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South Africa 1890 3 July - September

DOMESTIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

5 July 1890

BIRTHS

BOYD-WILSON—On the 25th ult., at Hoath Court, Canterbury, the wife of Adam Brack Boyd-Wilson, Esq., Inniskilling Dragoons, of a daughter.
COLQUHOUN—On the 17th June, at the Uxbridge Villa, Paget-road, Shooter’s Hill, the wife of T. Colquhoun, of Pretoria, South Africa, of a son.

MARRIAGES

HARDAKER—HAWKESWOOD—At the Wesleyan Church, Klerksdorp, on the 16th May, by the Rev. J. Shimmin, assisted by the Rev. C. W. Mowson, Mr. George Hardaker, son of Mr. George Hardaker, of Gateshead, England, to Miss Lousia Hawkeswood, daughter of the late Mr. Frederick Hawkeswood, of Birmingham, England.
JOHNSON—SWALES—At St. Matthias’ Church, Umgeni, on Tuesday, the 28th May, by the Rev. T. Goodwin, incumbent, Joseph James, youngest son of the late William Johnson, of Umgeni, to Mary Jane, youngest daughter of the late Christopher Swales, of Durban.
MIDDLETON—HATFIELD—On the 28th June, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Pietermaritzburg. William Middleton, of Pietermaritzburg, to Ada, youngest daughter of J. H. Hatfield, L.D.S. Eng., of Old Burlington Street, W.

DEATHS

LLOYD—On June 26, on board the S. S. Loande, Andrew Winham Lloyd, only son of Andrew Lloyd, Esq., R.N., of Petersfield, on his way from Benguella to Delagoa Bay, at which latter place he was interred on June 28, aged 23.
PUTTERILL—On the 24th May, at Harrismith, Orange Free State, James Putterill, aged 78 years.

12 July 1890

BIRTHS

HOOPER—On the 10th ult., at Kamachs, Uitenhage, the wife of Henry Lawrence Hooper, of a daughter.
SPIERS—On July 6, at 78, Talfourd Road, Camberwell, Surrey, the wife of Henry Spiers, Somerset East, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

CAWSE—LAWTON—On June 12, at the Metropolitan Wesleyan Church, Cape Town, by the Rev. Henry Tindall, Mr. C. H. Cawse, of Cape Town, to Edith Constance, daughter of Mr. T. H. Lawton, of Cape Town.
GILES—ARBUTHNOT—On June 3, at Holy Trinity Church, Equeefa, Alexandra County, Natal, by the Rev. E. Pennington, Douglas Gowan, second son of Major Giles, resident Magistrate, Richmond, to Corinna Evangeline, eldest daughter of the late Captain William Thomas Arbuthnot, of Greenwood.
GREEN—MULLER—On June 10, at the Dutch Reformed Church, Cape Town, by the Rev. Mr. Muller, Edward Knowles, eldest son of Mr. E. K. Green, of Mouille Point, to Jessie Florence Maria, only daughter of Mr. S. Muller, of Cape Town.
HOFFER—CROSBY—On June 10, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cape Town, by the Rev. Dr. McCarthy, Frank, eldest son of the late Dr. Hoffer, of Richmond, to Annie Isabel, fourth daughter of Mr. J. M. Crosby, R.M.
MASON—HARWIN—On June 5, at the Wesleyan Church, Durban, A. W. Mason, son of the Rev. F. Mason, to Ellen Lavinia, eldest daughter of Mr. John Harwin.
REMNANT—KELLY—On July 7, at St. Mary’s, Chelmsford, by the Rev. Baines Hawkins, M.A., brother-in-law of the bride, assisted by the Rev. J. D. Nairne, M.A., Harry Charles Remnant, of Bloemhof and Venterskroon, South African Republic, third son of the late Richard Morgan Remnant, of Paternoster Row and Finchley, to Emily Agnes, youngest daughter of the late Charles Kelly, of Mortimer Street, W., Finchley, and Clapham Park.
SIMMONS—ROYSTON—On June 3, at St. John’s Church, Maritzburg, by the Rev. John Smith, M.A., Herbert Charles Simmons, M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P., of Standerton, S.A.R., the third son of B. D. Simmons, of 79, Carleton Road, Tufnell Park, and of 68, Upper Thames Street, E.C., to Georgetta, youngest child of the late George Royston, of Maritzburg, and formerly of King’s Lynn, Norfolk.

DEATHS

FARTHING—On July 4, at the Yews, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Mary Ann, widow of the Rev. Thomas Newham Farthing, M.A., late vicar of Mossley, Lancs., aged seventy-two.
PICKERING—On June 9, at Bulwer House, Durban, the residence of his father, E. Pickering, Deputy Mayor, of dysentery and enteric fever, after a short but very painful illness with great suffering, Samuel George, son of Edward and Harriett Pickering, aged twenty-seven years.
SINGLETON—On June 1, at Germiston, Johannesburg, Alfred Singleton, A.M.T., C.E., son of the late William Singleton, solicitor, York, England.
WRIGHT—On May 22, at Zeerust, S.A.R., Albertha Elizabeth, wife of John M. Wright, J.P., of Mafeking, British Bechuanaland, and eldest daughter of the late Octavius Craven Kays, at one time Rector of Gray College, Bloemfontein, O.F.S., aged 32 years.

19 July 1890

BIRTHS

GARDNER—On June 12, at Pietermaritzburg, Beatrice, the wife of Major Gardner, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), of a son.
POYNTON—On June 14, at Essendine Villa, Musgrave Road, Berea, the wife of W. R. Poynton, of a son.
VAUSE—On June 11, at Maritzburg, the wife of R. W. Vause, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

ANDREW—ROBERTS—On July 10, at St. Stephen’s, Wandsworth, by the Right Rev. C. Carruthers, Arthur Thomas Andrews, Commander Castle Mail Packet Company, eldest son of A. T. Andrews, M. Inst. C.E., Chiswick, Middlesex, to Ada, eldest daughter of the late C. Roberts, Esq., Broadway, Worcestershire.
HOSKINS—TWENTYMAN—On June 17, at St. George’s Cathedral, Cape Town, by the Very Rev. the Dean, Douglas Hamilton, third surviving son of the late Edward Hamilton Hoskins, Esq., formerly of Fanhams Hall, near Ware, and latterly of Hoddesdon, Herts, to Laura Louise, youngest daughter of the late William Twentyman, Esq., of Storms Valley, Swellendam, Cape Colony.
QUIN—VIVIAN—On July 16, at Penponds, Camborne, by the Rev. David Wilson, assisted by the Rev. E. E. E. Heathcote, William James Quin, of the Glen, Bloemfontein, to Frances Whilhelmia, younger daughter of William Cock Vivian, of Reskadinnick.

DEATHS

PATERSON—On July 11, at Johannesburg, of typhoid fever, Walter Drysdale Paterson, youngest son of the late John Paterson, of Colonnade House, Blackheath.
WEBSTER—On June 8, at his son-in-law’s residence (W. H. Taylor), Victoria Street, Durban, Mr. William Webster, of Lower Umgeni, near Maritzburg, aged 63 years.

26 July 1890

BIRTHS

CORY—On June 22, the wife of Charles William Cory, of Alice, Victoria East, of a daughter.
GREEN—On June 14, at Maritzburg, the wife of Rev. F. J. Green, of a daughter.

DEATHS

DAVIDSON—On June 26, at Pretoria, James Henry Davidson, M.B., C.M. Edin., aged 31 years.
GEORGE—On June 15, at his residence, Maritzburg, William George, formerly of Chertsey, Surrey, aged 81 years.
MOORHEAD—On the 22nd inst., at Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, in his 24th year, Matthew Leishman, second son of William Moorhead, of Bromley, Kent, and Bow Lane, London, E.C.
WESSELS—On June 13, at Pretoria, Daniel Wessels, M.B., B.S., B.A. Cantab., aged 25 years.

2 August 1890

BIRTH

WOOLLAN—On June 23, at Johannesburg, the wife of Mr. B. M. Woollan, of a son.

MARRIAGES

LAYMAN—LEUCHARS—On June 21, at St. Cyprian’s Church, Durban, Frank Anthony Milner Layman, eldest son of the late James Milner Layman, of Shefford, Beds., England, to Lucy, daughter of Henry James Leuchars, of Purbrook, Greytown, Natal.
ST. LEGER—PRATT—On June 19, at the Congregational Church, Kokstad, by special licence, by the Rev. W. Dower, Professor St. Leger, to Alice Bruce Ophelia, youngest daughter of Mr. M. H. Pratt, of Kokstad.

DEATHS

CLARK—On June 25, at Pietermaritzburg, Albert Ellison Clark (suddenly) of paralysis.
DOWNES—On July 4, at Cape Town, Joseph Oliver Downes, of Bothmar, Lennard Road, New Beckenham, aged 34.
GIFFORD—On June 25, at the Grange, Umhlali, in her 79th year, Mary, widow of Alex. Gifford, formerly of Blairbuy, Wigtown.
HATTON—On June 23, at Seymour, Joseph Christopher Hatton, aged 77 years 4 months and 25 days. Deeply regretted.
HUTT—On June 28, at Pietermaritzburg, George Harry Hutt, formerly of Zanzibar, Mozambique, and London, aged 37.
ROBERTS—On June 26, at Germiston, Transvaal, Charles, second surviving son of Thomas Roberts, of Helmdon, Northants, late of Stamford, Lincolnshire.
SIMPSON—On July 5, at his residence, No. 1, Cora Terrace, Port Elizabeth, Joseph Simpson, formerly Resident Partner of the late firm of Thomson, Watson, Simpson, and Co., in his 86th year.

9 August 1890

MARRIAGES

BEART-COOPER—On June 30, at the Roman Catholic Church, Johannesburg, Patrick A. Beart, of Johannesburg, to Margaret Pascoe, youngest daughter of the late Wm. Cooper, Orange Grove, Durban, Natal.
PEASE—WEBB—On July 9, at Trinity Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. T. Bennetts, assisted by the Rev. S. Brook, Clifford Robinson, eldest son of the late Clifford Pease, of Kingston-upon-Hull, to Helena S. P. Webb, youngest daughter of Col. Webb, R.M.L.L.
SPENCER—MURPHY—On June 25, at Maritzburg, George Walton, second son of Fredk. Spencer, to Kathleen Gertrude, second daughter of Mrs. Murphy, both of Maritzburg.

DEATHS

ATKINSON—On June 29, at Upper Glenwood, Berea, Durban, the beloved wife of J. H. Atkinson, jun., aged 25 years.
BERNARD—On July 5, at the Berea, Durban, William Crowdy Bernard (late of Weenen County), aged 49 years.
BICCARD—On July 8, at Sea Point, Mrs. A. W. M. T. Biccard, aged 87 years.
DUDFIELD—On July 5, at Lichtenburg, John Dudfield, aged 64 years, late of Bath, Somersetshire, England.
KEMPIS—On May 19, at Chiloane, E. Coast of Africa, of fever, after a very short illness, Gustavus Adolphus (Gus), eldest son of the late G. F. Kempis, aged 24 years and 3 months.
MARTELL—On July 9, at Cape Town, Mr. C. Martell, aged 74 years.
MERRINGTON—On July 8, at Port Elizabeth, the Rev. T. S. Merrington, aged 81 years.
WAYNE—On July 1, at Johannesburg, Transvaal, Thomas Wayne, in his 40th year.
WINSTANLEY—On July 1, at Pietersburg, Richard, youngest son of the late James Winstanley, of Paternoster Row, aged 45.

MISSING RELATIVES

Walter PLUMMER sailed from the Albert Docks in the Norham Castle in October, 1887, and settled at Egin Sheds, Alice Dale, South Africa. Information is desired by his mother.
Eliza HOPKINS went to the Cape with Lady Tasker in 1876, but was last heard of with another family. Her sister writes.
Edgar FAIRBRASS left London for the Cape 45 years ago. Relatives inquire for him.
Charles JAMES left Bristol in 1876, and on April 4, 1888, wrote home desiring his letters addressed to P. O., Kimberley, South Africa. His mother and brother William inquire.
William and Richard LEVINGS are sought by their sister Eliza, who has recently returned from the Cape.
Felix HANLON emigrated to the Cape in 1842. His daughter writes.
Thomas McLEAN in 1882 was serving in South Africa. Brother James.
James FULLER left home 14 years ago, and in 1881 was with Mrs. Armstrong, Newcastle, Natal. Sister Anna inquires for him.
Information is earnestly desired respecting James DRYBURGH, of Aitkenhead, near Glasgow, who went to South Africa about 1882-3.
Robert SPINKS (late 15th Co. R.E.) bought himself out in Port Natal in 1858, and was last heard of in 1863. His brother Henry seeks news.
Thomas MERCER, who went to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 1881, and was employed as a clerk in a telegraph office, is sought by his parents.
William TAYLOR, in September, 1880, went to Cape Town, and after travelling through the Kimberley Diamond Fields, started two South African newspapers. His only son and daughter Emma inquire.
Thomas, John Andrew and William Charles STIRTON are sought by their sisters, who upon the death of their father, about 50 years ago, were taken charge of by an aunt. It is thought that the three brothers went to the Cape of Good Hope to join their uncle, a farmer.

16 August 1890

BIRTHS

MARSHALL—On July 11, at Maritzburg, the wife of George Marshall, of The Dargle, Natal, and the Bridge, Godalming, of a son.
RAPHAEL—On July 13 (prematurely), at Montreux, Priory Road, West Hampstead, the wife of George Raphael (nee Lizzie Marks), of a son, who survived only a few hours.

MARRIAGES

COLBECK—KAYE—On July 9, at St. Paul’s Church, Durban, by the Rev. Mr. Lindon, William, only son of John Colbeck, Esq., of Griqualand East, to Alice, fourth daughter of Mr. E. Kaye, of Durban.
FISHER—GRANT—On July 15, at Trinity Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. Thomas Bennett, Alexander Fisher, chief engineer of the Natal Government tug, Forerunner, to Alexine Robson Grant, only daughter of the late Alexander Grant, of Inverness.
STEWART—WIENAND—On July 7, at the Presbyterian Church, Addington, by the Rev. J. Laing, B.A., John Stewart, Superintendent Engineer, Natal Harbour Works, to Annie Wienand, late of Castle Hotel, Point.
TYZACK—ROFF—On July 8, at Ladysmith, W. H. Tyzack, to Agnes Stennett, daughter of Benjamin Roff, of Johannesburg, S.A.R., late of Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.

DEATHS

BERNARD—On July 5, at the Berea, Durban, William Crowdy Bernard, eldest son of J. F. Bernard, Downlands, South Norwood.
BROWNE—On July 5, at his residence, on the Botanic Gardens Road, Durban, Mr. Robert Browne, aged 69 years.
JENNER—On August 11, at Roskeven, Ramsgate, Jemima Gacher Jenner, the dearly beloved wife of Henry Jenner, late of Denmark Hill and Hastings, and youngest daughter of the late C. R. Bond, Esq., of Kensington.

MISSING RELATIVES

Alfred MARTIN, of Klerksdorp, is informed that the photograph is not that of the A. H. Foster sought for, but that the mother sends him her thanks all the same.
John WOOLLASTONin May, 1857, last wrote from Waterfall, Tulbagh, Cape of Good Hope. His brother and sister now ask for him.
Thomas BURGESS, of Ware, Herts, was last heard of at 1, Imperial-road, Ponder’s End. His daughter Elizabeth (now of Bloemfontein) seeks him.
Walter PLUMMER sailed from the Albert Docks in the Norham Castle in October, 1887, and settled at Egin Sheds, Alice Dale, South Africa. Information is desired by his mother.
Eliza HOPKINS went to the Cape with Lady Tasker in 1876, but was last heard of with another family. Her sister writes.
Edgar FAIRBRASS left London for the Cape 45 years ago. Relatives inquire for him.
Charles JAMES left Bristol in 1876, and on April 6, 1888, wrote home desiring his letters addressed to P. O., Kimberley, South Africa. His mother and brother William inquire.
William and Richard LEVINGS are sought by their sister Eliza, who has recently returned from the Cape.
Felix HANLON emigrated to the Cape in 1842, His daughter writes.
Thomas McLEAN in 1882 was serving in South Africa. Brother James.
James FULLER left home 14 years ago, and in 1881 was with Mrs. Armstrong, Newcastle, Natal. Sister Anna inquires for him.
Information is earnestly desired respecting James DRYBURGH, of Aitkenhead, near Glasgow, who went to South Africa about 1882-3.
Robert SPINKS (late 15th Co. R.E.) bought himself out in Port Natal in 1858, and was last heard of in 1863. His brother Henry seeks news.
Thomas MERCER, who went to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 1881, and was employed as a clerk in a telegraph office, is sought by his parents.
William TAYLOR, in September, 1880, went to Cape Town, and after travelling through the Kimberley Diamond Fields, started two South African newspapers. His only son and daughter Emma inquire.
Thomas, John Andrew, and William Charles STIRTON are sought by their sisters, who upon the death of their father, about 50 years ago, were taken charge of by an aunt. It is thought that the three brothers went to the Cape of Good Hope to join their uncle, a farmer.

23 August 1890

BIRTH

BERLEIN—On the 20th inst., at 76, Porchester Terrace, W., the wife of Julius Berlein, of a son.

MARRIAGES

HULETT—STOTT—On July 16, at the Wesleyan Church, Verulam, Natal, by the Rev. S. Cawood, assisted by the Rev. S. H. Stott, father of the bride, George Herbert, second son of the Hon. J. Liege Hulett, M.E.C., M.L.C., to Amelia Newey, second daughter of the Rev. S. H. Stott.
MITCHELL—HADDON—On July 10, at All Saints, Barberton, by the Rev. Langford Browne, Dr. R. P. Mitchell, M.B. Edin., to Elaine Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr. T. R. Haddon.
SAWYER—HULLEY—On August 21, at St. Saviour’s Cathedral, Pietermaritzburg, by the Right Rev. the Bishop of Pietermaritzburg, Ernest Edward, fourth son of George Cappelen Sawyer, of London, to Ethel Maria, eldest daughter of Arderne Hulley, of The Wilderness, Pietermaritzburg, and One House, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.
WRIGHT—WALTON—On the 14th inst., at St. Paul’s Church, Quarndon, Derbyshire, by the Rev. R. Hey, assisted by the Rev. W. G. Nourse, John Lister Wright, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., of 4, Full-street, Derby, second son of the late John Wright, M.D., J.P., of Claremont, Cape Town, to Marian, second daughter of George Walton, of Quarndon, Derbyshire.

DEATHS

BURNS—At Grahamstown, Charles Burns, aged 30 years.
JOHNSON—On May 26, accidentally drowned at sea, off the Cape of Good Hope, on his voyage to Sydney on board the ship Alcinous, John A., only son of G. P. Johnson, of Paddington, in his 16th year.
LYNCH—On July 22, at Bathurst, Richard Lynch, aged 74 years.
MELVILLE-SMITH—On July 30, at the Docks, Cape Town, Cecil Melville, only surviving son of J. Melville-Smith, aged 15 months.
TUCKNISS—On July 20, at Johannesburg, Edward Vernon Tuckniss, younger son of the late Rev. Wm. Tuckniss, B.A., aged 26 years.

30 August 1890

BIRTHS

CHRISTIAN—On July 20, at Port Elizabeth, the wife of Owen S. Christian, of a son.
DOBEL—On July 18, at Durban, the wife of G. R. Dobel, of a daughter.
ERBEN—On July 24, at Cape Town, the wife of G. Erben, of a son.
HORNING—On July 22, at Victoria, Tongaat, Natal, the wife of H. P. Horning, of twin daughters.
KILBY—On July 29, at “Oakdeane,” Grahamstown, the wife of T. A. Kilby, of a daughter.
MARTELL—On July 21, at Mount Edgecombe, Natal, the wife of Charles E. Martell, of a son.
MOCKFORD—On August 27, at 88, Drayton Gardens, South Kensington, the wife of Walter C. Mockford, of daughter (Clara Dorothy).
RIGG—On July 30, at No. 22, Clyde Street, Port Elizabeth, the wife of J. A. Rigg, of a son.
SINCLAIR-SMITH—On July 20 at Meadow Bank, Victoria County, Natal, the wife of G. Sinclair-Smith, of a son.
WALTON—On July 26, at Port Elizabeth, the wife of Mildmay Wolfe Walton, of a son.

MARRIAGES

FERNANDEZ—SMITH—On August 24, at Durban, Harry Edgecumbe Fernandez, youngest son of T. Fernandez, Esq., M.D., of Ross, Herefordshire to Beatrice Louisa Smith, third daughter of the late William Smith, Esq., of Highbury.
JAY—ROBERTS—On Wednesday, July 30, at Walmer, by Rev. Dr. Wirgman, D.C.L., B.D., Rector of St. Mary’s, Port Elizabeth, assisted by Rev. Cuthbert Mayo, Allan Percy, of Queenstown, sixth son of James J. Jay, Esq., of College Park, England, to Bertha, daughter of the late B. Roberts, Esq., of Grahamstown.
KELLY—TAYLOR—On July 22, at Johannesburg, Robert William Kelly to Amelia Margaret Taylor.
WRIGHT—FLEMING—On July 24, at St. John’s, Wynberg, by the Rev. Ralph Doyle, Rector, Alfred, youngest son of the late John Wright, M.D., to Mabel Catharine, youngest daughter of William Fleming, of Wynberg.

DEATHS

BANKS—On July 24, at Burger Street, Maritzburg, Francis Edwin, infant son of the Rev. W. J. H. Banks, aged 10 weeks.
FINCHAM—On Monday, August 4, at Grahamstown, Edward Fincham.
HOLE—On Sunday morning, August 24, Sarah Hole, the beloved wife of the Rev. Dr. Hole, Incumbent of Christ Church, Bromley Park, Kent, formerly Rector of Trinity Church, Cape Town, late Rector of St. Paul’s Halifax, Nova Scotia.
INGRAM—On July 22, at the Addington Hospital, Durban, South Africa, Trooper George H. Ingram, of the detachment stationed at Umgeni of the N.M.P., in his 35th year, son of the late Joseph Ingram, Esq., J.P., Beaufort Lodge, Sale, Cheshire.
ORGILL—On August 2, at Grahamstown, Robert Orgill, aged 79 years.
PEVERETT—On July 27, at Peddie, John Peverett, senr., aged 68 years.
SHORT—On August 25, at D’Urban Lodge, West Hampstead, Ellen, the beloved wife of Martin Short.

6 September 1890

MISSING RELATIVES

News of Thomas BURGESS, of Ware, Herts, has been received. A letter from his widow will be forwarded to the proper quarter.
William WINDEBANK went to South Africa in November, 1874, and was last heard of at the time of the Zulu war, in which he served as sergeant in the native contingent. His sister Amelia would be glad to hear from, or of him.
Walter RAY sailed from Hull in June, 1884, and was employed from that time to 1889 on Messrs. Donald Currie and Co.'s steamers Venice, Dunkeld, Florence; in 1889 on steam launch Falcon, Cape Town. His parents enquire for him.
John NEWTON in 1862 was heard of as a steward in the Union Company's service, and plied between Southampton and South Africa. His soldier brother seeks him.
Thomas John KING sailed for Natal in the Drummond Castle, in March, 1884, and in the following September was at Colestream, Newcastle. His mother wishes to hear of him.
Philippa (or Jane) LORD left Plymouth for the Cape in the service of Colonel Vander-Meulen, about 1847. Her daughter seeks news. Can any former member of the 73rd Regiment aid?
Charles DICKINSON, in 1881 at Wynberg, A bat., R.A., is sought by his sister.
Moses George BERRY in April, 1876, went to S. Africa, to work on the Orange River bridge. His mother is very anxious for news of him.
L. N. GREENBERG went to the Cape in 1881, and received his letters through the P. O. Johannesburg. His mother asks for news of him.
John WOOLLASTON in May, 1857, last wrote from Waterfall, Tulbagh, Cape of Good Hope. His brother and sister now ask for him.
Walter PLUMMER sailed from the Albert Docks in the Norham Castle in October, 1887, and settled at Egin Sheds, Alice Dale, South Africa. Information is desired by his mother.
Charles JAMES left Bristol in 1876, and on April 6, 1888, wrote home desiring his letters addressed to P. O., Kimberley, South Africa. His mother and brother William inquire.
James FULLER left home 14 years ago, and in 1881 was with Mrs. Armstrong, Newcastle, Natal. Sister Anna inquires for him.
Thomas MERCER, who went to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 1881, and was employed as a clerk in a telegraph office, is sought by his parents.

13 September 1890

BIRTHS

CROZIER—On August 8, at King William’s Town, the wife of Mr. W. Clairmount Crozier, of a son.
LEWIS—On August 8, at Cape Town, the wife of Mr. H. J. Lewis, of a daughter.
NAUDE—On August 13, at Potchefstroom, the wife of Mr. S. P. Naude, of a daughter.
REDPATH—On August 7, at Berea, Barberton, the wife of Mr. G. Redpath, of a son.

MARRIAGES

BRISCOE—WAINMAN—On August 12, at the Wesleyan Church, Potchefstroom, by the Rev. R. F. Applebe, assisted by the Rev. Isaac Shimmin, Frederick John, son of Mr. James Briscoe, Moseley, Birmingham, England, Wesleyan Minister, to Harriet, daughter of Mr. Councillor Benjamin Wainman, of Leeds, England, and sister of the Rev. T. H. Wainman, Potchefstroom.
COHEN—ROBSON—On July 30, at Barberton, E. H. A. Cohen, of West Hampstead, London, N.W., and California, to Henrietta, second daughter of John Robson, of Durban, Natal.
COLLINGS—BOWLER—On August 9, at Christ Church, Addington, Durban, by the Rev. P. F. Cadman, A. A. B. Collings, of the Point, to Edith Bowler, of Cape Town.
GIRI—HALVEY—On August 12, at Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. Father Hanton, Carl Giri, second son of Joseph Giri, to Margaret, second daughter of William and Margaret Halvey, both of Port Elizabeth.
GLASS—FELLOWES—On September 8, at All Souls, Homerton, Charles George Glass, formerly of Natal, son of the late T. Glass, Carthagenia, Spain, to Emma, daughter of L. Fellowes, of Keston.
GOODWILL—DYER—At the residence of Mr. J. Cruickshank, Sea View, Umbilo, by the Rev. W. J. Hardy, M.A., Mr. Thomas Goodwill, of Maritzburg, to Sarah, second daughter of the late Mr. William Dyer, of Walthamstow, Essex.
KNOX—VON WURTZBURG-SCHADE—On August 5, by special licence, at Standerton, by the Landdrost, Alfred Knox, F.R.G.S., F.R.C.I., of Johannesburg (son of Charles Knox, Umzinto, Natal), to Alice Florence Mary Lowth, daughter of F. von Wurtzburg-Schade, of Wynberg, Cape Colony.
MADER—MOSTERT—On August 14, at Potchefstroom, by the Rev. C. W. du Toit, Dr. P. J. Mader, to Miss Maria Mostert, both of Potchefstroom.
WYNTER—JORDAN—On August 6, at St. Paul’s Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. S. Brook, Alfred Kirkwood Wynter to Hannah Caroline Jordan.

DEATHS

BULT—On August 6, at Newcastle, Elizabeth Procter (nee Bainbridge), wife of H. T. Bult, Esq., acting manager, Natal Bank, Newcastle.
BALE—On August 8, at Ingleside, Maritzburg, Lizzie, the beloved wife of Henry Bale, and daughter of W. B. Wood, Edinburgh.
HORNBY—On August 5, at Concession Creek, Barberton, Ellen Eliza, beloved wife of Arthur Phipps Hornby.
TESMER—On August 10, at Klipfontein, Chalumna, District, Julius Otto Robert Tesmer, born at Stettin, Germany, aged 74 years.
THOMPSON—Drowned off Camp’s Bay, near Cape Town, George Thompson, son of the late George Thompson, Esq. (late resident at Southend-on Sea, Essex), aged 50 years.

20 September 1890

BIRTHS

BEETHAM—On August 13, at Kimberley, the wife of Mr. T. Beetham, of a daughter.
BIRKETT—On August 15, at Birkett House, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Lieut.-Colonel Birkett, Natal Royal Rifles, of a son.
BOTHA—On August 21, at Cape Town, the wife of Mr. M. C. Botha, of a son.
CLOETE—On August 13, at Kimberley, the wife of Mr. S. V. Cloete, of a daughter.
MCLAUCHLIN—On August 12, at Kimberley, the wife of Mr. J. H. McLauchlin, of a daughter.
MURRAY—On July 21, at Johannesburg, Transvaal, the wife of G. E. Murray, M.B., F.R.C.S., of a son.
TUCKER—On August 11, at Johannesburg, the wife of Mr. J. E. Tucker, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

BREWER—OLDHAM—On August 21, at St. Cuthbert’s Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. J. F. Sinden, assisted by the Rev. T. Bennetts, John Brewer to Muriel Oldham, second daughter of William Myhill.
CUDMORE—FLANAGAN—On August 13, at St. Augustine’s Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. J. Hanton, John J. Cudmore, to Annie, second daughter of Thomas Flanagan, F.C., of Kraggakamma.
GUARD—SHORT—On August 19, in King William’s Town, by Archdeacon Kitton, assisted by Rev. Gordon, T. Guard, third son of John Webb, of Graham’s Town, to Ilva S., youngest daughter of the late John Short.
HARMER—SHAW—On August 12, at Fort Beaufort, Mr. T. H. W. Harmer, to Miss E. D. Shaw.
HOBSON—KAYE—On August 19, at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. C. Mayo, John Barber Hobson, son of John B. Hobson, Sheffield, to Annie, daughter of the late J. P. Kaye, of Huddersfield.
KNOX—VON WURTZBURG-SCHADE—On August 5, by special licence, at Standerton, by the Landdrost, Alfred Knox, F.R.G.S., F.R.C.I., of Johannesburg (son of Charles Knox, Umzinto, Natal), to Alice Florence Mary Lowth, daughter of F. von Wurtzburg-Schade, of Wynberg, Cape Colony. No cards.
LONG—STEWART—On August 11, at Graham’s Town, Mr. J. Long, to Miss A. G. Stewart.
PEACHEY—TAYLOR—On August 6, at the residence of Mrs. Rogers, Prince Edward Street, Durban, by the Rev. Pettman, Thomas E. Peachey, of Sprowston, Victoria County, to Amelia E. Taylor, eldest daughter of Mr. W. Taylor, Durban.
SELLER—FUTTER—On August 19, at the Baptist Church, Graham’s Town, by the Rev. G. W. Cross, Rudolph Robert, youngest son of J. Seller, senr., Esq., of Fort England, to Bennetta Pomery, sixth daughter of Thomas Futter, Esq., of Graham’s Town.

DEATHS

EVERETT—On August 11, at Kimberley, Charles James Everett, late Shipping Clerk to Hamilton Ross, Esq., 22, Basinghall Street, aged 28.
FORREST—On the evening of August 14, at 52, Havelock Street, Port Elizabeth (the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Armstrong), Mrs. Mary Forrest, widow of the late Peter Forrest, of Uitenhage, in her 76th year.
GOUGH—On August 20, at Graham’s Town, after a long and painful sickness, Mary Ann, beloved wife of Charles Gibbs Gough.

News is to hand from Durban that Dr. Levin, late of the Jewish Sick-ward in Johannesburg, has committed suicide by taking an overdose of morphia. The doctor had some time back lost one of his arms through an accident at football, and a large number of operations had been performed, the shoulder blade being taken clean out. Dr. Levin had frequently said that he knew his life was to be short, for none of the operations had been successful. The unfortunate young medico had been in the habit of taking morphia to alleviate the pain. The many friends of Dr. Levin will sympathise with his friends and relatives in Australia in his untimely death.

27 September 1890

BIRTHS

BROMEHEAD—On August 27, at Cape Town, the wife of Mr. W. Bromehead, of a son.
FORWARD—On August 23, at Grahamstown, the wife of Mr. John Forward, Tigers’ Spring, Bathurst, of twin daughters.
HARVEY—On August 15, at Verulam, the wife of Mr. George F. Harvey (Postmaster, Steynsdorp, Transvaal), of a daughter.
HOSKYNS—On September 22, at Iffley, Oxford, the wife of Leigh Hoskyns, of a son.
IRELAND—On August 22, at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr. Ernest W. Ireland, of a daughter.
RHODES—On August 23, at Back Beach, Durban, the wife of Mr. J. A. Rhodes, of a daughter.
SHIRLEY—On August 25, at Cape Town, the wife of Mr. S. E. Shirley, of a daughter.
VALLANCEY—On August 21, at Maritzburg, the wife of Captain H. d’E. Vallancey, A.S.C., of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

BONNELL—WOOLLAN—On September 20, at the parish church, Cuckfield, Sussex, by the Rev. Canon Cooper, M.A., William Archibald, second son of Walter Bonnell, Esq., of Montreal, Canada, to Marion Emily, fourth daughter of B. M. Woollan, Esq., of West Hampstead, London.
BROWNE—PUGHSLEY—On August 28, by Special License, at Trinity Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. Mr. Bennett, William Henry Browne, of Kimberley, to Elizabeth Pughsley, of Leamington, England.
MITCHELL—OGG—On the 24th inst., at Edinburgh by special licence, Charles R. Mitchell, of Cape Town, to Rachel Graham, second daughter of the late Charles Ogg, Londonderry.
ST. LEGER—BRETT—On September 16, at the parish church, Watford, by the Rev. R. Lee James, D.C.L., Vicar, Robert Arthur St. Leger, M.B., C.M., fourth son of F. Y. St. Leger, Esq., Cape Town, to Annie Beatrice, third daughter of A. T. Brett, Esq., M.D., Watford House, Watford, Herts.

DEATHS

CUTBUSH—On September 22, at his residence, Heathside, Upper Richmond Road, Barnes, Edward Cutbush, aged 71, Actuary of the Westminster and General Life Office, 28, King Street, Covent Garden.
DE VILLIERS—On August 27, at Wynberg, Celia Dorothea, daughter of Chief Justice Sir J. De Villiers, aged 16 years.
GILBERT—On Sunday, August 24, 1890, at the Canarvon Hospital, Kimberley, of inflammation of the lungs, Thomas Woodford Gilbert, son of the late Thomas and Mary Gilbert, of Grahamstown.
GOUGH—On August 20, at Grahamstown, Mrs. M. A. Gough, aged 39 years.
LOUW—On August 19, at Bloemfontein, Mr. J. W. Louw, aged 62 years.
MORONEY—On August 23, at Grahamstown, Mr. P. Moroney, aged 52 years.

MISSING RELATIVES

Roderick WILSON sailed from the Albert Docks for New Zealand on April 3; but being taken ill was put ashore at Cape Town, and has not been heard of since. His mother is anxious for news of him.
Frederick DREWETT left 13, Radnor Street, New Swindon, Wilts, in December, 1882, to join the Cape Mounted Police, from which he was discharged in 1884. His brother Joseph inquires for him.
James ENGLISH, formerly of Thornton Place, in 1850 sent his last letter from Port Elizabeth. His sister Charlotte would be glad to hear any news about him.
Montagu BURTON went to South Africa some years ago to join the Cape Mounted Rifles. Afterwards he went up country to the Gold Fields, and was last heard of at Johannesburg and Cape Town. His mother would be very thankful for news of him.
Charlotte BOREHAM would be glad to hear of her brother Joseph, who left England in the year 1870, in the ship Cape City, and has not since been heard of. Supposed to have gone to the diamond mines at Kimberley.
Thomas BLOCK, painter, African Street, Grahamstown, would be glad to hear from his cousin Sarah Ann Block, supposed to be living in Melton Mowbray.
William Robert DUNK (late of the Natal Mounted Police) left London in September, 1888, in the Hawarden Castle, for the Cape. His brother Walter enquires for him.
Amelia ALDRIDGE (nee PERRY) left Park Street, Westminster, with her brother, for the Cape, and was married at Wynberg. Her brother John, who has returned to England, asks for news of her.
James BLOYCE, of Great Bromley, Essex, in 1866 wrote from Port Alfred, South Africa. His orphaned sister Emma seeks him.
Walter BALLARD was lost sight of when he accompanied a gentleman named Pattison to South Africa on a shooting expedition. His children inquire for him.
William WINDEBANK went to South Africa in November, 1874, and was last heard of at the time of the Zulu war, in which he served as sergeant in the native contingent. His sister Amelia would be glad to hear from, or of him.
Walter RAY sailed from Hull in June, 1884, and was employed from that time to 1889 on Messrs. Donald Currie and Co.'s steamers Venice, Dunkeld, Florence; in 1889 on steam launch Falcon, Cape Town. His parents enquire for him.
John NEWTON in 1862 was heard of as a steward in the Union Company's service, and plied between Southampton and South Africa. His soldier brother seeks him.
Thomas John KING sailed for Natal in the Drummond Castle, in March, 1884, and in the following September was at Colestream, Newcastle. His mother wishes to hear of him.
Philippa (or Jane) LORD left Plymouth for the Cape in the service of Colonel Vander-Meulen, about 1847. Her daughter seeks news. Can any former member of the 73rd Regiment aid ?
Charles DICKINSON, in 1881 at Wynberg, A. Bat., R.A., is sought by his sister.
Moses George BERRY in April, 1876, went to South Africa, to work on the Orange River bridge. His mother is very anxious for news of him.


Intelligence from Umhlali announces the suicide of Trooper A. H. EVANS, of the N.M.P., by shooting himself through the head. No cause can be assigned for the rash act, though it was noticed that Evans had been suffering from depression of spirits for some days prior to his self destruction.

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