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From: "Tessa King" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Methodist Parish Records: Cradock Marriages: 1858-1879
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 08:02:20 +0200
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----- Original Message -----
From: Ellen Stanton <>
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Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 6:28 PM
Subject: [ZA-IB] Methodist Parish Records: Cradock Marriages: 1858-1879


Greetings,

Here are all of the Cradock marriages that I have transcribed so far. I am
sending it as a complete file instead of answering each request
individually. I hope that is satisfactory to all. If you would like a text
copy of the file, send me an email and I will send it to you as an
attachment.

Microfilm #1560899
Methodist Parish Records: Cradock
Item 4: Marriages: 1858-1879

Entry #1
Husband: James Edward KIDGER, 22, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock, Father:
Joseph KIDGER, Land Agent
Wife: Anna Charlotte SCANLEN, 19, Spinster, residing Cradock, Father:
Charles SCANLEN, Law Agent
Date: 7/22/1858
Witnesses: William KIDGER, Emma Pim? HAW
Minister: John WILSON

Entry #5
Husband: Izaak PRETORIUS, No Age Given, Bachelor, Servant, residing Mulberry
Grove, Father Moses PRETORIUS
Wife: Maria HARRIS, No Age Given, Spinster, residing Mulberry Grove, Father
Damon HARRIS
Date: 1/31/1859
Witnesses: John ALEXANDER, Eva VAN ROOI
Minister: John WILSON

Entry #6
Husband: Alexander Rennie Buchan SYDSERFF, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing
Queenstown
Wife: Catherine Heathie RENNIE, Full, Spinster, residing Baviaan's River
Date: 5/4/1859
Witnesses: W. T. PRINGLE, W. S. PRINGLE
Minister: John EDWARDS

Entry #8
Husband: Joseph William THACKWRAY, 21, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Cradock,
Father: Joseph Ebenezer THACKWRAY, Store Keeper
Wife: Mary Elizabeth HARTLEY, 17, Spinster, Father: Henry HARTLEY, Trader
Date: 6/16/1859
Witnesses: John William KIDSON, Ann Rhoda Dorothy THACKWRAY
Minister: John Wilson
Consent: W. KIDSON, Grandfather of Bride

Entry #13
Husband: David William CAWOOD, Full, Bachelor, No profession given, residing
Cradock, Father: William CAWOOD, Merchant
Wife: Amelia Margaret BRADFIELD, Minor, Spinster, Father: Edmund BRADFIELD
Date: 12/28/1859
Witnesses: Illegible, John BRADFIELD
Minister: John EDWARDS
Consent: Edmund BRADFIELD, Father of Bride

Entry #19
Husband: Gilbert John ELLIOTT, 23, Bachelor, Carpenter, residing Cradock,
Father: William ELLIOTT (deceased)
Wife: Georgena Caroline PRESSLY, 17, Spinster, Father: John PRESSLY
(deceased)
Date: 5/15/1860
Witnesses: Charles PRESSLY, Eleanor Anna BAKER, Ebenezer William BOWLES
Minister John WILSON
Consent: Mary PRESSLY

Entry #28
Husband: John MCEWAN, 22, Bachelor, Mason, residing Cradock
Wife: Margaret SCOTT, 18, Spinster
Date: 10/2/1860
Witnesses: Thomas FITCHET, Illegible SWANSON
Minister: John WILSON
Consent: Thomas FITCHET, Uncle of the Bride

Entry #29
Husband: Elias MORLEY, 29, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Buys Vley, Alexandria,
district of Uitenhage
Wife: Elizabeth FIELD, 20, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 10/9/1860
Witnesses: James SKINNER, Margaret MCEWAN
Minister: John WILSON
Consent: William FIELD, Father of the Bride

Entry #36
Husband: Jonathan CROOKS, 21, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock
Wife: Elizabeth COLLETT, 17, Spinster, residing Salt Pan Drift, district of
Cradock
Date: 2/14/1861
Witnesses: W. COLLETT, Phoebe Rhoda TROLLIP, Jane COLLETT?
Minister John WILSON, John AYLIFF
Consent: James COLLETT, Father of the Bride

Entry #37
Husband: Samuel Hare COLCHESTER, 21, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock
Wife: Jane Margaret MCMASTER, 21, Spinster
Date: 4/2/1861
Witnesses: William Fawcett SINGLETON, Georgina MCMASTER, Mary PAGE?
Minister: John WILSON

Entry #40
Husband: Edward SAUNDERS, Full, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock
Wife: Phoebe Rhoda TROLLIP, 19, Spinster, residing Zout Pan's Drift, Brak
River
Date: 9/4/1861
Witnesses: Joseph O. TROLLIP, William Illegible, Martha TROLLIP, John
COLLETT
Minister, John WILSON
Consent: Friends of the Bride

Entry #41
Husband: Booi KWAZA, Full, Bachelor, Labourer, residing Cradock
Wife: Sarah JAN, Full, Spinster
Date: 9/16/1861
Witnesses: Klaas CHARLES, Mitjie MAGAGA
Minister John WILSON

Entry #43
Husband: John EARLY, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Quaka's Kerk
Wife: Emily TROLLIP, Full, Spinster, residing Blaauwkrantz Banks
Date: 12/5/1861
Witnesses: Jessie TROLLIP, Edward EARLY
Minister: John EDWARDS
Note: "Marriage solemnized at Blaauw Krantz in the parish of Baviaan's
River, district of Bedford"

Entry #45
Husband: Henry John BAILIE, 27, Bachelor, Farmer, residing near Queenstown
Wife: Wilhemina Elizabeth WALKER, 23, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 5/6/1862
Witnesses: L. E. WALKER, A. A. COOK
Minister: George Hale GREEN
Note: "House of Wm? (Mr.?) John WALKER, Father of the Bride"

Entry #48
Husband: William COLLETT, 27, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Wonder Heuvel? at
Colesberg
Wife: Anna Maria COOK, 19, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 9/10/1862
Witnesses: Dora M. COOK, Elsie Illegible
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #49
Husband: John KEEVEY, 22, Bachelor, Mason, residing district of Cradock
Wife: Jane JONES, 18, Spinster, Father: Isaac JONES, Carpenter
Date: 10/14/1862
Witnesses: John URIE, Joseph JONES, Louisa Ann KEEVEY
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #57
Husband: George COLLETT, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Braak River
Wife: Martha Susanna ADENDORFF, Full, Spinster, residing Dagaboer
Date: 4/28/1863
Witnesses: Lydford TROLLIP, Sophia Usher PIKE, John TROLLIP
Minister: John EDWARDS

Entry #58
Husband: William PLEWMAN, 27, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Colesberg
Wife: Hannah Martha MACDONALD, 20, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 5/18/1863
Witnesses: C. PLEWMAN, R. G. BEKER
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #59
Husband: Thomas ELLIOTT, 24, Bachelor, Farmer, residing near Cradock
Wife: Ellen CLARKE, 24, Spinster
Date: 6/4/1863
Witnesses: Robert LESTER, James FRANCIS
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #60
Husband: Richard HALLETT AMM, 23, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Salem
Wife: Garness Amelia VERITY, 17, Spinster, residing Hondenek?
Date: 9/2/1863
Witnesses: Mrs.? VERITY, W. ALLEN
Minister: George H. GREEN
Consent: W. ALLEN for the Father

Entry #61
Husband: Thomas Meredith POWELL, 25, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Thorndale,
district of Queenstown
Wife: Susannah Maria GARDNER, 20, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 3/10/1864
Witnesses: C. SCANLEN, E. A. GREEN, T. E. Illegible
Minister: George H. GREEN
Consent: H. GARDNER, the Father, farmer

Entry #63
Husband: William MOIR, 27, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Queenstown
Wife: Ann Rhoda Dorothy THACKWRAY, 21, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 8/18/1864
Witnesses: James THACKWRAY, Elizabeth FRANCIS, Robert ARMSTRONG
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #64
Husband: John MACLEOD, 21, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Cradock
Wife: Frances SWANSON, 23, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 9/29/1864
Witnesses: A. C. MAYNARD, Minnie MCLEOD
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #76 (duplicate)
Husband: William Shaw GIDDY, 25, Bachelor, Editor and Publisher, residing
Colesberg
Wife: Martha Tamson CAWOOD, 19, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 6/28/1865
Witnesses: J.? D. PALMER, Mary CAWOOD
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #77
Husband: John Edward CAWOOD, 21, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Cradock
Wife: Mary Anne NELSON, 18, Spinster
Date: 6/28/1865
Witnesses: George ARMSTRONG, Loveday Illegible (ink smeared)
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #80
Husband: John Southward BOLD, 30, Bachelor, Editor and Publisher, residing
Cradock
Wife: Tabitha Caroline MACDONALD, 17, Spinster
Date: 11/8/1865
Witnesses: Henry Edward TARKINGTON, Elizabeth Ann MCDONALD
Minister: George H. GREEN
Consent: "By the Mother, the only Guardian"

Entry #90
Husband: George BACKHOUSE, Full, Bachelor, School Master, residing Cradock
Wife: Mary Eliza Crooks BRADFIELD, 19, Spinster
Date: 8/24/1866
Witnesses: Edmund BRADFIELD, J.? G. DAVEY, Julia DAVEY
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #93
Husband: Ambrose Charles McLeod MAYNARD, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing
Cradock
Wife: Elizabeth Ann MCDONALD, Full, Spinster
Date: 10/17/1866
Witnesses: Jane SMITH? Minnie MCLEOD
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #99
Husband: David William CAWOOD, Full, Widower, Farmer, residing Cradock
Wife: Elizabeth Mary NELSON, Full, Spinster
Date: 11/13/1866
Witnesses: George ARMSTRONG, Loveday NELSON
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #100
Husband: James THACKWRAY, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Cradock
Wife: Mary Jane VICARY, 19, Spinster
Date: 11/15/1866
Witnesses: William THACKWRAY, Sarah GARDNER
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #101
Husband: Lydford TROLLIP, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Mulberry Grove
Wife: Maria Jemima CALDECOTT, Full, Spinster
Date: 12/12/1866 - at Mulberry Grove
Witnesses: Daniel Edwards TROLLIP, Caroline Torkington CALDECOTT
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #105
Husband: John Edward GREEN, 22, Bachelor, Manager of Bank, residing Cradock
Wife: Frances Taylor THORNHILL, 21, Spinster
Date: 3/12/1867
Witnesses: Arthur Illegible, Letty THORNHILL
Minister: George H. GREEN

Entry #109
Husband: David Thomas William CAWOOD, Full, Bachelor, Merchant, residing
Grahamstown
Wife: Mary Betty CAWOOD, Full, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 7/5/1867
Witnesses: David W. CAWOOD, John W. GIDDY
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #115
Husband: Douglas Charles GIDDY, Full, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock
Wife: Effie Jane HOPE, 17, Spinster
Date: 11/27/1867
Witnesses: Ebenezer LANSTELL?, Minnie MCLEOD
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #117
Husband: William John Kinton THACKWRAY, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing
Cradock
Wife: Louisa Joyce MURTON, 19, Spinster
Date: 1/9/1868
Witnesses: George ARMSTRONG, Mary THACKWRAY
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #119
Husband: William John BUTLER, Full, Bachelor, Baker, residing Cradock
Wife: Mary Jane ENGLISH, 17, Spinster
Date: 3/18/1868
Witnesses: Alfred BUTLER, Richard HENREY
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #134
Husband: Thomas Sidney WHITE, Full, Bachelor, Merchant, residing Cradock
Wife: Rosina Smith CAWOOD, Full, Spinster
Date: 5/19/1869
Witnesses: George William IMPEY, Elizabeth Sarah CAWOOD
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #137
Husband: William Joseph TROLLIP, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Grass
Illegible
Wife: Sarah Elizabeth GARDNER, Full, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 7/14/1869
Witnesses: Charles Richard GARDNER, Martha TROLLIP
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #138
Husband: Derk FUITERS, Full, Bachelor, Native, residing district of Cradock
Wife: Margaret PITEMON, Full, Spinster
Date: 8/3/1869
Witnesses: Agulas ADRIAAN, Caroline HERMANUS
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #140
Husband: Johannes Jacobus COETZER, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing district
of Cradock
Wife: Helena Illegible BOTHA, 18, Spinster
Date: 9/20/1869
Witnesses: J. J. JORDAAN, H. P. F. JORDAAN
Minister: G. CHAPMAN

Entry #145
Husband: George ARMSTRONG, Full, Bachelor, Auctioneer and Agent, residing
Cradock
Wife: Mary Amelia THACKWRAY, Minor, Spinster
Date: 3/23/1870
Witnesses: C. A. THORNHILL, E. ARMSTRONG
Minister: J. H.? W.? CHUBB
Note "Consent given by Surviving Parent"

Entry #146
Husband: Jeremiah WOODLAND, Full, Bachelor, Auctioneer and General Dealer,
residing Cradock
Wife: Elizabeth FREEMANTLE, Full, Spinster, residing Vernom, district of
Bedford
Date: 3/28/1870
Witnesses: James WOODLAND, James MCLUCKIE?
Note: "In the house of Charles TROLLIP at Vernom"

Entry #149
Husband: Reuben Stephen TROLLIP, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Waterkloof
Wife: Caroline Torkington CALDECOTT, 20, Spinster
Date: 4/12/1870
Witnesses: Daniel TROLLIP, Jessey Harriett TROLLIP
Minister: J. W.? CHUBB
Note: "In the house of Lydford TROLLIP, Esq., Waterkloof"

Entry #159
Husband: Agulhas LOCHEMBERG, Full, Bachelor, Native, residing Klip Poort
Wife: Rose NANEIS, Full, Spinster, Native
Date: 8/24/1870
Witnesses: William THACKWRAY, George THACKWRAY
Minister: ? ? CHUBB

Entry #163
Husband: Arthur SAUNDERS, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Mimosa Grove, De
Piet
Wife: Martha TROLLIP, Full, Spinster, residing Doornberg
Date: 11/23/1870
Witnesses: Edward SAUNDERS, Charlotte TROLLIP
Minister: James FISH

Entry #174
Husband: Lambert VAN DER MERVEL, Full, Bachelor, Saddler, residing Tiger
Kraal
Wife: Dorie Elizabeth VENTER, 19, Spinster, residing Kwaaiplaats, Father:
John VENTER, General Labourer
Date: 8/31/1871
Witnesses: James HOWARD, H. Illegible
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #184
Husband: David Taylor MCLEOD, 23, Bachelor, Merchant, residing Cradock
Wife: Mary Ellen GARDNER, 20, Spinster, Father: James GARDNER, Merchant
Date: 4/10/1872
Witnesses: Harry TROLLOPE, Fanny GARDNER
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #204
Husband: Johannes SAMSON, Full, Bachelor, Servant, residing Klip Poort
Wife: Katrina AYRES, Full, Spinster, Servant
Date: 12/18/1873
Witnesses: Joseph W. THACKWRAY, William THACKWRAY
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #206
Husband: Henry NORVAL, Full, Bachelor, Farmer, residing district of
Colesberg
Wife: Elizabeth Sarah CAWOOD, Full, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 1/7/1874
Witnesses: J. W. MURRAY, Lydia CAWOOD
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #208
Husband: Samuel Barrett CAWOOD, Full, Bachelor, Wesleyan Minister, residing
Bloemfontein, Father: William CAWOOD, Merchant
Wife: Margaret Hopkins CAWOOD, Full, Spinster, residing Cradock, Father:
James CAWOOD, Merchant
Date: 2/17/1874
Witnesses: J. S. CAWOOD, E. CAWOOD
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #115
Husband: Donald George ULYATE, Full, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Cradock
Wife: Sophia Usher PIKE, Full, Spinster, residing Daggaboer
Date: 6/30/1874
Witnesses: J. G. GRIFFINHOOFE, G. J. MASKELL
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #117
Husband: Faltein SAMSON, Full, Widower, Labourer, residing Eerdeverlese,
Father: Africander SAMSON
Wife: Dorke KYSTER, Full, Spinster, Servant, residing Rassfontein, Father:
Booi KYSTER
Date: 9/28/1874
Witnesses: Illegible SEPTEMBER, Derk HOLLAND
Minister: Ben IMPEY

Entry #120
Husband: Alfred James BUTLER, Full, Bachelor, Harness Maker, residing
Cradock
Wife: Harriet THOMAS, Full, Widow, Toll Keeper, residing Cradock
Date: 11/27/1874
Witnesses: Alexander FAULDS, Elizabeth Mary BUTLER
Minister: W. SARGEANT

Entry #233
Husband: William Francis KING, 23, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Cradock
district
Wife: Louisa Elizabeth WRIGHT, 19, Spinster
Date: 10/6/1875
Witnesses: Thomas W. KING, Lydia CAWOOD
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #235
Husband: Willem Jacobus VAN HEERDEN, 22, Bachelor, Full, residing Kat Kop
Wife: Jessie Harriet Collett TROLLIP, 22, Spinster, residing Cypress Grove
Date: 1/5/1876
Witnesses: James PHILPS, Emily Jane MASKELL
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #251
Husband: Jacob EINES, Full, Bachelor, Servant, residing Cradock
Wife: Rose SAMSON, Full, Spinster
Date: 5/2/1877
Witnesses: Daniel GOLDING, Dora JANSE
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #252
Husband: Jacobus JAMES, Full, Widower, Servant, residing Luise Fontein,
district of Cradock
Wife: Lena BOYSE, 16, Spinster
Date: 5/7/1877
Witnesses: Jacobus SEPTEMBER, Lena JANSE
Minister: E. LONES
Note: "Consented to by Master of Bride. Bride's Parents are dead"

Entry #256
Husband: William Thomas PRESSLY, 27, Bachelor, Baker, residing Cradock
Wife: Agnes REILLY, 15, Spinster
Date: 7/23/1877
Witnesses: Thomas FITCHET, Mary Ann LOGAN
Minister: E. LONES
Note: "With the consent of Mr. J. C. LOGAN and Mrs. LOGAN, Guardians of the
Bride. Bride's Mother dead. Father distant"

Entry #261
Husband: Edwin PLUMRIDGE, Full, Bachelor, Merchant, residing Cradock
Wife: Amelia Eleanor Alice RIGGS, 19, Spinster
Date: 1/31/1878
Witnesses: A. Illegible, Samuel G. WEBBER
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #262
Husband: George BESWICK. Full, Bachelor, Clerk, residing Maraisburg,
district of Cradock
Wife: Salome Louisa KEMP, Full, Spinster
Date: 3/4/1878
Witnesses: George May KEMP, Fanny Maria GARDNER
Minister: E. LONES

Entry #271
Husband: Charles FREEMANTLE, 41, Bachelor, Shop Keeper, residing Panmure
Wife: Rachel MACDONALD, 27, Spinster, residing Cradock
Date: 8/27/1878
Witnesses: D. M. MCDONALD, M. C. MCDONALD
Minister: J. W. DU PLESSIS, of the Dutch Reformed Church

Entry #278
Husband: George May KEMP, Full, Widower, Photographer, residing Cradock
Wife: Fanny Maria GARDNER, Full, Spinster
Date: 11/20/1872
Witnesses: Garrett BROWN, Eliza GARDNER
Minister: E. LONES

Regards,
Ellen Stanton
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