Natal Witness

Natal Witness 1852 - Statistical Information re Byrne, Richmond, Verulam and York

1852 STATISTICAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE SETTLEMENTS of BYRNE, RICHMOND, VERULAM and YORK
         
BYRNE-UPON-ILLOVO    [from Natal Witness dated 20 Feb 1852]  
NAME of EMIGRANT NUMBER in FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH TRADE or PURSUIT GENERAL REMARKS
ANDERSON, John Two Good Millwright  
FORD, Wm. H. Two Good Agriculture  
JEFFRIES, William Eight Excellent Agriculture  
McCLEOD, G. M. Seven Good Agriculture  
MEADE, J.S. One Good Agriculture  
ROLFE, Robert Nine Good Agriculture People of this village express every satisfaction
TARBOTOM, Henry Seven Good Farmer Plenty of wood and excellent water
WATSON, Wm. Ten Good Agriculture  
         
RICHMOND    [from Natal Witness dated 27 Feb 1852]    
NAME of EMIGRANT NUMBER in FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH TRADE or PURSUIT GENERAL REMARKS
AITKIN, Robert Seven Good Farmer  
ASHMORE, F.G. Two Good Farmer  
ASHMORE, Jos. G. One Good Butcher & Grazier Much ground already broken up and gardens looking well
BASLEY, John Seven Very Good Contractor  
BOUND, Charles One Good Labourer  
CROUCH, John Six Good Farmer  
CROUCH, Wm. Five Very Good Farmer  
DACOMB, J. & C. Two Good Farmers & Storekeepers  
GODDEN, Isaac Six Good Farmer  
GODDEN, John Four Good Farmer  
GRANT, Nelson Six Good Shoemaker  
HARRISON, J. One Good Farmer  
KNIGHT, Edgar One Good Farmer  
LIVINGSTONE, H. One Good Farmer Experienced farmers with capital are wanted
MASON, Robert Six Good Farmer  
NEWLAND, Wm. Two Good Farmer  
NICHOLSON, J.D. Four Good Farmer Much better than expected
NICHOLSON, Wm. Two Good Farmer  
SHAW, Alexander Six Good Farmer  
STONE, John E. One Very Good Farmer  
STOTE, James One Good Labourer  
VASS, Ambrose Seven Good Farmer  
WARN, John One Good Labourer  
WESTBROOK, Hy. One Good Baker  
WESTBROOK, Jas. One Good Baker  
WILSON, George Five Good Carpenter  
         
VERULAM    [from Natal Witness dated 20 Feb 1852]    
NAME of EMIGRANT NUMBER in FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH TRADE or PURSUIT GENERAL REMARKS
BALDERSTONE, B. Three Good Farmer  
BARR, Wm. Three Good Butcher & Blacksmith  
CHAMPION, Thos J Six Excellent Bootmaker & Gardener  
COWEY, Wm. Five Excellent Builder More favourable were it not for wreck of our vessel "Minerva"
DEVEREUX, L [not given] Very Good Builder  
DORE, William Four Excellent Builder etc The colony exceeds my most sanguine expectations
DOWBIGGIN, J. Three Good Farmer  
GREAVES, John Two Excellent Farmer The colony requires capital and labour
GREEN, Wm. [not given] Very Good Farmer  
GROOM, Richard Seven Very Good Farmer  
HANDSCOMBE, A. [not given] Very Good Farmer  
HARRISON, John [not given] Very Good Builder  
HEYS, Thomas Three [not noted] Tailor  
JACOBS, F. Two Very Good Joiner If I had a little more money, I could do much better
JACOBS, J. Four Good Builder  
JEE, Joseph Six Very Good Butcher & Farmer  
MOSS, Charles Two Very Good Builder I admire the settlement and lands very much
NOEL, John Five Very Good Farmer  
ROSE, James One Very Good Gardening A man with capital may get a living but not save money
SHAW, C. [not given] Very Good Wheelwright  
STANTON, James Six Very Good Blacksmith & Farmer Cannot think that I am out of England
STARR, Stephen Two Better than England Tailor, Sawyer etc Anyone with capital may save money, if he is not a great muff
TODD, John [not given] Very Good Woodman  
TODD, William [not given] Excellent "Whatever I can"  
TRENOUTH, George [not given] Very Good Woodman Have not enjoyed so good health for many years
WALLER, J. Five Good Agriculturist  
WARD, Francis [not given] Very Good Baker  
WEATHERILL, H. [not given] Very Good Farmer  
WILLIAMSON, D.H. [not given] Excellent Carpenter  
         
YORK    [from Natal Witness dated 05 March 1852]    
NAME of EMIGRANT NUMBER in FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH TRADE or PURSUIT GENERAL REMARKS
BELL, Alexander One Good Farmer  
BENTLEY, George Two Very Good Farmer  
BOAST, Chas. Bird One Very Good Surgeon Highly favourable opinion.  Wife & family expected shortly.
BOAST, David One Good Farmer  
BOAST, Henry One Good Farmer  
BOAST, Mary  [Mrs] Four Good Farmer Emigration casued husband's death - due to delays and stress
BOAST, Wm. Three Good Farmer  
CLARK, John Two Good Farmer's servant  
COMINS, Jane  [Mrs] Seven Very Good Farmer  
FOX, Wm. Two Good Butcher  
GARBUTT, Robert One Very Good Shoemaker  
HARPER, Wm. Twelve Good Farmer Small farmers, with family, should not come without capital
HESLOP, John Seven Good Shoemaker Would not go back if any would pay my passage
PLUMMER, George Three Never better Farmer  
SMITH, Robert Ten Good Farmer  
SMITH, Robert One Good Farm servant  
SMITH, William Eleven Very Good Farmer  
STEPHENSON, Geo. One Good Farm servant  
STOCKHILL, Wm. One Good Farmer  
WRIGHT, Robert Two Very Good Farm servant  

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