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Name: KERBY, Grace Hannah, Miss

Nee: dau of Rev. James Thomas Kerby, sis of Caleb and Albert Maurice Kerby

Birth Date: 20.1.1891 Fylde, Lancs.

Death Date: 10.6.1981 Croydon

First Date: 1924

Profession: Education Officer European Educ. in 1939, appointed 1931. Originally an Asst. Mistress 1924. headmistress of Kenya High School

Area: Nairobi

Book Reference: Staff 39, Red 31, Nicholls, Dominion, Red 25, Childhood, Verandah

School: Cheltenham Ladies Coll; BA Hons. (Lond)

General Information:

Nicholls - Girls of secondary level were educated on the Hill in Nairobi, in the Kenya High School, as it was called from 1 January 1938, under the headship of Grace Kerby.
Dominion - Education Department - Senior Assistant Mistress - 1930
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - Nairobi South - Grace Hannah Kerby, Education Officer, Girls' Secondary School, Nbi.
Childhood - Jean Tomes (née Mackinlay) - School in Nairobi - Other members of staff included Miss Kirby became Headmistress of the Girls'High School
Headmistress, Parklands School

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