John Simco Warren

John Simco Warren


John Simco Warren was born in England in 1869. He was a chemist who worked in Bulawayo. In 1907, he married Frances ‘Fanny’ Garrod.

Garrod had arrived with her first first husband, John Knox, from Port Elizabeth by ox wagon. She was a qualified nurse and was in the Bulawayo laager during the ’96 rebellion. In 1907, many years after the death of Mr Knox, she married Warren.

He died of heart failure on 27th March, 1929.