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Name: KERR, Thomas (Capt. RN)

Birth Date: 23.11.1887 Hampden, Trelawny, Jamaica

Death Date: 1975 Surrey

First Date: 1922

Profession: Royal Navy from 1903. Farmer. Kerr & Howes

Area: Kitale

Married: 1. In Barnstaple 1911 Florence Marie Adelaide Duncan b. 1889 Orange Free State, S Africa, d. Kitale 26 Mar 1947 2. Janet b. 18.11.1905, d. Guildford 5 July 2000

Book Reference: Golf, KAD, Red 31, Red 25, Hut, Jambo 72, Red 22, Macmillan

General Information:

Presented a map of Africa to Kitale Club in 1932 - Map dated 1772. Still hanging in the clubhouse in 1994
Macmillan 1930 - Kerr and Howes - Motor and Engineering Works - The remarkable development through which Kitale is going has a noteworthy example in the business of Messrs Kerr and Howes which although only established in 1928 has already become one of the principal undertakings of its kind in the colony and provides service and supplies that cover every aspect of motor, civil and general mechanical engineering. …………. The partners are Commander T. Kerr and Engineer-Captain H.G.T. Howes both formerly submarine officers of His Majesty's Navy. Howes is also a qualified civil engineer.
Red 31 has T. Kerr, Kitale.
Hut - 1922 Kerr & Howse Garage
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Plateau North - Thomas Kerr (Late RN), Farmer PO Hoey's Bridge and Mrs Florence Marie Adelaide Kerr, Married PO Hoey's Bridge
Gazette 6 Dec 1939 Trans Nzoia Voters List
Captain of Kitale Golf Club in 1932.
Gazette 23 Sep 1947 1st wife's probate
E. African Standard 31 Mar 1934 says Thomas Kerr of Kitale married Mary Kerr [sic] in Mombasa in Mar 1934
 

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