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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Extracts from South African Commercial Advertiser March1830
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 18:42:53 +0200
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Subject: [ZA-EC] Extracts from South African Commercial Advertiser March
1830


> Transcribed from CO53/2 at the National Archives in Kew, London
>
> Wednesday 3 March 1830
>
> MARRIAGE (by special licence)
> On Saturday 27 Feb by the Rev.B.C.GOODISON AM
> William DICKSON Esq to Magdalena Hendrica, second daughter of Hendrick VOS
> Esq.
>
> CHRISTENINGS
> In the English Church Cape Town Sunday Feb 28 1830 by the Rev George HOUGH
> MA Senior Colonial Chaplain:
> A son of William Stollard COOKE Esq baptised Daniel JONES
> In the English Church Cape Town Monday March 1 1830 by the Rev. Mr.
Jackson
> M. WILLIAMS AM, Chaplain on the Madras Establishment:
> A son of Hercules TENNANT baptised John Henry.
>
> DEATH
> Feb 26: Lieut. Henry HANSON, late Barrack Master of [image cut off]
>
> Saturday 6 March 1830
>
> MELANCHOLY OCCURRENCE
> A most dreadful fire happened in Wagonmaker's Valley at the place of Mr.
> J.G.BRINK on Saturday the 27th ult. In a few minutes the house, with the
> greater part of the furniture, clothing and all the effects were reduced
to
> ashes. But the most melancholy part of the catastrophe is that two
valuable
> and faithful slaves, the property of Mr. BRINK, met their deaths in the
> flames; and a more distressing sight cannot be imagined than that
presented
> by the disfigured bodies of these unfortunate men. A third person, a slave
> belonging to Mr. J. MARAIS, was so much injured by the fire that he
breathed
> his last on the following day. Mr. BRINK, a man of the most hospitable
> character, has by this misfortune suffered a loss which cannot be
calculated
> at less than 20,000 guilders, very little of his property being saved.
>
> Wednesday 10 March 1830
> MARRIAGE
> In the English Church Cape Town Saturday March 6 1830 by the Rev george
> HOUGH MA Senior Colonial Chaplain:
> Mr. Edmund Lombard KIFT to Miss Caroline Petronella HECKRATH
>
> CHRISTENINGS
> In the English Church Cape Town on Sunday March 7 1830 by the Rev George
> HOUGH Senior Colonial Chaplain:
> A daughter of Mr. William SCOTT Jun baptised Eliza Sophia.
> A daughter of Mr. John HARE baptised Eleanor.
> A daughter of Mr. George BRYAND baptised Sarah.
> A daughter of Mr. Jan MULDER baptised Eva.
> An adult slave of D.J. CLOETE baptised Charles.
>
> DEATHS
> March 4: A son of James LUKAS, named George, aged 3 years 3 months and 18
> days.
> March 7: S. PRESCOTT Esq, Lieut. Madras Light Infantry, aged 25 years.
>
> Saturday 13 March 1830
>
> ABSCONDED
> Since the 14th February last my Apprentice, John QUIN, by trade a Baker;
had
> on when left a pepper and salt mixture and a drab colour cap; age about 17
> years. Whoever lodges him in prison, or gives such information as may lead
> to his apprehension, shall be rewarded for their trouble; and those
> harbouring him after this notice will be prosecuted.
> R.L. ATWELL, Strand-street
>
> BIRTH
> On the 29th January, at sea, on board the Duke of Bedford, the lady of the
> late J.R. BEST Esq of the Bengal Civil Service of a daughter.
>
> MARRIAGE (by special licence)
> In the Reformed Church Cape Town Monday March 8 1830 by the Rev A FAURE
BD:
> Mr, G. TWYCROSS to Miss Geertruida Catharina RICHERT.
>
> Wednesday 17 March 1830
>
> MARRIAGE
> In St.Andrews Church March 1
> Mr. George HUDD to Miss Margaret TAYLOR
> March 14: Mr. George ANDERSON to Margaret Letitia BAISLEY, widow of the
late
> John BAISLEY.
>
> CHRISTENINGS
> In St.Andrews Church, March 7
> A daughter of Mr. R. BUCHANAN, baptised Sarah.
> A son of Mr. W. BARTIE baptised George Waldey
> In the English Church Cape Town Saturday March 14 (sic) by the Rev George
> HOUGH MA Senior Colonial Chaplain:
> A son of Mr. James JURY baptised Alfred John.
> In the Military Church on Friday March 12 by the Rev B.C. GOODISON AM
> Chaplain to the Forces:
> A daughter of the late John Bycroft BREST Esq, Bengal Civil Service,
> baptised Frances Helen Bowen.
> In the English Church Bathurst on Thursday Feb 18 1830 by the Rev.W.
WRIGHT
> MA Chaplain:
> A son of Joseph WEAKLEY, Joseph.
> A son of ditto, John.
> A daughter of ditto, Ann.
> A daughter of ditto, Rhoda.
> A son of ditto, Benjamin.
> A son of ditto, Samuel.
> A son of William ROBERTS, William.
> A son of ditto, Henry.
> A son of ditto, Benjamin.
> At Port Frances on Sunday Feb 21 by ditto:
> A daughter of William F.A. GILFILLAN Esq, Anna Frances.
> A daughter of Joseph TURPIN, Isabella Hensley.
>
> DEATH
> March 11: William STEPHENSON, seaman, aged 28 years.
>
> Saturday 20 March 1830
>
> BIRTH at Cape Town on the 16th instant, the lady of Frederick S.
WATERMEYER
> Esq of a daughter.
>
> Wednesday 24 March 1830
>
> BIRTH on the 16th at the Lines' Hospital, the lady of Assistant Surgeon
> ARMSTRONG, 98th Regt, of a daughter.
>
> CHRISTENINGS
> In the English Church Cape Town Sunday March 21 1830 by the Rev George
HOUGH
> MA Senior Colonial Chaplain:
> A son of Mr. Thomas Wilkinson ELLIOTT baptised Charles Heurtley.
> A son of Mr. Edward GEORGE baptised John Henry.
> A daughter of Isaac DA COSTA baptised Mary Johanna.
>
> Saturday 27 March 1830
>
> DEATH
> March 22: Mrs. Elizabeth SMITH, widow, aged 40 years.
>
> Wednesday 31 March 1830
>
> BAPTISM in St.Andrews Church on the 24th instant by the Rev Dr. ADAMSON, a
> daughter of Mr. Benjamin MORGAN baptised Elizabeth Margery.
>
>
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