We are delighted to announce that Shelagh has completed the first volume of the H’s – Haigh to Hogshaw. Jenny Duckworth helped enormously with this task, as did Brian.
The completed work will be formally handed over to UKZN Press on the 19th of February.
Born c. 1818, Kilburn/Kilham, Yorkshire. Died 22 October 1867, Glen Duthie, Pietermaritzburg.
KIPPEN, George Adam Crooks
Born c.1821, Stirling, Scotland. Died 31 December 1876, Richmond, Natal.
Lieut. in the 45th (First Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, agent, farmer.
I am often asked where people can find back copies of ‘British Settlers in Natal’. You could always check at your local independent bookstore. Here is a link to a cool shop in Irene:
27 + (0) 12 662 2829
P. O. Box 60057
Pierre Van Reyneveld
Republic of South Africa
Born c.1808, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Died 20.12.1871, Pietermaritzburg, Natal.
Born 1824, Birmingham, England. Died 27.12.1883, Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Jeweller, hotelkeeper, trader, carrier
1853.03.00 – Mr Stafford a passenger on the Lady of the Lake from London, Intermediate. (Durban Local History Museum. Shipping Lists)
Born 1 February, 1826, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Died 22 June, 1888, Clarendon Hotel, Durban.
Mercantile clerk, farmer, tutor, clerk, thatcher, merchant, company director.
Here is a bookshop where you might find back copies of British Settlers in Natal.
Their phone number is 011 483 1899.
Here is another bookshop where one could find copies of the book – Book Dealers of Rosebank. They also have a website at http://bookfish.co.za/. Find them at the Mews in the Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg.
One of the nicest bookshops in Durban, which has a great Africana collection, is Ike’s Books and Collectibles at 48a Florida Road (above Mama Lucianas).
Call Ike’s on 031 303 9214 or send a mail to: email@example.com. But, if you have a little time, it’s worth a visit.
Born 1823, ? CapeTown. Died 1875, Robben Island.
First surviving child of William Roland Thompson (1797, England – 25.01.1871, Grahamstown) and Margaret Murray, formerly Pakenham, maiden name not found (c.1794 – 21.08.1838, Grahamstown). Thompson Snr became a prominent merchant and public figure in Grahamstown. He was a landowner in Natal. (DSAB Vol.2, pp.746-7)(AN&N p.140)
LOGAN, James Fullerton. (c. 1826, Scotland – 25.10.1883, Natal)
Born 03.07.1788, Cheshire, England. Died 04.06.1872, York, Natal.
Leader of Liversage’s 1820 Settler Party, farmer, accommodation-house keeper.
Born c. 1818 Perth, Scotland. Died 2 Nov. 1893, Durban.
Gardener, farm labourer, farm superintendent, horticulturist, farmer, storekeeper.