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Name: ROACH, William Lloyd

Birth Date: 12.2.1864 Merthyr Tydfil

Death Date: 23.4.1947 Tredegar

Nationality: British

First Date: 1889

Last Date: 1892

Profession: Civil Engineer for the Chartered Company when they were building the stern wheel steamer 'Kenya' at Mombasa.n

Area: Mombasa

Married: In Bridgend, Glamorgan 1895 Catherine Rees Lloyd b. 1873 Bridgend, d. 30 Dec 1934 Tredegar

Children: Doris Lloyd (6 Sep 1896 Blaina-1981); John Lloyd (26 Feb 1898 Blaina-1954); Thomas Lloyd (14 Nov 1900 Bedwellty-1978); Evelyn Lloyd (10 Aug 1904 Bedwellty-1968)

Book Reference: Hobley, EAHB 1905, North, IBEA, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904

General Information:

IBEA Co. - Nominal List of British Born Subjects resident in IBEA Territories within the Sultans Domain, 30 April 1891 - W.L. Roach, Engineer in charge railway
North - Engineer, 3 year Company appt. 24/12/1889; Public Works Dept. in charge of works at Mombasa 31/7/1890; Appt. General Supervisor of the Company's light railway from Mombasa to Mazeras when construction began at Changamwe 7/8/1890; 'Nominal List of British Subjects in IBEA Territories …. Engineer in charge of Railway' (ZA) 30/4/1891; 'To be at once dispensed with' (Mackinnon Papers) 17/6/1892; ill with fever at Mombasa July 1892; engaged in building road from Malindi to Jilore but had left Company & was back in London ill Sept 1892; allowed to resign Oct 1892
EAHB 1905 - IBEA Co. General Africa Staff - appointed 24th December 1889.
North - engaged in building road from Malindi to Jilore.

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