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From: "Sue Mackay" <>
Subject: [ZA-IB] Extracts from the South African Commercial Advertiser -April 1844
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 20:36:10 -0000


Transcribed from CO53/7 at the National Archives in Kew, London

Wednesday 3 April 1844

DIED at Liesbeck Cottage, Rondebosch on 30th March, Charles BROAD Esq of
Bristol, aged 31 years.

DIED at Rondebosch on the 1st instant, Cecillia Janet, the beloved daughter
of Mr. James ROBERTSON, aged 2 years and 10 days.

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 1st April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
Mr. Charles Henry COOK to Mrs Mary Ann CRESSWILL, widow.

CHRISTENING
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 1st April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
A daughter of Mr. Frederick Samuel Francis ROESCH, baptised Emily Elizabeth.

DEATHS
March 30th: Mr. Charles BROAD, aged 25 years.
March 31st: At Somerset Hospital, John SMALL, seaman, late of the Childe
Harold, aged 30 years.

Wednesday 10 April 1844

Departed this Life on Friday morning the 5th inst, at his residence,
Selkirk-street, after a long and painful illness which he bore with
Christian resignation and patience, Mr. Gerrald BEGLEY, aged 72 years, a
native of the County of Limerick, Ireland, and resident of this Colony
during the last twenty-four years, much lamented by his Relatives and
Friends.
Cape Town, April 9th 1844

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 8th April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
Samuel DUDLEY to Elizabeth WATSON.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.Andrew’s Church on Sunday the 7th April by the Rev Geo. Morgan:
A son of Mr. H. McLAUGHLAN, named Humphrey Henry.
A son of Mr. R.K. BROWN, named Hugh.
By the Rev Dr S.P. Heyns on Monday the 8th April:
A daughter of Mr. Petrus Johs. KOTZÉ, baptised Wilhelmina Anna.

DEATHS
3rd April: Thomas James S. KEMP, boatman, aged 41 years.
4th April: Henry John, son of Mr. Philip STIGANT, aged 1 year 8 months and
16 days.
5th April: Joseph, son of Joseph BRUMFIELD, aged 12 years and 5 months.
8th April: Louisa, daughter of Mr. Henry Felton DRINKWATER, aged 1 year and
3 months.

Saturday 13 April 1844

DEATHS
April 9th: Mrs. Mary HUMPHREYS, aged 55 years.
April 0th: George Edward Henry, son of Mr. Richd. BANKS, aged 2 years 1
month and 24 days.
In Somerset Hospital:
April 9th: Henry MURRAY, seaman, aged 25 years.

Wednesday 17 April 1844

BIRTH at Robben Island, April 13th, the lady of Captain WOLFE of a daughter.

MARRIAGES
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 15th April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
Mr. Richard MOYLE to Miss Caroline Maria BROOME.
Mr. William WHITE to Miss Elizabeth COUCHER.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 15th April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
A daughter of Mr. John TAYLOR, baptised Hellen Catharine.
A daughter of Mr. Horatio Nelson CHASE, baptised Jennetta.
A daughter of Mr. Joseph BLOCKLEY, baptised Helena Johanna Josephina.

DEATH
April 11th: Mr. John POTTON, Master Mariner, aged 49 years.

Saturday 20 April 1844

CHRISTENINGS
In the Roman Catholic Church
March 28: A daughter of Joseph Fernando DES DAMIDO, baptised Rosa Maria.
March 31: A son of John ANTONIO, baptised Joachim John.
April 1: A son of Cajetan PROENIATO, baptised Francis John.
April 15: A son of Daniel McNEILL, Serjeant 94th Regiment, baptised John.

DEATH
In Somerset Hospital
April 13: Antonio WIELAND, aged 28 years.

DIED on Wednesday the 17th instant, Johannes Fredrick Cruywagen, son of Mr.
William John GREGAN, aged 6 months and 1 day.
Cape Town, 19th April 1844

Wednesday 24 April 1844

BIRTH in Cape Town on the 22nd instant, Lady STOCKENSTROM of a son.

MARRIAGE
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 22nd April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
Mr. John SOUTHGATE to Miss Mary Ann HAIRBOTTLE.

CHRISTENINGS
In St.George’s Church, Cape Town on Monday the 22nd April by the Rev George
Hough MA:
A son of Mr. Joseph ROSS, baptised John Spivee Kennrth.
A daughter of Mr. Charles HAMERSLEY, baptised Mary Ellen.
An adult person, native of this colony, baptised Elizabeth Hannah, surname
HOMMEL.

DEATHS
April 17th 1844: Johannes Frederick Cruywagen, son of Mr. William John
GREGAN, aged 6 months and 1 day.
April 21st: Henry Frederick, son of Michael STUBBS, aged 1 year and 3
months.

Saturday 27 April 1844

BIRTH at Hope Cottage, Rondebosch, the lady of Arthur Aitchison SPIEK Esq of
HM Ordinance Department, of a son.
26th April 1844

BIRTH, Mrs. John GRAHAM of a son, on the 24th instant.
Cape Town, April 26th 1844

CHRISTENING
In Union Chapel, Church-square on Sunday the 21st April by the Rev Dr
Philip:
A son of Colonel ALEXANDER, of the Indian Army, baptised James William.

DEATHS
April 23: Ellen Selwyn Sophia Still, daughter of Capt. Wm. Douglas BELL, of
the Schooner Conch, aged 1 year and 8 months.
In Somerset Hospital:
April 20: John MUDDEN, aged 44 years.
April 23: Cornelis KOCK (Porter of the Institution) aged 64 years.






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