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Name: PARMINTER, Thomas Ferdinand

Nee: nephew of Alfred Thomas Parminter

Birth Date: 10 May 1908 St John's in the Vale, Cumbria

Death Date: 22 Mar 1993 Sulby, Isle of Man

First Date: 1937

Profession: Took over his uncle, Alfred Parminter's farm at Timau

Area: Timau

Married: In Tabora 30 Mar 1944 Lilian Mary Randell b. 6 May 1907 Wallasey, Cheshire, d. 2 Dec 2002 Marksbury, Bath

Children: Ruth Elizabeth (Thompson); Mary-Rose (Lambert); Judy Ann (Roberts)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Foster

General Information:

Foster - Cultivated sugar and sold jaggery and was renowned for the excellent gin he brewed on his farm.
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Aberdare Voters List farmer Timau
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 232). 
Was in Royal Navy in 1920s
'Bwana Karimuni'
Judy Roberts: He originally had a dairy farm and did a milk round 
delivering pasteurised bottled milk in Meru every day. After independence
this business was bought by a cooperative in Meru. He then cultivated 
sugar amongst other things and sold raw cane juice as well as jaggery.He only made gin  for his own consumption not for sale.

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