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Name: TAYLOR, Katharine Graham 'Kit', Mrs

Nee: Sanderson, dau of Edward Lancelot Sanderson Nairobi's 1st Town Clerk who arrived EA 1904

Birth Date: 12 Jan 1899 Elstree

Death Date: 1999 Marlborough

First Date: 1904

Profession: Midwife

Area: Loresho

Married: In 1927 Major Charles MacGregor Taylor CBE (1886-1967)

Children: Kathini Mary Macgregor(10 Mar 1929 Nairobi-1 June 2012 Marborough)

Book Reference: Midday Sun, North

General Information:

Midday Sun - 'Kit Taylor was tall and thin, grave in manner, precise in speech, orderly in mind, Christian in outlook, and given to good works among Africans. An unobtrusive sense of humour underlay the gravitas which was one's first impression, and she was (and is) an excellent mimic. The Taylors dwelt in a cottage at Loresho with their only child, Kathini, called after another coffee estate. Kathini inherited Charles' business acumen and Kit's stalwart spirit, and, after the white farmers' diaspora, was to become the founder and boss of a successful property agency in London. Kit had reached EA in 1904 when her father had been appointed Nairobi's first Town Clerk.

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