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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: Researching HARRISON
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 08:51:23 +0200
Huge apologies for not remembering your research. As soon as I read "Church
of the Immaculate Conception, East London" I recalled assisting you before.
I went and searched the List's Archives to do a quick recap and see that you
did receive a response from Avril regarding Patricia
Not sure is these inscriptions below are of any use, but worth a try.
East Bank Cemetery, East London
HARRISON, Alice Mary, b. 5 May 1894, d. 13 Apr 1914, b. Barry Co,
HARRISON, Christopher, b. 13 Mar 1882, d. 25 Apr 1949
HARRISON, Elizabeth [no further details]
HARRISON, Mabel, b. 24 Jul 1869, d. 23 Dec 1916, w.o. Charles Walter WEBSTER
----- Original Message -----
From: "Claire Cameron" <>
Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2005 10:26 PM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Roll call: HARRISON/MULLER
> Hi Becky
> thanks for this link and info - not sure they can be the right MULLERs
> though, as I guess my Muller would be 100 years old in 1986. But the name
> Susannah does ring a bell. Also, once my Muller married in 1916, I guess
> would have been known as HARRISON - but she could conceivably have
> to MULLER after separation and divorce. I searched the national archives
> database and could find no obvious clues beyond the ones you identified.
> far as I know she stayed in South Africa but she could have moved away
> Port Elizabeth.
> This is the sum of known information about Beatrice Elizabeth MULLER.
> 1 Born about 1894/1896, Eastern Cape
> 2. Married in (catholic) Church of the Immaculate Conception, East London
> 15 May 1916 to Samuel Patrick Rueben Harrison (who had arrived as a
> from England/Ireland sometime since 1905, with daughter, Agnes Harrison,
> from previous marriage)
> 3. Had two children, Patricia Rubena Harrison on 2 April 1918 and Kathleen
> Christina Harrison on 7 May 1919.
> 4. Lived at 65 St Paul's Road, East London at time of baptisms.
> 5. Rumoured to have 'run off' with a man named Bell in early 1920s.
> (presumably while still in South Africa
> no further contact with her daughters who went to convent school in India.
> Samuel Patrick Rueben HARRISON died in 1932 in India.
> Any further suggestions for sources to try would be most welcome.
> best wishes and thanks again