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From: "Kevin Reynolds" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] RE: [ZA-IB] LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE - WEBB, THOMAS, HANCOCK, STUBBS, LAVIN, CAMPBELL, RENTON, PHILLIPS, FLOYD, SMITH
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 19:43:15 +0200
Do mean '9 December 1854' ,Grahamstown etc?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Debbie Nelson" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 12:47 PM
Subject: [ZA-EC] RE: [ZA-IB] LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE - WEBB, THOMAS, HANCOCK,
STUBBS, LAVIN, CAMPBELL, RENTON, PHILLIPS, FLOYD, SMITH
> Hi Ellen
> PART FOUR
> "21 February 1851: William McLUCKIE had outspanned near W. THOMAS' place,
> his way to Grahamstown, and had ridden on to Salem, when his wagon was
> attacked and one of his Africans was shot dead."
> "2 June 1851: Two Companies of 74th Regiment, under Major HANCOCK,
> Thomas STUBBS and twenty-five men and Edward DELL junior left for
> Park Camp. Captain STUBBS met Lieu-tenant John HARLEY, who reported that a
> train of twelve wagons was moving from the rebel camp to Theopolis
> with an escort of seven-ty. Captain STUBBS moved to Newton where he found
> Captain William STUBBS awaiting him. Surgeon Ambrose CAMPBELL joined them
> and they moved to way-lay the wagons, and came upon them in a valley about
> mile and a half across. There was a stockade in this and some huts. The
> rebels took up a defen-sive position and opened fire. This action
> for two hours. Field-cornet William GRAY, aged 49 years, was killed early
> the engagement. Among the wounded were Cap-tain William STUBBS
> Field-commandant John WOEST, Edward DELL junior, Edward LAVIN, T. WEBB and
> William McGRAW. The two latter were Albany Rangers. Seven wagons and eight
> spans of oxen were captured and were taken to Bar-ville Park Camp.
> COCK, Edward LAVIN and another had captured one of the wagons under fire
> had brought it off the field during the action. The Reverend Henry WATERS
> attended to the wounds of Edward LAVIN and others. The Reverend Henry
> was evacuated from the Mission. The force moved back to Southwell Camp,
> Field-cornet GRAY'S body was brought with the wounded in one of the
> At the Camp Surgeon Ambrose CAMPBELL gave the wounded further attention."
> "23 June 1851: John CLAYTON and a son of John PHILLIPS were put over the
> Fish River, as well as Charles FLOYD and John FLETCHER, who were going to
> Fort Peddie. The party encountered the enemy at John WEBB's house, between
> the Fish and Old Woman's Rivers. They pursued and attacked, killing one of
> the enemy."
> "7 August 1851: Eighteen oxen of John WEBB's, taken from the Brak River,
> were traced as far as John BUCKLEY's house by the Kowie River, on Holling
> "9 December 1954: At Grahamstown the Reverend John HEAVYSIDE married
> SMITH of Southwell to Mary REYNOLDS of Grahamstown, and William SMITH to
> Edith WEBB, both of Wesley Wood."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ellen Stanton [mailto:]
> Sent: 07 March 2006 21:05
> Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE - LOOKUPS OFFERED
> Hi Debbie,
> Would you check for any WEBB or THOMAS entries in the last volume only
> didn't arrive until 1851). Thanks so much for your generous offer.
> Ellen Stanton
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