Graaff-Reinet Herald 1855 - 4 - October to December
Saturday 6 October 1855
Birth on the 29th ultimo, Mrs. Thos. Kalm DOREY of a son
Birth at Graaff Reinet on Sunday 30 September, the wife of A.P. RUBIDGE Esq JP of Portlock of a daughter
TO W. COCK ESQ.
We the undersigned, registered voters for the Division of Graaff Reinet, have learned with great pleasure, through the medium of the Graham’s Town Journal of the 25th ultimo, that a Requisition, numerously signed by the electors of the District of Albany, has been presented to you, urging you to allow yourself to be put in nomination for the vacant seat in the Legislative Council caused by the retirement of Gideon JOUBERT Esq, and that you have acceded to its request and promised to exert yourself again for the welfare of your country.
We therefore take this opportunity of expressing our great satisfaction with your past public conduct, and to assure you that no effort on our part shall be wanting to secure your election.
John HEUGH JP
Skelton E. WIMBLE
A. MURRAY JP
Henry C. BLUNDELL
Thos. O. COLE
R.H. RUBIDGE Capt. RN
C. VAN COLLER
A.P. RUBIDGE JP
H. VAN RYNEVELD
Geo. E. MURRAY
John RYNEVELD JP
Geo. SOUTHEY JP
J. FINCHAM Sen
J. FINCHAM Jun
Graaff Reinet 5th September 1855
Saturday 13 October 1855
Birth at Richmond on the 7th instant, Mrs. Henry DU TOIT of a son
Saturday 20 October 1855
Died at Graham’s Town on the 11th October 1855, Isabella, widow of the late Philip LUCAS Esq, aged 81 years and 4 months.
Deceased was well known to most of the inhabitants of this District and highly esteemed by them
Graaff Reinet 19th October 1855
Saturday 3 November 1855
Birth at Graaff Reinet on Tuesday evening 30th October, Mrs George INNES of a daughter
Saturday 17 November 1855
Died on Sunday night the 11th November 1855, my eldest brother Mr. Christiaan Michael ZINN, aged 48 years and 4 months, leaving a widow and eight children to deplore his loss, of which notice is hereby given to relatives and friends.
The widow desires to express her most sincere thanks (in conjunction with the undersigned) to the Medical Gentlemen and friends for their kind aid and support on behalf of the deceased during his illness; and to acknowledge with unfeigned gratitude the liberality shown to herself and children by so many of the inhabitants of this place.
Graaff Reinet 15 Nov 1855
Birth at Richmond on Friday 9th November 1855, Mrs. Richard RUTHERFOORD of a son
Saturday 1 December 1855
Birth at Richmond on the 19th ult, Mrs. J.S.O. BRINK of a daughter
Saturday 8 December 1855
Birth at Bloemfontain on the 17th November, the wife of Mr. I. BAUMANN of a daughter
Birth at Graaff Reinet on the 6th inst, Mrs. Joseph BAUMANN of a son
Saturday 22 December 1855
Mangling done at moderate prices at Mrs. CAMPBELL’s, Church Street
Painting and Paper Hanging done at a reasonable rate by J.C. CAMPBELL
Church Street, Graaff Reinet
Birth at Graaff Reinet on the 21st inst, Mrs. S.E. WIMBLE of a daughter
LOST, on Friday the 7th inst, a handsome silk shawl supposed to have been dropped by, or stolen from, a little Hottentot girl, in the neighbourhood of the Dutch and English Churches. A liberal reward will be given to anyone returning the same to
Thos. K. DOREY
Saturday 29 December 1855
Birth at Klip Kop, near Colesberg, on the 15th instant, Mrs. Geo. STUBBS of a son