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South Africa 1909 2 April - June


3 April 1909


BIRT - On February 24, at Standerton, the wife of Lascelles Birt, a son.
COPPINGER - On February 26, at Kimberley, to Mr. and Mrs. E. Coppinger, a son.
CULLEN - On March 24, at the Dynamite Factory, Modderfontein, Transvaal, the wife of William Cullen, General Works Manager, a son.
HILTON - On March 1, at Cape Town, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Hilton, a daughter.
LAMSLEY - On February 28, at Kimberley, the wife of A. C. Lamsley, a son.
MORGAN - On February 27, at Kimberley, to Mr. and Mrs. John Morgan, of Jeppestown, Johannesburg, a daughter.
POTT - On March 26, at Bournemouth, the wife of William Pott, of Johannesburg, a son.
RIDGE - On March 2, at Rondebosch, to Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Ridge, a daughter.
TOWNSHEND - On February 23, at Klerksdorp, the wife of Cecil Wray Townshend, a son.
WETHERELL - On March 26, at Cerro Muriano, Cordoba, Spain, the wife of Charles William Seymour Wetherell, a son.


CASHMORE - GODFREY - On March 31, at 118, Sutherland Avenue, W., Edward S. Cashmore, second son of John Cashmore, of 1, Warwick Crescent, Maida Hill, W., to Josephine, youngest daughter of the late Mrs. Henry Godfrey, of Johannesburg.
DENHOLM - DICKSON - On March 2, at Edendale, Natal, Alexander, eldest son of the late James Denholm, Liberton, to Ophelia Ann, second daughter of Thomas Dickson, Leith.
GRAY - FRASER - On March 30, at Dundee, Natal, Andrew Gray, third son of the late John Gray, of Lovedale, Cape Colony, to Lucy Louise, youngest daughter of the late William Fowler Fraser, and of Mrs. Fraser, of Dundee, Natal, formerly of Bath, Somerset.
MOGINIE - RIDLEY - On March 1, at Cape Town, Frederick Campbell, youngest son of Campbell Pendock Moginie, of London, to Ellen Leddell, eldest daughter of the late R. W. Ridley, of Maritzburg, Natal
WADDELL - HARVEY -     On March 2, at Cape Town, Sidney Toke Waddell, of Cape Town, son of T. F. Waddell, Mersham, Kent, to Margaret Fortune, eldest daughter of S. A. Harvey, Cape Town.


ABBOTT - On March 26, at Upper Norwood, S.E., Henry Abbott, of 66, Queen Street, Cannon Street, London, E.C., aged 72 years.
AITKEN - On March 24, in London, William, youngest son of the late Robert Aitken, of Kelso.
CLARKE - On the 1st inst., at The Lodge, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, suddenly, of pneumonia, Sir Marshal James Clarke, K.C.M.G., aged 68.
LEISHMAN - On February 28, at Uitenhage, Stuart Southey, only child of Oswald Stuart Leishman, Cape Mounted Police.
LIDDLE - On March 8, at New Modderfontein, Transvaal, Nurse Janet Liddle, aged 24, daughter of Alexander Liddle, and beloved sister of Mrs. Forrest Snow, late of Corstorphine.
SLADE - On March 2, at Wynberg, Hester Wilhelmina Slade (nee BOOYENS), in her 50th year.
SWIFT - On March 26, at Bedford, Ellen Plumer, widow of the late Rev. T. W. Swift, M. A. Oxon., of St. John's, Wynberg, Cape Town, and daughter of the late Rev. H. G. Stedman, M. A. Cantab., of Sandycroft, Great Budworth, Cheshire, aged 62.
TOWNSEND - On March 4, at Cape Town, Sarah Payne Townsend, widow of the late George Seaborne Townsend, of Namaqualand, aged 72 years.
TWEEDDALE - On March 13, after a long illness, William Alexander, last surviving son of James Tweeddale, M.D., Surgeon, R.N., and Margaret Dunbar Tweeddale, in his 85th year.
WEBB - On March 27, at 8, Lansdowne Place, Hove, Joseph Webb, F.R.C.S., third son of the late Thomas Webb, of Ledbury, banker, J.P., D.L., aged 92.
WEIR - On March 6, at Rhodesia, of acute malarial fever, Archibald Scott Weir, second son of the late William Weir, of Mount Pleasant, Gibraltar.


MCGUIRE - In loving memory of John Brown McGuire, aged 29 years, who died at Durban on March 31, 1903.

Miscellaneous articles on the same page:

Some earthquake shocks have been reported from Namaqualand.

MRS. KOCH, SEN., a very old resident of Malmesury, widow of the late Christoffel Koch and mother of Mr. A. C. Koch, of the firm of Smuts and Koch, died recently at the age of 77 years.

MR. J. BRINK, of Verloren Vlei district, Ceres, recently handed to the police at Ceres a draft for 500 lire (L20) on an Italian bank, a passage ticket on a Union-Castle steamship; and a L5 deposit receipt, covering the immigration regulations into England. These were left with him about the time of the disappearance of an Italian named Gioacchino Toschani. The articles were sent to the Cape Town Police.

THE REV. F. J. ECCLESTONE has accepted the Congregational pastorate at Burghersdorp.

17 April 1909


BAZELY -- On the 9th inst., at Pretoria, the wife of W. Selwyn Bazeley, of Rhodesia, a daughter.

BERESFORD -- On the 9th inst., at Sea View House, Instow, North Devon, the wife of the late Rev. Walter V. de la Poer Beresford, a son (posthumous).

BROWNLIE -- On March 12, at Kimberley, to Mr. and Mrs. Brownlie, Central Hotel, Warrenton, a daughter.

CHRISTMAS -- On the 4th inst., at Molteno, Cape Colony, the wife of Joseph Christmas, a daughter.

DUTHIE -- On the 5th inst., at Senekal, Orange River Colony, to Mr. and Mrs. Hector Duthie, a daughter.

HAYWARD -- On the 7th inst., at 13, Rosemont Road, Richmond, S.W., to Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hayward, a daughter.

HOWIE -- On March 12, at Kimberley, to Mr. and Mrs. Gavin T. Howie, a daughter.

MACHUTCHON     -- On March 14, at Mowbray, South Africa, the wife of C. H. MacHutchon (late of Greenock), a daughter.

MELVILLE -- On March 12, at Kimberley, the wife of Harding Melville, a son.

MURPHY -- On the 12th inst., at Thabaneng, Basutoland, the wife of W. J. B. Murphy (nee Jenkin), a daughter.

PARKER -- On the 10th inst., at Rothwell, Bromley, Kent, the wife of G. Clive Parker, a daughter.

RIDDELL -- On March 15, at Harding, Natal, the wife of Henry Scott Riddell, a daughter.

ROBERTSON -- On the 6th inst., at the Van Dyk Proprietary Mines, Boksburg, the wife of Donald W. Robertson, a daughter.

SPENCER -- On the 3rd inst., at 98, Barrington Road, Crouch End, N., the wife of Edwin J. Spencer, a son.


AITKEN -- MORGAN -- On the 9th inst., at Glasgow, David Aitken, of Glasgow, to Katherine Grieve, eldest daughter of Daniel Morgan, Woodstock, Cape Colony.

EASTON -- FORFAR -- On the 6th inst., at Johannesburg, Charles John Easton, late of Glasgow, to Jenny Leslie Sabiston, second daughter of the Rev. James Forfar, of Glasgow.

FRANKLIN -- VAN DYK -- On March 16, at Cape Town, William James Franklin, to Muriel van Dyk, both of Worcester.

GLOVER -- LIDDELL -- On March 13, at Kimberley, Frederick William Glover, son of the late J. K. Glover, to Ethel Annie Nankervis, Eldest Daughter of Mr. J. Liddell, Kimberley.

LAURIE -- WALKER -- On the 12th inst., at Salisbury, Rhodesia, Charles Laurie to Kate Violet, fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Bartlett Walker, of Harrow-on-the-Hill.

MATHEWS -- GERRY -- On March 11, at Boksburg, Richard Ellis Mathews, of East Rand, to Letetia Marie Gerry.

PULLEN -- WILKINSON -- On the 13th inst., at Pretoria, John T. Pullen to Hilda M. Wilkinson.

RODDA -- DOWDY -- On the 10th inst., at Holy Trinity, Stroud Green, Reginald Walter, only son of the late Walter Allan Rodda, to Beatrice May, youngest daughter of the late Captain Joseph Dowdy, of Stroud Green and Union-Castle Line.

SAWYER -- MACGREGOR -- On March 27, at Pretoria, Lieut. Colonel R. H. S. Sawyer, Royal Army Medical Corps, elder son of the late James Hewitt Sawyer, M.D., of Dublin, to Flora Murray MacGregor, youngest daughter of the late Malcolm MacGregor, S.S.C. Edinburgh.

WALKER - SANGSTER -- On the 10th inst., at Durban, Natal, Alexander Walker, N.G.R., youngest son of William Walker, Helensburgh, to Jessie Collie, youngest daughter of W. R. Sangster, Kingskettle, Fife, late of Helensburgh.


CUMMING -- On March 15, at Taaibosch, South Africa, James Cumming, dearly beloved husband of Eliza Jane Ewing, Leith.

CURRIE -- On April 13, at the Manor House, Sidmouth, Sir Donald Currie, G.C.M.G., LL.D., of Garth and Glenlyon, in his 84th year. Funeral at Fortingal, Perthshire, on Tuesday, 20th April.

EARLY -- On March 6, at Gwanda, Rhodesia, Mary Agnes, beloved wife of W. K. Early, aged 39.

MCINTYRE -- On March 17, at Rhodesia, South Africa, Duncan White, youngest son of the late Peter McIntyre, Balvicar, Easdale, aged 32.

SMITH -- On March 12, at Johannesburg, Blanche Gwendolyn, wife of J. O. Smith, Port Elizabeth, and sister of Mrs. W. F. Scott.

TURNBULL -- On March 14, at Middelburg, Cape Colony, of enteric fever, Thomas Lawson Turnbull, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Turnbull, Marwood, Barnard Castle, aged 36 years.

In Memoriam

APLIN -- In loving memory of A. J. Aplin, who died at Mooi River, April 16, 1900.

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