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Birth Date: 21 Feb 1891 Llansamlet, nr. Swansea

Death Date: 5 Nov 1969 Nairobi

First Date: 1913

Profession: Joined Messrs Robertson, Gow & Davidson, Architects; then WW1; then he and Mr Wevill started their own business and this partnership continued until the outbreak of WW2. From 1941 he had his own Architect's business.

Area: Nairobi, 1930 Box 17, Nairobi

Married: 1919 Jane Muriel Clark, of Nairobi - an official in the EA Education Dept., b. 23 Nov 1894, d. 3 Jan 1972 Nairobi

Children: Idris Glynn

Book Reference: Gillett, Who's Who, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Macmillan, Red 22, Medals, Gazette

War Service: WW1 with Railway Volunteer Corps, guarding railway bridges. WW2 with EA Pay Corps - Major

School: Weston super Mare

General Information:

Red 25 - Hon. Secretary, EA Institute of Architects
Macmillan - 1930 - Wevill and Davies, Architects and Quantity Surveyors - Messrs Wevill and Davies, who have been established at Nairobi since 1919, and are making their influence felt there by the planning of buildings of all kinds. Amongst those for which they were the architects are The Memorial Hall, Motor Mart and Exchange, Court Chambers, Lady Macmillan's Memorial Nurses' Institute, Salvation Army Kenya Territorial Headquarters, War Memorial Hospital, Nakuru, also the premises of the Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd., Nakuru, and Cox and Co. at Eldoret. The partners are Mr Alfred E. Wevill FSI and Mr Idris Davies ARIBA
Medals - East Africa Volunteer Artillery - No. 19, Gunner
Nairobi Club - Trustee in 1960 - Idris Davies
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Nairobi, North Area - Idris Davies - Architectural Assistant, Salisbury Road
Gazette 16 Nov 1936 Voters List 1936 - Nairobi South - I Davies, Architect, Box 17, Upper Hill Estate, Nbi., and Jane Muriel Davies, Married woman, Box 17, Upper Hill Estate, Nbi.
Gazette 18 Sep 1970 probate
Gazette 12 May 1972 wife's probate required by Idris Glynn Davies

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