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Name: DE WINTON, J. M.

Nee: a cousin of Sir Francis de Winton of the IBEA Co. (North has nephew)

Nationality: British

First Date: 1894

Last Date: 1895

Profession: IBEA

Book Reference: Matson, EAHB 1905, North, EAHB 1906, Matson Bio, EAHB 1904

General Information:

North - In Egyptian & Turkish service before joining Company; appt. IBEA Co. 1/7/1894; arr. Kikuyu from coast 1/8/1894 to be Asst. Supt. under F.G. Hall; dep. Fort Smith having resigned 10/1/1895; provisional appt. as 3rd Class Asst. UP 8/5/1895; 'Departed coast about a fortnight ago …. appointment cancelled unless he took a total abstinence pledge' (Hardinge, FO 107) 5/5/1895; Resigned at Ndi (nominally on health grounds but really to avoid being dismissed) 25/7/1895; dep. Mombasa for Zambezi 23/8/1895
Matson Bio - While Francis Hall was escorting a caravan to ravine between 15/9/1894 and 4/10/1894, 3 punitive patrols left Fort Smith under the command of his 'too quick-tempered assistant', J.M. de Winton, who misunderstood and disliked the Kikuyu.
Matson - appointed on 28/2/1895; he reached Ndi, where he had to resign on 25/6/1895 (FO2/91). The vacancy in the district administration was filled by Pordage ..…..  
EAHB 1905 - IBEA Co. General Africa Staff - appointed 1st July 1894

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