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Name: DAY, Charles Nevile

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Birth Date: 10 July 1871 Easton on the Hill, Northants

Death Date: 31 Mar 1941 Kiambu

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1941

Profession: Planter, Toritu Estate, Kiambu

Area: Kiambu. 1919 Kiamara Toritu partner with Dent

Married: In Easton on the Hill, Northants. 24 Aug 1910 Maud Ellen Verry b. 1882 Dulwich, d. 9 Apr 1950 Christchurch, Hampshire

Book Reference: Golf, KAD, Red 25, EAWL, Red 31, Hut, Bur, Red 22, Kiambu Scrapbook, Gazette, Barnes, Red 19

School: Oxford Univ.

General Information:

President of the Golf Union of EA in 1932. In 1918, as DC Kiambu, E.B. Horne got the golf course going. He and Mr C.N. Day and Mr Jock Munro were responsible for the layout of the course.
President of Kiambu Golf Club 1926-1934. Started the Officials v Settlers Golf Match in 1938 with H.R. Montgomery.  
KAD 1922 - Captain, Kiambu Sports Club (Red 25 as well) Initially coffee farming at Kiambu in partnership with R.E. Dent. Source:- Mrs Winifred Blunt
Red 22 - C.N. Day, Kiamara, Kiambu
Red 22 - Captain-President, Kiambu Sports Club - C.A. Day
Kiambu Scrapbook - The Kiambu Club - 1913 - Another account says that the DC's wife Mrs Geoffrey Northcote, objected to these holes [golf course] being made in front of her house but the course does not appear to have been altered until 1918, under a different DC, E.B. Horne, who laid out 9 holes with the assistance of two settlers, Charles Day and Jock Munro. Two of these holes were made on what are now roads - the Kambui Road and the road running up from it to the Club and Boma - so either of these two roads did not exist at that time, or their alignment was different.
Kiambu Scrapbook - President of the Kiambu Club for ten years as the first settler-President.
Kiambu Scrapbook - Manager for Sir Ian [sic] Bullough on Kiamara … a man described by Mervyn Hill as "one of the finest and most charming characters among the early generations of Planters" - an opinion which all who knew him will share.
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Kiambu - C.N. Day, Kiamara, Kiambu
Barnes - St. Paul's Church, Kiambu Cemetery - Charles Neville Day, born 10th July 1871, died 31st March 1941
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kikuyu - Charles Neville Day, Planter, Kiambu
Red Book 1919 - Coffee Planters' Union of BEA, Nairobi - Hon. Secretary - C.N. Day
KAD 1922 - Committee Member, Kiambu Association
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Kiambu Voters List
Gazette 17 Oct 1950 wife's probate
Gazette 14 Oct 1941 probate - has Charles Nevile [sic] Day

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