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Haigh to Hogshaw completed

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.

Book Dealers of Rosebank

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.

Thompson, William Rowland

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)

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