Port Elizabeth Mercury

Port Elizabeth Mercury 1851 1 January - March

Saturday 4 January 1851

MARRIAGE
In St.Mary’s Church by the Rev F. McCleland AB Colonial Chaplain TCD
On Saturday 4th Jan 1851, Mr. Samuel SMITH to Miss Charlotte Grove DUUSTERVILLE [sic should probably be DUNSTERVILLE]

Saturday 11 January 1851

Notice
All Persons having claims on the Estate of the late James CHALMERS Esq, Surgeon, upon any account whatsoever, are requested to send a statement of the nature and particulars thereof to the residence of the Undersigned, Port Elizabeth, within Six Weeks from the publication hereof; and any persons indebted to the said Estate will pay the same to the Undersigned forthwith.
Mary CHALMERS
Executrix Testamentary
Port Elizabeth 28th Dec 1850

Notice
All Persons having Claims on the Estate of the late Mr. Charles GEARD, are requested to send a statement of the nature and particulars thereof to the residence of the Undersigned, Port Elizabeth, within Three Calendar Months from this date; and all Persons indebted to the said Estate will pay the same to the Undersigned forthwith
Frances GEARD
Executrix Testamentary
Port Elizabeth, Dec 28th 1850

Saturday 18 January 1851

BIRTH on the 4th January, Mrs. W. HENDERSON of a daughter (still born)

CONFECTIONERY
Mr. CAESAR ANDREWS
of Port Elizabeth
Has just received and on sale
Fresh Supplies of
J.W. and J. EMMOTT’s Celebrated Confectionary
consisting of
Peppermint, Rose, Lemon and Ginger Lozenges
Sugared and Burnt Almonds
Scotch, Caraway and Coriander Comfits
And a great variety of Fancy Goods at reduced prices
Syrup of lemons and other Liqueurs of First-rate Quality

Saturday 25 January 1851

Notice of Partnership
The Undersigned hereby give Notice that Mr. Henry B. DEARE has been admitted as a Partner in their Business from the 1st January 1851.
DEARE & DIETZ
Port Elizabeth, 25th Jan 1851

CHRISTENINGS
By the Rev F. McCleland AB (Trinity College Dublin)
A daughter of Mr. F. WASLEY baptised Mary Julia
A daughter of Mr. ASHKETTLE baptised Harriet Sophia
A daughter of Mr. DAMANT baptised Margaret Maria
A daughter of Mr. STOREY baptised Maria Jane
A daughter of Mr. BARTLETT baptised Eliza Durant
A daughter of Mr. ROBERTS baptised Mary Ann
A son of Mr. E.R. KING baptised Edward Henry

Saturday 22 February 1851

MARRIED at St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth on Tuesday the 18th Feb by the Rev F. McCleland AB, Henry Bruton DEARE Esq, youngest son of the late Lt-Colonel DEARE, 8th Hussars, to Catherine Sophia, only daughter of W.M. HARRIES Esq, Port Elizabeth.

MARRIED at Drummondville, Canada West, G. DEARE Esq, Captain Royal Canadian Rifles, to Jane Euphemia, youngest daughter of the late Lt-General J. MURRAY, for many years Governor of Demerara
Sep 27, 1850

CHRISTENINGS
By the Rev F. McCleland AB (Trinity College Dublin)
Feb 2: A son of Mr. H. BROWN baptised William Henry.
Feb 11: A son of Capt. J. BROWN, 91st Regt, baptised William Murdoch Ball.
Feb 11: A daughter of Mr. Charles INMAN baptised Maria.

MARRIED
By the same on Tuesday 18th Feb
Mr. William PATTINSON to Miss Elizabeth CRAWFORD.
Mr. Henry Bruton DEARE to Miss Catherine Sophia HARRIES.

BURIALS
Feb 1: Mrs. Evertina Christina DIESEL aged 71 years.
Feb 12: Mr. George CHOWLES aged 76 years.
Feb 12: Maria INMAN aged 11 months.
Feb 12: Martha Harriet BAILEY aged 6 months.
Feb 14: Simpson ROBINSON Esq aged 27 years.
Feb 18: Caroline ELTON aged 8 months.

Saturday 1 March 1851

DIED at his Farm, Kabeljouws River on Monday the 17th February 1851, at 1 o’clock pm, Anthony Michael FERREIRA Esq, aged 48 years and 6 months. Leaving a Widow, large Family and numerous circle of Friends to deplore the loss of an affectionate Husband and Parent and true Friend.

DIED at Port Elizabeth on Sunday February 23rd, Mr. John Nightingale BILLINGHAM, aged 28 years.

Saturday 15 March 1851

Notice to Creditors
In the Assigned Estate of James STERLEY, Shopkeeper of Port Elizabeth
The above Estate having been Assigned by James STERLEY to Alexander WARES and Robert Joseph PHILLIPS; in trust, for the benefit of the Creditors, - all Claims against the Estate are requested to be filed with the Undersigned, attested by affidavit, within one month from this date.
W.C. HUTCHONS
qq Assignees
Port Elizabeth, March 12 1851

Notice to Creditors
In the Assigned Estate of James STERLEY, Shopkeeper of Port Elizabeth
A Special Meeting of Creditors in the above Estate will be holden at the Office of the Undersigned on Monday the 17th inst at 10 o’clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of deciding whether a claim  for a portion of the Ground in the Estate - 2½ft by 60ft – preferred by Mr. GUEST, shall be entertained or not
W.C. HUTCHONS
qq Assignees

Saturday 22 March 1851

DIED on Friday the 21st March 1851, Hannah Sophia, the beloved Wife of Mr. Joseph FLACK of this town, aged 28 years. The Friends of Mr. J.F. are hereby informed that the remains of his departed Wife will be interred To-Morrow at 4 o’clock pm.
Port Elizabeth 22nd March 1121 [sic]

BIRTH at Port Elizabeth on the 20th inst, Mrs. PROUDFOOT of a son.

Notice to Creditors
In the Insolvent Estate of Samuel SOUTH of East London, Storekeeper
A first and final liquidation and distribution account in this Estate will lie at the Office of the Resident Magistrate of Port Elizabeth, for inspection of Creditors, for Seven Days from the 23rd inst, after which it will be forwarded to Cape Town for the Hon’ble the Supreme Court to confirm the same, and order the distribution thereof.
W.C. HUTCHONS
For the Trustees
Port Elizabeth 19th March 1851

Saturday 29 March 1851

The Undersigned being in possession of a Pelican, which is continually flying about, without detriment or hurt to anyone, will feel extremely obliged to parties firing off guns on the beach, not to injure the said Bird.
W. ASHKETTLE

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