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Name: ROBINSON, James Madden 'Jim'

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Death Date: 18 Sep 1924 Uasin Gishu

First Date: 1910

Last Date: 1925

Profession: Farmer

Area: Eldoret

Married: Alida Elizabeth Johanna

Book Reference: Eldoret, KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 22, Leader14, Gazette

General Information:

With a partner, Jim Robinson, Selby built a large 'barrack-like' mud and wattle building with an iron roof near the post office. Hardly had they started business when it was sold to H. Wreford-Smith and McNab Mundell. Smith Mundell, general dealers, undertook the first major marketing deal recorded on the Plateau when in 1911-12 they exported 10,000 lb. of wool of all grades at prices ranging from 10 to 37 cents a lb.
Red 22 - J.M. Robinson, Sergoit
Leader14 - J.M. Robinson - Bogondo
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Plateau South - James M. Robinson - Farmer, Sergoit
Gazette - 10/6/1925 - Probate and Administration - James Madden Robinson of Farm 210, Uasin Gishu who died at Farm 210 on 18 September 1924. Applied for by Alida Elizabeth Johanna Robinson of Farm 210 Uasin Gishu
KAD 1922 has J.M. Robinson, Sergoit,
Red 25 - J.M. Robinson, The Rock, Sergoit,
Hut the same, partner with Catchpole & Mitchell. Hut has Jim Robinson partner with Selby sold to Wreford Smith and McNab Mundell

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