Port Elizabeth Mercury

Port Elizabeth Mercury 1852 3 July - September

Saturday 3 July 1852

DIED at her residence on the 2nd inst, Sarah Ann STERLEY, second daughter of Mr. William STERLEY, after an illness of four days, aged 3 years and 6 months.
NB her remains will be interred Tomorrow Afternoon at 3 o’clock, when Friends are most earnestly requested to attend.
Timothy LEE, Undertaker
Port Elizabeth 3rd July 1852.

DIED in London of Typhus Fever, Charlotte Elizabeth, wife of Capt. G. GEERE of the Arethusa, and eldest daughter of Lieut. PANNEL, 60th Foot, Uitenhage, leaving a family of 6 children to deplore her loss.

Saturday 10 July 1852

BIRTH This Morning, the 10th July, Mrs. Thos. M. DRIVER of a Son.

MARRIED on Thursday the 8th July at St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth, by the Rev. H. Badnall MA, Domestic Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Cape Town, Henry Baily CHRISTIAN Esq, eldest son of Ewan CHRISTIAN Esq, to Mary Ann, second daughter of J.O. SMITH Esq.

Saturday 17 July 1852

BIRTH on the 16th inst, Mrs. Delabere P. BLAINE of a daughter.

Saturday 31 July 1852

Notice to Creditors and Debtors
In the Intestate Estate of John FREEMAN of Port Elizabeth, deceased
Creditors of the above Estate are desired to file their claims at the Office of the first Undersigned, within Six Weeks from this date, after which the Assets of the Estate will be distributed without reference to such claims as are not filed; and Debtors are requested to pay the amount due by them at the same place and within the same time.
W.C. HUTCHONS } Executors Dative
J. GEARD             }
Port Elizabeth, June 19.

DIED at Port Elizabeth on the 26th July 1852, Mr. Josiah BOWERS, aged 23 years.

Saturday 7 August 1852

DIED at Green Point, Cape Town on the 30th instant, Ada Henrietta Owen SEARIGHT aged 7 months.

DIED on the 4th instant, Henry, son of Mr. William PIERCY, Boat Builder of this Town.

Saturday 14 August 1852

DIED at Port Elizabeth on the 13th day of Aug, Henry Thomas STERLEY, youngest son of Mr. William STERLEY, after an illness of six weeks, aged 1 year and 4 months.
NB The remains will be interred Tomorrow Afternoon at 3 o’clock, when the Friends are most earnestly requested to attend.
Timothy LEE, Undertaker
Port Elizabeth, August 14th 1852.

DIED at George Town on Friday the 6th August, the Rev. John MELVILLE, deeply regretted by his family circle and numerous friends.

Saturday 21 August 1852

New Goods
Per “Alice Maud” and “Emperor”
Receiving by the above vessels investments of suitable
British and Foreign Manufactures.
On Sale – White and brown Rice, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Tobacco, Sago, Pepper, Oatmeal, Pearl Barley, Split Peas, Arrowroot, China Preserves, Oilman’s Stores, Paint, Oil, Starch, Thumb Blue, fresh Sweetmilk Cheese, Candles, London and Liverpool Soap, Sugar candy, Wines, Spirits, Beer &c &c.
H.J. DUNELL

BIRTH at Port Elizabeth on the 14th instant, Mrs. Henry J. DUNELL of a Daughter.

Notice to Creditors and Debtors
In the joint Estate of Elizabeth Mary SAUNDERS (born WILLS) [sic - should be WELLS] of Uitenhage, deceased, and surviving Spouse John SAUNDERS.
Creditors under the above Estate are required to lodge their claims at the Office of Mr. W.C. HUTCHONS of Port Elizabeth within Six Weeks from this date, and Debtors to pay their debts at the same place and within the same time.
John SAUNDERS, Executor Testamentary
Port Elizabeth, 12th Aug 1852.

Saturday 4 September 1852

BIRTH at Alexandria (Oliphant’s Hoek), on the 25th August, Mrs. Thomas HINDS of a Daughter.

BIRTH at the Fishery Point, on the 29th August, Mrs. R.J. PHILLIPS of a Son.

Saturday 11 September 1852

BIRTH on the 27th August, Mrs. E. OWEN of a Daughter.
Port Elizabeth, Sept 10th, 1852.

CHRISTENING
In St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth, on Sunday 29th August by the Rev F. McCleland AB (TCD)
A son of Mr. R. DOBSON, baptised Robert

Saturday 18 September 1852

DEATHS
Cape Town, Sept 8: Mrs Arnolda Gertruida Nalida SMIDT.
Sept 10: Georgina Irvine, daughter of Joh. de SMIDT Esq ACC, aged 16 years and 10 months.
Sept 6: Mr. Henry HULL, aged 70 years.
Sept 6: Mrs. Catherine FELL, aged 64 years.
At Somerset, Sept 3: Mrs. Robert HART Sen, aged 72 years.

Saturday 25 September 1852

BIRTH on Tuesday the 21st instant, Mrs. J. WOOD of a Daughter.

DIED at Rio de Janeiro on the 21st July, of Fever, the very Rev. Geo. Dominic CORCORAN OSD, for many years Roman Catholic Pastor of Port Elizabeth. Deceased during his residence amongst the inhabitants of this port had acquired the esteem of all classes of the community, by whom his death will be sincerely regretted.
Port Elizabeth, 23rd Sept 1852

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