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Name: NORMAN, Charles Phipps Bathurst

Birth Date: 14 Jan 1904 Chipstable, Wellington, Somerset

Death Date: 13 Jan 1979 St Helier, Jersey

First Date: 1925

Last Date: 1938

Profession: DC at the Coast in 1949. Son George later became Honourable Judge George Bathurst Norman. When Forest Farm was taken over for resettlement the Normans moved to Thomson's Falls

Area: 'Forest Farm', Nanyuki, 1930 Kitui, Naro Moru

Married: In Tyntsfield, Somerset 12 Nov 1937 Hon. Doreen Albinia de Burgh Gibbs b. 17 Sep 1913 Long Ashton, Somerset, d. 25 Jan 2008 St Helier, Jersey (dau of 1st Baron Wraxall)

Children: George Alfred Bathurst (1939); Victoria Mary Bathurst (Eyre) (1940)

Book Reference: Markham, Debrett, Red 31, Hut, Colonial, Telegraph, Foster, Staff 39, O&C, Dominion

School: Harrow School and Magdalen College Oxford

General Information:

Markham - early 1950s - In return for her keep, Beryl Markham went with Charles Bathurst Norman 'to his grotty little office in Nanyuki, for tuppence a week', as Victoria put it 'to type my father's letters'. Primarily Charles Norman was a barrister, an Old Harrovian whose style Beryl appreciated. .... Beryl introduced Jorgen Thrane to the Normans and Charles Norman gave Thrane half of Forest Farm in exchange for Thrane working it. Norman and Thrane Ltd. was founded.
Colonial - DO 1925; Ag. Asst. Sec. 1936; DC and Chairman Municipal Council Mombasa 1936; seconded Zanzibar 1936/37; Palestine 1938
Hut has Norman C. Bathurst 1930 DC Kitui
Dominion - District Officer - 1930
Gazette 1 May 1945 probate for Benjamin Norman who d at Mombasa 9 Jan 1945 
Blue Book 1927 1st appt (as Admin. Cadet) 25.6.1926
Seconded to Palestine from 5-1-38

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