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Name: DROUGHT, Edgar Bristow

Nee: bro of James Justinian Drought, son of Capt. Henry Albert Mathew Drought

Birth Date: 2 Aug 1870 Blackrock, Dublin

Death Date: 29 Aug 1917 murdered at Londiani

First Date: 1907 Aug

Profession: Farmer

Area: Molo

Married: ?see Mrs M. A. C. Drought

Book Reference: SE, HBEA, Curtis, Drumkey, Gazette, Red Book 1912

General Information:

SE - E.B. Drought - Molo - Aug. 1907
Curtis - p. 91 - 'Eldama Ravine and Baringo - Later' from the District Record Book - 1915: Londiani Estate owned by Mr J.J. Drought, who was at the front with Ross's Scouts since the beginning of hostilities, has been in the charge of his brother, Mr E.B. Drought. Livestock - 200 grade cattle, 28 native cattle, 76 bulls and bullocks (including one pure-bred Shorthorn bull). The dairy on this farm was one of the finest in the country and butter was supplied at Rs. 1/12 per lb. 1918: An unfortunate incident occurred in the murder of Mr E.B. Drought which was however, not committed by natives of this District. The murderers were caught, convicted and hanged. The incident caused no panic.
Drumkey 1909 - Cattle Brand - T2D - J. Drought - Molo
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Ravine - E.B. Drought, Londiani
Red Book 1912 - E.B. Drought - Naivasha
Gazette 20/8/1919 - Probate and Administration in respect of the estate of Edgar Bristow Drought late of Londiani who died at Londiani on 29/8/1917. Applied for by James J. Drought of Londiani.
HBEA 1912 has T. E. Drought

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