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J.M. Ainley was born in 1925 and educated at Huddersfield College School, Bridlington Grammar School and Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture. He joined the Overseas Civil Service in 1948 and served as an Agricultural Officer in Tanganyika until 1964. It was in this capacity that he became involved in the resettlement of the Kikuyu.
Typescript by J.M. Ainley entitled "Resettlement of Suspected Mau Mau Sympathisers in Tanganyika: an Agriculturalist's involvement".
Donated by J.M. Ainley on the 30 July 1996.Access Conditions
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Ainley | J M | b 1925 | Agricultural Officer
Agriculturalists | Tanganyika | Biography
Kikuyu (African people) | Political activity
Civil service | Tanganyika | Colonies
Tanganyika | Officials and employees