is buried in Malindi Cemetery, Makaburini Road. Her headstone reads Jane Dinny Cridlan / beloved wife to Dick / and mother of / Michael Jim and Sally / born 26th September 1904 / died 11th December 1971 / peace
Gazette 5 May 1972 Richard Lionel Cridlan of P.O. Box 40217, Nairobi applies for Probate & Administration of Dorothea Maude Cridlan of Limuru
1972 Cridlan bought 3,601 shares in Kakuzi Ltd.



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