South African Commercial Advertiser

South African Commercial Advertiser 1839 - 4 - October to December

Wednesday 2 October 1839

CAPE TOWN
On Monday last Mr. and Mrs. ROUX were committed to prison a charge of murder by the Resident Magistrate. The charge is that ROUX and his wife, having rubbed a mixture of tar or pitch and grease on the body of a man in their service, while he was asleep or in a state of intoxication, set fire to it, by which the man was so scorched that he died. The man was brought to the Hospital. The immediate cause of death was locked Jaw from the injuries he had received.

Saturday 5 October 1839

DIED at Port Elizabeth on the 22nd September, James Laing CHALMERS, aged 10 months and 6 days, son of James and Mary CHALMERS.

DIED at her Residence, Constantia, on Wednesday the 2nd instant, Leonora Maria COETZEE, widow of the late Lambert Johannes COLYN Esq, aged 64 years 11 months and 27 days, of which painful loss notice is hereby given to Relatives and Friends.
In the name of the Joint Children
J.N. COLYN
3rd Oct 1839.

Wednesday 9 October 1839

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church Cape Town on Monday 30th September 1839 by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. John RUTHVEN to Miss Hester HARE
Mr. Thomas STAIN to Miss Charlotte JANE

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church Cape Town on Monday 30th September 1839 by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A daughter of Mr. Richard CLARKE, baptised Charlotte Ann.
A daughter of Mr. Henry STEWART, baptised Mary Ann.
A daughter of Mr. Isaiah TITTERTON, baptised Elizabeth Ann.
On Monday 7th Oct by the same:
A son of Wm. COLLINS Esq, baptised Richard Dixon.
A son of Mr. Wm. BUCHANAN, baptised William Ebenezer David.
A son of Mr. James ELLIS, baptised John.
A daughter of Mr. Andrew GORDON, baptised Sarah.
A son of Wm. Cornelius LAWRENCE, baptised John Joseph Bastian.
In St.Francis Church Simon’s Town Sept 1 by the Rev T.A. Blair:
A daughter of Mr. William SHEPPARD, baptised Margaret Susan.
A daughter of Mr. W. COGILL, baptised Elizabeth Poynter.

DEATHS
Sept 30: Samuel Arthur, son of Mr. Samuel BARKER, aged 11 months.
October 5: Henry Thomas, son of Richd. Thos. WOLFE Esq, Commandant of Robben island, aged 3 years and 2 months.

Master’s Office, Cape Town, 9th October 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Maria Susanna JONKER, late of Moddergat in the District of Stellenbosch, deceased, are required to take Notice that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Stellenbosch, on Wednesday the 20th November next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday 16 October 1839

MARRIED by Special Licence in St.George’s Church, Cape Town on the 10th inst by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain, Lindsey DANIELL Esq of the Madras Civil Service to Louisa, eldest daughter of Baron LORENTZ.

DIED on the 14th instant, Catherine Charlotte, infant daughter of Joh. DE SMIDT Esq, Deputy Assistant Commissary General to the Forces, aged 19 days.
Cape Castle, October 16 1839.

DIED at Leeuwenrust on Sunday the 13th, Carolina, infant daughter of the Rev A. FAURE.

MARRIAGES
By Special Licence
In St.George’s Church Cape Town on Thursday the 10th October 1839 by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Lindsey Donalley DANIELL Esq of the Hon. E.I.C Madras Civil Service to Miss Louisa DE LORENTZ.
On Monday 14th Oct by the same:
Henry THOMAS to Jane JONAS, widow.

CHRISTENING
In St.George’s Church Cape Town on Monday the 14th October 1839 by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A son of Edward EAGAR Esq, baptised William Frederick.

DEATHS
Oct 10: On board the ‘Euphrates’, Mrs. Eliza CROZIER, widow of the late __ CROZIER Esq, late Paymaster of HM 55th Regiment, aged 25 years.
Oct 10: Henry EKE, aged 37 years.

Saturday 19 October 1839

BIRTH at Green Point on Wednesday the 16th inst, Mrs. SEARIGHT of a daughter.
18th October 1839.

DIED at Graaff-Reinet on the 28th September 1839, my beloved husband Wm. PAGE, third son of the late Capt. Daniel PAGE, aged 27 years; of which painful loss I hereby give notice to Relatives and Friends.
Hester Christina PAGE, born ENSLIN.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 15th October 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Helen Aletta VAN EYSSEN, and of Laurens Jacobus LUYT, formerly of Cape Town, both deceased, are required to take Notice that by reason of the insolvency of the Testamentary Executor, August Joseph REIS, a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the Deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Master of the Supreme Court, in the Grand Jury Room, at the Public Buildings, Cape Town on Tuesday the 26th November next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see Letters of Administration granted to such Person or Persons, as shall then be appointed by the said Master, to be Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Persons as aforesaid, in the place and stead of the said August Joseph REIS, insolvent.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Master’s Office, Cape Town, 15th October. 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Martha Margaretha VAN ROOYEN, deceased wife of Jean Charles TAUTE, of the District of George, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, George Town, on Wednesday the 27th November next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

CHRISTENING
At Rondebosch on Tuesday the 15th October by the Rev George Hough MA:
A son of Thomas Reid DAVIDSON Esq of the Bengal Civil Service, baptised Thomas Reid.

Wednesday 23 October 1839

MARRIED at St.George’s Church on Monday the 21st October by the Rev Mr. Hough, Capt. A.S. BRIDGE, Madras Army, to Elizabeth Johanna, youngest daughter of the late Richard WRANKMORE Esq, of Cape Town.

Saturday 26 October 1839

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church Cape Town on Monday 21st October by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Albertus Thomas BRIDGE Esq, Captain in the Hon.E.I.C. Service, to Miss Elizabeth Johanna WRANKMORE.
Mr. John James BLAND, widower, to Mrs Esther NOBLE, widow.
On Tuesday 22nd October by the Rev Holt Okes DD, officiating for the Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. William FELL to Miss Ellen BUSBY.

NEW PHOENIX FOUNDRY
Lower end of Bree-street
Henry SMITH
Black and Locksmith, Brass Founder and Caster, in returning his sincere thanks to the public for the support with which they have honoured him since his commencement in Business, begs to inform them that he has taken those eligible and commodious Premises, adjoining Mr. MECHAU’s, lower end of Bree-street, formerly known as
The Phoenix Foundry
In which after the 1st of next month he will be enabled to execute, with facility and the utmost despatch, all Branches of the Business of Blacksmith, Iron and Brass Founder and Caster. All kinds of Ships’ Work in Iron, Brass or Copper expeditiously finished in the best style of Workmanship. Machinery repaired to order. Turning in Iron, Brass or other Metal to any size or pattern.
Iron Railing for Stoeps, Fences, Tombstones &c made to order and fixed.
Coach, Wagon and Cart Works in their various branches.
H.S. solicits a continuance of public support in his new Premises, where the strictest attention and despatch will be combined with moderate Charges.
Cape Town, October 25 1839.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 23rd October 1839
The Paternal and Maternal Relations of Johann Carl August Frederik REIS, Minor Child of August Joseph REIS, Insolvent, and Hendrina Elizabeth LUYT are required to take Notice that a Meeting of the Paternal and Maternal Relations of the said Minor will be held before the Master of the Supreme Court, in the Grand Jury Room, at the Public Buildings, Cape Town on Tuesday the 12th November next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see Letters of Confirmation granted to such Person or Persons, as shall then be appointed by the said Master to be Tutor or Tutors Dative to the said Minor.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Master’s Office, Cape Town, 23rd October. 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Elizabeth Maria NEL, deceased wife of Isaac Hermanus GROBLER, of the Uitenhage District, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Uitenhage, on Tuesday the 3rd Dec. next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday 30 October 1839

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 28th October by the Rev Geo. Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Ralph PILBERRY to Louisa ARENDS.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 28th October by the Rev Geo. Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A daughter of Captain Geo. FINDLAY, baptised Jane Elizabeth
A daughter of Mr. Thos. KING, baptised Ann Louisa
A son of Mr. Jas. CURLEWIS, baptised John Edward
An adult person, native of this colony, baptised Clara Hesterina, surname WILLIAMS.

Saturday 2 November 1839

MARRIAGE
In the Roman Catholic Church on the 28th October
Thomas McMAHON to Mary LOWRY

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Andrew’s Church on Sunday 27th October by the Rev Dr Adamson:
Two sons and two daughters of Mr. Chas. FOWLER, baptised Charles, george, Charlotte and Sarah.

GERMAN BREWERY
Messrs. SCHNAPAUFF & HASSELMANN beg to inform their Friends and the Public in general that, having taken the store No.5 Market-square, formerly occupied by Mr. HOME, Wine Merchant, it is their intention to establish a Retail Business in the Brewery Trade, and that they can be supplied with the best brewed Beer in quantities to suit their convenience.
Messrs S & H flatter themselves that a better Article cannot be produced in this Colony at the moderate rate charged by them.

Wednesday 6 November 1839

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Monday the 4th November by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A son of H.R. HORNE Esq, baptised William Henry.
A son of Mr. T.J. HITCHCOCK, baptised Charles Zulch.
A son of Mr. J.P. WIGGINS, baptised Spencer Percival.
A daughter of Mr. G. HODGSON, baptised Frances Sarah Anne.
A son of Mr. Edw. GREEN, baptised Edward.
A daughter of Mr. P. TONKIN, baptised Sarah.
A son of Mr. Jas. PAYNE, baptised James Jacob.

Saturday 9 November 1839

DIED at Stellenbosch on the 7th inst, deeply lamented by her numerous Friends and Relatives, Mrs. A.H. FAURE, widow of the late J.C. FAURE Esq, aged 68 years.
8th November 1839.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 6th November 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of John Malcolm STEWART, deceased, are required to take Notice that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the Deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Master of the Supreme Court, in the Grand Jury Room, at the Public Buildings, Cape Town on Tuesday the 17th December next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see Letters of Administration granted to such Person or Persons, as shall then be appointed by the said Master, to be Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

SELLING OFF
Messrs HEIDEMAN, HODGSKIN & Co, being desirous to bring their Cape Town Business to a close, are selling the well assorted Stock of Manufactures, Tobacco, Sugar, Lead &c &c at very reduced prices.
St.George’s-street

In consequence of the immediate departure of his family for England
Mr. HODGSKIN
Offers for Private Sale his well known respectable country residence
Woodlands
Situated on the Camp Ground, justly considered the most healthy part of the suburbs of Cape Town. Its convenient distance from Town – the well and tastefully laid out Shaded Walks – the extent of Ground, comprising about 50 acres, and a large portion of which is planted with Firs, the numerous and excellent Outbuildings, and close to the Kitchen Door a Pump of excellent Water, which never fails, render this a most desirable Property.
Any Gentleman wishing to purchase may take the Furniture over at an appraised value, if he chooses, and the terms of Payment for both could be arranged to suit his convenience. The Premises can be viewed any day (Sundays excepted) between the hours of 10 and 4 o’clock on presenting a Card from the Proprietor, for which apply at HEIDEMAN & HODGSKIN & Co, St.Georges-street.

Wednesday 13 November 1839

DEATH
At Rondebosch on the night of the 10th November 1839, Captain A.E. BYAM of the Madras Artillery. This Officer, deeply regretted by his Widow and Friends, served in the Madras Army upwards of 17 years. He was on service during the Burmese, Coory and Goomsur wars. In Burmah he served as an Artillery Officer; on his return to the coast he was appointed to the Horse Artillery. Afterwards he was appointed Private Secretary to the Resident at Hydrabad, and for a short period had charge of the Residency. He then made a Captain Commandant; and for several years commanded a Russalat of Horse. In the Coory and Goomsur wars he served as a Staff and Cavalry Officer, and when he left India for the Cape of Good Hope, on account of extreme ill-health, he was Military Secretary and Auditor of Accounts in His Highness the Nizam’s Army, with the official rank of Major. During his whole career in India he has been beloved by his brother Officers, and valued and esteemed by all under whom he served; and no one bid a fairer promise of rising to distinction, when Almighty God pleased to remove him from this world.

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church on Saturday 9th November by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. Charles PERRY to Miss Mary OWEN
On Monday 11th November by the same:
Mr. Thomas GLEESON to Miss Charlotte MORRIS.
Mr. John MARCH to Miss Ellen JOHNSON.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Friday 8th November by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A daughter of the late Wm. BANNISTER Esq of the Madras Medical Establishment, baptised Mary Craven.
On Monday 11th November by the same:
A son of Donald MOODIE Esq baptised Frederick Walter Octavus.
A daughter of Mr. Henry MORLAND, baptised Elizabeth.
A daughter of Mr. T. HUSTWICK, baptised Barbara Dorothea.
A son of G.J. JACOBZ, baptised George Lodewyk.
A son of Thos. ANTHONY, baptised Charles Francis.

DEATHS
Nov 10: Adolphus E. BYAM Esq, Captain Hon’ble .E.I.C. Madras Artillery, aged 34 years.
Nov 11: Mrs Caroline GOODWIN, aged 40 years.

DIED this morning, Anna Wilhelmina, youngest daughter of H.A. SANDENBERGH.
Gardens, 12th Nov 1839.

Saturday 16 November 1839

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church on Tuesday 12th November by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. C.E.S. BEALE to Miss H.D. ELLERT

CHRISTENINGS
In the Roman Catholic Church
Nov 4: A daughter of Wm. MANNIX of Wynberg, baptised Barbara Henrica.
Nov 8: A son of Aug. AQUARONE, baptised Augustus Louis.

Master’s Office, Cape Town, 14th November 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Elsje MEYER, widow of the late Paul Hendrik FICK, formerly of the Uitenhage District, deceased, are required to take Notice that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Uitenhage, on Tuesday the 24th Dec. next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid, and Tutor Dative of the Minor Heirs of the deceased.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday 20 November 1839

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Andrew’s Church on Sunday 10th November by the Rev Dr. Adamson:
A son of Mr. John MAXWELL, baptised Thomas.
On Sunday 17th November by the same:
A son of Mr. James ROBERTSON, baptised James Alexander.

Saturday 23 November 1839

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 20th November 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Adriaan Daniel LOUW, late of Koeberg, deceased, and Maria Magdalena MYBURG, deceased wife of Barend Fredrik BURGER, of Piquetburg in the Cape District, are required to take Notice that the said deceased persons died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the Deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Master of the Supreme Court, in the Grand Jury Room, at the Public Buildings, Cape Town on Tuesday the 31st December next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see Letters of Administration granted to such Person or Persons, as shall then be appointed by the said Master, to be Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Persons as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 20th November 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Johanna Cornelia MULLER, widow of Jacobus Cornelis HENNING, of the District of Colesberg, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Colesberg, on Tuesday the 20th December next at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid, and Tutor Dative of the Minor Heirs of the deceased.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

MARRIED on the 21st instant by the Rev G Hough MA by Special Licence, at Westbrook, Rondebosch, the House of Lieut-Colonel LOW CB, Lieut-Colonel N. ALVES, of the Madras Army, to Emily Elizabeth Eleanor, eldest daughter of the late William Dodd GREAVES Esq. Surgeon of the same army.

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church on Wednesday the 20th Nov by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain
Mr. Jocelyn Percy INGRAM to Miss Eliza ROBERTSON
By Special Licence at Rondebosch, near Cape Town ,on Thursday 21st Nov by the same:
Nathaniel ALVES Esq, Lieut-Col. Hon. E.I.C. Service, to Miss Emily Elizabeth Eleanor GREAVES.
At Wynberg, by the Rev Holt Okes DD:
Nov 11: John WILSON, to Flora, both natives of Mozambique.
Nov 18: Mr. John WEST to Elizabeth CUTTING.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Monday 18th November by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A son of Mr. Thomas BEETON, baptised Arthur.
At Wynberg by the Rev John Fry RN:
Maria, Amey and Matilda, daughters of Mrs. MOORE, widow.
Mary Eliza, daughter of Mr. Wm. MOORE
Oct 27: Ann, daughter of Dirk Gysbert VERWEY
Nov 10: Sarah, daughter of Peter MALONG
By the Rev Holt Okes DD:
Oct 20: John, an adult of Mozambique
Nov 3: John, son of John LAVITA.
Nov 11: Caroline Maria Charlotte, an adult of Madagascar
Nov 17: Adrian Thomas, son of Peter HENDRICKS.

DEATHS
Nov 13: Mr. Bartholomew DONOHOE, aged 53 years.
Nov 21: Margaret Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Thos. Geo. ALEXANDER, aged 3 years and 4 months.

Wednesday 27 November 1839

MARRIED on the 18th instant by the Rev J Adamson DD, St. Andrew’s Church, the Rev Robert NIVEN of the Glasgow Mission, Caffraria, to Rebecca Irvine OGILVIE, daughter of Thomas OGILVIE Esq, Sandyford Place, Glasgow.

DIED at Rondebosch on the 22nd instant, William Le Geyt, infant son of Major FORBES, Bombay Army, aged 11 months.

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church on Monday the 25th Nov by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. Wm. TOMPSON to Miss Caroline WEAVER.
Mr. James ELLIOT to Miss Agnes Frances McGARVA.
Mr. Henry ADAMS to Miss Caroline LESS
Mr. Jens Peter PETERSON to Mrs Joh. Cath. COHARPENTIER, widow.
Mr. Chas. VON GROSS to Miss Catharina ...EH.RS [name rubbed away]

Saturday 30 November 1839

NOTICE OF REMOVAL
Jos. BEGLEY, carpenter, Joiner and Cabinet Maker, has removed from No.9 Burg-street to No.7 Market-square, corner of Longmarket-street, late the residence of N.W. MEYER Esq.
Cape Town, 27th Nov 1839

CLARENCE & AHLERS
Builders and Architects
Beg to solicit the attention of persons building or making alterations. Drawings and estimates made of any branch of building, and contracts entered into for the whole, embracing Carpenters’, Joiners’ and Masons’ Work, Painting, Glazing &c
Circular and Geometrical Staircase Work in all its branches.
9 Boom-street.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Monday the 25th Nov by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A son of Mr. Thos. HUNT, baptised John Thomas.
A son of Mr. Robert CHRISTOPHER, baptised Robert Henry William.
An adult person, native of the Cape, baptised Ann, surname PHILIP.
In the Roman Catholic Church:
Nov 17: Magdalena, adult freedwoman, baptised Maria.
Nov 24: A son of Thos HUNT, baptised John Thomas.

DEATH
Nov 23: Rebecca Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Nath. LOCKE, aged 2 years and 6 months.

Saturday 7 December 1839

BIRTH at Sea on board the ship Zenobia, on 7th November 1839, the lady of Capt. J.C. CAMPBELL, HM 9th Regiment, of a daughter.

To the Inhabitants of Cape Town and Wynberg
Mr. BONIFACE having been obliged for the benefit of his health to remove to the Country, begs leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public at Cape Town, as well as at Wynberg, that he is now residing at the Place of Mr. MULLINS, near Plumstead, in a certain cottage called “The Invisible”; and that he intends regularly to visit Cape Town every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; and Wynberg on the other days of the week, for the purpose of giving Private Tuition in the French and other Languages. He further begs to offer his services to the Inhabitants of the Village of Wynberg in the double capacity of Sworn Interpreter and Translator, and General Agent.
Application (in Writing and under Cover) to be left in Cape Town at Mr. A.S. ROBERTSON’s, No.21? Heeregracht; and in the Country at his Dwelling, or with Mr. Thomas MULLINS.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 4th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Elizabeth Johanna DU PLESSIS, deceased wife of Marten Jacobus VAN JAARSVELD, of the District of Colesberg, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Colesberg, on Tuesday the 14th January 1840 at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church on Monday 2nd December by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Mr. Richard BACCHUS to Mary Ann Elizabeth DAWLEY
In St. Francis Church, Simon’s Town , Nov 4, by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Samuel SMITH to Alida PETERSON.
At his Residence, Market-square, on Thursday 5th Dec by the Rev John Philip DD:
Mr. Henry SOLOMON to Miss Julia Sophia MIDDLETON.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Monday 2nd December by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A daughter of Mr. Alex McWILLIAM, baptised Mary Ann.
In St. Francis Church, Simon’s Town , Nov 4, by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Two daughters of John DENNISON, baptised Alida Matilda and Anne.

DEATHS
Nov 26: Jeannet Ferries, daughter of Mr. H.G. MAYOSE, aged 13 months.
At Simon’s Town:
Oct 8: William JAMES, aged 79 years.
Nov 21: H. HANSEN, aged 78 years 10 months and 28 days.
Nov 30: Elizabeth Anna, daughter of Mr. I. TITTERTON of Cape Town, aged 3 months and 2 days.

Wednesday 11 December 1839

Cottage and Land at Rondebosch
Mr. VENNING, intending to return to England, offers for sale his Cottage and Garden at Rondebosch, in the immediate neighbourhood of the Church; together with several Building Lots and Pieces of Land, part of the divided Estate of Rustenburg. For particulars apply at the Counting House of Messrs. VENNING, BUSK & Co, Burg-street, Cape Town.

Saturday 14 December 1839

DIED at Melkhout Kraal, Knysna, on the morning of Sunday the 1st instant, from the effects of the Measles, Anne, second daughter of the late George REX Esq, in the 30th year of her age, deeply and deservedly lamented by all who had the happiness of her acquaintance.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 11th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Alberta Magdalena PIENAAR, deceased wife Wessel Johannes OOSTHUYZEN, of the George District, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, George Town, on Wednesday the 22nd January next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 10th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Catharine COLLINS, deceased wife of John NILAND, of the Albany District, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Graham’s Town, on Saturday the 25th January next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 11th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Daniel CHRISTIE, late of the District of Uitenhage, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Uitenhage, on Tuesday the 21st January next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday 18 December 1939

Wynberg Academy
R.C. JONES instructs a limited number of Young Gentlemen in Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, the Use of the Globes, and History. Book-keeping, Epistolary Composition, the Elements of Practical Geometry, as applicable to Navigation, Land Surveying &c; Latin.
Terms: Tuition, Board and Washing, £40:10:0 per annum.
Drawing by Mr. BOWLER, £4:10:0 ditto.
The Summer Term will commence on 6th January 1840.
Plumstead, Dec 16 1839.

Saturday 21 December 1839

DIED at Beaufort on the 16th December, Mr. Henry James SHEPPARD.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 17th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Ann HARDFIELD, deceased wife of Richard DANIELL, of Sidbury Park in the District of Albany, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Graham’s Town, on Saturday 1st February next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

EDICT
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 17th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Jan Abraham NEL, of the Hantam in the District of Clanwilliam, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving widow, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Clanwilliam, on Saturday 1st February next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to attend at the place and time aforesaid; then and there to see some Person or Persons selected by such Magistrate, for approval by the Master of the Supreme Court, as fit and proper to be by the said Master appointed Executor or Executors Dative to the Estate of such deceased Person as aforesaid, and Guardian of the Minor Heirs of the deceased.
Clerke Burton, Master of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday 25 December 1839

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church on Monday 23rd December by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
Stephen HALL to Louisa Elizabeth BEYLEVELD

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church on Monday 23rd December by the Rev George Hough MA, Senior Colonial Chaplain:
A son of Mr. J.D. JACKSON, baptised Maximilian James.
A daughter of Mr. F.R. BRETT, baptised Frances Nancy.
An adult person baptised Charlotte, surname JURY.
An adult person baptised Christina Elizabeth, surname RIBSTOCK.

DEATHS
Dec 17: James SAUGESTER, seaman, of the ship Paragon, aged 21 years.
Dec 24: Mr. Robert HAYNES, native of Somersetshire, aged 58 years.

MARRIED on the 12th December 1839 at No.59 Long-street by the Rev Mr. Pehmöller, Mr. G.W. HASSELMANN to Miss M.A.C. SCHNAPAUFF, daughter of Mr. J.A. SCHNAPAUFF.

Saturday 28 December 1839

Academy, Church-square
Mr. James BUCHANAN Sen., after an experience of upwards of 20 years as an Infant School Teacher in London, having providentially touched at the Cape on his way to establish Infant Schools in New Zealand, begs to announce that he has been induced so far to change his purpose as to unite, for a season, with his Son in the management of this Establishment. The work of Instruction will thus re-commence, under extremely favourable circumstances, on Monday the 6th January next.
Church-square, Cape Town, Dec 27 1839.

James WHILEY
Bread and Fancy Biscuit Maker and Confectioner
Begs to inform the Inhabitants of Wynberg that he intends on the First January next to commence in the above Line, in the House now occupied by Mr. ZEEMAN, near the Wesleyan Chapel, Plumstead Village, and hopes by assiduity and attention that he may merit a share of their patronage.
25th December 1839.

DIED on Wednesday at half past 12 o’clock pm, our beloved son Johannes Hendrik Groenewald, aged 3 years 6 months and 19 days, of which painful loss we hereby give notice to Relatives and Friends.
J.A. VAN SCHOOR
M.E. VAN SCHOOR, born GROENEWALD.
26th Dec 1839

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