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Name: ALLAN, Alexander Young

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Birth Date: ?19 Oct 1861 Dundonald ?1866

First Date: 1908

Profession: In charge of the Agricultural Section of the Church of Scotland Mission Station at Kikuyu

Area: Kikuyu, Nyeri

Married: Grace Ferguson

Children: William Gordon (25 Apr 1917 Kenya-9 Jan 1992 Ayr)

Book Reference: Gillett, Red 25, Hut, Playne, Drumkey, Red 22, Gazette, Red Book 1912

War Service: Cameronians

General Information:

He trained numerous Africans in farm and plantation work, and many passed their Government examinations successfully but only a few remained in farm work, as they found they could earn more by obtaining domestic or office-boy employment in the larger towns. Even so for many years he persevered in this work.
Drumkey 1909 - Church of Scotland Mission - Mr Allan, Gardener
Red 22 - A.G. Allan, c/o S. Mission, Nyeri
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Dagoretti - A.Y. Allan
Red Book 1912 - A.Y. Allen [sic] - Kyambu
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kikuyu - Alexander Young Allen, Agricultural Missionary, Church of Scotland Mission, Kikuyu and Grace Allen - Married, Church of Scotland Mission, Kikuyu
Red 25 - Tumutumu, Nyeri Hut has A.G. Allanu

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