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Name: MONTAGU, Arthur Drogo Turing

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Birth Date: 17 Sep 1900 Kimberley, S. Africa

Death Date: 9 Jan 1969 Somerset West, S. Africa

First Date: 1928

Last Date: 1931

Profession: Stock Inspector Agric. Dept. 1928; Asst. Grader and Inspector 1929; Inspr. Plants and Produce, G.C. 1931; Agric Officer 1937; Senr. 1946

Area: Box 126, Mombasa

Married: In Rottingdean, Sussex 5 Sep 1934 Dorothy Rittener Pitt b. 16 July 1907 Kirkheaton, Yorks., d. 17 Apr 2000 Bellville, Western Cape, S. Africa

Children: John Drogo (1935); Margaret Helen (10 Sep 1937 Brighton-1979); William Pitt (1939)

Book Reference: Red 31, Colonial, Dominion

School: Michaelhouse and Potchefstroom Coll. of Agric. SA

General Information:

Dominion - Agricultural Department - Veterinary - Stock Inspector - 1930 Arthur Drogo Turing Montagu, b, 17 September 1900, baptized 28 October 1900 at the Parish of Kimberley, living at 25 Wrodley Street, Frederick George Montagu was registered as a Stationer, witnesses to the baptism were William Crisp, (Archdeacon), George Piers & Annie Elizabeth Montagu, baptism performed by G C Day, Assistant Curate. married Dorothy Rittener Pitt, on 5 September 1934, daughter of Harry Taylor Pitt, he gained the rank of Colonel in 1948 in the Agricultural Service in Ghana, at the time of his retirement, he then started subsistence farming in Eerste Rivier, his address was “Hillcrest” Penhille Estate, Eersterivier, Cape, and died 9 January 1969 age 68, Somerset West, she died 17 April 2000 age 89, The Lot No 12 Fernhill Township at Eersterivier in the division of Stellenbosch, measuring 75,350 Square feet

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