Grahamstown Journal

Grahamstown Journal 1853 - 2 - April to June

Saturday 2 April 1853

BIRTH March 25 1853, at King William’s Town in British Kaffraria, the lady of Major BISSET CMR, Major of Brigade, of a son.

BIRTH at Whittlesea, the 25th inst, the wife of R. JEFFERSON of a daughter.

MARRIED at Ebenezer, District of Uitenhage, on the 18th March 1853, by the Rev John Smith, Wesleyan Minister, Mr. Richard PARKES, eldest son of Thomas PARKES Esq of Wheatlands, Division of Graaff-Reinet, to Sarah Carey, youngest daughter of W.C. HOBSON Esq JP of Ebenezer, Division of Uitenhage.

DIED at the Kowie on the 19th March, Mr. Richard NICHOLAS of Penryn, Cornwall, at the age of 69 years and 7 months, leaving a widow and eight children to mourn his loss.

Saturday 9 April 1853

BIRTH at Fort Hare on the 30th March, the wife of Oliver NICOLLS Esq of a daughter.

Saturday 23 April 1853

BIRTH on the 3rd instant at Fort Beaufort, the lady of Captain ROBINSON, Royal Artillery, of a daughter.

MARRIED on the 9th inst at the English Church Graaff-Reinet, by the Rev W. Long, Thomas Kalm, second son of Thomas DOREY Esq of Camberwell, Surrey to Johanna Maria, youngest daughter of the late C.D.D. VAN RENEN Esq of the Cape.

DIED on the 22nd inst, Mr. John MANDY, aged 39 years.
Graham’s Town, April 23rd 1853.

DIED at Burghers Dorp on the 11th April 1853, John Cecil, youngest son of Chas. and Mary WRIGHT, aged 1 year.

Saturday 30 April 1853

Government Notice
April 29 1853
His Excellency the Governor and High Commissioner is pleased to direct the publication of the following List of Persons whose applications have received the favourable recommendation of the Victoria Land Commission for farms in the country forfeited by rebellious Tambookie Kaffirs. All persons herein concerned are invited to make immediate application to the Commission at Queen’s Town with a view to being located on the farms allotted to them without delay.
By command of His Excellency the Governor and High Commissioner
William F. LIDDLE, Secretary.
ALDRICK, Jas. Pettingal
ATTWELL, James
ARNOLD, James
AUCAMP, Johannes Piet
ADONIS, November
ADONIS, Damon
BRUYN, Gert
BISSET, Augustus J
BENTLEY, Geo } one farm
BENTLEY, Thos }
BEALE, George
BARNES, George
BERTRAM, Peter
BERTRAM, Hermanus
BIRCH, Henry
BARNES, Geo, Whittlesea
BARNES, James Dixon
BELL, Edwd. } one farm
BELL, Arc. C }
BROWN, Thomas }
BROWN, Edward }
BUTLER, J
BRADFIELD, Thomas
BARTLETT, James
BARNES, Christian Jan
BESTER, Barend
BESTER, Gert
BUUREN VAN, Mauritz C
BEER DE, George
BEER DE, Samuel Jac Ls
BEER, Helmoed
BESTER, Godlieb Ns
BOSCH, W.M.
BOTHA, Christoffel
BUUREN, Johannes G.
BROWER, Jan
CRIGHTON, John
COLLINS, William
COLLINS, Daniel
CALLAGHAN Mc, John
CALLAGHAN Mc, Charles
CALDECOTT, Jno. Timothy
COTTINGHAM, Wolfrau
CHABAUD, Louis
COETZEE, Cornelius
COETZEE, Johns. Petrus
COLERIDGE, George
CORNELIUS, Mintor
DELPORT, Peit
DAVIS, William
DREYER, Caspar Johans.
EBERHARDT, Carel R
ESTAG, A.J. As
EVA, Richard Blee
EVA, William
ENGELA, Thomas.
ERASMUS, Pieter Johans.
FULLER, George
FULLER, Charles
FULLER, James
FROST, John
FINCHAM, George
FINCHAM, Arthur
FILMER, George
FILMER, Ebenezer
FILMER, John
FILMER, Thomas
FYNN, Alfred
FOTHERINGHAM, John
FERREIRA, Frans Johans.
FOUSSIE, Paul
FEBRUARY, Boy
GEER, William
HALIBURTON, Thomas
HULLY, Joseph
HULLY, Benjamin
HULLY, Edward
HULLY, Thomas
HISCOCK, Edward
HISCOCK, George
HUCKLEY, William H
HOBBS, William
HARSEMBURG, Ferdinand
HATTINGH, Johannes F Sr.
HATTINGH, Johannes F Json
HEERDEN VAN, Steph. J
HATTINGH, Johannes H
HEERDEN, Carel van Fs
JORDAAN, Gert Js
JORDAAN, Adolf
KOESTER, J.D.J } one farm
JORDAAN, P.W. }
JORDAAN, Rodolf Phil.
JORDAAN, Petrus Johans.
JORDAAN, Reuben Jac H
JAMES, Stephen
JEFFERSON, Robert
JENNINGS, James
JACKSON, George }
JACKSON, Samuel }
JULY, Abraham
JUBERT, Daniel
MILES, James
MILES, John
LOWE, W.C.
LOXTON, Samuel
LINTON, Charles
LANGE, Johannes H
MULLER, Stephanus
MARTINE, J. Lodewykus
MEESE, John
McDONALD, Don. } one farm
McDONALD, Alx. }
MUNDELL, James
MUNDELL, Edward
MUNDELL, Henry
MARTHAM, Corneilis
MARTHAM, George
MILLER, Robert
MARSHALL, James
MILLS, ____, Uitenhage
MARAIS, Johannes P.
MERWE VAN DER, P.F. } one farm
OPPERMAN, P.A.P.A. }
NICHOLSON, George
PRINGLE, John
PRINGLE, Thomas
PRINGLE, William Scott
PRINGLE, William
PURDEN, Henry
PURDEN, William
PULLEN, William
PRICE, John
PRICE, Thomas
PRICE, Joseph
PRETORIUS, Ferdinand
PRETORIUS, Johannes W.
PRETORIUS, Johannes L
PRINSLOO, William
PRINSLOO, Antonie
PRINSLOO, Marthinus
RENNIE, Charles
ROSS, Charles
ROSS, Henry
RANDALL, Thomas
RIDGART, E.J. } one farm
RIDGART, B.T. }
ROWE, J.M.D.
ROBERTZE, Stephanus C.
ROOTS, Nicholas Jacobus
ROUX Le, Henry
ROUX Le, Pieter Carel
STUBBS, W.R.
STEE, James Noah
STAPLES, John Senr.
STAPLES, William M.
STAPLES, Samuel B
STAPLES, Isaiah
SCOT, Alexander
STONE, Chas., Exor’s Estate
SYDSERF, Alexander R.B.
STEWART, James M.
STRAATE, P.J. Van
STAADEN, Philipus T Van
SCHOEMAN, W. Daniel
TROLIP, James
TROLIP, Stephen
TROLIP, Amos,
ULYATE, George
VAN DER LIDE, Barend
VAN DER LINDE, Bnd Jr
VILLIERS, Gideon De
VERCIUL, J Hson
VALENTYN, George
VENTER, Albert Johans.
WEBSTER, Thomas Jun
WEBSTER, Edmund
WEBSTER, John
WENTER Van der, Petrus E
WEBSTER, John } Tarka
WEBSTER, Wm }
WALDEK, H
WIGGELL, Elijah
WIGGELL, Ely
WIGELL, Joseph
WINDELL, Joseph H
WARNER, Ebenezer } one farm
WARNER, Henry }
WALKER, Richard Jun
WOEST, Hendrikus Gen
WOEST, Frederick
WETZEL, Theodorus
WENTZEL, Hendrick E.
WIT, Josias De
ZEILER, Johnas, Jac. JP
ZIELER, J, Franciscus

DIED at Cradock on the afternoon of Sunday the 17th inst, Mrs. Mary WHITEHEAD, aged 65 years, relict of the late Mr. George WHITEHEAD, leaving a numerous family to mourn the loss of a most affectionate and indulgent parent. Deceased was a Settler of 1820, having arrived in this Colony as one of HURST’s Party. Requiescat in Pace.

Saturday 14 May 1853

DIED in Graham’s Town on Tuesday morning the 10th instant, Mr. Henry HILL of “Providence” near Salem. Aged 39 years. Leaving a wife and eight children to lament the loss of a kind and affectionate parent and husband. His end was peace.

Saturday 4 June 1853

DIED on the 1st instant, Alison Lockhart, the second daughter of John Lochart JAFFRAY and Cartharine Sims BENETT. Aged 8 years and 6 months.

DIED at Fort Beaufort on the 29th May, Maria THORNTON, aged 52 years, much regretted by her friends and all who knew her. She has left a family of four to deplore her loss. Her end was peace.

Saturday 11 June 1853

MARRIED at the Wittebergen Mission Station on the 24th May 1853 by the Rev J.P.Bertram, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. R.W.H. GIDDY, of Smithfield, eldest son of the Rev R. GIDDY, Wesleyan Missionary, Platburg, Orange River Sovereignty, to Ann Jeans, second daughter of the Rev W SHEPSTONE, Wesleyan Missionary, Kamastone, North Victoria, Colony of the Cape of Good Hope.

DIED at Fort Brown on the 1st June, after a short illness, deeply deplored by her husband and children, Elizabeth, wife of Richard WEBB Sen of Fort Brown. Aged 56 years and 5 months.

DIED at Aliwal North on the 28th May 1853, Sarah Margaret, aged 4 years and 6 months, the beloved child of Mr. George F. STEPHENSON.

DIED at Port Elizabeth on the 9th inst, Cecelia Louisa, beloved wife of Mr. F. HUGHES Sen, aged 46 years, leaving a husband and six children to mourn her loss.

DIED on the 6th instant at King William’s Town, British Kaffraria, W.M.D FYNN Esq JP, aged 47 years, leaving a widow and five children to deplore the loss of a kind husband and affectionate father. Deceased was for 20 years in the service of Government, chiefly as diplomatic agent in Chief Kreli’s country. At the commencement of the late war, Colonel EYRE rescued Mr. FYNN and family together with the Mission and Traders residing at or near Butterworth; all the property of the Europeans was of course sacrificed, thankful to have escaped with their lives.

DIED on the 5th instant at Hertebecs Fontein, Winterberg, of Croup, Amelia Alice, aged 1 year and 9 months, youngest daughter of Lawrence and Rosa Amelia MULLIGAN. Friends at a distance will accept this notice.

Saturday 18 June 1853

BIRTH at King William’s Town on the 8th instant, Mrs. W. SIMPSON of a daughter.

MARRIED at King William’s Town, British Kaffraria, on Wednesday the 8th June by the Rev F. Fleming, Mr. Saul SOLOMONS, youngest son of E. SOLOMONS Esq, Solomons Row, Surrey, to Esther NORDEN, eldest daughter of Mark NORDEN Esq, late of Graham’s Town.

MARRIED at Somerset by the Rev Mr Pears, Dutch Pastor, on the 20th ult, Robert H.W. FRY, eldest son of the Rev John FRY, Coleford, Gloucestershire, to Margaret Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. Frank KEEVY, son of one of the oldest settlers.

Saturday 25 June 1853

BIRTH at Uitenhage on Friday the 17th inst, Mrs. Frederick James MILLS of a son.

DIED at Woodlands on the 19th inst, in his 84th year, John FILMER Sen; he was an affectionate husband and father, a sincere Christian and a member of the Wesleyan Church for 64 years, he leaves a widow and large family to deplore his loss. He came to the Colony in 1820 (last line cut off)

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