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Name: WILSON, William Palmer Thomas

Nee: Eurasian

Birth Date: 1 Aug 1874 Allahabad, India

Death Date: 6 Feb 1942 Tanga

First Date: 1901

Profession: Railway, artizan 1st class

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Nairobi 6 Aug 1905 Daisy Helena Knowles b. 16 Oct 1891 Aden, d. 31 May 1953 Nairobi (later m. Arthur Woodhead Walker 1877-1952). She was dau. of Robert Charles Knowles

Children: Maurice Allen Vivian (Nairobi 17 Jan 1906); Clarence William (Nairobi 2.2.1907-1992); Muriel Ivy (Nairobi 24.4.1909); Cynthia Nesta (14 June 1911 Tanga-1996)

Book Reference: EAHB 1905, North, Drumkey, EAHB 1904

General Information:

Drumkey - May 10 1908 - Mr W.P. Wilson has won the Governor's Cup for shooting with the score of 69.
Drumkey 1909 - Railway Dept. - Locomotive Dept. - Westinghouse Brake Inspector - 1906
Gazette - 15/1/1901 - In accordance with the provisions of the Game Regulations 1900 and by order of the Uganda Railway Court the undernoted Settler's Licence has been revoked and the holder thereof fined for an offence against the Game Regulations. No 2/31, granted to W.P. Wilson of the Loco. Department, Uganda Railway.
North - Loco Dept. Railway appt. 30/1/1901; Fitter, Loco & Carriage Dept May 1902; On List of 'Non-Native Residents of Nairobi' (EAM) Loco Dept. 5/9/1903; Reappointed to Railway 16/11/1903; Listed as Artisan 1st Class 1/4/1905
EAHB 1904 - Nairobi Residents - Wilson, W.P. - Loco Dept. Uganda Railway
North - Uganda Railway - Loco Dept.; issued with Settlers Game Licence at Nairobi 8/4/1901 & 26/10/1903
Blue Book 1913-14 appt. 1 Mar 1911

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