Cape Frontier Times 1848 2 April - June
Tuesday 4 April 1848
BIRTH at Waterloo Bay, March 25, Mrs. A. CLARENCE of a daughter.
Compensation for Loss of Wagons, Oxen &c
The undersigned persons are hereby informed that Compensation has been awarded to them for losses sustained by them of Wagons, Oxen &c, during the war with the Kafir tribes, between the months of April and December 1846, and which will be payable at this office on the 5th April next.
AUSTIN, John and William
BOTHA, Ignatius N.
BUCHNER, Johannes C.
BUCHNER, Jacobus Joh.
DEKOK, J. Leas
FERREIRA, J. Theodosius
FERREIRA, P. Hendrick
FERREIRA, Ignatius P,
FORD & JEFFRIES
MASKELL & POTE
PALMER, George Jun
POHL, Carl Fred'k.
RINSBERG, Johannes Daniel
SMITH, John Crawford
VAN DER NEST, Adam
VAN DER WALT, J.
VAN HARDEN, L.
VAN ROOYEN, J.
VAN NIEKIRK, A. Son
VAN DER SCHYFF, Isaac
VAN DER SCHYFF, Lucas
VOS, Jan V.
Persons not well known in Graham's Town are requested to provide proof that they are entitled to receive the sums claimed.
Graham's Town, 23rd March 1848
Tuesday 11 April 1848
To Let or Sell
Mr. OGILVIE's Farm, "Beggar's Bush" in Grobbler's Kloof. Immediate possession can be given.
Tuesday 18 April 1848
DIED at his residence, Fort Peddie, on Tuesday 4 April, Mr. W.C. DAVIES, late of Bridge North, of a short and painful illness, deceased has left a widow and five children, to lament and mourn their irreparable loss.
Tuesday 25 April 1848
Frontier Commercial and Agricultural Bank
A Vacancy having occurred in the Direction of the Bank, in consequence of Mr. Wm. OGILVIE Senr proceeding to England, a Meeting of the Shareholders will be held on Thursday the 18th May next for the purpose of electing a Director to fill up the vacancy, in terms of the 26th clause of the Trust Deed.
The following is a list of proprietors holding not less than 10 shares:
Thos. John DEANE
Robert HART Sr.
Geo. E. JOSEPH
G.v R. MULLER
Mr. S.D. MANDY is duly put in nomination
By order of the Board
Joseph A. CHRISTOPHER, Cashier
Graham's Town, 6th April 1848
In the Estate of John FORD, Insolvent
Will be sold to the highest bidder on Wednesday the 26th instant, in front of the Trust Company's Office, at ½ past 12 o'clock precisely, the Outstanding Debts, as per list framed from the Books, showing such amounts as being due to the estate of the late John FORD, Insolvent.
In the Estate of Robert LESTER, Insolvent
Will be sold by Public Auction on the 8th day of May next, in front of the Store of J.D. VAN DYK, Cradock, on account of the Insolvent Estate of Robert LESTER, as follows:
Tables, Boxes, Bedstead, Toilet Glass, Picture, Teapot, Coffee do, Kettle, Saucepan, Baking Pot, Tea Tray, Crockery, Tinware, Cradle, Fancy Box, Work Box, Side Saddle, Bed Furniture &c
Mr. HODGINSON [sic- should be HODGKINSON], of Tiger Spring, Lower Albany, warns all persons who shall be found hunting, or shooting, or trespassing with cattle upon his farm, that they will be dealt with according to law.
In the Insolvent Estate of William CANNELL
All persons indebted to this estate are hereby called upon to pay the amount of their debts forthwith to the second undersigned, at the E.P. Trust Company's office.
Tuesday 2 May 1848
DIED at Cape Town at the house of John FAIRBAIRN Esq, 47 St.George's-street, the pet equestrian nag called Sir Harry. The feeling entertainer followed the corpse to the cemetery of the Independent Chapel, and pronounced a splendid eulogium, weeping over the grave, and in a poetic phrensy exclaiming "My nag, my nag, would that I had died for her, my nag!" The noble mourners, including the Bishop and all the Judges, were overwhelmed with feeling, as well as all the Shopkeepers of Cape Town.
In the Estate of the late Elizabeth DEVINE
All persons having claims against the above Estate are requested to send the same to the undersigned within Six Weeks from the date of this advertisement; and all persons indebted to said Estate are requested to settle the same without delay.
J. QUIN Jnr, Ex.Tes.
Graham's Town May 2, 1848
MARRIED at Glenthorn on the 13th current, by the Rev J.F. Cumming, Robert PRINGLE Esq, Eildon, to Isabella, second daughter of John PRINGLE Esq, Glenthorn.
Late of the 7th Dragoon Guards
Begs to intimate to his friends and the public that he has commenced business as a Saddler and Harness Maker in D'Urban Street, Fort Beaufort.
Orders from the Country punctually attended to, directed to J. GILLAM, D'Urban-street, Fort Beaufort, or to Mr. HOLLIDAY.
Tuesday 9 May 1848
MARRIED in the Bathurst Church on Thursday the 27th April by the Rev James Barrow, Gilbert Burnett BIDDULPH Esq of Birbury, to Francis Ann, daughter of George DYASON Esq, Resident magistrate of Bathurst.
Has returned to Graham's Town, where he may be consulted for a limited period. Dr. SMITH is making arrangements for finally leaving Graham's Town during the ensuing month.
Mrs. TILDESLEY's, Settlers Hill
May 9 1848
Tuesday 16 May 1848
In the Estate of Mr. Adrian VAN NIEKERK G.L.son, and surviving Spouse
On Thursday 25th instant at 10 o'clock am
Will be sold ( by order of the Executrix Dative, the Widow NIEKERK) at the deceased's residence, Coega, on the main road between Port Elizabeth and Graham's Town, the following effects belonging to said estate, viz:
26 well-trained Trek Oxen, Fatherland bred
36 head fine Breeding Cattle, ditto
700 superior Merino Sheep, mostly Ewes in lamb
1 Ox wagon with gear complete
Under Carriage of a new Ox Wagon
3 saddle Horses
Cart and Harness
Farming Implements and Household Furniture &c &c
VAN NIEKERK & DU TOIT
Uitenhage Town, 3rd May 1848
Notice to Creditors
In the Insolvent Estate of John NORTON, Joshua Davis NORDEN, deceased, and Louis NORTON, deceased, trading at Graham's Town under the Firm of J.D. NORDEN & Co and at Cape Town under the Firm of John NORTON & Co.
All Persons claiming to be Creditors under this Estate are required to take notice that the Undersigned have been duly elected to, and confirmed in, the appointment of Joint Trustees of the said Estate; and the acting Master had appointed the Third Meeting to be held before him, in the Master's Office, Cape Town, on Wednesday the 17th May next at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the proof of debts and for receiving the Trustees' Report – and also for the purpose of giving directions to the said trustees as to the management of the said Estate.
And all persons indebted to the said Estate are required to pay the same to the first Undersigned in Cape Town, or to Frederick CARLISLE at Graham's Town, on or before the 15th May next, or proceedings will be instituted against them.
The term of Partnership of the undersigned having expired, they are anxious to close their business, and therefore call upon all those who are indebted to them and whose promissory notes and accounts are overdue, to pay the same to Mr. PAINTER by the 31st inst, at which time those remaining will be handed over for recovery by legal process.
PAINTER & McMASTER
Fort Beaufort, 1st May 1848
MARRIED on Saturday 22nd April at the Church Place on the Koonap by the Rev Mr. Welsh, Minister of the Dutch Reformed Church at Glen Linden, Mr. Martin Johannes SMIT, second son of the late M.J. SMITH, of Graham's Town, to Anna Catharina Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. M.J. VAN AARDT, of the District of Somerset.
Mr. George J. NICHOLLS to the Stores adjoining Mr. OGILVIE's, in Church Square.
Tuesday 23 May 1848
DIED this morning, Mr. John MANDY, senior, aged 61 years.
Tuesday 6 June 1848
DIED this morning, Mary Ann, daughter of the late Rev John LOCKE, aged 7 years.
June 6 1848
DIED at Uitenhage on the 4th inst, J.W. VAN DER RIET Esq, late Civil Commissioner of Uitenhage, deeply regretted by a numerous and large circle of friends.
Tuesday 20 June 1848
DIED at Graham's Town on the 15th June, Mrs. O'BRINE, wife of late Serj't O'BRINE, 75th Regt, Aged 33 years.
Notice of Removal
Dress Makers and Milliners
Beg respectfully to inform their friends and the public that they have removed from High street to New street, opposite Messrs. HOOLE's Store, where they hope still to be favoured with that support they have hitherto experienced.
Graham's Town, June 13 1848
Tuesday 27 June 1848
Mr. W.P.R. DIXON
Having now completed his large and neatly fitted up Store, will be happy to accept orders for Goods from persons in the newly formed stations over the Boundary of the Orange River; and as he receives his Goods from the First Hands, he is in a position to sell cheap.
He also offers his strict attention to Agency &c &c from those parts.
Colesberg, 8th June 1848