Transcribed from CMISC315 at the British Newspaper Library, Colindale, London
Monday 9 April 1866
Died at King William's Town on the 3rd April 1866, Mary SMITH, the wife of J.B. SMITH
Monday 7 May 1866
Birth at King William's Town this morning, 3rd May 1866, the wife of Captain J.F. BOYES, Cape Mounted Rifleman, of a son.
Monday 30 July 1866
DIED at Clarkebury of Dysentery on the 17th July 1866, Mr. James NUGENT of Umtato, son in law of Mr. H. MORTIMER, after an illness of three weeks. Aged 31 years. The deceased was formerly a Sergeant in the F.A.& M. Police and was highly respected by all who knew him. Friends at a distance will please accept this notice.
Thursday 9 August 1866
Birth at King William's Town on Saturday the 4th August, the wife of George P PERKS of a son.
DIED on Sunday the 5th instant at Green River, of Croup, Minnie, the youngest daughter of Richard and Catherine Mary SMITH, after an illness of only a few hours.
Thursday 15 November 1866
DIED in King William's Town on the 7th November 1866, Abraham FEW, aged 37 years, leaving a widow and family of little children to lament his loss.
Wednesday 13 March 1867
MARRIED by Special Licence at King William's Town on 5th March by the Rev Alan Bell, Military Chaplain, Alexander FRASER Esq, Capt 10th Regiment, son of the late Lieut-General Sir Hugh FRASER KCB, of Braelangwell, Ross-shire, to Lily, second daughter of Major O.B. D'ARCY, late 18th Royal Irish, and niece of the late General the Right Hon Sir George BROWN GCB, Commander of the Forces in Ireland. No cards.
Thursday 11 April 1867
BIRTH at East London on the 6th instant, the wife of Thos. S. BERESFORD, D.A.C.G, of a daughter.
Monday 13 May 1867
Died at PE on the 8th My 1867, Mr. T.J. DONOVAN, late of King William's Town, aged 25 years, leaving a wife and one child to deplore their irreparable loss. He was a fond husband and affectionate friend to all who knew him.
Wednesday 12 June 1867
BIRTH at Warden Farm on the 22nd May 1867, the wife of Mr. John COWIE of a daughter.
DIED at Alice on the 31st May 1867 from injuries received from a fall on the previous evening, John NETTLETON, formerly of the 7th Dragoon Guards, and for many years resident at Keiskamma Hoek, in the 70th year of his age, deservedly respected and deeply lamented by all who knew him.
The bereaved widow and all the members of the family take this opportunity of tendering their sincere thanks to Dr. STUART, Mr. and Mrs QUINN and the inhabitants of Alice for the kindness shewn to them in their heavy affliction.
Thursday 11 June 1868
MARRIED at East London on the 27 May 1868 by the Rev W.C. Wallis. Frederick William Kekewich WYLDE, Sub Inspector F.A. and M. Police Force, to Ann Elizabeth, second daughter of J.J.M. VAN RYNEVELD Esq. No cards.
DIED on the 7th instant from Diptheria, Johannes Theodor, youngest child of the Rev A. KROPF, Bethel Mission.
DIED at King William's Town on Sunday 31st May 1868, Rupert Henry, infant son of Mr and Mrs F.W.R. RUTTERS of the Transkei, aged 5 months and 5 days.
DIED at his Residence King William's Town on Tuesday the 2nd instant, the Rev Alan BELL, Military Chaplain, aged 43 years.
Monday 28 June 1875
BIRTH at King William's Town on the 26th June 1875, the wife of Mr. Alfred SAWYER of a daughter.
DIED at King William's Town on the 25th instant, John, infant son of Captain J.C. ROBINSON RA, aged four weeks.
DIED at Fort White on Monday the 21st June 1875, at the residence of her son, Mr. L.A. WHITFIELD, Mrs. C. TURKINGTON, aged 85 years and 4 months. Friends at a distance please accept this notice.
Wednesday 24 October 1877
BIRTH at Hastings, Sussex, England, on the 14th September 1877, the wife of E. BRILL Esq of East London of a son.
DIED at King William's Town on the 18th October 1877, after a short and painful illness, Mr. John HENDRY, aged 66 years and 5 months, formerly Corporal in the 72nd Highlanders, deeply regretted by his numerous family and friends.
The widow and surviving family hereby tender their grateful thanks to those kind friends who exhibited such great sympathy with them during the deceased's illness by sitting up with him and by rendering many other kindnesses which they cannot too highly appreciate.
Monday 29 October 1877
BIRTH on the 26th October 1877, the wife of F.W.K. WYLDE of a son.
BIRTH at King William's Town on Sunday the 14th October 1877, the wife of Harris PUGH Esq of a son.
BIRTH at King William's Town on the 21st October 1877, the wife of Mr. J. HUDSON of a daughter.
DIED at King William's Town on the 26th instant, Benjamin Liddle RYAN, eldest son of Benjamin and Catherine Louisa RYAN, aged 6 years 2 months and 23 days.
DIED on the 25th inst at East London, Alexander Macliver, the dearly beloved child of Charles and Laura DOWELL, aged 2 years 6 months and 20 days.
DIED at King William's Town on the 22nd October 1877, Caroline, fourth daughter of Mr. George PALMER, aged 4 years 10 months and 10 days. Friends at a distance please accept this notice. Te bereaved parents tender their grateful thanks to those kind friends who paid such attention to the deceased in her illness and manifested their sympathy with the sorrowing family.
Monday 5 November 1877
BIRTH at Mount Vale Hotel, East London Division on the 3rd inst, the wife of the Proprietor, Mr. George H. HICKMAN, of a daughter. Grahamstown friends please notice.
MARRIED on October 30th by the Rev Father Fagan, the Roman Catholic Chapel, King William's Town, William, eldest son of W.HAMPSON Esq, Bath, England, to Christien, daughter of Christopher KNOBEL, King William's Town.
DIED at King William's Town on the 27th October 1877, Blanch Dorethier Hook, the dearly beloved infant daughter of James and Eliza FRASER, aged 8 months and 14 days.
DIED on October 30 1877 at Mrs.BAXTER's Residence, Emma, the beloved wife of Thomas POOLE Jr, aged 19 years. The best thanks are tendered to the kind friends who attended the funeral.
Monday 10 December 1877
BIRTH at Emgwali, Gcaika country on the 30th November 1877, the wife of the Rev James M. AULD of a son
DIED at King William's Town on the 4th December 1877 (born at Greenwich England) George BACON, second son of the late John BACON Esq, Contractor of Greenwich Hospital. The deceased leaves a wife and five children to lament the loss of an affectionate husband and father. Friends at a distance will please accept this notice.
Monday 17 December 1877
BIRTH at Tembani on the 9th December 187, the wife of W. WRIGHT, Resident Magistrate, of a daughter.
DIED at King William's Town on the 15th inst, Henrietta, the beloved wife of James GIBBERD, aged 27 years.
Monday 24 December 1877
DIED at Grey Town on the 16th December 1877, Mary, the beloved wife of William McGREGOR, aged 64 years. Deceased had been ill for seven days with inflammation of the lungs. Friends at a distance please accept this notice.
DIED at King William's Town on the 20th inst, Eliza Oceana, the beloved wife of George A. KING of East London, aged 21 years and 8 months.
DIED at King William's Town on the 23rd inst, Charles William Auld, infant son of George A. KING of East London, aged 1 month.
DIED at East London on Saturday 15th December 1877, Louisa Ludlow, fourth and beloved daughter of Walter and Margaret OGILVIE, aged 21 years and 6 months. Friends at a distance please accept this notice.
Monday 31 December 1877
MARRIED on the 24th inst at Holy Trinity Church, King William's Town by the Ven'ble Archdeacon Kitton, Sidney MAY, third son of the late Rev John MAY MA of Hanwell, Middlesex, to Charlotte, eldest daughter of Theophilus and Margaret CHAMBERLAIN.
MARRIED at Lovedale on 26th December 1877 by the Rev J Buchanan, assisted by Rev W.B. Moir, Rev David D. YOUNG to Mary Wallace, only daughter of Mr. J. WEIR, Lovedale.
DIED suddenly at King William's Town, December 29 1877, Eliza PARSONSON, wife of Rev George PARSONSON, Wesleyan Minister of King William's Town, aged 63 years. The family tender their heartfelt thanks to their numerous friends for the deep sympathy expressed in their bereavement.
DIED at King William's Town on Sunday the 30th December 1877, Charles Lennox ADAIR, infant son of William ADAIR and Charlotte McCARTER, aged 7 months and 27 days.
Monday 7 January 1878
MARRIED on the 24 December 1877 by Special Licence, at East London, by the Rev W. Browne, John Charles, son of J. WARING Esq JP, Kilkenny, Ireland, to Lucie Elizabeth, daughter of H.W. BRISCOE Esq JP, Carrick-on-Luirr, Ireland.
DIED at Blythwood, Fingoeland on the 23rd December 1877, Alexandra Maggie Ann, daughter of Rev J.G. ROBERTSON, Idutywa Reserve, aged 6 years and 4 months.
DIED at King William's Town on the 25th December 1877, Catherine Mary, beloved wife of Richard SMITH, aged 40 years and 7 months.
Wednesday 9 January 1878
DIED at King William's Town on January 1, 1878, Mary Jane, eldest daughter of John and Jane PANKHURST, aged 21 years and 8 months. We return many thanks to those kind friends who kindly assisted in the hour of need.
Wednesday 16 January 1878
BIRTH at Panmure 14th January 1878, the wife of Mr. F. CURNICK of a daughter.
DIED at East London on Saturday 5th January 1878, Katherine L.G. MACLEAN, relict of the late Colonel MACLEAN CB, and Lieutenant Governor, British Kaffraria, aged 60 years and 6 months; deeply regretted.
Monday 21 January 1878
DIED suddenly at King William's Town on the 16th January 1878, Richard WELLBELOVED Senior of Graham's Town, formerly of the 75th Regiment, aged 78 years. Deceased was the father of a large family, five of who, together with a large circle of grandchildren and friends, are left to mourn his loss.
Monday 28 January 1878
BIRTH at King William's Town on the 22nd January 1878, the widow of the late William KEEN of Fort Jackson, of a son.
DIED at King William's Town on the 22nd inst, Amy DOUGLAS, the beloved wife of John J. IRVINE.
Monday 11 March 1878
DIED at Komgha on Thursday the 14th inst, William Henry Sharpe, youngest surviving son of Charlton and Catherine W. DENTON, aged 3 years and 4 months; also on Friday the 15th inst, Catherine Martini, only daughter of the above, aged 5 years and 8 months; both of Croup. The bereaved parents tender their heartfelt thanks to the many kind friends whose sympathy and assistance was so freely rendered during their time of trial.
DIED at King William's Town on the 1st March 1878 at 10 o'clock, Wilhelmina, the beloved wife of O. DONIAN, aged 37 years and 6 months.
Wednesday 17 April 1878
BIRTH at Toleni Camp on the 3rd March 1878, the wife of E.E. PRICHARD C.E., F.R.G.S, F.M.S. &c P.W.D. Cape Colony, of a son.
MARRIED on 10th April 1878 at Trinity Church, King William's Town by the Ven Archdeacon Kitton, assisted by the Rev J Gordon, William Alexander, eldest son of the late Colonel MACLEAN CB to Clara, eldest daughter of J.S.F. JOHNSON Esq of King William's Town.
DIED at Toleni Camp on the 9th April 1878, Edward Granville Thurburn, second dearly loved son of Edward Ellison and Helen PRICHARD, aged 1 year and 4 months.
DIED at Annshaw, Middle Drift, Mary Mildenhall, infant daughter of Robert and Mary M. CUMMING, aged 2 months and 26 days.
DIED at King William's Town on the 13th April 1878, Alexander Thomas WOODS, Captain in the Transkei Fingoe Levies, aged 32 years; deeply regretted by his family and a large circle of friends.
Monday 17 February 1879
BIRTH at King William's Town on the 4th February 1879, the wife of Mr. C.A. WEBB of a daughter.
HARTLEY-HEAD. February 4 at the Cathedral, Cape Town by the Rev Canon Lightfoot, W. Darley HARTLEY MRCS, England, of the Army Medical Department, to Harriet (Hettie), eldest daughter of the late Henry Leonard HEAD, first Mayor of King William's Town
MARRIED on the 12th inst at Commemoration Chapel, Graham's Town, by the Rev Tyson, Charles DYER of King William's Town to Rosa, youngest daughter of Samuel CAWOOD Esq of Graham's Town.
Friday 6 January 1888
BIRTH at Toleni on the 20th December 1887, the wife of Mr. Gilbert TAYLOR of a daughter.
BIRTH at King William's Town on the 27th December 1887 the wife of William GATSFORD of a daughter, Christina Mary.
MARRIED at Queenstown on the 14th December 1887 by the Rev Grant, Thomas Escourt ROWLES to Emily Ann JONES.
DIED at Umzikizine on the 29th December 1887, C. COUSINS aged 73 years 5 months and 20 days.