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Name: KNIGHT, William Arthur OBE

Birth Date: 1915

First Date: 1938

Profession: Asst. Auditor in 1939, appointed 1938.

Area: Mombasa

Married: Mary Frances Mountford d. 21 Nov 1949 Clevedon

Book Reference: Staff 39, Colonial, Dominion, Rootsweb

School: Friars School and Univ. College of N. Wales

General Information:

Dominion - Public Works Department - Posts and Telegraphs Dept. - Telegraph Inspector - 1930
Rootsweb - My father was born in Nairobi where he spent the first 4 years of his life. The copy of his Birth Certificate shows the family residence as - Chiromo, Nairobi (1928). ….. My grandfather William Arthur Knight I am told had a job supervising the building of the Mombasa to Nairobi Railway.  My great grandfather Robert Mountford - William's father-in-law - I am told, designed the Botanical Gardens in Nairobi.
Colonial - Auditor Mauritius 1946; Senior Sierra Leone 1949 later served in B. Guiana and Uganda - Auditor-General 1962
Gazette 6 June 1950 wife's probate

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