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From: "Sue Mackay" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] St. George's, Grahamstown - HOLLAND
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2007 23:55:03 +0100
Just to co-ordinate what we have found for Rome, she put a very full query
re her family on the BG forum (confess I hadn't really digested her posting
on here) and did a little digging amongst the ZA-IB archives. Found the
following transcriptions from Ellen:
Grahamstown Births 1863-65
Child: Herbert Thornhill HOLLAND
Parents: Thomas and Mary Frances
Residence: High Street, Grahamstown
Husband: Thomas HOLLAND, 36
Wife: Mary Frances THORNHILL, 23
South Africa Magazine Domestic Announcements May 9 1891
MELVILL-HOLLAND-On April 8, at St. George's Cathedral, Grahamstown, by the
Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of the Diocese, assisted by the Very Reverend
the Dean, Frederick Ziervogel Melvill, of Graaff-Reinet, to Lilian, second
daughter of Thomas Holland, Evelyn House, Grahamstown.
This is the death notice entry for Mary Frances:
As Rome said her grandmother had siblings Lilian and John and I found a
Lilian and Becky found a John it seems likely that Thomas HOLLAND and Mary
Frances THORNHILL are the right pair.
VOLUME_NO 6/9/675 SYSTEM 01
DESCRIPTION :HOLLAND, MARY FRANCES. NEE THORNHILL. DEATH NOTICE.
[mailto:] On Behalf Of Becky
Sent: 02 September 2007 22:37
Subject: [ZA-EC] St. George's, Grahamstown - HOLLAND
Found this Christening record amongst my papers today.
Hope it is of some use.
I do have a copy of the original record if you would like a copy.
Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St. George's, Grahamstown in the
Division of Albany in the year 1881.
Entry No. 65
When Baptised: 28 January 1881
Christian name: John Sothern
Dt. of birth: 14 Dec 1880
Parents: Thomas and Mary Francis HOLLAND
Occupation of father: Deputy Sheriff
Sponsors: Thomas HOLLAND; Ben. HOLLAND & Agnes Hope HOLLAND
Minister: M. NORTON
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