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From: "Tombi Peck" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] PARR family
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 05:02:56 +0100
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Thank you Lynn for more interesting facts.
Continual checking and re-checking of our facts means that gradually all the
wrinkles will get ironed out.
Best wishes,
Tombi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lynn MacLeod" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 3:57 AM
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] PARR family


> >From notes on the Diary of Charles Lennox STRETCH
> Page 2 incorrectly states that both of STRETCH's parents emigrated to the
> Cape. STRETCH's father died in Limerick in 1822 (MS 14827 Cory Library)
> and, as STRETCH goes on to record on Page 13 of his journal, his mother
> arrived at Beaufort West from Ireland on 15 Aug 1825 (This should
> presumably
> be 1826, since it was only towards the end of 1825 that she requested the
> Colonial Office for a passage on a government vessel to the Cape: G McCall
> THEAL, comp., Records of the Cape Colony [London, 1897-1905], XX111, p.408
> R.W. Hay to Commissioner of Navy, 7 Nov 1825) STRETCH notes (journal
> p.13)
> that James ATTWELL went to accompany Catherine STRETCH on her journey from
> Cape Town; ATTWELL was married to STRETCH's niece, Susan, the daughter of
> STRETCH's sister Susan from her first marriage to Edward PARR
>>From the Journal of Charles Lennox STRETCH, Edited by Basil A Le Cordeur
> Take care
> Lynn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tombi Peck" <>
> To: "Margaret Nerine Humphries" <>;
> <>
> Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 9:20 AM
> Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] PARR family
>
>
>>I was aware that the husband didn't go to the Cape.
>> The other information is as I received it or from the Death Notice.
>> Best wishes,
>> Tombi Peck
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Margaret Nerine Humphries" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Sunday, June 08, 2008 9:59 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] PARR family
>>
>>
>>> Tombi
>>>
>>> I have the same Catherine Devenish died 31st May 1845 at her residence
>>> in
>>> Tyumie and was buried in the Cemetery at Blok Drift with her Son-in-law
>>> John
>>> Devenish who also died at Tyumie
>>>
>>> James St Ledger Stretch never came to South Africa, he died in Limerick
>>> 1821
>
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