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Name: REPTON, Guy Walter

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Birth Date: 1899 Hanover, Jamaica

Death Date: 21 Jan 1942 London

First Date: 1930

Profession: Coffee farmer

Area: Kitimuru Estates

Married: Marie 'Dushka' d. 1987 London (Hut has Marcia, Jambo has Massia)

Book Reference: Markham, Mischief, Red 31, Women 1/88, Hut, Jambo Spring 99, Stud, Aero, Racing, Wolseley-Lewis

General Information:

Mischief - Dushka Repton didn't see Erroll as the epitome of sexual attraction - a Russian beauty married to a settler farmer Guy Repton, who was insanely jealous of his wife and eventually died of drink. ........... (1979, living in London) - the beautiful Russian exile who had been a neighbour of Jack Soames in the late 1920s and the 1930s. ........... Dushka was friendly with Nina Drury, formerly married to Jack Soames.
EA Stud Book 1954 - Cattle - Jerseys - Mrs M. Repton, Gilgil (Melawa)
Aero - Mrs Guy Repton (Senior) claimed to be the first English woman to fly. She was a well-known English society woman. - Article says she first flew in the Spring of 1908 with M. Farman in his biplane at Buc, outside Paris. [This Mrs Guy Repton is, I think, the wife of Guy George Repton, MBE the son of George W. Repton and of Lady Jane Seymour, daughter of 3rd Duke of Leinster, b. 1861; educ. Eton & Balliol; m. 1897 Marion Emily Knight; 2 sons, one of which was Guy Walter Repton]
Racing - Owner and rider of 'Thermopylae' - Brigade of Guards Cup - 1929
Racing - Owner of 'Siesta' - 1929
Racing - Owner of 'The Squab' by 'Wise Dove' - 'Cambist'- 1930
Wolseley-Lewis - 1930s Kiambu - The job I was given was with Guy Repton. It was not known whether he and his wife Marcia, (known as 'Doushka') a Russian, would come back or not. She had taken him to England with cancer. It was a lovely job. I lived in their Dutch-Colonial house and they had a beautiful garden. Their dahlias were superb and for the first time I took an interest in gardening.
Gazette - 27/8/1929 - Dissolution of Partnership between Major Josceline Charles Henry Grant and Captain Guy Walter Repton carrying on business as coffee planters and farmers under the style or firm of Grant and Repton at Chania Bridge. Business to be continued by Guy Walter Repton
Markham - Lover of Beryl Markham in 1930s.
Mischief - Cyril Connolly - died of drugs and drink
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Ukamba Voters List expunged with Massia [sic]
Nat Probate Calendar - names wife as Marie.

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