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Name: DOWNING, Harry

Birth Date: 1879

First Date: 1909

Profession: Opened a saddlery business in Nairobi, and later moved to Nakuru

Area: Nairobi, Nakuru, 1925 H. Downing - Box 431 Nairobi

Married: Nellie Margaret Gilbert b. 5 Oct 1879 Walsall, d. 1959 Nakuru

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Macmillan, Red 22, EA & Rhodesia, Gazette, Leader14, Red Book 1912, North

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - H. Downing, Saddler and Motor-Car Trimmer, Nakuru - Mr Downing served as apprentice and journeyman in the saddlery and harness trade in England; and when he arrived in British East Africa in 1910 there was still a very great demand for the things he could fashion so deftly ……. He was established at Nairobi for 14 years, and has been operating at Nakuru since 1923
EA & Rhodesia - 17/9/59 - Mrs Harry Downing has died in Nakuru at the age of 79. She had lived in Kenya for 38 years
Red 22 - H. Downing, Theatre Royal Buildings, Nairobi - Saddler
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - H. Downing, Gailey and Roberts
Red Book 1912 - H. Downing - Nairobi
Red 25 - Saddler, Nakuru.
Hut - Sports shop, Nakuru
North has Harry Dowing (sic)

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