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Name: WOODALL, George Harold

Birth Date: 1875 Wetherby

First Date: 1909

Profession: Post Office clerk

Area: Nairobi, Londiani, Hut 1911 Eldoret, 1922 Transport, sold farm to MacIntyre

Married: Agnes Evelyn (Evaline) Knowles

Children: Godfrey Robert Evelyn (6 Nov 1915); Lorna ?

Book Reference: HBEA, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Les Hayes, Colonial, Red Book 1912, Gazette, EAWL

General Information:

Les Hayes - There is a long family history of working in postal/telecommunications going back to before 1850 and there are records of George Harold working in South Africa as a post master and telegraphist prior to him going to Kenya. He migrated from England (Wetherby, Yorkshire where his parents had the post office for 50 years) to South Africa in 1900.
Colonial 1912 - Postal Clerk & Telegraphist - G.H. Woodhall
Red Book 1912 - G.H. Woodall - Mombasa
Gazette 1/1/1910 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - P.O. Clerk - 8/12/1909
Gazette 21/3/1917 - Filed petition to be declared Insolvent - at present employed in the Post Office, Nairobi formerly a General Trader and Forwarding Agent at Londiani
HBEA 1912 - Postal Clerk & Telephonist, EAP&T, Nairobi.
KAD 1922 - G.H. Woodall, Londiani.
Red 25 - Londiani
Memoirs of Maurice B. Tennent - Living at Lumbwa in 1930

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