Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

22 February 1857–8 January 1941 (Age 83)
Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Stephenson Smyth

When Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell was born on 22 February 1857, in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edwin Henry Powell, was 29 and his mother, Emilie Sylvia Godet, was 25. He married Olave St. Clair Soames in 1912, in Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Kenya in 1938. He died on 8 January 1941, in Nyeri, Central, Kenya, at the age of 83, and was buried in Saint Peter's Cemetery, Nyeri, Central, Kenya.

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Family Time Line

Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
1857–1941
Olave St. Clair Soames
1889–1977
Marriage: 1912
Arthur Robert Peter Baden-Powell 2nd Baron Baden-Powell
1913–1962
The Hon. Heather Grace Baden-Powell
1915–1986
The Hon. Betty St. Clair Baden-Powell
1917–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1912
Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Henry Powell

    Male1827–1898Male

    Emilie Sylvia Godet

    Female1832–1869Female

siblings

(4)

    Blanche Emilie Powell

    Female1851–1937Female

    Walter Powell

    Male1853–1923Male

    Frederick Arkley Powell

    Male1863–1928Male

World Events (8)

1859 · Big Ben

Age 2

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1884

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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Sources (3)

  • Lord Robert S Baden-Powell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, "California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953"
  • Robert Stephenson Smyth Or BP Baden-Powell, "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries"

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