Natal Witness

Natal Witness 1881 BMDs

NATAL WITNESS BMD INDEX 1881  [including snippets from the "Local News"column]  
           
ILLEGIBLE ENTRIES Illegible Surnames Birth Mar/Apl 81 Two birth notices [Upper Tugela and Pietermaritzburg] 04 Apr 1881
  Illegible Entry Birth June 1881 Birth notice - illegible 25 June 1881
  Illegible Entries Birth Dec 1881 Possibly two illegible birth entries 24 Dec 1881
           
BATTLE of AMAJUBA - List of Casualties - see Natal Witness dated 15 March 1881  
           
SURNAME FIRST NAMES EVENT DATE NOTES SOURCE DATE
ADIE   Birth 11 Feb 1881 at 83/93[?] Burger Street, Pmburg, the wife of John Adie, junr., of a daughter 14 Feb 1881
ADLER [no names given] Death 16 Aug 1881 at Cradock, on the way to Bloemfontein, the infant daughter of H. Adler.  Inflamation of the lungs 19 Aug 1881
ALBRECHT John L. Marriage 21 Sep 1881 at H.B.M. Legation, Brussels, John L. Albrecht, of Rokelee, Thetford, Norfolk, to Letitia Bradbury Broad 02 Dec 1881
ALLAN Alexander Marriage 25 Mar 1881 at St.Peter's, Pietermaritzburg, Alexander Allan, jeweller, to Barbara Roberts Ingram 29 Mar 1881
ALLEN [Mr.] Death Mar 1881 ex Naval Officer, committed suicide at Kokstad; was  married and has near relatives in this City 04 Mar 1881
ALLISON Alice Sarah Marriage 28 Dec 1880 by Rev G. St.M. Ritchie, Military Chaplain, Alice Sarah, 4th dghtr of Mr J.T. Allison, Pmburg, to Charles Pitman 15 Jan 1881
ANDERSON Helen Stewart Marriage 05 Apr 1881 Helen Stewart, only dghtr of J. Anderson, Esq., Cyprus Villa, Richmond, to Thomas William Turner 07 Apr 1881
ANDREWS   Birth 12 July 1881 at Greytown, the wife of G.E. Andrews, of a daughter 15 July 1881
ANGELL [Trooper] Death Apr 1881 of the Kokstad volunteers;  Full obituary on page three of Natal Witness issue dated 25 April 1881 25 Apr 1881
ARBUTHNOT William  [Capt.] Death May 1881 Obituary pg.3 - Capt. Wm. Arbuthnot, Alexandra County, after sudden, severe illness [no age or date given] 14 May 1881
ARCHBELL J. P. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
ARNOLD   Birth 19 Aug 1881 at Weenen, the wife of Edward P.B. Arnold, Esq., of a daughter 24 Aug 1881
ASHMORE   Birth 14 June 1881 at Cambridge House, 28 Berg Street, the wife of J.G. Ashmore, of a son 17 June 1881
AVONMORE [Vicountess] Death 13 Sep 1881 see entry for YELVERTON, Therese; also obituary on page 3 16 Sep 1881
AYRE   Birth 11 Jan 1881 at no.5 Longmarket Street, the wife of Sydney Albert Ayre, of a daughter 08 Feb 1881
BAINBRIDGE   Birth 09 June 1881 at Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Harry Boorman Bainbridge, of a son 11 June 1881
BALDWIN   Birth 18 Nov 1881 at Stanger Cottage, Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Joseph Baldwin, of a son 22 Nov 1881
BALLENDEN William Kennedy Death 07 Jan 881 at Umzinto, Natal, in his 20th year, fifth son of J.M.N. Ballenden, Esq., M.D., Sedgley, Staffordshire 19 Jan 1881
BALLENDEN   Birth 14 Sep 1881 on the Town Hill, Maritzburg, the wife of C.J. Ballenden, of a son  [NB: birth date not clear] 17 Sep 1881
BANGER Eliza B. Marriage 01 Sep 1881 Eliza B., third daughter of the late Henry Banger, of Durban, to William Tarboton 06 Sep 1881
BARBOUR [Dr.] Death 23 Feb 1881 Death of Dr Barbour, and wounding of Mr Dyass, in the O.F.S. - report/letter on page three 15 Apr 1881
BARKWORTH   Birth 26 Oct 1881 the wife of O.F. Barkworth, of a daughter 28 Oct 1881
BARRY   Birth 05 Mar 1881 at Cape Town, the wife of T.D. Barry, Esq., Swellendam, of a daughter  [Entry very unclear] 21 Mar 1881
BARTHOLOMEW   Birth 12 June 1881 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr John Bartholomew, New Leeds, of a daughter 20 June 1881
BARTHOLOMEW Joseph Marriage 04 Aug 1881 by Rev. Rowe, at Camperdown, Joseph Bartholomew, of Camperdown, to Sarah Annette Frances Fleming 09 Aug 1881
BARTLETT Emily Kate Marriage 11 Oct 1881 Emily Kate, 3rd dghtr of Jas. B. Bartlett, Esq., Park St., Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Thomas Wm. Dawes 25 Oct 1881
BAXTER   Birth 11 Nov 1881 at Rooi Kraal, near Lunneberg, the wife of Edward A. Baxter, of a son 23 Nov 1881
BAYLIS    Birth 20 May 1881 at Park View, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Leighton Baylis, of a daughter   25 May 1881
BAYNES [Mr.] Death Feb 1881 clerk in Ordnance Dept., drowned in Incandu River, was carrying despatches between the camp & Newcastle 05 Feb 1881
BAYNES Richard Death 07 Apr 1881 at the residence of his son, Joseph Baynes, aged 70 08 Apr 1881
BEALE   Birth 08 June 1881 the wife of Mr A. Beale, Librarian, Natal Society, of a daughter 11 June 1881
BECKER   Birth 15 Aug 1881 at Greytown, the wife of Mr F. Becker, of a son 20 Aug 1881
BEHRENS [Henrietta Marianne] Death 16 June 1881 eldest dghtr of manager Natal Land Colonization Co., died at her father's home, Berea - see obituary page 2 17 June 1881
BELL Duncan Death 22 Feb 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Natal, son of Robert Bell, aged one month and three days 25 Feb 1881
BELL John Death 01 Nov 1881 at York, Mr John Bell, aged 85 years and five months 14 Nov 1881
BELL John T. M. Marriage 03 Nov 1881 2nd son of late Chas. Tibet Bell, Ladysmith, & grandson of Mrs Thos. Okes, Pmburg, to Frances A. Prickett 23 Nov 1881
BENVILLE   Birth 10 Dec 1881 at Pinetown, the wife of Thomas Benville, blacksmith, of a son 17 Dec 1881
BERNARD John Frederick   Marriage 27 Jan 1881 John Fredk., of Woodlands, Weenen Co., son of J.F. Bernard, Esq., of Hillside, Willesden, to Isabella Straffen 28 Jan 1881
BERNARD W. C.  [Mr.] Marriage 15 June 1881 Mr WC Bernard, Zaal Laager, Weenen Co., son of JF Bernard, Hillside, Stourbridge, Willesden, to M.A. Wirsing 18 June 1881
BEST   Birth 21 Mar 1881 at Bank Villa, Burger Strret, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Francis Best, of a daughter 23 Mar 1881
BICKNELL Philip J. B. Divorce 20 Jan 1881 Supreme Court; two cases - divorce on grounds of adultery & damages for seduction of plaintiff's wife 22 Jan 1881
BICKNELL Sarah Divorce 20 Jan 1881 See Bicknell, Philip J.B. and Ellis, Mr F. 22 Jan 1881
BIRD [Mrs.] Obituary 01 Mar 1881 wife of John Bird, dghtr of Dr Fairbridge, Cape Town. Married Uitenhage 1853.  Full obituary on page 3. 03 Mar 1881
BIRD Percy Harold Death 23 Dec 1881 Percy Harold, born Easter Sunday the same year, beloved son of Robert and Emily Bird 28 Dec 1881
BLAIKIE J. A. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
BLAIR Kate Divorce Mar 1881 nee Mendenhall, granted divorce on grounds of husband's desertion & continued absence 09 Mar 1881
BLAIR Arthur H. Divorce Mar 1881 Kate Blair, nee Mendenhall, granted divorce on grounds of husband's desertion & continued absence 09 Mar 1881
BLAYLOCK Mary Ann Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court: action for restitution of conjugal rights and alimony 03 Mar 1881
BLAYLOCK Richard Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court: action for restitution of conjugal rights and alimony 03 Mar 1881
BODDY Mary Ann May Marriage 13 Sep 1881 Mary A.M., widow of Badwick Boddy, Pmburg, dghtr of late Peter Taylor, Leicester, England to Henry A. Long 20 Sep 1881
BOSHOFF Jacobus Nicolaas Death 21 Apr 1881 aged 73, former President of the O.F.S.  Full obituary on page three of Natal Witness dated 25 April 1881 22 Apr 1881
BOSHOFF Regina Catharina Marriage 31 Oct 1881 at the Congregational Church, Regina Catharina, 5th dghtr of J.C. Boshoff, Esq., M.L.C., to Fred. B. Fynney 03 Nov 1881
BOURKE Edmund Francis Marriage 18 May 1881 at residence  of the bride's father, Pietermaritzburg, Edmund Francis Bourke, of Pretoria, to Eleanor Griffin 31 May 1881
BOVENZER James Joseph Marriage 11 July 1881 at the R.C Chapel, Pietermaritzburg, by Father Barrett, James Joseph Bovenzer, to Helen M. Murphy 25 July 1881
BOWDITCH William Lamprey Marriage 15 Aug 1881 Rev. Wm. Lamprey Bowditch, B.A., Canon of Maritzburg, to Lolotte Helen Greene; full article on page 3 16 Aug 1881
BOWDITCH William Lamprey Marriage 15 Aug 1881 at St.Saviour's, son of Rev. Wm. Runiwck Bowditch, St.Andrew's, Wakefield, Yorkshire, to Lolotte H. Greene 25 Aug 1881
BOWMAN   Birth 19 Dec 1881 at Antiford, Mid-Illovo, the wife of Mr Thomas Bowman, of a son 23 Dec 1881
BOYCOTT   Birth 23 June 1881 the wife of Major W. Boycott, of a daughter 29 June 1881
BRASS   Birth 28 Jan 1881 at the Berea, Durban, the wife of Mr T. Brass, of Estcourt, of a son 03 Feb 1881
BREWER Ann  Birth May 1881 Court Case: Ann Brewer claiming 10 pounds from C. Johnstone who is alleged father of an illegitimate child 05 May 1881
BRIDGE James Howard Marriage 14 Oct 1881 at St.James, Westbourne Grove, Jas. Howard Bridge, Leinster Gardens, Bayswater, to Mary E.H. Taylor 25 Oct 1881
BROAD Letitia Bradbury Marriage 21 Sep 1881 Letitia Bradbury, 3rd dghtr of Henry Broad, Santos, Brazil, to John L. Albrecht 02 Dec 1881
BROOK [Mrs.] Death 04 Dec 1881 wife of Rev. Mr Brook, Clairmont, Durban, found dead; suspicious circumstances; see article page 3 05 Dec 1881
BROOKS   Birth 17 Dec 1880 at Harrington Terrace, Dublin, the wife of Henry St.John Brooks, Esq., of a son 29 Jan 1881
BROPHY Daniel Francis Marriage 07 Feb 1881 by Rev Rowe, at residence of bride's mother, Daniel Francis Brophy, of New York, to Maria Fearnsides 12 Feb 1881
BUCHANAN Bertha A. Death 26 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, daughter of David F. & Jessie Buchanan, in her 4th year 04 July 1881
BUCHANAN   Birth 27 June 1881 at Capetown, the wife of E.J. Buchanan, Barrister-at-Law, of a son 15 July 1881
BUCHANAN [Miss.] Marriage 22 Oct 1881 Miss Buchanan, dghtr of Mr. E. Buchanan, Town Office, to Chas.T. Collier;  see article on page two 24 Oct 1881
BUCHANAN Florence Nightingale Marriage 22 Oct 1881 Florence Nightingale, youngest dghtr of E. Buchanan, Esq., J.P., Pmburg, to Chas. Theophilus Collier 25 Oct 1881
BUCKLEY William Death 06 May 1881 age 21 yrs, son of James Buckley, Pinetown; died after leg amputation due to accidential assegai wound 11 May 1881
BUCKPITT Charles Death 30 May 1881 killed by a tramcar in Durban on Monday night; the car passed over both legs inflicting serious injuries 04 June 1881
BUNCE Georgina Henrietta Marriage 08 Feb 1881 Georgina Henrietta, youngest dghtr of George Bunce, to Alfred Samuel Fowler 15 Feb 1881
BURGESS Ernest Travers Marriage 13 July 1881 at St.Thomas, Verulam, Ernest Travers, son of late Daniel Burgess, Clifton, Bristol, to Janet Webb 27 July 1881
BURGESS   Birth 06 Nov 1881 the wife of Assistant Paymaster H.K. Burgess, Army Pay Dept., of a daughter 08 Nov 1881
BURKE   Death 24 June 1881 at Kronstadt, Orange Free State, beloved wife of Edmund Burke, aged 23 years 30 Aug 1881
BUTTON   Birth 29 Dec 1880 at Park View, the wife of A.R. Button, of a son  [NB: birth date unclear] 14 Jan 1881
CALVERT   Birth 05 Apr 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of G.W. Calvert, of a daughter 12 Apr 1881
CALVERT Emily Death 07 Apr 1881 at Pmburg, from uramic convulsions, wife of Gordon Wm. Calvert, age 24 yrs 8 mths 25 dys leaving 4 children 12 Apr 1881
CALVERT Emily Death 24 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, of bronchitis, infant daughter of G.W. and late Emily Calvert, aged 2 mths 19 days 06 July 1881
CAMERON Janet Death 08 Apr 1881 at "Ocean Lodge",Lwr Umvoti, relict of Rev John Cameron, Gen. Sup. Wesylan Missions, Dominca,W.I. age 73 12 Apr 1881
CAMERON Catherine Marriage 08 July 1881 at the Presbyterian Church, Durban, Catherine Cameron, to Angus Fraser 11 July 1881
CAMPBELL Lily Marriage 21 Apr 1881 Lily, youngest dghtr of late William Campbell, Esq., Muckle Neuk, Victoria County, to William Royston 25 Apr 1881
CAMPBELL   Birth 09 Sep 1881 at "Cornubia", the wife of Marshall Campbell, of a daughter 15 Sep 1881
CARTER   Birth 06 Aug 1881 at Greytown, the wife of E.D.[?] Carter, of a son 11 Aug 1881
CASKIE   Birth 20 Sep 1881 at the Commercial Hotel, Harrismith, Mrs Caskie, of a daughter 28 Sep 1881
CATO   Birth 04 Nov 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of C.A. Cato, Klip River, of a son 22 Nov 1881
CAUVIN Marius Death 14 Oct 1881 at his residence, "Hope", nr Ladysmith, Marius Cauvin, Esq., J.P., age 56 yrs. One of the 1st colonists of Natal 20 Oct 1881
CAUVIN Marius Death 14 Oct 1881 Obituary on page five 22 Oct 1881
CHAMBERS H. Death 01 Apr 1881 suddenly, at his residence, West Street, Pietermaritzburg, aged 64 years 04 Apr 1881
CHAMPERNOWNE Mary Elizabeth Marriage 28 Apr 1881 [by bride's brother], the eldst dghtr of Rev. R. Champernowne, Dartington, Devon, to Rev. Thos. Woodman  04 May 1881
CHAPMAN Verner Spencer Death 13 Aug 1881 born 19 August 1880, died 13 August 1881  [no other information given] 15 Aug 1881
CHARRINGTON Harry Julian Marriage 14 June 1881 at Pimlico, London, Capt. 19th Regt., son of Edward Charrington, Bureyscourt, Leigh, Surrey, to Helen Grey 01 Aug 1881
CHATTERTON Eleanor Wood Marriage 14 Sep 1881 by Rev. Slade, at Waverdale, Pmburg, Eleanor Wood, dghtr of Henry Chatterton, Pmburg, to John Wm. Haw 16 Sep 1881
CHITTENDEN   Birth 16 Nov 1881 at Harlington Farm, Richmond, the wife of E. Chittenden, of Stoney Kraal, of a daughter 05 Dec 1881
CHOLES Alfred George Death 03 Nov 1881 at their residence, Pine Street, Pmburg, twin son of Fred. John Choles, Volunteer Dept., age 4 mths & a half 07 Nov 1881
CHOLES Edward Vale Death 20 Nov 1881 at their residence, Pine Street, Pmburg, twin son of Fred. John Choles & Johanna Jane Choles, age 5 mth 1 wk 23 Nov 1881
CLARENCE Percy Felix Marriage 11 Jan 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, Pmburg, 2nd son of Arthur Clarence, Esq., Sheriff of Natal, to Mary L. Pepworth 12 Jan 1881
CLARENCE   Birth 02 Feb 1881 at Kimberley, the wife of A.R. Clarence, Esq., of a daughter  [NB: birth date unclear] 03 Feb 1881
CLARENCE see COOPER, Mrs. Death 17 May 1881 Mrs Arnold Cooper & dghtr of Mr Arthur Clarence, Sheriff of the Colony.For some time suffered from disease 18  May 1881
CLARENCE Beverley Charles Marriage 27 Dec 1881 at residence of WD Wheelwright, Res. Magistrate, 3rd son of the Sheriff of this Colony, to Eva C. Eastwood 30 Dec 1881
CLARK Isabella Death Sep 1881 died at Cliff View, Pietermaritz St., aged 23 years, youngest child of David Clark, Brawliemuir, Kincardineshire 17 Sep 1881
CLARKE   Birth 28 Dec 1881 at Aliwal North, Basutoland[?], wife of Major M. Clarke, C.M.G.[?], of a daughter 30 Dec 1881
COLBORNE Henrietta F. Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court: action for divorce on grounds of malicious desertion by husband - full article on page 2 11 Mar 1881
COLBORNE J. S. Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court: action for divorce on grounds of malicious desertion by husband - full article on page 2 11 Mar 1881
COLLEY [Archdeacon] Divorce 05 May 1881 Archdeacon Colley's divorce; see Natal Witness page 3 details; refers to Henry St.John Maule as other party 06 May 1881
COLLIER Chas. T. Marriage 22 Oct 1881 at the Congregational Church, Mr Chas.T. Collier, of Owen & Co. Auctioneers, to Miss Buchanan 24 Oct 1881
COLLIER Charles Theophilus Marriage 22 Oct 1881 at the Congregational Church, Charles Theophilus Collier, to Florence Nightingale Buchanan 25 Oct 1881
COLLIS William James F. Marriage 24 Oct 1881 by Rev. J.R. Ward, at Byrne, William James Fitzgerald Collis, to Amy Talbot 29 Oct 1881
COLVILLE Daniel Weir Death 25 Aug 1881 at Furth, Boston, eldest son of late Rev. Wm. Colville, Minister of Eaglesham, Scotland  [no age given] 03 Sep 1881
CONNELL Mary Death 10 Nov 1881 at Craigdarroch, Mary Connell, aged 24 years 19 Nov 1881
COOK Matilda Divorce 20 Jan 1881 Supreme Court; plaintiff to sue her husband for malicious desertion 22 Jan 1881
COOK Geo. C. Divorce 20 Jan 1881 Supreme Court; plaintiff to sue her husband for malicious desertion 22 Jan 1881
COOKE   Birth 13 Mar 1881 at 6 Greyling Street, Pmburg, the wife of Conrad Bernard Cooke, of a son 31 Mar 1881
COOMBS Mary Ann Death 14 Mar 1881 at Camperdown, beloved wife of George Coombs, aged 47 years 24 Mar 1881
COOPER [Mrs.] Death 17 May 1881 Mrs Arnold Cooper & dghtr of Mr Arthur Clarence, Sheriff of the Colony.For some time suffered from disease 18 May 1881
CRAIGHEAD SMITH   Birth 13 Mar 1881 at the Gordon Memorial Mission, Umsinga, the wife of Mr W. Craighead Smith, of Balgray, Dundee, of a son 17 Mar 1881
CRIDICK Edward Marriage 31 Aug 1881 by Rev. Evans Rowe, Mr Edward Cridick, to Miss Margaret Wyatt 08 Sep 1881
CRONJE Pieter Christiaan Death 07 Apr 1881 at White Bank, Biggarsberg, deeply regretted by family and friends 04 May 1881
CRUSE Minnie Marriage 13 Feb 1881 Minnie, youngest dghtr of late James & Caroline Cruse, Luton, Bedfordshire, to Peter Rathbone Murphy 01 Mar 1881
CUNNINGHAM   Birth 11 Mar 1881 at Hlangwana, Buffalo River, the wife of T. H. Cunningham, of a daughter   28 Mar 1881
CUTHBERT   Birth 15 May 1881 at Mesetter, Mrs Cuthbert, of a daughter 17 May 1881
DALY   Birth 12 July 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of W. Daly, of a daughter 29 July 1881
DALZIEL Annabella Adam Marriage 01 Sep 1881 Annabella Adam, daughter of James Dalziel, Esq., Paisley, to William Campbell McBride 12 Oct 1881
DANIELS Henry Death 12 Mar 1881 of the staff of "The Times of Natal", died suddenly Saturday last, and was buried the same afternoon 15 Mar 1881
DARBY   Birth 25 June 1881 at Harding, the wife of William Wesley Darby, of a son 29 June 1881
DAVIS H. W. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
DAWES Thomas William Marriage 11 Oct 1881 by Rev. Robinson, privately, at Newcastle, Thos. Wm. Dawes, of Clevedon, Somersetshire, to Emily K. Bartlett 25 Oct 1881
DAY Sarah Ann  Death 07 Nov 1881 at Lion's River, beloved wife of John Day, aged 59;  her end was perfect peace 14 Nov 1881
DE CARREY   Birth 02 Oct 1881 at Pilgrim's Rest, Biggarsberg, the wife of Holland V. de Carrey, of a son 10 Oct 1881
DICK Barbara Craig Death 18 Aug 1881 at 22 Berg Street, Pietermaritzburg, aged 47, wife of W.M. Dick, Law Agent, Natal. Ayreshire papers plse copy 23 Aug 1881
DIXON   Birth 16 Nov 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of R.F. Dixon, Esq., of a daughter 21 Nov 1881
DOUGLAS   Birth 06 Jan 1881 at Wellwood Lodge, Loop Street, the wife of H. Gardiner Douglas, of a daughter 08 Jan 1881
DOUGLAS   Birth 02 Oct 1881 at Aulaby, Lower Umkomaas, the wife of Mr W.A. Douglas, of a son.  Both well 06 Oct 1881
DOWNES   Birth 16 Aug 1881 at Harding, the wife of Horace C. Downes, of a daughter 22 Aug 1881
DOYLE T. G. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
DRIVER   Birth 09 Oct 1881 at the Vlei, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of E.J. Driver, of a son 15 Oct 1881
DUNN Daisy Maude Death 29 Jan 1881 at Albert Lodge Farm, Umgeni, infant daughter of Robt. Ernest and Beatrice Dunn, of Pietermaritzburg 02 Feb 1881
DUNNING Mary Jane Marriage 07 June 1881 Mary Jane, dghtr of late Henry Dunning, of Maritzburg, to Wm. Stephen Tandy - see also article on page 2 08 June 1881
EASTWOOD Eva Catherine Marriage 27 Dec 1881 at Greytown, eldest dghtr of Rev. T.F. Eastwood, Rector of Boyle, Roscommon, to Beverley Chas. Clarence 30 Dec 1881
EDMONSTONE   Birth 28 Dec 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs R.J. Edmonstone, of a daughter 29 Dec 1881
EDWARDES Frances Elizabeth Marriage 27 Jan 1881 Frances Elizabeth Edwardes, eldest daughter of the late C.B. Norman, Esq., to Edward Way 31 Jan 1881
EGNER   Birth 13 Jan 1881 at Loop Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr J. Egner, of a daughter 01 Feb 1881
ELLIS [Mr. F.] see BICKNELL, P.J.B. Divorce 20 Jan 1881 See Bicknell, Philip J.B., Bicknell Sarah:  damages for seduction of plaintiff's wife 22 Jan 1881
ELY   Birth 07 Nov 1881 at the Plough Hotel, Estcourt, the wife of Robt. Ely, of a son 11 Nov 1881
ERSKINE R. H. Death Nov 1873 Bushmans Pass - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
EVANS Philip John Morgan Death 20 Aug 1881 died at Hospital, Pmburg, from injuries received by fall from a horse; English & Bengal papers copy  [No age] 22 Aug 1881
EVANS Philip John Morgan Death 20 Aug 1881 about 40 years of age;  see full obituary article on page 3 22 Aug 1881
EVANS   Birth 27 Aug 1881 at Mount Alice, Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of David Evans, of a son 05 Sep 1881
EVANS Richard Death 31 Aug 1881 at Mount Alice, Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg, infant son of David and S.E. Evans, aged 3 days and 4 hours 05 Sep 1881
FAIRBRIDGE see BIRD, Mrs. Death 01 Mar 1881 wife of John Bird, dghtr of Dr Fairbridge, Cape Town. Married Uitenhage 1853.  Full obituary on page 3. 03 Mar 1881
FEARNSIDES Maria Marriage 07 Feb 1881 Maria, sixth daughter of late David & Ruth Fearnsides, Pietermaritzburg, to Daniel Francis Brophy 12 Feb 1881
FERNEYHOUGH [George Taylor] Divorce Sep 1881 Supreme Court: G.T. Ferneyhough vs Isidore Michaelson ; full report on page 3 15 Sep 1881
FERNSIDES John David Sydney Marriage 09 Feb 1881 at Newcastle, John David Sydney Fernsides, of Pietermaritzburg, to Constance Rosomena Rathbone 12 Feb 1881
FERREIRA I.  Death Mar 1879 Kambula - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
FLEMING Sarah Annette Frances Marriage 04 Aug 1881 eldest dghtr of late W. Fleming, Tullyleige House, County Limerick, Ireland to Joseph Bartholomew 09 Aug 1881
FLOWER Eliza Jane Marriage 04 July 1881 at the Drill Shed, by Rev. Ritchie, Eliza Jane Flower, to Frederick Gray 09 July 1881
FOGWELL Nellie Death 16 July 1881 of bronchitis, at Riet Fontein, youngest daughter of Edward & Now[?] Fogwell, age 5 yrs 3 mths 14 days 05 Aug 1881
FORD Alfred Thomas Marriage 03 Aug 1881 at Bishopstowe, Alfred Thomas Ford, of the firm E.F. & A.T. Ford, Pietermaritzburg, to Mary Ann Thresh 06 Aug 1881
FOSTER Isabella Marriage 23 Nov 1881 Isabella, second dghtr of late James Chas. Foster, Great Berkhampstead, Herts., England, to James Mackellar 30 Nov 1881
FOSTER Ellen Louisa Death Dec 1881 at Stainton, Ixopo, after a few days illness, youngest dghtr of Thomas & Eliza Foster, aged 4 years 10 months 08 Deb 1881
FOWLER Alfred Samuel Marriage 08 Feb 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, youngest son of C.C.[?] Fowler, Esq., Lower Clapton, London, to Georgina H. Bunce 15 Feb 1881
FRANCIS Benjamin John Crime Feb 1881 charged with culpable homicide for killing Camille Helleputte at Woolpack Inn - [see also 08 Jan & 10 Jan '81] 04 Feb 1881
FRANCIS   Birth 18 Jan 1881 at Burger Street, the wife of Walter F. Francis,  of a daughter 19 Jan 1881
FRANCK G. W. Death 09 Feb 1881 died at Kokstad, of dysentery.  Full obituary on page 3 11 Feb 1881
FRASER Angus Marriage 08 July 1881 at the Presbyterian Church, Durban, Angus Fraser, to Catherine Cameron 11 July 1881
FRASER Maria C. M. Divorce 29 Nov 1881 Supreme Court: Application for divorce - vs K.H. Fraser 01 Dec 1881
FRASER K. H. Divorce 29 Nov 1881 Supreme Court: Application for divorce - vs Maria C.M. Fraser 01 Dec 1881
FRAZER   Birth 21 Aug 1881 at Fern Hill, near Howick, the wife of Hugh Frazer, of a daughter 31 Aug 1881
FYNNEY Fred. Bernard Marriage 31 Oct 1881 Fred. Bernard Fynney, F.R.G.S., late Border Agent, Lower Tugela, to Regina Catharina Boshoff 03 Nov 1881
GARDNER Janet Hume Armstrong Death 18 June 1881 suddenly, at Findhorn Villa, Bellair, wife of J.S. Gardner, cashier, Natal Govt. Railways, aged 27 years 24 June 1881
GEOGHEGAN   Birth 20 Oct 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Surgeon Major Geoghegan, A.M.D., of a daughter 22 Oct 1881
GEOGHEGAN [no names given] Death 21 Oct 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, infant daughter of Surgeon-Major and Mrs Geoghegan 25 Oct 1881
GIBSON George Death 24 Jan 1881 accidentally drowned while crossing Wilge River, Harrismith, son of John Gibson, Glen Lyndon, age 21 y 5 mth 29 Jan 1881
GIBSON Maria Agnes Death 27 Sep 1881 of Zwaart Kop Valley, murdered by her brother Harry Churchill Gibson;  very full article on page 3 29 Sep 1881
GIBSON Harry Churchill Death 27 Sep 1881 of Zwaart Kop Valley, murdered his sister Maria Agnes & then committed suicide;  very full article on page 3 29 Sep 1881
GIBSON Alexander Death 09 Nov 1881 at Standerton, Transvaal, after a long, painful illness, late of Sutherland Vale, Mooi River, aged 49 years 11 Nov 1881
GIBSON Alexander Death 09 Nov 1881 Obituary on page three 11 Nov 1881
GILL Charles Death 23 Jan 1881 gardener to Mr Hugh Parker, drowned in the Umsunduzi, age 22 yrs, "recently arrived from home" 24 Jan 1881
GINMAN Mary Ann Divorce 20 Jan 1881 Supreme Court; plaintiff to sue her husband for divorce; on the ground of his cruelty & personal violence 22 Jan 1881
GINMAN Wm. [?] Divorce 20 Jan 1881 Supreme Court; plaintiff to sue her husband for divorce; on the ground of his cruelty & personal violence 22 Jan 1881
GLYN Arthur Death 26 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg, youngest son of Chas. R. & Maria Glyn, aged 11 months 29 Jan 1881
GLYN   Birth 05 Dec 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of C.R. Glyn, of a daughter 07 Dec 1881
GORDON Georgina    Marriage 22 Feb 1881 Georgina, 2nd dghtr of late Capt. Alexander Gordon, of 1st Royal Scots, to Roland Arthur Holgate 23 Feb 1881
GORRIE John Frederick Nicoll Death 18 Dec 1881 at Estcourt, second son of D. Gorrie, taylor & clothier, aged 4 years and 3 months 24 Dec 1881
GOUGH Walter Percy Marriage 06 Oct 1881 by Rev Gould-Smith, Walter Percy, only son of James Gough, Esq., Frome, England, to Annie H. McGregor 10 Oct 1881
GOULD SMITH   Birth 07 Feb 1881 at the Manse, Maritzburg, the wife of the Rev. J. Gould Smith, of a son 09 Feb 1881
GRANGER   Birth 11 Sep 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Wm. Granger, of a daughter 13 Sep 1881
GRAY   Birth 30 June 1881 at the Gordon Memorial Mission, Umsinga, the wife of James Gray, of a daughter 05 July 1881
GRAY Frederick Marriage 04 July 1881 at the Drill Shed, by Rev. Ritchie, Frederick Gray, to Eliza Jane Flower 09 July 1881
GREENE   Birth 01 July 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Edward M. Greene, of a son 05 July 1881
GREENE Lolotte Helen Marriage 15 Aug 1881 Lolotte Helen, daughter of Very Rev. Dean Greene, to Rev Canon Bowditch; full article on page 3 16 Aug 1881
GREENE Lolotte Helen Marriage 15 Aug 1881 Lolotte Helen, 2nd daughter of Very Rev. James Greene, Dean of Maritzburg, to Rev Canon Bowditch 25 Aug 1881
GREY Helen    Marriage 14 June 1881 Helen, youngest dghtr of late Wm. Grey, Esq., Grey's Court, York, England to Capt. Harry Julian Charrington 01 Aug 1881
GRIFFIN Eleanor Marriage 18 May 1881 by Rev. W. Berry, Eleanor, third daughter of Henry Griffin, Esq., to Edmund Francis Bourke 31 May 1881
GRISSAIR A. G. Marriage 03 Mar 1881 by the Rev Slade, by special license, A.G. Grissair, to Johanna Marie Kristensen 08 Mar 1881
GROOM Florence Josephine Death 27 Mar 1881 at Buffels Vley, Heilbron, infant daughter of Fred. F. and Maria Groom, aged 5 weeks and 2 days 29 Apr 1881
GROOM Maria Death 01 Apr 1881 at Buffels Vley, Heilbron, Maria, beloved wife of Fred. F. Groom, aged 29 years 29 Apr 1881
GRUNDY Agnes Marriage 03 Feb 1881 Agnes, 2nd daughter of James Grundy, Esq., Durban, to Arthur Edward Norsworthy 05 Feb 1881
GUBBINS   Birth 20 Oct 1881 at Newcastle, the wife of Charles O'Grady Gubbins, M.B., District Surgeon, of a son 25 Oct 1881
GUTRIDGE   Birth 07 Nov 1881 at Dundee, Biggarsberg, the wife of Mr John Gutridge, of a son 14 Nov 1881
GUY Robert Marriage 05 Nov 1881 at Howick, Robert, younger son of late Joseph Guy, of Armley near Leeds, England, to Rose Hannah Harris 09 Nov 1881
HADEN   Birth 18 Aug 1881 at Ladysmith, the wife of Charles Henry Haden, of a son 22 Aug 1881
HALL Maria Agnes Marriage 07 Apr 1881 Maria Agnes, 4th dghtr of Jas. Hall, Esq., farmer, late of Gooderstone, Norfolk, England, to Chas. Wood 12 Apr 1881
HALL Elma Marriage June 1881 by special license, by Rev. G. M. St.M. Ritchie, Elma Hall, to Arthur James Onken  [no date given] 10 June 1881
HANSMEYER   Birth 06 Jan 1881 at Prospect, near Greytown, the wife of P. Hansmeyer, of a son 11 Jan 1881
HARRIS Rose Hannah Marriage 05 Nov 1881 by Rev. Shears, youngest daughter of late Thos. Harris, Colyton, Devonshire, England, to Robert Guy 09 Nov 1881
HARRISON Swainton Death 17 Feb 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, aged 49 years, for many years a member of the Stock Exchange, London 23 Feb 1881
HATLEY   Birth 05 Aug 1881 at Mount Pleasant, Newcastle, the wife of Mr F.N. Hatley, of a son 12 Aug 1881
HAW John William Marriage 14 Sep 1881 John William Haw, Woodleigh, Weenen, son of late Chas. Haw, Graaff-Reinet, to Eleanor W. Chatterton 16 Sep 1881
HAWORTH Edward Wilkinson Marriage 03 Mar 1881 at St.Peter's Cathedral, Edward Wilkinson Haworth, Esq., Manchester, England, to Jenny Waugh, nee Minor 04 Mar 1881
HAYES [Miss.] Marriage 09 Aug 1881 married to Mr Ray; see article on page 3 10 Aug 1881
HAYES Mary Marriage 09 Aug 1881 Mary, eldest daughter of Mr E. Hayes, of Portsmouth, to John Ray 16 Aug 1881
HELLEPUTTE Camille  [Mr.] Death 19 Dec 1881 see entry for Francis, Benjamin John [Natal Witness 04 Feb 1881] - charged with culpable homicide 04 Feb 1881
HELLETT Cawood Holmes Death 03 June 1881 at Greytown, of croup, loved child of Emily S. Hellett, age 16 mths 14 days. Diamond Fields papers plse copy 09 June 1881
HENDRY Alex  Death 17 Mar 1881 by drowning, at Blammonia, near Ficksburg, O.F.S., native of Arbroath, Scotland  [no age given] 14 Apr 1881
HERBERT Walter   Death 19 Nov 1881 at 26 Pietermaritz Street, Walter, infant son of Arthur W. & Louie J. Herbert, aged 5 mths and two weeks 21 Nov 1881
HESOM Mary Ann Death 26 Feb 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, beloved wife of Mr R. Hesom, aged 34 years 01 Mar 1881
HILDYARD Cecil Henry Thoraton Marriage 07 Apr 1881 at Drill Shed, Pmb., 2nd son of Rev Henry C.T. Hildyard, Rowley Rectory, Brough, East Yorks., to Annie Wolly 15 Apr 1881
HILL Elizabeth Marriage 28 June 1881 Elizabeth, only surviving daughter of late Archibald Hill, of Hill Place, Largs, to Alexander Lyle 30 June 1881
HINTON Gilbert   Marriage 22 Dec 1881 at the Drill Shed, Pmburg, by Rev Ritchie, Gilbert, 2nd son of Wm. Hinton, Esq., Madeira, to Nellie Smith 23 Dec 1881
HINTON Gilbert  [Jack] Marriage 22 Dec 1881 see also article on page three 24 Dec 1881
HODGSON Edwin Death 30 Apr 1881 at Newcastle, seized with cramp and drowned, son of late James Hodgson, aged 39 years 14 May 1881
HODGSON   Birth 13 Sep 1881 at Burger Street, the wife of T. Hodgson, of a son 15 Sep 1881
HOFFMANN Ernest   Death June 1881 second son of J.P. Hoffmann, Durban, age 23/24 years, died in Pretoria;  Full obituary on page three 25 June 1881
HOLGATE Roland Arthur Marriage 22 Feb 1881 at St.Saviour's, Pmburg, Arthur, youngest son of late Geo. Roland Holgate, to Georgina Gordon 23 Feb 1881
HORSLEY   Birth 14 Sep 1881 at Warrock, Klip River County, the wife of Richard Horsley, of a son 21 Sep 1881
HUNTER Robert Death 12 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Robert Hunter, aged 31 years 16 June 1881
HUNTER   Birth 29 Nov 1881 the wife of Peter Hunter, of a daughter 01 Dec 1881
HUTCHINSON Mary E. Divorce 01 Feb 1881 Supreme Court: petition for leave for the wife to sue her husband for restitution of conjugal rights 02 Feb 1881
HUTCHINSON Robt. J. Divorce 01 Feb 1881 Supreme Court: petition for leave for the wife to sue her husband for restitution of conjugal rights 02 Feb 1881
HUTCHINSON Mary Emily Marriage 16 July 1881 Mary Emily [Hutchinson, nee Wilson], eldest dghtr of Mr Alfred Wilson, Church St., Pmburg, to Peter Vaubel 19 July 1881
HUTCHINSON Claude Louis P. Death 18 Sep 1881 at Sandspruit, Transvaal, Claude Louis Paschond, daughter of H. & M. Hutchinson  [no age given] 26 Sep 1881
INGRAM Barbara Roberts Marriage 25 Mar 1881 Barbara Roberts, youngest dghtr of late George Ingram, Aberdeen, Scotland, to Alexander Allan 29 Mar 1881
INMAN Charles Isaac Death 29 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, late of Ladismith [sic], aged 45 years 30 June 1881
JACKSON   Birth 29 Jan 1881 at Estcourt, the wife of C.R. Jackson, Sub-Inspector, N.M.P., of a son 04 Feb 1881
JACKSON Cyril Rippingall Death 02 Sep 1881 at Estcourt, of lung congestion, Cyril Rippingall Jackson, Esq., sub-insp. Natal Mounted Police & late 9th Regt. 06 Sep 1881
JACKSON Cyril Rippingall Death 02 Sep 1881 Obituary page 5; left a young widow and child 10 Sep 1881
JACOBS Jacob  Death 16 July 1881 assaulted with a bottle, died from injuries at the Hospital on Saturday 19 July 1881
JAMES   Birth 28 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Thos. James, of a daughter 01 Feb 1881
JAMES Rosa Marriage 26 Apr 1881 at her mother's home, Pmburg, Rosa, 3rd dghtr of late R.W. James, Esq., Pmburg, to Carl P. Thomas 27 Apr 1881
JAMES Anne M. Death 08 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, on the 8th instant, Anne M. James  [no age or other details given] 10 June 1881
JOHNSON   Birth 08 Aug 1881 Mrs F.W. Johnson, of a son 09 Aug 1881
JOHNSTON   Birth 14 Mar 1881 at Gordon Memorial Mission, Umsinga, wife of Rev. Chas. Johnston, St.Augustine's, Isandhlwana, of daughter 23 Mar 1881
JOHNSTONE C.  [Mr.] Birth May 1881 Court Case: Ann Brewer claiming 10 pounds from C. Johnstone who is alleged father of an illegitimate child 05 May 1881
JONES   Birth 22 Mar 1881 at Loop Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr G.S. Jones, of a daughter 25 Mar 1881
JONES Mary Emily Marriage 23 June 1881 at Bishopstowe, 2nd dghtr of Rev. Jno. Jones, Penybont, Radnorshire, to William H.A. Molyneux 28 June 1881
JONES Jane  [Birth] Sep 1881 Article page 2;  Jane Jones claiming costs re birth of illegitimate child - reputed father Louis Susman 16 Sep 1881
JONES   Birth 04 Oct 1881 at 22 Loop Street, the wife of Robert J. Jones, of a daughter 10 Oct 1881
KENNEDY   Birth 18 July 1881 on Monday, the wife of David Kennedy, Loop Street, of a daughter 19 July 1881
KERRISON see TAYLOR, Lizzie Death 25 Aug 1881 at Pmburg in her 45th year, partner of Geo. W. Taylor, Colonel U.S. Army, dghtr of Chas. Kerrison, Norfolk 03 Sep 1881
KEYTER Hendrika Carolina Death 12 Nov 1881 at Dingley Dell, near Hermansburg, daughter of A.P. Keyter, Esq., aged 5 years and 4 months 24 Nov 1881
KING   Birth 17 June 1881 at Ivy Cottage, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr James King, of Lynedoch, Upper Umgeni, of a son 20 June 1881
KINSMAN   Birth 18 Apr 1881 at "The Kaiya", Kokstad, Griqualand East, the wife of Mr a.[?] Guyse Kinsman, of a son 23 Apr 1881
KIRKMAN Joseph Death 26 May 1881 at Uitkomst Estate, near Camperdown, aged 59 years and 9 months  [NB: Entry unclear] 28 May 1881
KRISTENSEN Johanna Marie Marriage 03 Mar 1881 Johanna Marie Kristensen, of Denmark, to A.G. Grissair 08 Mar 1881
KUSWAYO Martha Marriage 03 Aug 1881 by Rev. E.H. Shears, at Howick, Martha Kuswayo, to Simon Malinga; exempted natives 06 Aug 1881
LAMBERT see WILLSON, Mary A. Death 05 May 1881 at Dundee, age 22, wife of Chas. Geo. Willson, & 2nd dghtr of Geo. Vincent & Mary Ann Lambert of Pmburg. 13 May 1881
LAMBOURN   Birth 06 Sep 1881 at 39 Prince Alfred Street, the wife of C.B. Lambourn, of a son 08 Sep 1881
LAMOND George Marriage 14 Sep 1881 by Rev. G.M. Ritchie, George Lamond, Registrar of Deeds, to Miss Nellie Wolhuter;  article on page 3 15 Sep 1881
LANDON Edward Death 27 Feb 1881 Surgeon, Army Medical dept., killed at Battle of Amajuba, aged 26 years 04 Mar 1881
LANDSBERG   Birth 27 June 1881 at Uitzoek, New Leeds, the wife of Otto Landsberg, of a daughter 02 July 1881
LAURIE Christina [Tina] Marriage 13 Apr 1881 by Rev J. Gould-Smith, youngest dghtr of late Mr Gavin Laurie, Carluke, Scotland, to Jas. Mackay Mclaren 21 Apr 1881
LAWRENCE [Major] Death Mar 1881 Major Lawrence, editor of the Diamond News, shot dead leading his men in engagement at Thlotsi Heights 26 Mar 1881
LEAKE   Birth 22 July 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Surgeon Leake, A.M.D., of a son 23 July 1881
LEAKE Ellen Mary Marriage 13 Sep 1881 Ellen Mary, eldest dghtr of Mr S. Leake, Turville House, Chapel Street, Pmburg, to E.T. Milborrow 17 Sep 1881
LEATHLEY Hawkswell James Marriage 23 Feb 1881 at St.Peter's, Pmburg, second son of late Thomas Leathley, Leeds, England, to Fanny Mary Spencer 28 Feb 1881
LIFE   Birth 14 Mar 1881 at the Brickyards, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr W.R. Life, of a son 16 Mar 1881
LINDSAY   Birth 01 Feb 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of J.F. Lindsay, of Ashley Grange, of a son 10 Feb 1881
LINDSAY   Birth 22 June 1881 at Ros[??[, the wife of James A. Lindsay, of a daughter  [Entry and birth date details unclear] 02 July 1881
LINDSAY   Birth 14 Aug 1881 at Rosemount, Mooi River, the wife of W.H. Lindsay, of a son  [NB: birth date unclear] 22 Aug 1881
LISTER   Birth 31 Oct 1881 at Pilgrim's Rest, Biggarsberg, the wife of J. Lister, of a son 04 Nov 1881
LITTLE   Birth 15 Jan 1881 at Newcastle, Mrs John Little, of Ermelo, of a daughter 20 Jan 1881
LIVINGSTONE Robert C. Death May 1881 Well known at the Durban Auction Mart, leaves widow & several sons & dghtrs.  Obituary on page three 13 May 1881
LLOYD William Henry Cynric Death 03 Jan 1881 at Colonial Chaplaincy, Durban, in 79th year, Colonial Chaplain & Archdeacon, formerly of Norbury, Staffs. 11 Jan 1881
LLOYD Elizabeth Ann Divorce 13 Dec 1881 Supreme Court: Elizabeth Ann Lloyd vs Lloyd;  statement read out that defendant's whereabouts not known 15 Dec 1881
LONG Henry Adolphus Marriage 13 Sep 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, Henry Adolphus Long, of Bristol, to Mary Ann May Boddy, nee Taylor 20 Sep 1881
LYLE Alexander Marriage 28 June 1881 at Largs, Scotland, Alexander Lyle, of the Tannery, Pietermaritzburg, to Elizabeth Hill 30 June 1881
MACDONALD Barbara Stark Marriage 05 July 1881 by Rev Gould-Smith, eldest dghtr of Jno. Macdonald, Burger St., Pmburg, to Wm. J. O'Brien 09 July 1881
MACFARLANE Margaret Erskine Death 23 July 1881 at Loch Buighe, Ixopo, of enteric fever, wife of William Macfarlane  [no age given] 30 July 1881
MACKELLAR James Marriage 23 Nov 1881 at St.Cyprian's Church, Durban, Mr James Mackellar, of Newcastle, to Isabella Foster 30 Nov 1881
MACKENZIE Sarah   Death 02 Aug 1881 on the SS Arab, Madeira, after long illness, dghtr of Duncan & Margaret Mackenzie, Nottingham, Natal, 25 yrs 09 Sep 1881
MACKILLICAN Mary Randall Marriage 19 Apr 1881 at St.Saviour's, Pmburg, eldest daughter of James Mackillican, to Wilfred Harry Nicholas 20 Apr 1881
MACKILLICAN Isabella Marriage 19 Apr 1881 at the same time as Mary R. Mackillican, Isabella, 2nd dghtr of James Mackillican, to Robert Floyd Waters 20 Apr 1881
MACKILLICAN John Death 11 Nov 1881 at Winewell, Nairn, Scotland, aged 91 years 20 Dec 1881
MACLEROY George Death 25 Apr 1881 at his residence on the Town Hill, late Manager Natal Bank;  Obituary page three Natal Witness 26.04.1881 27 Apr 1881
MACLEROY G. T. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
MACMAHON   Birth 11 Dec 1881 at Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr J. MacMahon, of a daughter 13 Dec 1881
MALCOLM Donald Marriage 08 Dec 1881 by special licence, by Rev. Slade, at Pmburg, Donald Malcolm, of Brasfort Park, Umlazi, to Sophia Moss 09 Dec 1881
MALINGA Simon Marriage 03 Aug 1881 by Rev. E.H. Shears, at Howick, Simon Malinga to Martha Kuswayo; exempted natives 06 Aug 1881
MANN   Birth 20 May 1881 at Nwcastle, the wife of H. Herbert Mann, of a daughter 28 May 1881
MARSHALL Elizabeth Marriage 24 Feb 1881 Elizabeth Marshall, of Wigtonshire, Scotland, to James Pettigrew 26 Feb 1881
MARSHALL John H. Marriage 17 Mar 1881 at the Cathedral, Pietermaritzburg, John H. Marshall, Inspector of Masonry, N.G. Railways, to Annie Mewes 19 Mar 1881
MARTIN John Billet Death 01 Dec 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Natal, formerly of Paulsgrove, Fareham, Hants., England, aged 45 years 10 Dec 1881
MASON John Marriage 25 July 1881 at the First Presbyterian Church, John Mason, late of the firm Dunning & Co., to Isabella Sabiston 26 July 1881
MASON John Marriage 25 July 1881 at the First Presbyterian Church, John Mason, of Hamilton, Scotland, to Isabella Sabiston 01 Aug 1881
MASON John Death 07 Oct 1881 died suddenly of erysipelas, but married a short time ago;  full article on page two 10 Oct 1881
MATTERSON   Birth 08 June 1881 at Rosedale, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Arthur W. Matterson, of a daughter 10 June 1881
MAULE Henry St.John Divorce May 1881 Archdeacon Colley's divorce; see Natal Witness page 3 details; refers to Henry St.John Maule as other party 06 May 1881
McBRIDE Wiliiam Campbell Marriage 01 Sep 1881 at Westor, Carriagehill, Paisley, William Campbell McBride, of Pietermaritzburg, to Annabella Adam Dalziel 12 Oct 1881
McCULLOUGH   Birth 07 Mar 1881 at Willow Bank, Mid Illovo, the wife of William McCullough, of a son 28 Mar 1881
McCULLOUGH [no names given] Death 22 Mar 1881 at Willow Bank, Mid Illovo, the beloved infant son of William & Frances Mary McCullough, aged 13 days 28 Mar 1881
McCUSKER Caroline Death Jan 1881 a European girl, Caroline McCusker, accidentally killed, by gunshot, at Graaff-Reinet 08 Jan 1881
McGREGOR Annie Harriet Marriage 06 Oct 1881 at her father's residence, Annie H., 4th daughter of John McGregor, Esq., Maritzburg, to Walter Percy Gough 10 Oct 1881
McKENZIE Bessie Francis Death 15 July 1881 at Richmond, infant daughter of J.W. and E.F. McKenzie, aged 2 months 17 days 22 July 1881
McKENZIE Isabel  Death 04 Aug 1881 at Harding, the youngest daughter of D. and M. McKenzie, aged 17 mths and 19 days 10 Aug 1881
McKENZIE Isabel  [Teenie] Marriage 17 Nov 1881 Isabel [Teenie], youngest daughter of W. McKenzie, Richmond, to Henry Nicholson 18 Nov 1881
MCLAREN James Mackay Marriage 13 Apr 1881 at East Park Cottage, Prince Alfred St., Pmburg, James Mackay Mclaren, of Perth, Scotland, to Christina Laurie 21 Apr 1881
McLAURIN   Birth 04 Aug 1881 at Glenaray, Verulam, the wife of James McLaurin, J.P., of a son 06 Aug 1881
McLEOD George Moore Death 29 July 1881 at Byrne, George Moore McLeod, Esq., aged 67;  Obituary on page 3 03 Aug 1881
McMINN William Death 21 Aug 1881 on August 21st, William McMinn, of Herdstown, Ixopo  [No other information given] 26 Aug 1881
McNAMARRA Mary Death 25 Mar 1881 at West Street, Pmburg, aunt of David O'Hara, of this Cuty, aged 54 yrs? [age unclear].  Funeral today at 3pm 26 Mar 1881
McROBERTS Anna Holmes Death 15 Oct 1881 at Warringsford, Westville, beloved wife of Joseph Wallace McRoberts, aged 44 years 20 Oct 1881
MEARS C. Death Dec 1879 Secucuni - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
MELLOR Armine Viveash Marriage 09 Nov 1881 at St.Saviour's, Kokstad, 2nd son of late Abel Mellor, Esq., Bedfordshire, England, to Adelaide C. Phillips 11 Nov 1881
MELVILLE [Mr.] Death Feb 1881 A colonist who has died in the Civil War in the Transvaal 01 Feb 1881
MENDENHALL see BLAIR, Kate Divorce Mar 1881 nee Mendenhall, granted divorce on grounds of husband's desertion & continued absence 09 Mar 1881
MENDENHALL Kate Marriage 07 May 1881 Kate, second daughter of Mr William Mendenhall, of Bath, Somersetshire, England, to Henry Allen Taylor 11 May 1881
MENDENHALL W. Death 05 Dec 1881 at Berg Street, Pietermaritzburg, aged 64 years 09 Dec 1881
MESHAM Arthur Death 29 Mar 1881 Resident Magistrate, Borough of Durban, aged 44 yrs, leaving wife & family.  Full obituary on page 3. 31 Mar 1881
METHLEY   Birth 25 June 1881 at Glenora, near Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Foster H. Methley, of a son 30 June 1881
METHLEY Mary Anne Abigail Marriage 26 Oct 1881 only dghtr of James Erasmus Methley, of Newstead, J.P. for this County, to John Philip Symons 28 Oct 1881
MEWES Annie Marriage 17 Mar 1881 Annie, daughter of John Mewes, Esq., Blackhill, Durham, to John H. Marshall 19 Mar 1881
MICHAELSON Isidore Divorce Sep 1881 see Supreme Court: G.T. Ferneyhough vs Isidore Michaelson ; full report on page 3 15 Sep 1881
MICHIE James Alexander Death May 1881 Account of murder trial at Richmond, Cape Colony; accused were Barnaby H. Chase & John Cunningham 13 May 1881
MILBORROW E. T. Marriage 13 Sep 1881 at the Congregational Church, Mr E.T. Milborrow, to Ellen Mary Leake 17 Sep 1881
MILLER   Birth 14 Aug 1881 at Boshoff Street, Maritzburg, the wife of David Miller, of a son  [NB: birth date very unclear] 20 Aug 1881
MILLS [Mr.] Death 15 Feb 1881 accidentally dragged by his horse at the Market Square on 12.02.1881; sustained head injuries 17 Feb 1881
MINOR see WAUGH, Jenny Marriage 03 Mar 1881 ygst dghtr of G. Minor, Esq, Ansterfield, Yorkshire, & widow of O.H. Waugh, Manchester to Edw. W. Haworth 04 Mar 1881
MOLYNEUX Wm. Henry Arthur Marriage 23 June 1881 Capt. Cape Colonial Forces, son of Wm. Molyneux, Branston Lodge, Burton-on-Trent, to Mary E. Jones 28 June 1881
MONTGOMERY Alethe Sylvia Marriage 13 Dec 1880 Alethe Sylvia, dghtr of Alex. Nixon Montgomery, late Capt. Royal Fusilier, Ismont Park, to L.G. W-Stratford 26 Jan 1881
MOODIE [Mrs.] Death 26 Oct 1881 Mrs Donald Moodie, in 77th yr of her age, came to South Africa in 1819; extensive obituary on page 3 27 Oct 1881
MOSS Sophia Marriage 08 Dec 1881 Sophia, youngest daughter of late J.  Moss, Fox Hill, to Donald Malcolm 09 Dec 1881
MULLINS Tommy Death 11 July 1881 of Umhlanga, aged 14 yrs; full obituary on age 3 14 July 1881
MURPHY Peter Rathbone Marriage 13 Feb 1881 at St.George's Church, Bloomsbury, Peter Rathbone Murphy, to Minnie Cruse 01 Mar 1881
MURPHY Helen Miney/Mary? Marriage 11 July 1881 at the R.C Chapel, Pietermaritzburg, Helen Miney [Mary?] Murphy, to James Joseph Bovenzer 25 July 1881
MURRAY A. K. Death 22 Nov 1881 at London, of heart disease, A.K. Murray, senr., of Pinetown, aged 66 years  [per cablegram] 30 Nov 1881
NICHOLAS Wilfred Harry Marriage 19 Apr 1881 youngest son of C.H. Nicholas, Chelmsford, England & 2nd Master Durban High School, to Mary R. Mackillican 20 Apr 1881
NICHOLSON Martin D. Death 27 Sep 1881 aged 21, after a trap accident and concussion of the brain;  see full article page 3 28 Sep 1881
NICHOLSON Henry Marriage 17 Nov 1881 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Durban, Henry, 3rd son of late J.D. Nicholson, to Isabel [Teenie] McKenzie 18 Nov 1881
NOLAN   Birth 30 July 1881 at the New Medical Hall, Pmburg, the wife of W. Nolan, the People's Chemist, of a son - alive & kicking 01 Aug 1881
NORMAN see Edwardes, F.E. Marriage 27 Jan 1881 Frances Elizabeth Edwardes, eldest daughter of the late C.B. Norman, Esq., to Edward Way 31 Jan 1881
NORMAN C. H. R. Death Feb 1881 son of late Dr. C.B. Norman, Bellair; died in the Civil War in the Transvaal; full obituary in "Local News" col. 01 Feb 1881
NORRIS Mary Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court : Divorce order granted (Mary Norris vs. E. Norris) 23 Mar 1881
NORRIS E. Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court : Divorce order granted (Mary Norris vs. E. Norris) 23 Mar 1881
NORSWORTHY Arthur Edward Marriage 03 Feb 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, 2nd son of William P.V.[?] Norsworthy, Esq., Staines, England, to Agnes Grundy 05 Feb 1881
NORTH Herbert Death 24 Jan 1881 at Waterfall Farm, near Howick, 3rd son of late Abraham North, aged 13 yrs six months.  [Death date unclear] 04 Feb 1881
OAKES   Birth 09 Aug 1881 at her residence, West Street, Pmburg, the wife of Herbert Oakes, of a daughter 11 Aug 1881
O'BRIEN Wm. J. Marriage 05 July 1881 at residence  of the bride's father, Wm. J., eldest son of J. O'Brien, Roscrea, Ireland, to Barbara S. Macdonald 09 July 1881
OKES see BELL, John T.M. Marriage 03 Nov 1881 2nd son of late Chas. Tibet Bell, Ladysmith, & grandson of Mrs Thos. Okes, Pmburg, to Frances A. Prickett 23 Nov 1881
ONKEN Arthur James Marriage June 1881 by special license, by Rev. G. M. St.M. Ritchie, Arthur James Onken, to Elma Hall  [no date given] 10 June 1881
OSBORN Melmoth Divorce 26 Apr 1881 Durban: Divorce granted against wife of Melmoth Osborn, British Resident, Zululand. Custody given to father 28 Apr 1881
OSBORN Melmoth Divorce 26 Apr 1881 The corespondent was Ralph Voysey against whom, and Mrs Osborn, adultery charges were proven 30 Apr 1881
PASCOE Mary Aire Marriage 04 May 1881 Mary Aire Pascoe, daughter of late Geo. Ritchie, Edinburgh, to George M. Sutton 12 May 1881
PATERSON [Charles] Death 07 June 1881 killed in boiler explosion, Umhlanga Valley Company mill.  Leaves widow, 2 sons & a daughter - article pg. 3 11 June 1881
PAVERD   Birth 09 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr W.G. Paverd, of a daughter 21 Jan 1881
PEARSE Ellen Divorce Mar 1881 Supreme Court:Ellen Pearse, nee Watson, late Frey, petition to sue husband restitution conj. rights & alimony 23 Mar 1881
PEARSE W. H.     Divorce Mar 1881 Husband of Ellen Pearse - see entry for Ellen Pearse suing for restitution conjugal rights & alimony 23 Mar 1881
PEPWORTH Mary Louisa Marriage 11 Jan 1881 Mary Louisa, 2nd dghtr of H. Pepworth, Esq., J.P., Pietermaritzburg, to Percy Felix Clarence 12 Jan 1881
PEPWORTH Henry   Death 30 June 1881 at his residence, Pmburg, after a long, painful illness, age 56 y 8 mths; Norfolk papers copy; Obituary pg.3 02 July 1881
PERKINS Henry Marriott Death Feb 1881 manager of the Cape Diamond Company, murdered & robbed at Kimberley 19 Feb 1881
PETTIGREW James Marriage 24 Feb 1881 by Rev. Gould Smith, at Pietermaritzburg, James Pettigrew, Kenntt[?], Transvaal, to Elizabeth Marshall 26 Feb 1881
PHILLIPS Adelaide Cordelia Marriage 09 Nov 1881 eldest daughter of Thomas Phillips, Esq., Grahamstown, Cape Colony, to Armine Viveash Mellor 11 Nov 1881
PHILLIPS Fairfax B. Death 27 Nov 1881 aged 21, son of Mr Watts Phillips, "came out to Capetown about 4 yrs ago";  detailed obituary on page 3 29 Nov 1881
PINCHIN   Birth 24 Oct 1881 at Estcourt, the wife of J.S. Pinchin, of a son 27 Oct 1881
PINCHIN Ada Augusta Death 12 Nov 1881 at Estcourt, Ada, beloved wife of Joseph Pinchin, aged 25 years;  obituary page 3 of NW 17 Nov 1881 24 Nov 1881
PITMAN Charles Marriage 28 Dec 1880 by special licence, at the Drill Shed, Mr Charles Pitman, to Alice Sarah Allison 15 Jan 1881
PITMAN   Birth 02 Oct 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of C. Pitman, of a son 05 Oct 1881
POMEROY-COLLEY George  [Sir] Death 27 Feb 1881 Governor of Natal; killed in action - see page 3 03 Mar 1881
PORTSMOUTH   Birth 06 July 1881 at Ladysmith, the wife of J. Portsmouth, of a son 13 July 1881
POTTER C. A. Death Mar 1879 Hlobane - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
POTTS Margaret Campbell Death 09 June 1881 at her residence, Commercial Road, Pietermaritzburg, aged 67 years.  Glasgow papers please copy 18 June 1881
PRICKETT Frances Anne Marriage 03 Nov 1881 at St.Cyprian's, Kimberley, eldest daughter of Henry Gray Prickett, Kimberley, to John T.M. Bell 23 Nov 1881
PRIMROSE Thomas Death 08 June 1881 approx. 40 yrs of age, chief clerk to the Treasury;  Full obituary on page three 10 June 1881
PRUFER Percy   Death 20 Junr 1881 by accident, only son of Alexander & Frederika Prufer, age 9 yrs 11 mth 6 days. Free State & Tvl papers copy 04 July 1881
PUTTERILL Arthur William Marriage 27 Oct 1881 by Rev. Rhodes, Wesleyan minister, Harrismith, Arthur William Putterill, of Harrismith, to Annie E. Surtees 17 Nov 1881
QUIRK see Wilkinson, W.P. Death 08 July 1881 at home of his brother, Capt. J. Owen Quirk, 41st Reg., Pmb, son of Capt. T.W. Wilkinson, Co. Limerick; age 28 12 July 1881
RALFE   Birth 23 Dec 1880 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs Robert Ralfe, of twin boys 26 Jan 1881
RALFE [no names given] Death 24 Sep 1881 child [son] of Robert Ralfe, killed by accidental bolting of horse & trap; see full article page 3 26 Sep 1881
RATHBONE Constance R. Marriage 09 Feb 1881 Constance Rosomena, daughter of E.F. Rathbone, Chorley Valley, Utrecht, to John D.S. Fernsides 12 Feb 1881
RAWLINSON   Birth 17 Oct 1881 at Harlestone, Mooi River, the wife of Rev. W. Rawlinson, of a son 26 Oct 1881
RAY [Mr.] Marriage 09 Aug 1881 married to Miss Hayes; see article on page 3 10 Aug 1881
RAY John Marriage 09 Aug 1881 at St. Peter's Cathedral, John, youngest son of Mr R.[?] Ray, of Minsterley, Shropshire, to Mary Hayes 16 Aug 1881
READ   Birth 08 July 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr John Read, of a son.  East Riding papers please copy 09 July 1881
RICHARDSON Sidman Death 30 Jan 1881 at his residence, Princess Street, Pietermaritzburg, late of Kilham, Yorkshire, aged 33 years 6 months 09 Feb 1881
RICHMOND   Birth 06 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr F.G. Richmond, Head Master, Boys Model School, of a daughter 14 Jan 1881
RICHMOND Muriel Mary Death 11 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, infant daughter of F.G. and K.A. Richmond 14 Jan 1881
RIDDELL Leah Divorce Apr 1881 Supreme Court: Mrs Leah Riddell prays to sue her husband for divorce 22 Apr 1881
RITCHIE see PASCOE, Mary A. Marriage 04 May 1881 Mary Aire Pascoe, daughter of late Geo. Ritchie, Edinburgh, to George M. Sutton 12 May 1881
RITCHIE   Birth 01 Sep 1881 at Allandale, the wife of Rev. G.M. St.M. Ritchie, of a son 03 Sep 1881
ROBERTSON David Kenmouth Death Feb 1881 Intestate estate; of Addington, cabinetmaker, deceased 01 Mar 1881
ROBERTSON William Death 01 Sep 1881 at Durban, eldest son of the late William Robertson  [no age given] 06 Sep 1881
ROOT   Birth 10 Mar 1881 at Boston, the wife of Mr John Root, of a son 17 Mar 1881
ROSA see WESTERGREN Marriage 12 Oct 1881 Lucretia Louisa Maria, relict of late P.A. Westergren, & 2nd dghtr of G.H.L. Rosa, Harrismith, to John Stinson 20 Oct 1881
ROSS W. Marriage 08 Feb 1881 by Rev. Gould Smith, at Pietermaritzburg, W. Ross, of Camperdown, to Mrs Strickland 12 Feb 1881
ROYSTON William Marriage 21 Apr 1881 at St.John's Presbyterian, Pmburg, only son of late Geo. Royston, Esq., Pmburg, to Lili Campbell 25 Apr 1881
RUDOLPH Andreas Death Feb 1881 killed at Majuba Heights, formerly resident in the City - see article on page 2 12 Mar 1881
RUSSOM   Birth 18 Mar 1881 at Jaggersfontein, Orange Free State, the wife of Mr A.D. Russom, of a son 25 Mar 1881
SABISTON Isabella Marriage 25 July 1881 Isabella Sabiston, of Gateshead-on-Tyne, England, to John Mason 26 July 1881
SABISTON Isabella Marriage 25 July 1881 at the First Presbyterian Church, Isabella Sabiston, of Bedlington, Northumberland, to John Mason 01 Aug 1881
SANCTUARY [Mr.] Death Feb 1881 A colonist who has died in the Civil War in the Transvaal 01 Feb 1881
SANDERSON John Death 03 Mar 1881 late Editor "Natal Colonist", died suddenly at Durban, from a stroke, aged 60 yrs; an 1850 settler - see pg. 3 04 Mar 1881
SANDERSON John Obituary Mar 1881 see full obituary on page 2 [and funeral notice page 3 of Natal Witness dated 07 March 1881] 05 Mar 1881
SAUNDERS   Birth 15 June 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Surgeon W. Egerton Saunders, A.M.D., of a son 18 June 1881
SCOTT Mary Ellen Death 09 Aug 1881 at Buecleuch, infant daughter of Robert Scott, aged 11 weeks 11 Aug 1881
SCOTT   Birth 06 Nov 1881 at his residence, Loop Street, the wife of Dr. Scott, of a daughter 09 Nov 1881
SCOTT    F. J. D. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
SCOTT [?]   Birth 25 May 1881 at Buccleuch, the wife of Robert Scott, of a daughter  [NB: Surname unclear] 28 May 1881
SHEPSTONE G. J. P. Death Jan 1879 Isandlwana - remembered on the High School Memorial, Pietermaritzburg 06 July 1881
SINCLAIR Duncan Death 08 Apr 1881 at the residence of his son, A. Sinclair, Duncan Sinclair, aged 67, late of Inverary, Argylshire, Scotland 14 Apr 1881
SINCLAIR   Birth 02 July 1881 at the Rev. Mr Stoppel's Mission Station, Lower Umzimkulu, the wife of Archibald Sinclair, of a daughter 28 July 1881
SKOTTOWE   Birth 27 Apr 1881 at Rensburg, Weston, the wife of W.B. Skottowe, of a son 13 May 1881
SMITH see Gould Smith Birth 07 Feb 1881 at the Manse, Maritzburg, the wife of the Rev. J. Gould Smith, of a son 09 Feb 1881
SMITH   Birth 13 Mar 1881 at the Gordon Memorial Mission, Umsinga, the wife of Mr W. Craighead Smith, of Balgray, Dundee, of a son 17 Mar 1881
SMITH James Death 11 Apr 1881 at his mother's residence, Princess Street, Martitzburg, James Smith, aged 18/38 years? [NB: age unclear] 13 Apr 1881
SMITH Robert Death 31 May 1881 Robert Smith, of Raisethorpe, aged 76 years.  His end was peace 01 June 1881
SMITH Maria Therisa Death 02 June 1881 at 14 St.Andrew St., Bromley, London, beloved wife of H.G. Smith, after a painful illness, aged 43 years 13 July 1881
SMITH F. H. Death 02 Aug 1881 suddenly of heart disease, at his residence near Pinetown; [no age given] Suffolk, England papers plse copy 05 Aug 1881
SMITH Nellie Marriage 22 Dec 1881 Nellie, daughter of the late James Smith, Esq., Sydenham, Surrey, England, to Gilbert Hinton 23 Dec 1881
SMITHERS   Birth 28 Aug 1881 at Clarendon Store, the wife of Mr W.H. Smithers, of a son 03 Sep 1881
SNELL   Birth 23 Apr 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of C.R. Snell, of a son 30 Apr 1881
SOLOMON Elizabeth Marriage 02 July 1881 Elizabeth, eldest dghtr of Mr John Solomon, Andover Down, Hants., England, to Peter Weldon 09 July 1881
SOMERS C. B. Death 22 Aug 1881 suddenly, at Estcourt, age 42, second son of late B. Somers, Cambuslang, Scotland.  Glasgow papers pls copy 06 Sep 1881
SOMERS   Birth 17 Oct 1881 at Glendershoek, The Dargle, the wife of W.B. Somers, of a daughter 26 Oct 1881
SPARKS   Birth 06 Oct 1881 at "Stamford Hill", Lower Umgeni, the wife of Harry Sparks, of a daughter 12 Oct 1881
SPENCER Fanny Mary Marriage 23 Feb 1881 Fanny Mary, third dghtr of Mr Fred. Spencer, of this City, to Hawkswell James Leathley 28 Feb 1881
STADLER Maria Susanna Death 17 Nov 1881 at her residence, Berg Vlei, Estcourt, widow of late J.H. Stadler, aged 57 years and nine months 25 Nov 1881
STARKEY Zacharia Death 01 Aug 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Zacharia Starkey, aged 63 years; Durban papers please copy 05 Aug 1881
STEERE   Birth 26 June 1881 at Vine Cottage, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Frank Steere, of a daughter 29 June 1881
STEERE   Birth 06 Aug 1881 at Town Hill, Maritzburg, the wife of Walter M. Steere, of a son 09 Aug 1881
STEERE Ada Gertrude Death 27 Sep 1881 Ada Gertrude, daughter of Frank Steere, aged 3 months 05 Oct 1881
STENT James Arthur Death 02 May 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, aged five months   04 May 1881
STINSON John Marriage 12 Oct 1881 at residence of bride's father, Harrismith, John Stinson, Harrismith, to Lucretia Louisa Maria Westergren 20 Oct 1881
STOCKIL   Birth 16 Sep 1881 at Ladysmith, the wife of W.C. Stockil, of a daughter 19 Sep 1881
STRAFFEN Isabella Marriage 27 Jan 1881 at St.Saviour's, only daughtr of late R.W. Straffen, Esq., formerley of Catterick, Yorks., to John Fred. Bernard 28 Jan 1881
STRANACK   Birth 04 June 1881 at Loop Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr S. Stranack, of a daughter 07 June 1881
STRATFORD Leonard Guise W. Marriage 13 Dec 1880 at St.Saviour's, Paddington, 4th son of John Wingfield-Stratford, Addington Park, Kent, to A.S. Montgomery 26 Jan 1881
STRETCH Johanna J. Death 28 June 1881 at Howick, aged 65 years.  Deeply regretted.  Her end was peace 04 July 1881
STRICKLAND [Mrs.] Marriage 08 Feb 1881 Mrs Strickland, widow of the late W. Strickland, Camperdown, to W. Ross 12 Feb 1881
STUART Martinus Death 08 Feb 1881 killed in action with the Boers, son of Jacobus Stuart, of Amsterdam, aged 39 yrs. Leaves widow & 5 children 16 Feb 1881
SURTEES Annie Elizabeth Marriage 27 Oct 1881 at "Glenisla", residence of the bride's father, eldest dghtr of Mr Surtees, of Natal, to Arthur Wm. Putterill 17 Nov 1881
SUSMAN Louis [Birth] Sep 1881 Article page 2;  Jane Jones claiming costs re birth of illegitimate child - reputed father Louis Susman 16 Sep 1881
SUTCLIFFE Gilbert Alfred James Death 13 Apr 1881 at Newcastle, aged 6 months 7 days.  [nil further information given] 19 Apr 1881
SUTCLIFFE   Birth 28 Nov 1881 at River View, Newcastle, the wife of G.J. Sutcliffe, of a son 02 Dec 1881
SUTTON George M. Marriage 04 May 1881 at Shafton Church, Karkloof, George M. Sutton, "Fair Fell", Howick, to Mary Aire Pascoe, nee Ritchie 12 May 1881
SYMONS John Philip Marriage 26 Oct 1881 by Rev O. Watkins, at home of bride's father, the eldest son of the Colonial Auditor, to Mary A.A. Methley 28 Oct 1881
TALBOT Amy Marriage 24 Oct 1881 Amy, eldest dghtr of B.B. Talbot, Esq., of Byrne, to William James Fitzgerald Collis 29 Oct 1881
TANDY William Stephen Marriage 07 June 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, William Stephen, eldest son of Rev. J.M. Tandy, LLD Cantab., to Mary Jane Dunning 08 June 1881
TARBOTON William Marriage 01 Sep 1881 at St.Saviour's, Pmburg, William Tarboton, of Byrnetown, to Eliza B. Banger 06 Sep 1881
TARRIN   Birth 26 June 1881 at Lee Crofts, Curry's Post, the wife of C.J.H. Tarrin, of a daughter 01 July 1881
TATHAM Robert Bristow Death 09 Apr 1881 aged 50, leaving widow & family.  Full obituary on page three 11 Apr 1881
TATHAM Robert B. Death 09 Apr 1881 at his residence, 25[?] Berg Street, Pietermaritzburg, Government surveyor, aged 56 years 10 months 19 Apr 1881
TAYLOR Adelaide Marriage 28 Feb 1881 Adelaide, 3rd dghtr of late John Taylor, Bradford,Yorkshire & Turriff, Aberdeenshire, to Pieter V. van der Byle 01 Mar 1881
TAYLOR Henry Allen Marriage 07 May 1881 by Rev. Rice, at Pmburg, Henry Allen Taylor, of Thundridge, Hertfordshire, England, to Kate Mendenhall 11 May 1881
TAYLOR Charles Frederick Death 09 Aug 1881 a Canadian, in Natal for two years, died in Durban, aged 28 yrs;  full obituary on page 3 12 Aug 1881
TAYLOR Lizzie Death 25 Aug 1881 at Pmburg, in her 45th year, partner of Geo. Wilmington Taylor, Col. & Brevet Brigadier-General, U.S. Army 03 Sep 1881
TAYLOR Lizzie Death 25 Aug 1881 at Pmburg, in her 45th yr, eldst dghtr of Chas. Kerrison, East Harling, Norfolk, niece of Sir Ed. Kerrison, Suffolk 03 Sep 1881
TAYLOR see BODDY,Mary MA Marriage 13 Sep 1881 Mary A.M., widow of Badwick Boddy, Pmburg, dghtr of late Peter Taylor, Leicester, England to Henry A. Long 20 Sep 1881
TAYLOR Mary Ellen Hamilton Marriage 14 Oct 1881 dghtr of David Taylor, Dormer Place, Leamington, niece of Rev Thos. Taylor, Greytown, to Jas. H. Bridge 25 Oct 1881
TAYLOR   Birth 09 Nov 1881 at Kokstad, the wife of Thomas H. Taylor, of the "Bank", of a son 18 Nov 1881
TAYLOR   Birth 26 Dec 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of W.L. Taylor, of a son 28 Dec 1881
TEBBITT Henry Stanton Death 14 Feb 1881 at the home of his brother, William, Pmburg, 4th son of Robt. Tebbitt, M.D., South Kensington, age 28 yrs 16 Feb 1881
TEBBITT Henry Stanton Obituary Feb 1881 Full obituary on page two 18 Feb 1881
THOMAS Carl Parry Marriage 26 Apr 1881 by Rev GM Slade, 4th son of Geo. Thomas, Esq., Barnham House, Holloway, London, to Rosa James 27 Apr 1881
THOMSON John P.  [Rev.] Death 13 May 1881 at North Free Manse, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland, father of W. Burns Thomson, Harrismith  [no age] 11 July 1881
THRESH Mary Ann Marriage 03 Aug 1881 Mary Ann, youngest dghtr of George Thresh, Pietermaritzburg, to Alfred Thomas Ford; see article on pg.3 06 Aug 1881
TODD [James Christian] Death 30 Aug 1881 son of Samuel Todd, Town Bush Valley, killed by accidental gunshot, buried CoE cemetery; see article page 3 31 Aug 1881
TOMLINSON Charles Edward Death 13 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Charles Edward, youngest son of late E. Tomlinson, aged 17 years 17 Jan 1881
TUCKER   Birth Dec 1880 at Newcastle, the wife of Alfred Tucker, of a daughter  [NB: birth date very unclear] 08 Jan 1881
TULK [Mrs.] Death 13 Sep 1881 at Kokstad, the wife of Mr John Ross Tulk, of childbirth.  St.Helena and Old Colony papers please copy 15 Sep 1881
TURNBULL John Obituary 07 Mar 1881 late manager of the Bank of Africa, Kimberley; a postion he held for only 9 months 25 Mar 1881
TURNER Thomas William Marriage 05 Apr 1881 by Rev Jn Smith, at Pmb, 2nd son of J. Turner, Stocks House, Wellington, Herefordshire, to Helen S. Anderson 07 Apr 1881
TWYMAN James Death 23 Mar 1881 at Howard Cottage, Leominster, England, aged 83, father of J.E. Twyman, Mooi Plaats, Biggarsberg 05 July 1881
TYRRELL Cecil Ernest M. Death 01 Feb 1881 at Harding, Cecil Ernest Montague, 3rd son of Ernest & Ellen Tyrrell, aged 7 months 16/18 days 07 Feb 1881
UYS Swart Dirk Death Feb 1881 son of Piet Uys, died of wounds recevied at the battle of Lange's Nek 12 Feb 1881
VAN BREDA Servaas Death 12 Dec 1881 One of the Dutch pioneers & Member of the Legislative Council;  Detailed Obituary on page three 23 Dec 1881
VAN BREDA Servaas Death 12 Dec 1881 at Pretoria, Transvaal, late of Breda's Fontein, Natal, age 69 yrs;  Dutch pioneer fought against English in 1841 24 Dec 1881
VAN DER BYLE Pieter Voltelin Marriage 28 Feb 1881 at St.Saviour's Cathedral, eldest son of late John A. Van Der Byle, Cape Colony, to Adelaide Taylor 01 Mar 1881
VAN OLNHAUSEN W. M. J.  [Mrs.] Death 14 Dec 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs W.M.J. van Olnhausen, aged 84 years 19 Dec 1881
VANDELEUR Charlotte Ellen Kath. Death 10 Apr 1881 at Pilgrim's Rest, Charlotte Ellen Katherine, dgtr of Holland Vandeleur & Charlotte Ellen de Carrey, 2 yr 6 mths 19 Apr 1881
VANDELEUR Emilie Mary Winifred Death May 1881 at Pilgrim's Rest, yngest daughter of Holland Vandeleur & Charlotte Eilen de Carrey, 11 mth 23 days  [no date] 09 May 1881
VARTY Grace Violet Death 06 Oct 1881 at Bellevue, Riet Vlei, Umvoti, youngest daughter of T.B. and A.E. Varty, aged 11 years and ten months 13 Oct 1881
VAUBEL Peter Marriage 16 July 1881 by Rev. J.S. Berry, Peter Vaubel, to Mary Emily Hutchinson, nee Wilson 19 July 1881
VAUSE [Mrs.] Death 13 May 1881 Obituary pg.3 - wife of Richard Vause, of the "Natal Mercury", died at her residence on the Berea  [no age] 14 May 1881
VOYSEY Ralph Divorce 26 Apr 1881 The corespondent was Ralph Voysey against whom, and Mrs Osborn, adultery charges were proven 30 Apr 1881
WAINWRIGHT Ernest Charles Death May 1881 died, Wednesday last, Deputy Assistant Commissary-General, Ordnance Dept. Full obituary page three 27 May 1881
WALKER Clements St.G. B. Death 19 Jan 1881 at "Wilge Fontein", Clements St.Goran Braddyl, son of Wm. Wallace Walker, R.N., St.Goran, Cornwall, 18y 6m 25 Jan 1881
WALKER   Birth 22 July 1881 at Freeland, Highflats, the wife of George B. Walker, of a son 08 Aug 1881
WALTERS W. H.  [Mr.] Death Feb 1881 Funeral sermon preached Sunday 27 Feb 1881 at St.Peter's, Pietermaritzburg- see page 3 03 Mar 1881
WARNER Edith Death 19 June 1881 at Grey's Hospital, of brain inflammation, yngst dghtr of Wm. Warner of Pmburg, age 15 yrs and 7 mths 21 June 1881
WATERS Robert Floyd Marriage 19 Apr 1881 Robt. F. Waters, of Tembuland, son of G.T. Waters, late Snr.Judge, Madras Civil Service, to Isabella Mackillican 20 Apr 1881
WAUGH Jenny Marriage 03 Mar 1881 ygst dghtr of G. Minor, Esq, Ansterfield, Yorkshire, & widow of O.H. Waugh, Manchester to Edw. W. Haworth 04 Mar 1881
WAY Edward Marriage 27 Jan 1881 at the Berea, by Rev J. Reynolds, Edward Way, of Bosch Hoek, Karkloof, to Frances Elizabeth Edwardes 31 Jan 1881
WEBB Janet Marriage 13 July 1881 Janet, daughter of William Webb, Sea View, Mount Moreland, to Ernest Travers Burgess 27 July 1881
WELDON Peter   Marriage 02 July 1881 at St.Peter's, Pmburg, Peter Weldon, of Leeds, England, to Elizabeth Solomon 09 July 1881
WERNER Dorothea Divorce 25 May 1881 Supreme Court: Court ordered restitution of conjugal rights. [Mrs D. Werner was previously Mrs Potgieter] 27 May 1881
WERNER H.  [Mr.] Divorce 25 May 1881 Supreme Court: Court ordered restitution of conjugal rights within time as asked for by applicant H. Werner 27 May 1881
WESTERGREN Lucretia Louisa M. Marriage 12 Oct 1881 Lucretia Louisa Maria, relict of late P.A. Westergren, & 2nd dghtr of G.H.L. Rosa, Harrismith, to John Stinson 20 Oct 1881
WHITELAW James Death 09 Dec 1881 at Chapel Street, Pietermaritzburg, aged 43 years.  Deeply regretted by his family and friends 13 Dec 1881
WHITELAW James Death 09 Dec 1881 Obituary page 3; in Natal only 3 years, from Perth, Scotland, leaves widow and 4 or 5 children 13 Dec 1881
WHITRIDGE Matthew Death Jan 1881 transport rider; body found at bottom of Umgeni falls; leaves a widow and large family 27 Jan 1881
WILKINSON William Percival Death 08 July 1881 at the residence of his brother, Capt. J. Owen Quirk, eldest son of Capt. T.W. Wilkinson, of St. Oswalds, 12 July 1881
WILKINSON William Perc. [cont.] Death 08 July 1881 County Limerick, Ireland, aged 28 yrs 12 July 1881
WILLIAMS John Death 05 Jan 1881 at Pietermaritzburg, aged 42 years and 9 months; deeply regretted 11 Jan 1881
WILLIAMS   Birth 21 Oct 1881 at Richmond, the wife of Cecil Williams, of a daughter 31 Oct 1881
WILLIS   Birth 09 Oct 1881 at Ladysmith, on Sunday, the wife of G.W. Willis, of a daughter 20 Oct 1881
WILLSON Mary Antoinette Death 05 May 1881 at Dundee, age 22, wife of Chas. Geo. Willson, & 2nd dghtr of Geo. Vincent & Mary Ann Lambert of Pmburg. 13 May 1881
WILLSON Albert Death 12 Nov 1881 at Kingwilliamstown, of typhoid fever, eldest son of Alfred Willson, of Pietermaritzburg;  aged 24 years 15 Nov 1881
WILSON   Birth 05 Jan 1881 at Camp View, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of F.C. Wilson, Esq., of a son 07 Jan 1881
WILSON Mary Emily Marriage 16 July 1881 Mary Emily [Hutchinson, nee Wilson], eldest dghtr of Mr Alfred Wilson, Church St., Pmburg, to Peter Vaubel 19 July 1881
WINGFIELD see Stratford, L.G.W. Marriage 13 Dec 1880 at St.Saviour's, Paddington, 4th son of John Wingfield-Stratford, Addington Park, Kent, to A.S. Montgomery 26 Jan 1881
WIRSING Margareth Amy Marriage 15 June 1881 at St.Paul's, Durban, eldest daughter of G.H. Wirsing, Esq., Durban, to Mr. W.C. Bernard 18 June 1881
WITTEN   Birth 16 Aug 1881 at Maritzburg, the wife of Walter Witten, late of Brighton, Sussex, of a daughter. Sussex papers please copy 19 Aug 1881
WOLHUTER Francis Douglas W. Death 29 Jan 1881 at Harrismith, O.F.S., Francis Douglas Warden, only child of A.J. and M.E. Wolhuter, aged 1 year one day 17 Feb 1881
WOLHUTER Nellie Marriage 14 Sep 1881 Nellie Wolhuter, dghtr of Mr F. Wolhuter, one of our oldest colonists, to George Lamond; article on page 3 15 Sep 1881
WOLLY Annie Marriage 07 Apr 1881 Annie, 2nd dghtr of Charles Wolly, Esq., Syracuse, United States, to Henry Thoraton Hildyard 15 Apr 1881
WOOD Charles Marriage 07 Apr 1881 at Sweet Home, Beaumont, by Rev J.R. Ward, Charles Wood, Spring Valley Store, to Maria Agnes Hall 12 Apr 1881
WOOD  [Miss.] Marriage 02 Feb 1881 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Wednesday last, dghtr of Mr Wood, Town Bush Valley, to F.P. Woodhouse 04 Feb 1881
WOODHOUSE F. P. Marriage 02 Feb 1881 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Wednesday last, Mr F.P. Woodhouse, to Miss Wood; full article on page three 04 Feb 1881
WOODHOUSE William Death 03 Feb 1881 of Woodhouse Bros, drowned in Umgeni, Karkloof, en-route to brother's marriage [see also 07 Feb & 11 Feb] 05 Feb 1881
WOODHOUSE William Wetheral Death Feb 1881 Full obituary including birth date and family details on page three 11 Feb 1881
WOODMAN Thomas  [Rev.] Marriage 28 Apr 1881 at Harrismith, vicar Church Epiphany, Basutolnd, son of W.Woodman, surgeon,Exeter, to ME Champernowne 04 May 1881
WOOLLEY   Birth 27 June 1881 at Izingolwein, Alfred County, the wife of J. Woolley, of a son 27 July 1881
WOOLLEY James Malcolm Death 02 Aug 1881 at Murchison, Alfred County, infant son of Mary E. & James Woolley, aged 5 weeks 10 Aug 1881
WYATT Margaret Marriage 31 Aug 1881 at the residence of her father, Asvoegel Krantz, Umgeni River, Miss Margaret Wyatt, to Edward Cridick 08 Sep 1881
WYNNE   Birth 12 May 1881 at the Mission House, Durban, the wife of the Rev. W. Wynne, of a son 14 May 1881
YELVERTON Therese   Death 13 Sep 1881 at res. of Jos. Mason, West St., Pmburg, Therese [Vicountess Avonmore], after a long illness; obituary pg. 3 16 Sep 1881
YOUNG   Birth 12 June 1881 at Pietermaritz Street, the wife of Malcolm Young, of a son 26 June 1881

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