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Willoughby Harry Thompson (fl 1944-1974) lived and worked in Kenya before being posted to the Falkland Islands as Colonial Secretary, 1963-1969, Anguilla as Commissioner, 1969-1971 and Montserrat as Governor, 1971-1974. His wife, Sheelah, worked for some time in the Colonial Nursing Service
Memoir of service, 1944-1974, with related papers.
The papers were donated by Willoughby Harry Thompson to the library in May 1988.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 627 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).Related Units of Description
Handing-over reports, Kandara division, Fort Hall, 1955 and Bungoma, 1957, Kenya; annual reports, Tana River district, 1958, 1959, Kenya (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 839).
Thompson | Willoughby Harry | fl 1944-1974 | colonial official
Great Britain | Colonies | Administration
Falkland Islands | History | 20th century
Kenya | History | 1963-
Anguilla | History | 20th century
Montserrat | History | 20th century