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Name: PHELIPS, Hugh Richard

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Nee: son of Robert Hoskyers Phelips (Indian Army)

Birth Date: 6.1.1868 Weymouth

Death Date: 17.5.1940 Egham

Nationality: British

First Date: 1897 - previously Niger Coast

Last Date: 1904

Profession: Local Auditor - transferred to Hong Kong as Local Auditor in 1904

Area: Mombasa

Married: In Mombasa 24.2.1903 Jacquetta Edith Lambe b. 1862 St Austell, d. 24.11.1937 Maidenhead, Surrey

Children: Bridget (1905 UK); Kathleen Eda Frances (3 Sep 1908 UK-1995)

Book Reference: EAHB 1905, EAS, North, EA Diary 1903, EAHB 1906, Gazette, EA Diary 1902, EAHB 1904

School: Weymouth Coll.; Queen's Coll. Oxford

General Information:

EAS - 26.2.1903 - Marriage - At the English Church Mombasa, on the 24th instant, by the Revd. F. Burt, assisted by the Revd. E.W. Crawford, Hugh Richard Phelips, Auditor of the East Africa Protectorate and Uganda Railway, eldest surviving son of Major-General R.H. Phelips, late Indian Staff Corps, of Knockwood, Shortlands, Kent, to Jacquette Edith Lambe, daughter of the late Revd. George Lambe of Highlands, Ivybridge, South Devon, and Mrs Lambe, 15 Kensington Mansions, Earls Court, London. ............. the certificate of their wedding is numbered 1 in the book under the new Marriage Ordinance, that is the first official marriage celebrated in the Anglican Church, ......... Both the parties are so well known that the wedding was bound to be popular.
Mr Phelips was appointed Local Auditor of the Gold Coast Protectorate in October 1894. He was invalided home, and in December 1896, was appointed Assistant Auditor of the EAP and Uganda Railway. In April 1897, he was appointed Local Auditor for the Uganda Protectorate, and transferred as Local Auditor for EAP and U. Ry. in December 1901. Mrs Phelips came to EA in October 1901 after having served as a volunteer nurse in South Africa during the war.
North - Appt. as Asst. Local Auditor of both EAP and Uganda Railway 4/10/1896; transferred to UP by late 1898; home leave 1899 and 1903; Dep. Mombasa for England 1/11/1904; transferred to Hong Kong
EA Diary - Local Auditor, Niger Coast Protectorate, October 27, 1894; Assistant Auditor, EA Protectorate, December 9, 1896; Local Auditor, Uganda Protectorate, April 29, 1897; EA Protectorate and Uganda Railway, December 26, 1900; Uganda Mutiny medal and clasp, 1897-98
Gazette - played in a football match for Mombasa against HMS Terpsichore on 1/7/1902
EA Diary 1902 - Listed as Auditor
EA Diary 1903 - Local Auditor, Niger Coast Protectorate Oct 27 1894; Asst. Auditor, EA Protectorate Dec 9 1896; Local Auditor, Uganda Protectorate April 29 1897; EA Protectorate and Uganda Railway, Dec 26 1900; Uganda Mutiny medal and clasp 1897-8

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