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Name: PRETTY, Robert Philip ('Lofty')

Nee: son of William Tertius and Mabel Hewitt Pretty

Birth Date: 27 Nov 1902 Ipswich

Death Date: 11 Sep 1967 Mombasa

Profession: Garage Proprietor

Area: Eldoret

Book Reference: Golf, Hut

General Information:

Golf - In 1934 a remarkable feat was performed by Mr S.O. Hemsted and Mr R.P. Pretty, when they played 101 holes of golf in one day. The handicapping was 3/4 of the difference of their respective handicaps plus 1/4 stroke a hole for the difference in age. Mr Hemsted who was then over 50, won 17 up!
Robert Phillip - KR 1893
Hut has 'Lofty' Pretty, Eldoret, Garage, Sec. Golf Club son of Col. Pretty
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Uasin Gishu Voters Roll
Gazette 29 Sep 1967 probate

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