Monday, June 20, 2022

Earliest Goan Pioneers to East Africa

  


FROM EUROPEANS IN EAST AFRICA

I wonder if any of my readers or their friends may recognise the earliest Goan pioneers listed below

 

Name: ABRANCHES, C. R.

Nationality: probably Goan

First Date: 1901

Profession: Fitter, Loco dept.

Area: Kisumu

Book Reference: North, Gazette, EAHB 1904, Drumkey

General Information:

North - Uganda Railway - Railway appt. dated 1-3-1901; Admitted to hospital with bubonic plague, Nairobi 8-4-1902; Listed as Fitter, Loco and Carriage Dept., May 1902

Gazette - 17/12/1902 - Plague compensation after bubonic plague in March 1902 - C.R. Abranches - Rs 13

EAHB 1904 - Nairobi Residents - Abranches, C. -  Loco Dept. Uganda Railway

Drumkey 1909 - C. Abranches - 3rd Engineer, Lake Steamer, Kisumu

North has Abraches

 

Name: ABRANCHES, J. C.

Nationality: probably Goan

First Date: 1909

Area: Nairobi

Name: BARRETO, A. J.

First Date: 1899

Profession: Uganda Railway appt. dated 17-7-1899; Clerk on temporary agreement in Chief Accountant's Office, May 1902

Book Reference: North, Red 22, Leader14

General Information:

Red 22 has A.G. Barretto, Keringet, Molo

Leader14 - A.G. Barretto - Kakindu

 

Name: BARRETO, J. F. C.

First Date: 1922

Profession: c/o International Bakery

Area: Nairobi

Name: BARRETO, John C.

First Date: 1899

Profession: Uganda Railway appt. dated 6-6-1899; Clerk Loco Dept. May 1902

Book Reference: North

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Name: BARROS, F. J.

First Date: 1922

Profession: Uganda Railway

Area: Nairobi

Name: BARROS, M. C.

First Date: 1922

Area: Box 21, Mombasa

Name: DA LIMA, Juanita Alvares

Birth Date: 1900

Death Date: 18 Mar 1926 Nairobi

Last Date: 1926

Area: Nairobi

Married: S.C.R. De Lima

Book Reference: Barnes

General Information:

Barnes Forest Rd cem, Nairobi in loving memory of / Juanita Alvares Da lima / beloved wife of S C R Da Lima / died 18th March 1926 aged 26 years

 

Name: DE MELLO, R. A.

First Date: 1909

Profession: Boustead Bros.

Area: Mombasa

Name: DE MELLO, V. C.

First Date: 1908

Area: Naivasha, Kericho

Name: DE SOUZA SANTIAGO, Luiza Maria Cyriaca

Birth Date: 1887

Death Date: 2 Dec 1914 Nairobi

Last Date: 1914

Area: Nairobi

Name: DE SOUZA, Amancio Francis

Birth Date: 8 Apr 1892 Goa

Death Date: 1 Apr 1917 Nairobi

Last Date: 1917

Area: Nairobi

Name: DE SOUZA, F. A.

First Date: 1895

Profession: EAP - Clerk in EAP Accounts Dept. Mombasa 26/6/1895; Member of proposed EA Volunteer Force 9/10/1896, Mombasa

Area: Mombasa

Name: FERNANDES, A. J. da Costa

First Date: 1909

Area: Mombasa

Name: FERNANDES, Simon

Birth Date: 1893

Death Date: 8 June 1933 Nairobi

Nationality: Goan

First Date: 1909

Area: Naivasha

Book Reference: Hut, Drumkey

General Information:

Barnes Forest Road cemetery, Nairobi, Simon Fernandes, Goan d. 8 June 1933 aged 40

Name: FERNANDES, D. M.

Birth Date: 1886

Death Date: 27 Feb 1940 Nairobi

Nationality: Goan

First Date: 1922

Profession: General merchant

Area: Eldoret

Book Reference: KAD, Red 22

General Information:

Red 22 - D.M. Fernandes & Co., Box 18, Eldoret & Kitale - General Merchant

KAD 1922 - Committee, Eldoret Chamber of Commerce

Barnes Forest Road cemetery, Nairobi D. M. Fernandes, Goan, d. 27 Feb 1940, aged 56

Name: FERNANDES, Flora

Nee: dau. of Jose Cupertino Fernandes

Birth Date: May 1927

Death Date: 9 Jan 1928

Nationality: Goan

Last Date: 1928

Area: Nairobi

Book Reference: Barnes

General Information:

Barnes Forest Road cem, Nbi, Flora Fernandes, Goan, d. 9 Jan 1928 aged 7 months

 

Name: FERNANDES, Jose Cupertino

Birth Date: 21 Nov 1895

Death Date: 17 Nov 1931 Nairobi

Nationality: Goan

Last Date: 1931

Area: Nairobi

Children: Flora (d. 9. Jan 1928 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Barnes, Drumkey

General Information:

Drumkey 1909 Directory of Residents - J.C. Fernandez, Mombasa?

Barnes Nairobi Forest Rd cem in loving memory / of / Jose Cupertino Fernandes / born on 21.11.1895 / died on 17.11.1931

Forest Road cem. Nairobi Flora d. 9 Jan 1928, Goan, aged 7 months

 

Name: FERNANDES, Simon

Birth Date: 1893

Death Date: 8 June 1933 Nairobi

Nationality: Goan

First Date: 1909

Area: Naivasha

Book Reference: Hut, Drumkey

General Information:

Barnes Forest Road Cemetery, Nairobi, Simon Fernandes, Goan d. 8 June 1933 aged 40

Name: FERREIRA, A. John

Birth Date: 23 Nov 1886

Death Date: 9 Dec 1920

Nationality: Goan

Last Date: 1920

Area: Nairobi

Married: Gracie

Children: Patrick (Fr. Germaine); Jerry; John

 

Name: NUNES, Alleluia

Birth Date: 1888

Death Date: 1957 Nairobi

First Date: 1922

Last Date: 1957

Profession: P.M.O.'s Office

Area: Nairobi

Book Reference: KAD, Barnes, Red Book 1912

General Information:

Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Alleluia Nunes, Goan, age 69, died 2/9/57 Red Book 1912 - A.H. Nunes - Nairobi

Name: NUNES, D.

First Date: 1922

Profession: Uganda Railway

Area: Nairobi

Name: NUNES, Miguel Antonio

First Date: 1903

Profession: Uganda Railway

Area: Nairobi

Married: Maria Benedicta de Sousa

Children: Simon Francis Reginald b. Nairobi 10.10.1904

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, EAHB 1904

General Information:

EAHB 1904 - Nairobi Residents - Nunes, M.A. - Loco Dept. Uganda Railway

 

 

 

 

 

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