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Name: KINGDON, Jack (Major)

Nee: son of Alfred and Bessie Kingdon

Birth Date: 2 Oct 1883 St Vincent, West Indies

Death Date: 15 Oct 1952 Nairobi

First Date: 1925

Last Date: 1952

Profession: Resident of Nyeri for 27 years. Farewell bright streams. Stone erected by some of his angling friends

Area: 'The Goford' Nyeri

Married: 1. In Foonoor, Madras 27 Feb 1908 Violet Florence Cathcart Smith b. 7 Jan 1887 Madras 2. Isabel Wynne d. 1 Feb 1960 Nyeri

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, Tom Lawrence, Barnes

War Service: Indian Army from 1905

General Information:

Tom Lawrence - East African hunter on Tony Maxton-Mailer's list.
Barnes - St. Peter's Nyeri Cemetery - Jack Kingdon [sic], 2 October 1883 - 15 October 1952, resident of Nyeri for 27 years, "farewell bright streams" this stone is erected in his memory by some of his angling friends.
Gazette 5/4/1938 - Honorary Game Warden
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Aberdare Voters List has Kingdon
Wife (unnamed) also buried in same cem Feb 1960
Gazette 22 Mar 1960 wife's probate
Nat Probate Calendar, Jack Kingdon of Thego Ford, Nyeri d. 15 Oct 1952 at Nairobi. Probate to Beryl Kingdon, spinster [his sister]

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