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Name: EADIE, Charles Gordon

Birth Date: 1880 Builth

Death Date: 8.10.1934 Nairobi

First Date: 1911 from South Wales

Last Date: 1934

Profession: Soon after arrival became a partner in the firm of Maxwell Brady, Outfitters. In 1920 founded Eadie's Footwear

Area: Box 149, Nairobi

Married: In Brecknock 7 Aug 1920 Jessie Mary Walker b. 1888 Admuston, Shropshire

Children: Margaret Jane 'Billie' (4 Dec 1921 Nairobi, m. Jim Hodgson of EA Post & Telegraph Dept.)

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EAMR, Macmillan, Red 22, Gazette, Barnes

War Service: Served in EAMR for duration of GEA Campaign - B Sqdn. 19/10/15 - To MLC

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - Eadie's Footwear Ltd., - The business was started in 1922 by Mr C.G. Eadie, who had been previously a partner in one of the local firms. Mr Eadie is a member of the family owning the well-known business of Gilbert Eadie and Sons, established at Builth Wells since 1873, and with barnches throughout Wales. In 1923 Eadie's Footwear Ltd., was formed, with Mr Eadie as Managing Director, and there are branches of the concern at Nakuru and Eldoret and agencies at Mombasa and Kitale.
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - C.G. Eadie, The Hill
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Charles Gordon Eadie, British, age 55, died 8/10/34
Gazette 8/2/1922 - Petition for Insolvency of Albert Hill, Charles Gordon Eadie and Frank Barker trading as Maxwell Brady & Co., Outfitter etc. of Nairobi. Petition by Creditor William Maxwell of Nairobi and Songhor
Photo - 'Scotland vs. England' - Nov. 29, 1919 - Amateur Football Ass. of BEA - International Football Match
Gazette 13 Nov 1934 probate

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