Database of Europeans in East Africa 1880-1939


A database prepared by Peter Ayre and Christine Nicholls is now on the internet at

It features 25,000 Europeans who were in East Africa (mainly in Kenya) before 1939 and provides personal and career details of each. 


The database will be ‘live’ for a year or so, to give an opportunity for information to be added, or corrections to be made, and then it will be hosted by a scholarly library.


If you have any information you would like to add, after viewing an entry, or any corrections, please email