Skip to content ↓

View entry

Back to search results

Name: ALLEN, Raymond Cecil 'Reliable Raymond' CMG, FRGS, AMICE, FSI

Birth Date: 25 Feb 1872 Co. Cork, Ireland

Death Date: 6 Sep 1937 Ireland

Nationality: British

First Date: 1901

Profession: Initially an Asst. Engineer with the London County Council and then became Chief Surveyor, Uganda Protectorate in 1900. Later became a Land Officer & Principal Registrar of Mines in Uganda. Retired 1924

Area: Uganda, EAHB 1905 - Chief Surveyor, Uganda Protectorate

Married: In Uganda 8 Sep 1917 Florette Arundell Leakey (dau. of Rev. Arundell Leakey, of Bassingham, Lincoln)

Book Reference: Gillett, EAHB 1905, North, EA Diary, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, UJ, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Leader14, Red 19

School: Royal University of Ireland and Queen's College Cork. Dip. in Engineering, Queens Coll., Cork

General Information:

EAHB 1905 - Appointed Aug. 1st 1895, Assistant Engineer, London County Council, Water Supply and main drainage; resigned Nov. 1st 1900; Chief Surveyor, Uganda Protectorate, Nov. 30th 1900
Drumkey 1909 - Uganda Volunteer Reserve - Winner of First Prize, Annual Meeting, 1906 - R.C. Allen
North - arr. Mombasa on the s.s. Kaiser 5-2-1901; surveying at Njoro Aug 1901; dep. Mombasa for England on 6 months leave 6-11-1903.
EAHB 1906 - Land Officer, Principal Registrar of Documents, Acting Commissioner of Mines, March 31st 1905.
Uganda Journal - Vol 22, p. 186 - Group photograph of Uganda officials November 1907.
Red Book 1919 - R C Allen, CMG - Land Office, UP - Entebbe

Back to search results