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Name: TYRWHITT-DRAKE, Robert Hamilton

Birth Date: 10 Mar 1901 Cradock, Eastern Cape, S. Africa

Death Date: 21 June ? Pietermaritzburg

First Date: 1927

Profession: Survey Dept.

Married: Phyllis de Beverley Middleton b. 7 Jan 1906 S. Africa, d. 19 Oct ?

Children: John D'Urban (21 Jan 1929 Nairobi-1999), 3 others

Book Reference: Golf, Colonial, Dominion, Red 31, Barnes, Dominion, Rugby

School: St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown SA, Magdalen College Oxford and Rhodes Univ. Grahamstown

General Information:

Dominion - Public Works Department - Survey & Registration Dept. - Computer - 1930
Colonial - Computer, Survey Dept Kenya 1927; Dist. Survr. 1930; Dir. Land Survey and Registration Zanzibar 1936; Dir. of Surveys Kenya 1939
Gazette - 23/3/1927 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Land Department - R.H. Tyrwhitt-Drake
Barnes - Early player for Nondies Rugby Club - 1930s - R.H.T. Drake
Dominion - Public Works Department - Survey & Registration Dept. - Computer - 1930 - R.H. Tyrwhitt Drake
Rugby - Nondescripts RFC - Captain - 1934 - R.H.T. Drake
Rugby - Nondescripts RFC - Vice-Captain - 1928
Played in the EA Amateur Golf Championship in 1931.
Register of St Andrew's College bro. of No. 2133; Left Dec. 1918; b. 10.3.'01; Day Armstrong. Form IV-VI. Prefect. Lieut. C.C. 2nd XV. Aq*. J.C.2. '16. Mat. '18; Magdalen Coll. Oxford '19; Swimming Half Blue '21; Rugby for Oxford '20 '21; R.U.C. '22 Capt. XV; rep Gtn. vs. Wits; and Tvl Univ. '23; Final Survey '26; Kenya '27; Kenya Rugby '28; Director of Surveys and Settlements H.Q. Zanzibar '36 since at Nairobi; P. O. Box 89 Nairobi
 

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