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Name: DOYLE, Arthur James

Birth Date: 25 May 1882

Death Date: 7 Dec 1970 Holderness

First Date: 1917

Profession: Manager, Metropole Hotel, Mombasa

Area: Mombasa, 1930 Nakuru

Married: Lena Acomb b. 12 Apr 1891 York [?Lithuania], d. 1969 Holderness

Children: Patrick A. (1 Mar 1926-2010); Terence Anthony (1929)

Book Reference: Gillette, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Gazette, Sutton, Leader14

General Information:

Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - A.J. Doyale [sic], Childs Parr & Joseph
Sutton - 1924 - Mombasa can boast of the best hotel in Southern Africa, the Metropole, and we were indebted to the genial and capable manager, Mr Arthur Doyle, and his charming Yorkshire wife for many courtesies.
Leader14 - A. Doyle - Nairobi
Gazette 25/4/1917 - Vice-Consul for the USA at Mombasa
Gazette 3/8/1921 - Petition for Insolvency - Arthur J. Doyle trading as A.J. Doyle & Co
Red 25 - Committee Member, Mombasa Athletic Club. Manager, Hotel Metropole, Mombasa
Gazette - 21/3/1923 - General Retail Liquor Licence - Arthur J. Doyle (Metropole Hotel) MacDonald Terrace
Gillett Wife had a fine voice and was well known in amateur theatricals.
Gazette - 22/4/1925 - General Retail Liquor Licence - A J Doyle (with midnight privileges) - Hotel Metropole, Mombasa
Gillett Manager of Childs, Parr & Joseph
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in York, as 'Scientific Instrument/[illegible]'
1911 England Census says wife born in York, but Ancestry Family Tree says Lithuania

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