Grahamstown Journal

Grahamstown Journal 1840 - 1 - January to June

Thursday 9 January 1840

BIRTH on the 26th December at Eland's Kloof, the lady of Gage HEATHCOTE Esq of a daughter.

MARRIAGES
Solemnised by the Wesleyan Ministers residing in Graham's Town from October 1 to December 31 1839
By the Rev J. Richards
Oct 23 Thomas MITCHLEY to Harriet Esther MARSHALL
Nov 10 David Jacobus BENIGER to Sabian AUGUST
Nov 13 Adam ADAM to Katalyn PLAATJES

BAPTISMS
Performed by the Wesleyan Ministers residing in Graham's Town from October 1 to December 31 1839
By the Rev J. Richards
Oct 13 A daughter of James and Matilda DANSON baptised Mary Sarah
Oct 13 A son of James and Ann SMITH baptised Ebenezer
Nov 10 A son of Brooke and Sarah ATTWELL baptised Benjamin Booth
Nov 10 A son of Edward Mortimer and Sophia TURVEY baptised Edward Henry
Nov 10 A son of Henry and Susannah Mary PAXTON baptised Henry
Nov 10 A son of Charles and Sophia ROBINSON baptised Charles Edmund
Nov 24 A son of Thomas and Sarah FOXCROFT baptised Robert John
Dec 8 A son of Joseph and Sarah Ann LEVEY baptised George James
Dec 8 A son of William and Eliza FARLEY baptised Daniel William
Dec 11 A son of Thomas and Hannah SINTER baptised Ann Elizabeth
By the Rev W. Impey
Nov 10 A daughter of Edward and Eliza DELL baptised Sarah Ann
Nov 10 A son of James and Elizabeth USHER baptised James
Dec 1 A daughter of Thomas and Frances VENABLES
Dec 22 A son of Joseph Ebenezer and Mary THACKWRAY baptised James
Dec 26 A daughter of James and Elizabeth CAWOOD baptised Susannah Hartley Smith
Dec 28 A daughter of Stephen and Margaret GRADWELL baptised Betsey

Thursday 16 January 1840

PIER HOTEL, PORT ELIZABETH
James REED begs respectfully to inform his Friends and the Public that he has taken the commodious Premises, the property of Mr.TENNANT, situated near the new Jetty, Port Elizabeth, which he has opened as an Inn and Boarding House, where he hopes by moderate charges and assiduous attention to merit a share in the public patronage.
Port Elizabeth 8th Jan 1840
NB - An excellent Billiard Table.

Thursday 23 January 1840

BIRTH on Sunday 10th Jan, the lady of Charles PESHALL Esq of a daughter.

BIRTH on the 18th inst, the lady of T. SHEPSTONE Esq, Resident Agent for Peddie, of a son.

Thursday 30 January 1840

BIRTH at Port Elizabeth on the 23rd inst, Mrs. BLACKBURN of a son.

MARRIED at Graham's Town on the 27th inst, by the Rev J. Richards, Mr. Charles HAW to Miss Emma CYRUS

Thursday 6 February 1840

DIED at Graham's Town this morning, Katherine Anne Eliza, daughter of Captain MACLEAN, 27th Eniskillin Regt.
Feb 6 1840

Thursday 13 February 1840

MARRIED at Fort Beaufort February 3 1840 by the Rev.G.Green, Mr.Charles HOLIDAY to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr.John NILAND of that District.
Fort Beaufort, Feb 11th 1840

BIRTH at Graham's Town on Tuesday 11th February, Mrs. C.W. PAKENHAM of a daughter.

Thursday 12 March 1840

DIED at Uitenhage on the 1st March last, Dorothea DE VILLIERS, widow of the late Jacob DE VILLIERS (John Pietson) Esq at the age of 88 years an 7 months, much regretted by many friends.

Thursday 19 March 1840

CHRISTENING at Bathurst on Sunday 15th inst, by the Rev J Barrow, a son of Mr. Edmund Lombard KIFT, baptised Edmund Lombard.

MARRIED on the 11th inst at Riet Fontein, by the Rev James Barrow, William CAMPBELL Esq, son of the late Major General Charles Colin CAMPBELL, to Jessie Malet, youngest daughter of Charles LUCAS Esq.

Thursday 25 June 1840

DIED at Double Drift, Fish River, on the 18th inst after a severe illness, which she bore with exemplary patience and resignation to the Divine Will, Elizabeth, wife of Henry WARNER of the Commissariat Department aged 56 years.

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