South African Commercial Advertiser

South African Commercial Advertiser 1847 - 3 - July to September

Transcribed from CO53/8 at the national Archives in Kew, London

Saturday 3 July 1847

CHRISTENING
In St.Andrew's Church on Sunday the 27th June by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
A son of Mr. George KIRKPATRICK, baptised John.

Wednesday 7 July 1847

MARRIAGE
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday the 5th July by the Rev Robert G.
Lamb AB:
Mr. William Jones to Miss Anis BINGHAM

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Wednesday the 30th June by the Rev R.G.
Lamb AB:
A son of Mr. John COWLEY, baptised George Poonah.
On Monday the 5th July by the same:
A son of Mariano DE ROSARIO baptised Mariano Jose Jockeen.

DEATHS
July 1: Mrs. Elizabeth CROLE, wife of Mr. Lewis William CROLE, aged 21 years
and 3 months.
July 1: Jannet Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. John THOMPSON, aged 10 months and
5 days.
July 1: In Somerset Hospital, John STEPHENSON, aged 42 years.

Saturday 10 July 1847

MARRIAGES
At Green Point, on Monday the 5th July by the Revd J.C. Brown:
Mr. Lewis Greville POCOCK to Miss Anne Elizabeth AGARD.
In St.Paul's Church Rondebosch on Monday the 5th July by the Rev J Fry AM:
Hendrik Johannes Marthinus NYHOFF to Martha Roeloffena VAN DER SCHYFF.

CHRISTENING
In St.Andrew's Church on Tuesday the 6th July by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
A son of Mr. John HUME, baptised Andrew Stirling.

DEATH
At Rondebosch
July 4: William Daniel CORBITT, aged 1 year and 9 months.

Wednesday 14 July 1847

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday the 12th July by the Rev Robt. G.
Lamb AB:
A son of Mr. Thomas Clement FAULKNER, baptised Edmund.
A son of Mr. James HAMILTON, baptised James.
In St.John's Church Wynberg by the Revd Dr Okes:
April 25: A son of R. HARE Esq, baptised Charles Joseph.
May 2: An adult, native of Mozambique, baptised John Peter.
May 2: An adult, native of Mozambique, baptised Susan.
May 2: A son of John Peter KAFAHTUA, baptised Peter John Michael.
May 9: A daughter of Mr. John FISON, baptised Henrietta Faucet.
May 9: A daughter of Mr. Rd. HAYBITTEL, baptised Agnus Maria. [sic]
May 15: A daughter of Mr. BOND, baptised Louisa Matilda.
May 15: An adult, baptised Sarah HUGUENINE.
May 23: A daughter of Mr. E. WETTON, baptised Mary.
May 30: A son of Mr. J. LAMBERT, baptised John Parker.
June 6: A son of Jacob BROWN, baptised Jacob Peter.
June 6: An adult, baptised Catherine Louisa.
June 6: A son of Mr. R. LANGLEY, baptised Robert Charles.
June 14: A son of Mr. Andrew John BRUYNS, baptised Lewis Andrew Martin.
June 27: Twin daughters of Mr. FRUSHARD, baptised Laetitia Agnes and Laura
Anne.

DEATHS
July 9: Cowper ROCHFORT Esq, Captain in the 27th Regiment of Native
Infantry, and Brevet Major in the Service of the Honorable East India
Company, on the Madras Establishment, aged 45 years.
July 11th: Mr. William James BIRKWOOD, aged 68 years.
At Wynberg:
Mrs. Elizabeth COWELL, aged 57 years.
A daughter of Mr. S. RANDALL, aged 10 months (26th May)
A daughter of Mr. W. PALLAM, aged 2 years.
Saphier, native of Mozambique
Mr. Benjamin LANGLEY, aged 71 years.

Saturday 17 July 1847

At Simon's Town on Sunday July 11th, the lady of Commander John FOOTE, HMS
Rosamund, of a daughter.

MARRIAGE
In St.Paul's Church Rondebosch on Monday the 12th July by the Rev J Fry AM:
Samuel HICKS to Mary KEMMISH.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Andrew's Church on Sunday the 11th July by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
A daughter of Mr. Robert CALTON, baptised Miaron Jane.
A son of Mr. William KINGON, baptised Thomas Hugh.
A daughter of Moses UNGERS, baptised hester Deborah.

DEATHS
July 13: Mrs. Susannah ALLEY, aged 69 years.
At Three Cups:
July 7: Elizabeth WALLACE, aged 17 years and 11 months.

Wednesday 21 July 1847

MARRIAGES
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday the 19th July by the Rev T.A.
Blair, officiating for the Junior Chaplain:
Mr. John Peter POWELL to Mrs. Maria Susanna VAN ROMBURGH, widow.
On Tuesday 20th July by the same:
Mr. William Flude SHEASBY to Miss Maria Jacoba HELLET.

CHRISTENING
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday the 19th July by the Rev T.A.
Blair, officiating for the Junior Chaplain
A son of Mr. Zacharias SAMUELSSON, baptised Henry Charles.

DEATHS
July 15: Sarah RILEY, wife of Charles RILEY, aged 26 years.
July 17: Mrs. Kate CURREY, wife of Charles CURREY Esq, aged 19 years.

Saturday 24 July 1847

DIED on the 20th March at his Residence, Regent-street, London, James
FOULGER Esq, aged 77 years, deeply regretted.

MARRIAGE
In the Roman Catholic Church
June 28: John KENNY, private soldier 90th Regt, to Margaret CORBIT.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Paul's Church Rondebosch by the Rev J Fry MA:
June 27: A daughter of Jacob PETERSON, baptised Madelina.
June 28: A son of Joseph PYBUS Esq, baptised William.
July 18: A son of Mr. Robt. HARE, baptised Robert George.
July 18: A son of Geo. DANIELS, baptised George William.
In the Roman Catholic Church:
June 21: A daughter of Mr. Louis Ph. COMMAILLE, baptised Hester Johann
Carolina.

DEATH
June 28: Hester Johanna, daughter of Louis Philip COMMAILLE, aged 7 months.

Wednesday 28 July

MARRIAGE
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday 26th July by the Rev Robt. G. Lamb
BA:
Mr. Francis Jabez FRANCIS to Miss Mary EDWARDS.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church Cape Town on Monday 26th July by the Rev Robt. G. Lamb
BA:
A son of Mr. James BRUCE, baptised Robert Orme.
A daughter of Mr. Jerrard DALTON, baptised Maria Anne Grant.
A son of Mr. Robert BODILY, baptised James.

DEATHS
July 20: Robert Buchanan, son of Mr. James William JURY, aged 9 months and
20 days.
In Somerset Hospital:
July 20th: Mrs. ROGERS, widow, aged 58 years.

Saturday 31 July 1847

MARRIAGES
In St.Frances' Church Simon's Town by the Revd E. Judge AM:
May 24: Henry BRADLY to Maria Elizabeth KEIZER.
June 7: Henry WILLIAMS to Johanna KLEYN.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Andrew's Church on Sunday the 18th July by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
A daughter of Mr. Robert PHILP, baptised Ellen.
In St.Frances' Church Simon's Town by the Revd E. Judge AM;
May 13: A son of Lieut. Thomas BELGRAVE RN, baptised Dacres Thomas Charles.
May 21: A daughter of Mr. H.P. DE WET, baptised Maria Elizabeth Dorothea.
June 7: A daughter of Mr. Thomas BULL, baptised Laura Emily.
June 7: A daughter of Esau LAGUMA, baptised Elizabeth Maria.
June 7: A son of Henry WILLIAMS, baptised Peter Henry.
June 7: An adult, surnamed KLEYN, baptised Johanna.

DEATHS
In Somerset Hospital:
July 26: John CLARKE, aged 80 years.
At Simon's Town:
May 20: Alexander HARTWELL, aged 27 years.
May 25: Alexander BUSSINI, aged ___
June 15: George BLEWITT, aged 23 years.
June 23: Mrs. Anne RANDALL, aged 30 years.
Wednesday 4 August 1847

MARRIAGES
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 2nd August by the Rev Robt.G. Lamb
AB:
Mr. James BLOOM to Miss Johanna Magdalena Paulina TENHAM
In Trinity Church on Monday the 2nd August by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Mr. Leonard STEVENSON to Miss Ruth DAY

CHRISTENINGS
In Trinity Church on Sunday 25th July by the Rev T.A. Blair:
A daughter of Mr. WALDEGRAVE, baptised Elizabeth Jane.
Aug 2nd by the same:
A daughter of Mr. John GRIFFITHS, baptised Christina.

DEATH
July 29th: William, son of Walter LEO, aged 1 year and 6 months.

Saturday 7 August 1847

Master?s Office, Cape Town 4th August 1847
EDICT
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Eliza Mary Anne SIZE, Widow of the late
Alexander MATHEWSON of the Uitenhage District, deceased, 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 September next at 10 o? clock in the
forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby required to
attend at the time and place 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.

Master?s Office, Cape Town 4th August 1847
EDICT
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Eva Catharina SCHOLS and her predeceased
Husband Johannes Christoffel LANDMAN of the Uitenhage District, deceased,
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 September next at 10 o? clock
in the forenoon precisely; and all such Persons as aforesaid are hereby
required to attend at the time and place 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.

On Wednesday the 4th August last departed this life, after a long and
painful illness, which she endured with Christian fortitude and resignation,
aged 18 years and 26 days, Miss Wilhelmina Hendrina WATHEN, beloved and only
daughter of W.H. WATHEN Esquire of Cape Town, and formerly some time Chief
Secretary to the Government of Bombay, in the East Indies.
Cape Town, 5th August 1847.

MARRIAGE
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Wednesday the 4th August by the Rev Robt.
G. Lamb AB:
John Henry REELER Esq to Miss Martha Jocoba VOGELGEZANG.

Wednesday 11 August 1847

DIED on Monday morning, the 9th inst, after an illness of 18 days, Georgina
Charlotte JARVIS, at the age of 11 years, deeply regretted by her Relatives
and Friends.

MARRIAGE
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 9th August by the Rev Robt.G. Lamb
AB:
Mr. Stanley HOOK, widower, to Mrs. Charlotte Christina STEINHÖBEL, widow.

CHRISTENING
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 9th August by the Rev Robt.G. Lamb
AB:
A daughter of Mr. John TUCKER, baptised Isabel Elizabeth.

DEATHS
August 8: Maria Anne Grant, daughter of Mr. Jerrard DALTON, aged 1 month and
8 days.
August 9: Sophia Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Charles BANKS, aged 3 years and
2 months.
In Somerset Hospital:
August 6: John WADE, aged 65 years.

Saturday 14 August 1847

DEATH at Woolwich on the 18th March, Major-General James P. COCKBURN, Royal
Artillery.

DIED at Graaff-Reinet on the 30th July 1847, Antoinet Christina, 2 months
and 21 days old, daughter of Anthony BERRANGE Esq.

DIED this Morning in Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, after a Residence in this
Colony of nearly fifty years, Mr. William SCOTT Senior, aged eighty-three
years.
Cape Town 11th August 1847

DIED at his Residence, Orangezigt, on the Evening of Thursday the 12th
instant, the Hon?ble M. VAN BREDA Sr. Esq, aged 72 years.
Cape Town, 13th Aug 1847.

Wednesday 18 August 1847

DIED at the Residence of Saul SOLOMON Esq, St.Helena, Hermann Gottfried
Heinrich SUFFERT Esq, aged 26 years.

MARRIAGE
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 16th August by the Rev Robt.G.
Lamb AB:
George Cornelius WAITES to Hannah BARNES.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 16th August by the Rev Robt.G.
Lamb AB:
A son of Mr. Henry KITCHING, baptised John Seth
A son of Mr. Benjamin Low HARRISON, baptised Benjamin William.
A son of Mr. Charles Christopher GARISCH, baptised Edward Charles Neave.

DEATHS
August 11th 1847: Mr. William Edward SCOTT Senior, aged 83 years.
August 14th: William, son of Joseph PYBUS Esq, aged 2 months and 15 days.
August 14th: Sarah, daughter of Mr. Thomas ALLDRIDGE, aged 6 months.
August 15th: Henry Charles CARPENTER Esq, aged 26 years.
At Somerset Hospital:
August 12th: Henry Wilkinson, son of James JORDAN, aged 4 years.

Saturday 21 August 1847

DIED on Sunday the 15th instant, Henry Charles CARPENTER, in the 26th year
of his age, deeply lamented by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.
Cape Town, 20th August 1847.

MARRIED at the Gamtoos River Mouth on the 11th August 1847, by the Rev J
McLeland AM, Colonial Chaplain, George, third son of M.J. BERESFORD Esq,
late of Quarry Place, Kent, to Maria Helena, second daughter of P.J. KEMP
Esq.

MARRIED by Special Licence by the Rev Theophilus Atkinson, on the 30th July
last, at the Residence of E. GIBBON Esq, Colesberg, Mr. David ARNOT Junior
to Miss Ann GUMMER.

BIRTH at Sea Point, Mrs. J.G. STEYTLER Gson of a son.
18th August 1847

MARRIAGE
In St.Andrew?s Church on Monday the 16th August by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
Mr. Duncan RUSSELLto Miss Isabella Catherine Elizabeth DE VILLIERS.

CHRISTENINGS
In the Roman Catholic Church:
Aug 2: A daughter of Mr. James MURTS, baptised Sarah.
Aug 6: A daughter of Capt. Wm. MANN, baptised Caroline Sarah.
In St.Paul?s Church Rondebosch by the Rev J Fry AM:
July 25: A son of David ROBERTSON, baptised Fredrick Philip Antonia.
Ditto by the Rev George F. Child:
July 30: A son of George Robert SMALLEY Esq, baptised George Francis.
Ditto by the Rev J Fry AM:
Aug 1: A son of Jos. J. WILKINSON, baptised William Turner.

DEATHS
At Green Point:
Aug 17: Christian Gottlob, eldest son of Mr. H. F. HÖHNE, aged 7 years and 6
months.
At Rondebosch:
July 30: Mary Charlotte STROUD, aged 2 months.
Aug 1: Dent Henry DAVID, aged 1 year and 8 months.

Wednesday 25 August 1847

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 16th August by the Rev Robt.G.
Lamb AB:
A daughter of Mr. Thomas Mitchell BROWN, baptised laura Maria.
Monday the 23rd August by the same:
A son of Mr. Henry McKEE, baptised John.
A son of Mr. Thomas ADAMS, baptised Henry Alexander.
A daughter of Mr. Henry OLLIVER, baptised Maria Margaret.
In St.John?s Church Wynberg by the Revd Dr Okes:
July 6: A daughter of George FRERE Esq HMC, baptised Mary Ann Helen Laurie.
July 11: A son of Mr. Thos. CUTTING, baptised Thomas William John.
July 11: A daughter of Mr. William HALLERON, baptised Christina Magdalena.
July 18: A son of Mr. John STORKEY, baptised John Daniel.
July 18: A daughter of the same, baptised Elizabeth Ann.
July 18: An adult liberated African, baptised John.

DEATHS
August 20: Arthur Frederick, eldest twin child of Mr. Rd. BANKS, aged 1 year
4 months and 22 days.
Aug 21: Mr. William Simmons STEPHENS, aged 40 years 9 months and 12 days.
Aug 21: Mrs. Emily KENNEDY, wife of Albert KENNEDY Esq, aged 27 years.

Saturday 28 August 1847

DIED at Rondebosch on Tuesday 24th inst, in her fourth year, Averilda, the
beloved daughter of Mr. Henry SHERMAN.

MARRIAGE
In St.Paul?s Church Rondebosch on Sunday the 15th Aug by the Rev J Fry AM:
Frederick WILLIAM to Elizabeth WHITE, widow.

Wednesday 1 September 1847

BIRTH at Graham?s Town on 21st August, the lady of Surgeon W.C. EDDIE of the
Cape Mounted Rifles, of twin daughters.

DEATH at Simon?s Town on the 26th August 1847, George Murry McKenly PEDDER
Esq, Royal Navy, late Port Captain, Simon?s Bay, and Nephew of the late
Admiral Sir George MURRY KCB, aged 58 years and 27 days.

DIED at Roedebloem on Thursday 26th August in the seventh year of his age,
Richard Paxter, eldest son of Mr. Richard Paxter DOBIE.

DEATHS
Aug 24: Averilda, daughter of Henry SHERMAN Esq, aged 3 years and 3 months.
Aug 25: Louisa MOGFORT, widow of the late William MOGFORT, aged 28 years.
Aug 26: Mr. James William JURY, aged 27 years and 3 months.
Aug 28: John Johannes Henry SMITH, aged 1 month and 5 days.

Saturday 4 September 1847

MARRIAGES
In St.Paul?s Church Rondebosch on Sunday the 29th Aug by the Rev F Fry AM:
William CORBITT to Dorothea Johanna NEYHOFF
In St.Frances? Church Simon?s Town by the Rev E. Judge AM:
Aug 16: Mr. Joseph William NORMAN to Miss Petronella Van der Keyle GOOSE.
Aug 30: Mr. William COZENS to Miss Wilhelmina BAKER.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Frances? Church Simon?s Town by the Rev E Judge AM:
Aug 2: A son of Mr. John JORDAN, baptised John Thomas.
Aug 2: A daughter of Doortje baptised Samelia.
Aug 5: A daughter of Commander John FOOTE, HM Stmr Rosamond, baptised
Isabella Augusta Emily
Aug 13: A daughter of Flora FLEIX, baptised Ann Juliana Paul.
Aug 18: A son of Lodewick PETERSON, baptised Martinus.
Aug 23: A daughter of Jos. KALIS, baptised Wilhelmina Elizabeth Johanna.
Aug 23: A son of Hannah ACKERMAN, baptised Edwin William.

DEATHS
Aug 20: Henry BYRNE, infant son of Mr. Robt. BYRNE, aged 3 months and 19
days.
At Rondebosch:
Aug 22: Laurence Apolus SERF, aged 9 months.
At Simon?s Town:
July 31: Mr. Andrew INGLES, aged 65 years and 6 months.
Aug 12: John HOWARD, aged 16 years.
Aug 15: George Frederick COLBY, aged 10 months and 12 days.
Aug 17: John Thomas JORDAN, aged 1 month and 16 days.
Aug 18: William SHEPPARD, aged 5 years 5 months and 17 days.
Aug 25: Edwin William ACKERMAN, aged 7 days.
Aug 27: George Murry McKenly PEDDER Esq, Port Captain of Simon?s Town, aged
58 years and 27 days.
Aug 30: William PHILLIPS, aged 7 years and 6 months.

Wednesday 8 September 1847

DIED at Gravesend on the 21st June last, aged 70, James SMITH Esq, for many
years a Resident in this Colony.

DIED at Graham?s Town on the 25th Aug, Emily Sophia and Mary Anne EDDIE,
infant twins; and on the 28th August their mother Sarah, the beloved wife of
Surgeon W.C. EDDIE, of Cape Mounted Rifles, aged 27 years.

DIED on Friday morning, the 27th Aug, my beloved wife Susannah F. VAN DER
BYL, aged 54 years 2 months and 22 days; of which painful loss I hereby give
notice to Relatives and Friends.
Phillip J VAN DER BYL
Welmoed, Eertse River
1st September 1847

MARRIAGE
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 6th Sept by the Revd Robt. G. Lamb
BA:
Mr. Charles August PETERSON to Mrs. Louisa HARDEN, widow.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday 6th Sept by the Revd Robt. G. Lamb
BA:
A daughter of Mr. John CULLIS, baptised Elizabeth Esther.
A son of Mr. Henry Naylor TREW, baptised Henry William Charles.
A daughter of Mr. Charles SMITH, baptised Maria Frances.
A son of Mr. Ralph Samuel Francis VAN DER SCHYFF, baptised James William
Lewis.
In Trinity Church on Sunday 29th August by the Revd T.A. Blair:
A daughter of Mr. Lewis William CROLE, baptised Elizabeth Hanna Brooks.
In the Old Dutch Reformed Church, Cape Town, Sunday 5th Sept, by the Rev A
Faure BD:
A daughter of Fredrik Russouw TESSELAAR Esq, baptised Susanna Maria Brink.

Saturday 11 September 1847

Ship ?Maidstone?, 6th Sept 1847
J. McBEATH Esq.
Dear Sir, We the Undersigned, being the whole of the Passengers to the Cape
of Good Hope, cannot separate after our very pleasant Voyage without
expressing our very high opinion of you in every respect as a Seaman; and
the extreme and uniform kindness and attention we have daily received from
you merit our warmest thanks. Wishing you every success in life, and a
prosperous Voyage to the good Ship you command, we beg to subscribe
ourselves, my dear Sir,
Your sincere well-wishers
Mary RUDD
Anna C. SINCLAIR
Jane C. SINCLAIR
Henry RUDD
John W. HAY
L.M. GLAISER MD
Robt. EAGAR

To the Ladies and Gentlemen Passengers on board the Maidstone to the Cape of
Good Hope:
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
In acknowledging receipt of the kind Letter you have addressed to me, as a
mark of your satisfaction on the termination of our Cape Voyage, allow me to
return you my sincere thanks for the kind manner you have been pleased to
express yourselves towards me. That my endeavours to render the Voyage
pleasant and agreeable to you have been successful is, as you may imagine, a
source of much gratification to me ? at the same time I must attribute much
of my success to the general good feeling existing amongst the Passengers
themselves, which, with the considerate disposition invariably shown towards
myself, have rendered my efforts comparatively easy.
Wishing you all every health and happiness
Believe me to remain, dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
Yours very sincerely
J. McBEATH
7th Sept 1847

DIED at Swellendam on Monday the 6th inst, Sarah Elizabeth, second daughter
of Mr. F.B. SCRUTTON, aged 2 years and 2 months.

Wednesday 15 September 1847

TESTIMONIAL
To William DARKE Esq
Commander of the Mary Ann
Dear Sir, The Passengers on the Mary Ann having, under Divine Providence,
been brought safely to the termination of their voyage, are desirous to
offer you their unanimous and cordial acknowledgements for the uniform
attention they have received on their outward bound passage. The good
sailing qualities of your ship, the perfect freedom from all annoyances, the
regularity and order observed, the liberal treatment experienced, and the
unremitting consideration of yourself and officers to their convenience,
have in a great measure conduced to their general comfort; whilst to your
own vigilance and able management of the vessel, so ?well found? in every
respect, they must, under the Divine Protection, attribute the quick and
safe conclusion of their voyage.
Desirous, therefore, that the sense they entertain of your attention
and liberality shall be marked by something more permanent than a mere
expression of their sentiments, they beg to offer for your acceptance a
piece of Plate, which will be forwarded to you by Messrs. GORDON & Co, and
with every wish for your future success, they subscribe themselves,
Your faithful servants,
Bowes FORSTER, Lt.Col.
Fred. BISHOP, Capt.
A.D.C. BEGBIE
G.J. BEGBIE
T.E.G. HAULTAIN
F.A. LAWFORD
Charles A. McMAHON
Geo. E. COWER
W.D. BAKER
Madras Roads, June 26th 1847

To the Passengers of the Mary Ann:
Ladies and Gentlemen, Please accept my warmest thanks for the kind letter I
received from you on your leaving my ship. My officers and myself rejoice
that we have been enabled to contribute in any way to your comfort during
our past voyage, and they join with me in the most heartfelt wishes for you
future happiness.
It will afford me the greatest pleasure to accept, and I shall much
value, any token of your esteem that you may send me, and with thanks to you
all for your great kindness and considerate conduct whilst on board, allow
me to subscribe myself
Yours very faithfully and truly obliged
W. DARKE

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George?s Church Cape Town on Monday the 13th Sept by the Revd. Robt.
G. Lamb BA:
A daughter of Mr. Arthur SEARLE, baptised Mary Elizabeth.
A son of Mr. Henry WHITAKER, baptised Henry John.
A daughter of Mr. William BANKS, baptised Charlotte Elizabeth.
A daughter of Mr. Robert Thos. CLOTHIER, baptised Harriet Charlotte.

DEATH
Sept 12: Mrs. Louisa DE WAAL, widow of the late Major William DE WAAL,
Grenadier Company, 25th Regt. H.C. Bengal Native Infantry, aged 75 years and
8 months.

Saturday 18 September 1847

DEATH
September 14: Mr. Henry Robinson MARKS, aged 36 years 11 months and 21 days.

Wednesday 22 September 1847

CHRISTENINGS
In Trinity Church by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Sept 19: A daughter of Mr. Richard BANKS, baptised Charlotte.
Sept 20: A daughter of Mr. John Lonsdale PHILLIPS, baptised Lucy Harriet.

Saturday 25 September 1847

MARRIAGES
[By Special Licence]
In the Lutheran Church on Friday 17th September
Mr. H.F. HÖHNE to Miss A.M. BROWN
In St.Paul?s Church Rondebosch September 13 by the Revd J Fry AM:
Mr. John SMITH to Mary Anne HARRISON

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Paul?s Church Rondebosch by the Rev J Fry MA:
September 12: A son of Mr. James GEE, baptised Richard Brodey.
September 12: A son of William BALLARD, baptised Thomas William.
September 19: A son of Louis John DAFEL, baptised John Henry.
In the Roman Catholic Church:
September 5: A son of Francis PENTO, baptised Francis.
Sept 5: A daughter of Mr. Wm. Francis O?CALLAGHAN, baptised Rosalie Lucy.
Sept 5: A son of Mr. George O?CALLAGHAN, baptised Joseph Humphry.
Sept 15: A son of Mr. Patrick Francis LOUGHLIN, baptised John.
Sept 19: A son of Joshua SMYTH, Royal Artillery, baptised Joshua.

DEATHS
September 21: Mr. Thomas David GALE, aged 22 years.
September 21: Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. James Samuel FOORD, aged 1 year and
2 months.

Wednesday 29 September 1847

DIED on the 23rd inst at his Residence, Buitenkant, W.Fred. HERTZOG Esq,
aged 55 years and 6 months, late Assistant Surveyor General of the Cape of
Good Hope, deeply regretted by his Family and Friends.
Cape Town, 28th Sept 1847.

MARRIAGES
At St.George?s Church Cape Town by Special Licence on Tuesday the 28th
September 1847 by the Rev R.G. Lamb BA, Edward Parry NISBET Esq of the Hon.
Company?s late Maritime Service, commanding the East India Ship Agincourt,
to Emily, second daughter of John KING Esq.
At St.George?s Church Cape Town by Special Licence on Tuesday the 28th
September 1847 by the Rev R.G. Lamb BA, Major Charles James GREEN, Corps of
Madras Engineers, to Augusta, fourth daughter of John KING Esq.

MARRIAGES
In St.George?s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 27th Sept by the Rev Robt.G.
Lamb BA:
Mr. Damien C.J. PFEIFFER to Miss Elizabeth SCHRODER
[By Special Licence]
On Tuesday 28th Sept by the same:
Charles James GREEN Esq, Major, Madras Engineers, to Miss Augusta KING.
Edward Parry NISBET Esq, Commander of the Agincourt, late of the Hon?ble
E.I.C. Service, to Miss Emily KING.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George?s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 28th Sept [sic] by the Rev
Robt.G. Lamb BA:
A son of Ludwig PAPPE Esq MD, baptised Robert Charles.
A son of Mr. Hugo W.A. VON SCHLICHT, baptised Wilhelm Heinrich.
A daughter of Mr. Jos. BLOCKLEY, baptised Sarah Elizabeth.
A son of Mr. Ambrose CORBITT, baptised John James.
A daughter of Mr. Thos. RABBETS, baptised Rebecca Jane.
In Trinity Church by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Sept 26: A son of Mr. James WILEY, baptised Courtenay James.
Sept 27: A son of Mr. James LOXTON, baptised George Luttermann.

DEATH
Sept 25: Edward Benjamin, son of the late John Benjamin MIDDELKOOP, aged 12
months.


Transcribed from CO53/8 at the national Archives in Kew, London

 

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