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From: CRAIG AND LISETTE COUSINS <>
Subject: Re: DAVID MORRIS: RE; CHILDREN'S FRIEND SOCIETY
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 11:31:16 +0200
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David,
I will copy the relevant pages for you, please send me an address.
Maybe one day you can return the favour.
Regards
Lisette.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Morris" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 6:55 AM
Subject: Re: DAVID MORRIS: RE; CHILDREN'S FRIEND SOCIETY


> Dear Lisette Cousins,
> Thank you so much - the info fills out what I had in sketched outline -
I'd
> be happy to cover photocopy and postage costs to have a copy of the
relevant
> pages. What are the chances? The Hull family was a board the Charles Eaton
> and disembarked at Table Bay. I believe one of the CFS children was
> apprenticed to them for a time in Bree Street. The ship sailed on to the
> east and was wrecked off one of the Torres Strait islands - and years
later
> one of the few survivors, the cabin boy known in family tradition as
"Tommy
> Roundhead", met the Hull family in Cape Town when he was en route home to
> England.
> Regards and thanks again
> David
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "CRAIG AND LISETTE COUSINS" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 9:42 PM
> Subject: DAVID MORRIS: RE; CHILDREN'S FRIEND SOCIETY
>
>
> > Hello David,
> > Unfortunately I have found no mention of Hull family, but I do have the
> following info on the '"CHARLES EATON"
> >
> > It departed FALMOUTH harbour on the 9 February 1834 and arrived in
Mossel
> Bay on 1 May 1834. It was Captained by a Captain. Moore and he had 22
males
> and 18 female aboard.
> > Five boys and five girls sent to the Cape on the Charles Eaton came from
> St. Luke's Parish.
> >
> > On BOURHILL I have the following:
> >
> > quote:" THE ROYAL VICTORIA ASYLUM AT CHISWICK FOR GIRLS.
> >
> > Mrs. Rebecca Bourhill, the matron of the Royal Victoria Asylum since its
> inception, was quoted in Duppa,B.F. 1838(p29-30) describing how the girls
> were educated at Chiswick:
> > IF YOU WANT A COPY OF HER REPORT, I WILL SEND TO YOU LATER.
> >
> > On 25th March 1837 Mrs Bourhill embarked with 37 girls on the "Perfect"
> under the command of Capt. Snell, RN for the Cape. They arrived at the
Cape
> on the 5June 1837. After placing the girls in situation Mrs. Bourhill
> returned to England on the same vessel arriving home on the 10th April
1838.
> Mrs Bourhill returned to the Cape in July 1838, with another party of
> children (13boys and 32girls) on board the "Mermaid" which arrived at Cape
> Town in November 1838. (The Times May 10th,1839 p5e & The Times May 11th,
> 1839 p3a).
> > Mrs Bourhill established a "school " at the Cape, under the
> superintendence of a "Cape Ladies Committee". The establishment, named
> Victoria Lodge, was in a rented house located at Green point near Cape
Town
> and was utilised by the Society until her death in July 1839(CFS 9th
Annual
> Report 1839 p8 &E1 pp8&9)
> >
> > Who was Mrs. Bourhill?
> > Mrs. Rebecca Bourhill nee Frazer was the widow of Henry Bourhill. On
her
> first visit to the Cape she brought her family consisting of three
daughters
> and two sons:
> > Anne Champion Bourhill b. 1809
> > Rebecca Lowe B. b1813
> > John Charles H. B.
> > Henry B. b 1820
> > Agnes MurrayC.B. (Esme Bull 1991 p 663)
> > Mrs. Bourhill's eldest daughter was appointed Matron at the Chiswick
> school following Mrs. Bourhill's emigration to the Cape. The Socity
noting
> that "an efficient successor at the asylum has been found in her eldes
> daughter who had been for some time in active training, in the capacity of
> Under Matron" (CFS 7 Annual Reportp6)
> > A letter written by Henry Baynes which appeart in the Times on 14 May
> 1839, can be quoted in you require so.There is also a letter written by
one
> of the girls to Mrs. Bourhill, which I can copy for you as well.
> >
> > Hope the above is of some help to you.
> > Regards
> > Lisette Cousins.
> >
> >
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