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Name: FALCONER TAYLOR, George Robyns (Capt.)

Birth Date: 10 Jan 1886 Amraoti, Madras, India

Death Date: 1933 Stoke Newington, buried 30 Oct

First Date: 1922

Profession: Ran the Bell Inn at Naivasha which started as a shop - halfway house between Nairobi and Nakuru; after his death his wife and her daughter Popsy ran it during the war.

Area: 1922 'Kia-Ora House', Naivasha, Hut - Founder Bell Inn

Married: In Mesopotamia 4 Oct 1920 Arabella Parker b. 1882 New Zealand, d. 14 Aug 1966 Nairobi, nurse

Children: Popsy; John Robyn (23.11.1922 Nairobi-2004); Mary (1926)

Book Reference: Mrs M. McNeice, KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 22, Naivasha

General Information:

Red 22 has Capt. G.R. Falconer-Taylor, Kia-Ora, Naivasha
Naivasha - post WW1 - Later there followed a golf course laid out by Mervyn Ray and Falconer-Taylor. The first tee was between the church and the old DC's house, and the course lay around the Bell Inn and Bombay Trading Company.
Naivasha - The Falconer-Taylors started the Bell Inn and also ran a small grocery establishment, the "Kiora Stores". These kind people became an "institution of Naivasha" and when he died Mrs Taylor carried on and was a great and welcoming personality, and goodness itself to all the British troops who patronised the hotel during the Second World War.
Red 25 has Capt. G.R. Falconer-Taylor
Gazette 25 Aug 1967 wife's probate
Was Popsy Mary's nickname, rather than another daughter?

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