KIPPEN, George Adam Crooks

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.

Specialist Bookshops: Tall Stories at Irene Village Mall

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

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  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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