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Douglas Bolton

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Phone number: +254721908733 

I am the son of Bruce Bolton of RUMURUTI Dad died 1979.

Roger Neil Russell

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Phone number: +44 777 140 5775


Hi, I was born in Eldoret in 1947 and moved to Mombasa around 1952. I went to Loreto Convent there but smashed up my arm in a car accident. I went to secondary school in the UK and then in SA at Marist Bros Inanda. My elder sister is Jane and the other two sisters Jackie and Jill are all living in SA. I started in the mines in 1968 and lived and worked all over Africa; Namibia, Congo, Zambia and SA. I have retired and now live and write on a boat at the Hermitage Marina in Cambridgeshire. I love Africa and bless its role in my life.

Terrence Gale

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Phone number: 07967047421


Hi if there is any one out there who went to Nairobi primary and Delemere schools in the 1950s that remembers me and my sisters Susan and Lynda, Dad Bill Gale. I would like to hear from you. Kind regards to all Terry .

Lawrence Morrow

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Phone number: 02890342628 / 07703260112


My name is Lawrence and we lived in Nakuru from 52 to 63. I went to Lugard primary and lived just across the road in houses given to railway employees. My father ARCHIE was a steam locomotive driver and he loved every minute we were there. To me Nakuru was one giant play ground, if I was not playing in the show grounds I was in the engine sheds or at the sport club ; did they ever finish the swimming pool? I would love to hear from anyone with similar memories.

Debbie Ryan

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Phone number: +27333460301


I was born in Nairobi March 1967 and given up for adoption. Can you assist with any info re biological parents?

Neil Stewart McLeod

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Phone number: 323 850 6034

I grew up in Kenya arriving in 1951 and leaving in 1958, my father worked for the Government. We lived in Koru, Kericho, Kitale, Nairobi and Rumeruti. I would like to communicate with the people on this site , and have my story and pictures posted.


 Dr. NEIL STEWART McLEOD Performing Poet - Public Speaker - Dentist Born in 1947,the eldest son of a New Zealander, Col. Roderick Murdoch McLeod R.H.R. The Black Watch, Neil has grew up bathed in the Highland tradition. One of five children, Neil has an older sister Flora, a younger sister Roida, and two brothers Alan and Ewan. In 1951 the family emigrated to Kenya where ther father worked for the Government. They lived in Koru, Kericho, Kiltale, Nairobi and Rumeruti. Neil and his brother Alan attended Saint Mary’s, and his sisters went to Loreto. After seven years in Kenya, the family returned to Britain on the Rhodesia Castle. Neil's elective was to major in Dental Surgery at Guy's Hospital, London. As a Fulbright scholar, Dr. McLeod continued his academic training at the University Of Southern California. Having established a dental practice on Sunset Boulevard in 1976, Neil then involved himself with the Scottish Community. He founded the Wajinga, an East African enthusiasts club. He is married to Nancy Neely, and they have two sons, Roderick and Oliver, and a daughter Maran.

Shailla Matlock

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Phone number: +254725294552


I have just published a book about my great gandfather, who trekked all the way from Mombasa in 1895 before settling in Nakuru, where he was one of the first pioneers to do so. He developed Nakuru town contributing to it and the few settlers who began trickling in at the time. I am the fourth generation. Could you kindly display the link on your web site that I recently discovered please. It is available at and is in colour, 7 x 10 and 352 pages. Here is the link -:

Kenneth (Ken) Collins

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Phone number: 07840672193


Anyone know a Robin Sauvage who was my best friend at Delamere High in 1958/59? He lived on a farm with his parents in Kahawa where we both spent a lot of time together. His father sold the farm just after I left Kenya and returned to UK with my parents. I believe the move was just outside Nairobi towards Mombasa. Any help to contact him would be appreciated. Thanks.

Edwin Marsden

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Phone number: 00 66 2 557 6236


I was a founder pupil of the old Hill School Eldoret 1943-1947 before returning to the UK with my sister Moyra and mother. My father Fred Marsden was demobbed in Nairobi in 1919 and later became Print Shop foremen at the East African Standard. I would be delighted to hear from any HSE member from that period.

Hamish Campbell-Gillies

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Phone number: 8085735341


Born in Nairobi went to Nairobi primary with my brothers and on to POW. Then Kenya Regiment (KR: 4441), left Kenya in 1962. For Canada British Colombia then moved to California in 1980. Then retired to Maui Hawaii in 2001 upcountry Maui is the same climate as Nairobi. Beautiful.

Hamish died in 2015.

Brother of Chum Campbell-Gillies, Page 2.

Mel Mayne

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Phone number: 447712443125


My family lived in Nakuru from 1962 until the late 70's. I went to Lugard School from 1963 until 1970 when I went to boarding school in England. My brother Michael briefly went to school there too before joining me at school in England.

Barbara Marguin nee Sutcliffe

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 I'd be delighted to get in touch with people who went to Vera Zerkovitz ballet classes between 1952 and 1961 and/or who were at Limuru between 1958 and 1963. I now live in Paris.

Lucinda Palmer

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I am looking to try and locate Paul David Brown. He was in Kenya in the 1960\'s and I think for some time after that. I am told he worked on a coffee estate near Thika as coffee manager. He was a member of the Nairobi Club and also went to the Blue Post in Thika. Any information about him would be most helpful. He could possibly have been from Argentina but do not know for certain. Am trying to trace my blood grandfather