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Name: THORPE, Hedley William

Birth Date: 17.11.1872 St Giles in the Fields, London

Death Date: 15.1.1909 Entebbe

Nationality: British

First Date: 1897

Last Date: 1909

Profession: Appointed Asst. Treasurer, EAP. He transferred to the Uganda Protectorate in 1901

Area: Nairobi, Machakos, Entebbe

Married: In Hove 22 Oct 1902 Emily Nailard b. 17 Dec 1876 West Grinstead, d. 1954 Hove

Children: Enid Beatrice Hedley (Hocken) (1904 Entebbe-26 Oct 1953 Hove)

Book Reference: Gillett, EAHB 1905, North, EA Diary 1903, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, UJ, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Barnes

General Information:

EAHB 1905 - Asst. Treasurer, EAP, Aug. 20th 1897; transferred to Uganda 1901; Deputy Treasurer, April 1st 1902
North - Charlesworth Pilling & Co. - Zanzibar March 1894; Appt. Asst. Treasurer EAP arr. Nov 1897; Machakos at June 1899; On leave Dec 1899; 2nd Asst. Treasurer at Feb 1900; transferred from Treasury Dept. EAP to Accounts Dept. UP; en route to Uganda May 1901, to be 3rd Accountant UP; Appt. Treasurer UP while G.D. Smith on leave 1/4/1903; Listed as Deputy Treasurer UP Dec 1903
Uganda Journal - Vol 22, p. 186 - Group photograph of Uganda officials November 1907.
Barnes - Entebbe European Cemetery - Hedley William Thorpe, who fell asleep January 15th 1909, aged 36, heart failure
EAHB 1905 - Officer of IBEA Co. who served in EA as 3rd Treasury Assistant - transferred to Uganda

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