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Jean Austin

Jean Austin worked as a modern languages teacher in Portugal, Kuwait, Cyprus and Nigeria.  It was in Nigeria that she met and married her husband, J.A. Jones, OBE, who was a member of the Colonial Administrative Service. She travelled with him to his various postings in Nigeria, the Gambia, the Solomon Islands, Kiribati and the Falkland Islands. They retired in 1984 and now live in Garlieston, Scotland.


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A Falklands Diary
Winds of Change in a Distant Colony

Radcliffe Press
In 1969, Jean Austin’s husband was appointed Colonial Secretary of the Falkland Islands and they were transported to a remote outpost of the British colonies. ...
Jean Austin

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