Plaque

Jomo Kenyatta

Erection date: 2005

Inscription

Jomo Kenyatta, c1894 - 1978, first president of the republic of Kenya, lived here, 1933 - 1937.
English Heritage 

Plaque unveiled by Najib Balala, Kenya’s Minister of State for National Heritage, Uhuru Kenyatta, Leader of the Official Opposition and Kenyatta's grandson, and Joseph Muchemi, Kenya High Commissioner.

Site: Jomo Kenyatta (1 memorial)

SW1, Cambridge Street, 95

From The Citizen we learn that Johnstone Kenyatta did not pay his rent for 18 months and had to move from the first floor to the attic. 

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Jomo Kenyatta

Subjects commemorated i

Jomo Kenyatta

Prime Minister and President of Kenya. Born as Kamau wa Muigai, in the villag...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Jomo Kenyatta

Created by i

Nearby Memorials

PP - 2H - Pumping Works

PP - 2H - Pumping Works

EC1, Edward Street

This plaque was originally erected in 1902 at 3G but Watts incorrectly gave the date of the tragedy as 1885 instead of 1895, so when the ...

5 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Elias Davy - Church Street

Elias Davy - Church Street

CR0, Church Street, Elis David Almshouse

These alms houses were built 1875 (north range) and 1887 (south range), and the site has the remains of a Second World War air raid shelt...

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Lockerbie bench - 01 - crew

Lockerbie bench - 01 - crew

TW9, Kew Gardens

We have numbered these 17 plaques, anti-clockwise, starting from the plaque for the whole crew which faces the water. Oddly, the last two...

1 subject commemorated
Alienation Office

Alienation Office

EC4, King's Bench Walk, 3

"Act 5 and 6 Will. IV.Cap.82" refers to a legal instrument created during the reign of King William IV. Where else but the Temple would ...

3 subjects commemorated
Innholders' Hall - 1

Innholders' Hall - 1

EC4, Little College Lane

This overtly modern facade is shown on the English Heritage map as part of the Scheduled Ancient Monument which includes the more traditi...

3 subjects commemorated