Abdulali Peera Dewjee

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Abdulali Peera Dewjee
Town of birth
Country of birth
Date of Birth
  • 1890
Date of Death
  • 1935
Place of Death
Profession or occupation carriedout for the longest period in life
  • Merchant
Where-City or Country
Peera Dewjee 18411904

Born in 1890 Zanzibar

"From a government sponsored and prestigious British East African business directory for 1908-9 come these descriptions of Abdool Hoosein & Bros & Co: firstly the Mombasa branch:

Two special points about this Indian firm must be noticed. First they are importers only; and secondly, no stock is carried, as the business is entirely indent...the Mombasa branch is managed by Mr Abdoolali Peru Dewjee. They import from England, the Continent, United States, India China and Japan, mostly piece goods.

Aldrick, Judith. The Sultan's spymaster: Peera Dewjee of Zanzibar. Naivasha: Old Africa Books, 2015.pg 276