Kenrick, John Wynn
Introduction
John Wynn KENRICK
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Memoirs
4. Articles (Drafts)
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed Material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Kenrick, John Wynn
Dates of creation: 1936-1986
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

John Wynn KENRICK

(1913-)

1936-1939 A.D.C. Torit, Equatoria Province
1940-1941 A.D.C. Juba, Equatoria Province
1941-1943 S.D.F., Aide de Camp and Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General
1943-1944 S.D.F., Western Arab Corps
1944-1946 A.D.C. Talodi, Kordofan Province
1946-1949 D.C. Tegali District (Rashad), Kordofan Province
1949-1953 D.C. Omdurman District, Khartoum
1953-1955 Assistant Advisor on Constitutional and External Affairs to the Governor-General
1955 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Memoirs
4. Articles (Drafts)
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.815/4/23-32
1939 Aug
Account by J.W. Kenrick of a tribal conflict in the Ilemi Triangle involving the Merille, the Turkana and the Topotha, and the resulting diplomatic incident between the Italian and British authorities, including a report from Kendrick to the Civil Secretary concerning the correspondence between the Kenyan and Italian authorities with a summary of a subsequent meeting held on 16 Aug 1939 (815/4/29-32)
SAD.815/4/33-34
1941 Sep 1-1943 Feb
List of the important guests who stayed at the Palace when travelling through the Sudan (the Mediterranean being closed by enemy action)
SAD.815/4/35-51
1942 Jun 12-Dec 22
Tours with the Governor-General, as recorded in Kendrick's working diary, to Equatoria and Upper Nile Provinces (815/4/36-40), South Africa (815/4/41-43), Cairo and the Western Desert (815/4/44-47), and the Nuba Mountains, Kordofan Province (815/4/48-51)
2. Personal Papers
SAD.647/5/1-91
1936 Dec 19-1939 Jan 22
Typescript copies of personal letters from Kendrick to his parents covering his first tour of duty in Equatoria Province, including the journey out (647/5/3-8); arrival at Port Sudan and Khartoum (647/5/8-11); journey up the Nile (647/5/12-16); arrival at Juba (647/5/17); buying grain at Edo and Imeruk (647/5/18-19); impressions of Torit (647/5/19-20); tour of Opari sub-district (647/5/21-22); trek to Ikoto to hold court (647/5/24-25); trek around Opari sub-district (647/5/26-28); visit of Dr Marjorie Perham (647/5/31); meeting with Martin Parr, the Governor (647/5/32); trek to Idali in the Lafit Hills (647/5/33); trek, partly on foot, to Itibol, Issore and Leboni in the Imatong Mountains (647/5/36-37); comparative description of the Latuka, Acholi and Madi tribes (647/5/42); visit to Juba (647/5/44-45); trek to Opari for Poll Tax assessment (647/5/49-51); sketch map of Torit district (647/5/54); trek to the Lafit Hills to inspect the coffee crop and hold courts, stopping at Itibol, Lafon and Iboni (647/5/58-60); trial of poisoners at the Madi Court (647/5/61); trek to the Acholi Hills, stopping at Leboni, Issore and Lamariti (647/5/63-64); search for crashed plane (647/5/66-71); trek around the Odongotono Mountains, stopping at Kideppo (647/5/74-75); a Madi burial (647/5/80); death of Bishop Bullen in a plane crash (647/5/82); investigation of reports of tse-tse fly around Beira on the Uganda border (647/5/85-86); visit to Okaru Mission (647/5/87); trip on the Nile to Khartoum (647/5/88-90)
647/6/1
1952 Feb 9
Copy letter from Kendrick to the Editor of the Sudan Star offering an obituary for Lt. Col. H.A. Lilley, D.S.O., O.B.E., former D.C. Torit District (retired 1939)
3. Memoirs
SAD.815/4/1-22
1982
Memoirs of Kendrick's life in the Sudan Political Service from 1936 to 1955. Subjects covered include his application and travel to the Sudan (815/4/1-3); first impressions and travel to Torit (815/4/3-4); description of the work at Torit (815/4/4-5); travel (815/4/5-6); tribal government (815/4/7); the Ilemi Triangle incident (815/4/7-9); transfer to Juba and office work (815/4/9); the war and cypher work (815/4/9-10); transfer to the personal staff of the Governor-General (814/5/10- 11); reception of V.I.P.'s passing through the Sudan (815/4/11); tours of inspection (815/4/11); with the S.D.F. Western Arab Corpsin the Western Desert (815/4/11-12); posting to Talodi: description of district and tribal customs (815/4/12-13); promoted to D.C. at Rashad: description of district and duties, including the attempt to transform the remains of the old Kingdom of Tegali into a Rural District Council (815/4/13-14); transfer to Omdurman: description of district and duties, including slum clearance (815/4/14-17); sport (815/4/17); political situation and demonstrations (815/4/17-18); transfer to the Governor-General's new political office (815/4/18-19); riot of the ansar in March 1954 (815/4/19-20); events on the eve of independence and departure (815/4/20-21); work in industry and on government committees since leaving the Sudan (815/4/21-22)
4. Articles (Drafts)
SAD.647/6/2-12
1948
Account by Kendrick of a journey from Rashad in the Eastern Jebels to Kaka on the Nile with his parents-in-law. Describes a stop at Abu Gubeiha to pick up Nazir Radi Kambal, a Baqqarah Arab, and taking him to an inter-district meeting with the D.C. of Kosti and his Arab nazir and the A.D.C. from Fashoda with the Shilluk King
5. Miscellanea
SAD.815/4/52
1986 Jan 6
List of distribution of pensioners' addresses by county
6. Printed Material
SAD.647/6/13
1948]
Kenrick, J.W.: “The Kingdom of Tegali, 1921-1946”
Repr. from Sudan Notes and Records, Vol.29, Part 2, [1948]
SAD.647/6/14
1953
Kenrick, J.W.: “The need for slum clearance in Omdurman”
Repr. from Sudan Notes and Records, Vol.34, Part 2, 1953