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Spooner, T J, b 1862, engineer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: 1862 - circa 1901
Active Area: Africa (continent)
Asia (continent)
India (nation)
Uganda (nation)
Kenya (nation)
Central (province)
Entebbe (inhabited place)
Victoria Nile (river)
Victoria, Lake (lake)
Busoga (province)
Jinja (inhabited place)
Nyanza (province)
Kisumu (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
T.J. Spooner was a railway engineer in India in the 1890s. He was appointed District Engineer on the Uganda Railway in 1898. His contract terminated after February 1901. Spooner possibly returned to India. He was a keen hunter (Patterson 1907) and was very efficient (Jackson 1930).
Sources: Jackson, Frederick John (1930), 'Early days in East Africa'. London: Edward Arnold.
Patterson, John Henry (1907), 'The man-eaters of Tsavo, and other East African adventures'. London: Macmillan.
Simpson, D.H., Thomas, H.B. and Gray, Sir J.M. (c. 1961) 'Dictionary of East African biography'. Unfinished and unpublished [Held in RCS Library - RCMS 155].

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