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Name: AUSTIN, Richard Charles Scrimgeour

Birth Date: bapt. 16 Oct 1881 Wandsworth

Death Date: 9 Feb 1927 Nairobi

First Date: 1922

Profession: Auctioneer

Area: Government Rd., Nairobi

Married: In West Norwood 1 Oct 1908 Gwendoline Mary Carson b. 1886 Manchester

Children: Laurence Cecil (1909 Lambeth-1943)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Macmillan, Red 22, Barnes

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - Austin and Co., Auctioneers, Valuers, Land and Estate Agents - The business is the second oldest of its kind in Nairobi. It was established in 1922 by Mr R.S. Austin, who was joined soon afterwards in partnership by Mr S. Lazarus. The latter has been sole owner of it since the death of Mr Austin in 1927.
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - R.C.S. Austin, British, age 47, died 9/2/27
Gazette - 2/1/1924 - Dissolution of Partnership between Richard Charles Scrimgeour Austin and Arthur David Southam Davis carrying on business in Nairobi under the style or firm of "Austin and Co. Auctioneers" has been dissolved as from 31 December 1923 - business to be continued by R.C.S. Austin
Gazette - 13/4/1927 - Probate and Administration - Richard Charles Scrimgeour Austin who died at Nairobi on 10 February 1927

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