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Name: PHILP, Horace Robert Andrew (Rev. Dr.)

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Birth Date: 1 Feb 1883 Pailton, Rugby

Death Date: 1956

First Date: 1910

Profession: Government doctor in 1913. Gave evidence to Labour Commission. Missionary doctor of the Church of Scotland Mission

Area: Nyeri, 1930 Karatina

Married: In Scotland 22 Mar 1912 Mary Ann Jane Whyte b. 24 May 1885 Montrose

Children: Robert Anderson (25 Feb 1913 Tumutumu-1 March 2008 near Bath)

Book Reference: Oscar, Scotland, Tignor, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Chogoria, Leader14, Beck, Red Book 1912, Red 19, Gillett, Leys, North

School: Royal High School, Edinburgh; Edin. Univ. MB, BAC. SURG. (Univ Edin)

General Information:

Chogoria - arrived from Scotland in April 1910. In 1912 Dr Philp was one of the first doctors to train African medical assistants and demonstrate to sceptical Government officials that Africans could readily learn medical skills and use them effectively to serve their own people.
Red Book 1912 - H.R.A. Philp - Kikuyu
Red Book 1912 - Registered Medical Practitioner
Red Book 1919 - Medical Officer, EA Protectorate 1918 - District Sgn., Nyeri
KAD 1922 - District Surgeon, Nyeri.
Red 25 has Rev. H.R.A. Philp, Tumutumu, Nyeri
Founded Tumutumu Hospital
Career: House Surg., Deaconess Hospital Edinburgh (1909-C.1910); Missionary, Church of Scotland Mission Kenya (c. 1910-1930); Seconded to Colonial Medical Service Kenya (1921-22); Minister Church of Scotland Newcastle (1930-39); Factory Surgeon Newcastle (1939-45); Pastor (1945-55); retired (1955)
1939 England and Wales Register living in Newcastle upon Tyne with wife, as Minister of Religion Physician

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