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Name: NYE CHART, Ernest Frederick William

Birth Date: 1871 Islington, London

Death Date: 17.5.1922 Mombasa

First Date: 1908 - on SS Adolf Woermann

Profession: Proprietor of Grand Hotel, Nairobi in 1912.

Area: Nairobi, 1922 Mombasa, Gilgil

Married: Mrs Margaret Ellen Jenkins née Aggett b. 18 June 1881 Amatole Basin, Eastern Cape, d. 21 Dec 1969 Nakuru (dau of Thomas Edward Aggett and prev. m. Thomas William Jenkins 1872-1900)

Children: Frederick (15 Oct 1902 East London-19 Nov 1978 Durban); Harry Rentle (11.12.1904 East London-27 Nov 1972 Mombasa)

Book Reference: SE, HBEA, KAD, RS, Hut, Gazette, Leader14, Red Book 1912, North

General Information:

SE - E. Nye Chart - Grand Hotel - May 1910
RS - When Ernest grew up he had a good voice and used to take small parts in the theatre. ..... Ernest left England for South Africa where he met and married a young widow (Margaret Ellen Jenkins née Aggett (Aunt Nellie)) with two sons Stanley and Bryan Jenkins, whose father had been killed in the Boer War. They lived in E. London ......... Ernest and Margaret had two sons, Frederick and Harry Rental Nye-Chart who emigrated to Kenya on the SS Adolf Woermann, with the Aggett/Smith families. Ernest took over and managed the Grand Hotel in Nairobi in what is now Moi Avenue
HBEA - 1912 - Advert - Grand Hotel, Nairobi - Proprietor: E. Nye-Chart
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - E. Nye Chart, Grand Hotel
Leader14 - E. Nye Chart - Grand Hotel, Nairobi
Red Book 1912 - E.N. Chart - Nairobi
Gazette 28/1/1914 - Application for Hotel Liquor Licence - Grand Hotel, Nairobi
KAD 1922 - Hon. Sec., Mombasa Yacht Club.
Gazette 28/6/1922 - Probate and Administration in respect of Ernest Frederick William Chart, late of Mombasa, who died at Mombasa on 17/5/1922.

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