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Name: PRETTY, Mabel Hewitt 'Granny', Mrs

Nee: Paul

Birth Date: 1871 Ipswich

Death Date: 31 Oct 1956 Eldoret

Profession: A wonderful old lady. She was indefatigable and generous in her charitable work, especially hospital visiting. The doors of St. Matthew's Church are a memorial to her and Col. Pretty

Area: Eldoret

Married: In Ipswich 1893 William Tertius Pretty (1866-1944)

Children: Doris Mary Freda (1894 Ipswich-1995); William Jack (1898 Ipswich); Robert Philip 'Lofty' (1903 Ipswich); Thomas Hewitt (27 Jan 1908 Ipswich)

Book Reference: Eldoret, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Barnes

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 22/11/56 - Mrs Mabel Hewitt Pretty who has died in Eldoret at the age of 86, was the widow of Colonel W.T. Pretty, who died in 1944. They settled in Kenya nearly 30 years ago..
Gazette 11 Dec 1956 - probate
Gazette 13 Nov 1945 husband's probate
Barnes Eldoret cem in loving memory / of / William Tertius Pretty / died August 9th 1944 / aged 80 years / also of / Mabel Hewitt Pretty / "grannie" / his beloved wife / died October 31st 1956 / aged 86 years

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