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From: "Sue Mackay" <>
Subject: [ZA-IB] Extracts from the South African Commercial Advertiser -July 1840
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 21:30:11 -0000


Transcribed from CO53/5 at the National Archives in Kew, London

Wednesday 1 July 1840

MARRIED at St.George's Church on Tuesday the 30th ult by the Rev George
Hough, Sen. Colonial Chaplain, Alexander MACDONALD Jun. Esq. to Anna Louisa,
eldest daughter of Alexander SINCLAIR Esq of London.

BIRTH at the Royal Observatory on Wednesday the 24th instant, Mrs. MACLEAR
of a daughter.
Royal Observatory, 29th June 1840.

OFFICE OF COMMISSIONERS OF COMPENSATION
12 Manchester Buildings, Westminster.
NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given, that all further Claims or Applications regarding
the Compensation monies payable under the Act 3 and 4 Will. 4: ch. 73
entitled "An Act for the abolition of Slavery throughout the British
Colonies; for promoting the industry of the Manumitted Slaves, and for
Compensating the persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves,"
must be forwarded to this Office on or before the 31st day of October next
ensuing - after which day no such Claim or application will be received. -
Dated the 14 th day of January 1840.
By Order of the Commissioners of Compensation,
(Signed,) HENRY HILL, Secretary

[The list of claimants has already been transcribed by Jennifer Lloyd and
can be seen at
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA-EASTERN-CAPE/2008
-09/1222036532
and
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA-EASTERN-CAPE/2008
-09/1222036607 ]

Saturday 4 July 1840

MARRIAGES
On Tuesday the 30th June by the Rev Geo. Hough MA, Sen.Col. Chaplain:
(By Special Licence)
Alexander MACDONALD Esq Jun. to Miss Anna Louisa SINCLAIR
In St.Frances' Church, Simon's Town on the 15th June by the Rev E. Judge AM:
Mr. John WILSON to Miss Mary Ann DALY

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church on Monday the 29th June by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
A daughter of Mr. John SMITH, baptised Catherine Ann.
A daughter of Mr. Abraham BARTHOLOMEW, baptised Mart Ann.
In the Roman Catholic Church, June 26:
A son of John MANASSES, baptised Emanuel.
A daughter of the same, baptised Rosina.

DEATHS
June 26: Frederick Walter Octavus, son of Donald MOODIE Esq, aged 9 months.
June 27: Mr. James CHALMERS, aged 35 years.
June 29: Rosanna, daughter of Mr. Robert INGLESBY, aged 17 days.

DIED at Stellenbosch on the 29th ultimo, after a short illness, Frances,
third daughter of Frederick DICKINSON Esq.
1st July 1840.

Wednesday 8 July 1840

MARRIAGES
At Rondebosch Church on Friday the 3rd July by the Rev J Fry RN:
Mr. Thomas SHARMAN to Miss Mary Ann WALLIS
In St.George's Church on Monday the 6th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
James HIGGS to Ann HUNTER, widow

MARRIED by Special Licence at Rondebosch Church, by the Rev John Fry on
Monday the 6th July, Clerke BURTON Esq, Master of the Supreme Court, to
Catherine Elizabeth, only daughter of Charles Arnoldus BECKER Esq of
Rondebosch.

Saturday 11 July 1840

MARRIAGES
In the Episcopal Church at Wynberg, June 16th, by the Rev T.A. Blair:
Mr. A. BYRNE to Miss Ann BUTLER
In the Episcopal Church at Wynberg by the Rev Holt Okes DD, June 26th:
Mr. William TUBB to Miss Susan MOORE

CHRISTENINGS
At Rondebosch Church on Sunday the 28th June by the Rev J Fry RN:
A son of John DIGGERY, baptised John Alfred.
A daughter of William HARE, baptised Ellen.
In St.George's Church on Monday the 6th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
A son of Mr. Thomas SMITH, baptised William Lewis.
In the Roman Catholic Church, July 3rd:
A daughter of Capt. TOBY, baptised Helen.

DEATHS
July 6: Helen TOBY, aged 3 weeks.
July 8: Barnaby KANE, aged 60 years.

BIRTH on the 14th June at Tryntjes Rivier, near Caledon, the lady of Major
W. SHAW of a son.

Departed this life on the 3rd June 1840, my dearly beloved spouse Catharina
Elizabeth JACOBS, born on the 16th July 1778, whereof notice is hereby given
to Relatives and Friends.
Jan Anthonie VAN NIEKERK

Wednesday 15 July 1840

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church on Monday the 13th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
A son of Mr. Charles Barker CRICKMORE, baptised Charles John.
A son of Joseph SEARLE, baptised James.
A son of Christopher COLLINS, baptised Charles William.
A son of Peter FIFE, baptised Robert.
In St.Andrew's Church, Cape Town on the 13th July by the Rev W. Robertson:
A daughter of R.P. DOBIE Esq named Barbara.

DEATH
July 11: Martha OSBORNE, aged 26 years.

Mrs. SEARLE's Seminary for Young Ladies
Boom-street
Mrs. SEARLE, in returning sincere thanks to the Public for the support she
has already received, begs to announce that she has (in addition to the
various branches of Polite Education already taught at her Establishment)
entered into engagements with a French Gentleman of acknowledged abilities,
in order that her Pupils may receive the best Instruction in that highly
useful and ornamental Language, on the most reasonable Terms.

DIED at her Residence in Nova Constantia, on Wednesday the 8th instant, Mrs.
Mary Leonora COLYN, the wife of Johannes Lambert COLYN Esq, aged 27 years.
Nova Constantia, 10th July 1840.

Saturday 18 July 1840

BIRTH in Church-square, cape Town, on the 15th July, the lady of Lieut-Col.
ROSS H.E.I.C.S. Bengal Establishment, of a son.

CHRISTENINGS
In the Roman Catholic Church, July 11:
An adult woman of colour, baptised Maria.
A son of the same, aged 8 years, baptised Peter James.
In St.Andrew's Church, Cape Town on the 15th July by the Rev W. Robertson:
A son of Mr. Humphrey McLACHLAN, named John.

Wednesday 22 July 1840

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church on Monday the 20th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
A daughter of Mr. Rd. Crewe ARDERNE, baptised Henrietta.

DEATHS
July 16: Mrs. Johanna Carolina BARTHOLOMEW, wife of Mr. Abraham BARTHOLOMEW,
aged 37 years.
July 16: Delley WARRINGTON, aged 47 years.
July 19: Mr. Edward GEORGE, aged 59 years and 6 months.
July 19: Mr. John Austin MOLLETT, aged 30 years.
July 20: Mrs. J. VRIESWYK, widow.

Saturday 25 July 1840

MARRIAGE
In the Roman Catholic Church July 20:
Adelph Heinrich Ludwig THIELMAN to Anne O'CONNOR.

CHRISTENING
In the Roman Catholic Church July 19:
A daughter of Louis FONDZEGA, baptised Rosa Charlotte.

BIRTH on the 23rd, Mrs. Henry SHERMAN, Harrington-street, of a daughter.

Wednesday 29 July 1840

BIRTH on the 25th inst, Mrs. W.J. SMITH, Grave-street, of a son.

MARRIAGES
In St.George's Church on Monday the 27th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
Mr. Henry Frederick CORLESS to Miss Elizabeth SPIERS.
Mr. John Pett STONELAKE to Ann CLARKE

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George's Church on Monday the 27th July by the Rev Geo. Hough MA,
Sen.Col. Chaplain:
A son of Mr. Thomas GRIMES, baptised Alfred Martinus.

DEATHS
July 23: Alexander McDONALD, aged 39 years.
July 26: Ann Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Robert SPENCE, aged 3 years and 2
months.
July 28: Charlotte, daughter of Mr. Benj. BOND, aged 6 years and 6 months.

TO THE INHABITANTS OF PLUMSTEAD
The Undersigned respectfully informs the Inhabitants of Plumstead and its
Vicinity that he has opened, in the Village, a Branch Establishment, which
he has stocked with carefully selected Grocery and Chandlery Wares of
superior quality; and he trusts that his Moderate Charges will secure to him
the liberal share of Patronage with which he has hitherto been favored.
J.D. FILMALTER
Prime Hams and Bacons just landed and for sale at his Stores, No.33
Plein-street and at Plumstead.
17th July 1840


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