Natal Witness

Natal Witness 1879 BMDs

NATAL WITNESS BMD INDEX 1879  [including some snippets from the Saturday column "The Week"]

[Illegible Surname] Surname may be C....? Birth 13 Jan 1879 at the Reunion Estate, Umlazi, the wife of Mr J. [surname illegible], of a daughter;  surname may begin with C 21 Jan 1879
[Illegible Surname] Surname may be G....? Birth 20 Apr 1879 at Mount Moreland, the wife of Mr A.H. G........way [?], of a daughter 01 May 1879
[Illegible Surname] Surname may be M..? Birth 12 May 1879 at the Royal Hotel, Colenso, the wife of G...?  M....?, of a daughter 31 May 1879
[Illegible Surname] Death 22 Jan 1879 killed in action at Isandlhwana, Herbert J...[?], son of W.J. [surname illegible], Estcourt, Natal  [age unclear] 18 Mar 1879
[Illegible Surname] Birth 17 Apr 1879 at Dene's Glen, Umzinto, the wife of H. [Surname illegible], of a son  [surname possibly FitzGerald ?] 01 May 1879
[Illegible Surname] Death 11 Aug 1879 after two days illness, Lieut. J.P. [Surname illegible], Woods Irregulars, late of Gordon's Chinese Contingent 02 Sept 1879
           
SURNAME FIRST NAMES EVENT DATE NOTES SOURCE DATE
ADAMS [Trooper] Death 02 July 1879 Trooper J. Adams, Mounted Police, thrown from his horse on Greytown Race Course, and killed 12 July 1879
ADCOCK Ethel Rosina Marriage 29 Apr 1879 Ethel Rosina, youngest dghtr of Joseph Adcock, Esq., of Maritzburg, to Harry James Foord 03 May 1879
ADLER   Birth 05 Feb 1879 the wife of Henry Adler, Esq., of a son 08 Feb 1879
AGAR Ellen A. Death 03 Feb 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, Ellen A. Agar, aged 4 years 11 Feb 1879
AIKEN James Burnett Marriage 15 Apr 1879 at St. Cyprian's, James Burnett Aitken, of Durban, J.P., to Emily Ruth Ridge 22 Apr 1879
AITCHISON   Birth 20 Mar 1879 at Ikwazi Lamaci[?], Harding, Mrs S. Aitchison, of a son 27 Mar 1879
ALEXANDER Simeon Coleman Death 05 Jan 1879 at Maritzburg, from dysenteric diarrhoea, late of Hatton Garden, Holborn, London, aged 27 years 07 Jan 1879
ALEXANDER   Birth 05 Oct 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Fred. J. Alexander, of a daughter 07 Oct 1879
ALINGTON [Rev.] Death 10 Oct 1879 The Rev. Alington, Vicar General of Zululand, died at Utrecht, from enteric fever 25 Oct 1879
ALLAN William Lawson Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, second son of Thomas & Ann Allan, Ladysmith, aged 21 yrs 11 months 19 days 15 Feb 1879
ALLEN Edward Montague Marriage 26 Jan 1879 at St. Cyprian's, by special license, Edward Montague Allen, to Eliza Parratt; both of Durban 08 Feb 1879
ALLEN Mary O. Death 06 Feb 1879 at her residence, Pinetown, Mary O. Allen, aged 52 years, late of Queen's Bridge, Umgeni 13 Feb 1879
ALLEN Emily Frances Marriage 16 Jan 1879 Emily Frances, 4th daughter of John Allen, Esq., Oldfield Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire, to William West Jones 27 Feb 1879
ANDERSON   Birth 01 Feb 1879 the wife of Mr William Anderson, prematurely, of a son 08 Feb 1879
ANDREWS Charles Buxton Marriage 15 Jan 1879 at St. Cyprian's Church, Durban, Charles Buxton Andrews, of Pmburg, late of Croydon, England, to Jane Minter 25 Jan 1879
ANDREWS George Edward Marriage 03 Feb 1879 by Canon Beckett, at Ficksburg, George Edward, eldest son of Mr G. Andrews, Greytown, to Emily Mitchley 22 Feb 1879
ANDREWS James Death 10 Mar 1879 at Craigdorrich, Howick, James Andrews   [no other information given] 13 Mar 1879
ANFIELD William Colly Death 01 July 1879 at Durban, eldest son of George & Ellen Anfield, aged 15 years and 9 months 10 July 1879
ARCHBELL John Philip Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, eldest son of James Wm. & Catherine Archbell, Pmburg, aged 25 years 22 Feb 1879
ARCHER   Birth 16 Mar 1879 at New Hanover, the wife of Mr T.B. Archer, of a daughter 22 Mar 1879
ARCHIBALD Helen Margaret Marriage 16 Apr 1879 Helen Margaret, daughter of late Robert Archibald, C.E., Port Elizabeth, to James Bonnar 22 Apr 1879
ARCHIBALD Mary Amy   Marriage 21 Apr 1879 Mary Amy Archibald, only daughter of Mr Charles Taylor, of Durban, to Frank Joseph Taylor 24 Apr 1879
ARMFIELD Alfred W. Death 09 Feb 1879 at Eersteling, aged 32 [?] years  [age unclear] 08 Mar 1879
ARON Frances Marriage 05 Mar 1879 Frances, eldest daughter of John Aron, Esq., Birmingham, to Marcus Gumpelson 12 Apr 1879
ARTHUR Ethel Marie Death 07 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, infant daughter of Mr & Mrs A.J. Arthur, aged 19 days 09 Jan 1879
ASHMORE Ann Death 06 July 1879 at 73 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, Mrs Ann Ashmore, aged 57 yrs 9 mths, formerly of Dover, Kent, England 08 July 1879
ASHWORTH Alfred Death 28 Mar 1879 killed in action at Hlobane, Alfred Ashworth, of Weatherley's Horse, late of Durban & Manchester  [no age] 24 May 1879
ATKINSON Kate   Marriage 26 Feb 1879 Kate, yngst dghtr of late William Atkinson, woollen merchant, Leeds, England, to Henry William Maine 01 Mar 1879
AUSTIN   Birth 22 Dec 1878 at West Street, Durban, the wife of Mr William Austin, of a daughter 02 Jan 1879
AUSTIN   Birth 23 Mar 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs Austin, of a son  [still-born] 25 Mar 1879
AYLEN   Birth 20 May 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Capt. Aylen, of Deepdene, of a daughter 24 May 1879
BAINBRIDGE Henry Boorman Marriage 24 June 1879 5th son of late Wm. Bainbridge, formerly Upper Tooting, Surrey & Victoria, Australia, to Katharine M. Barlow 28 June 1879
BAKER Alfred Frederick Death Oct 1879 a young man who has served through the Zulu campaign as a Volunteer, blew his brains out in the City 11 Oct 1879
BAKER W. Death 06 July 1879 Mr W. Baker, for some time bookkeeper, Crown Hotel, expired suddenly during Sunday night; appoplectic fit 12 July 1879
BALES see Sizer, Lucretia Death 15 Dec 1878 at Ipswich, Suffolk, wife of Alfred Sizer, dghtr of Geo. W. Bales, Ipswich, & sister of C.G. Bales, Durban, age 38 yrs 01 Mar 1879
BALES Lucretia Death 24 Dec 1878 at Ipswich, Suffolk, wife of Geo. Bales, Ipswich, & mother of C.G. Bales, Durban, age 65 yrs [NB: age unclear] 01 Mar 1879
BALLARD [?] or BALLAND [?] Birth 07 Jan 1879 at 22 Berg Street, the wife of Mr W. Ballard [Balland?], of a son  [Surname unclear] 09 Jan 1879
BALLENDEN   Birth 12 Feb 1879 on the Town Hill, Maritzburg, the wife of Mr J.C. Ballenden, of a son 18 Feb 1879
BANFIELD   Birth 17 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr J.T. Banfield, of a son 24 June 1879
BANGER G. Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, G. Banger, N.M.P., aged 28 years   [NB: age unclear] 11 Feb 1879
BANNATYNE   Birth 15 Jan 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of Mr G. Bannatyne, of Pretoria, of a daughter 23 Jan 1879
BARKER Richard Donthorne Marriage 26 Feb 1879 at St. Peter's Cathedral, Richard Donthorne Barker, of Fincham, Norfolk, England, to Alice Risley 04 Mar 1879
BARLOW Katharine Mary Marriage 24 June 1879 at St.Saviour's, eldst dghtr of Wm. Henry Barlow, Esq., South Kensington, London, to Henry B. Bainbridge 28 June 1879
BARRETT   Birth 22 Apr 1879 at Middelburg, the wife of Mr B.M. Barrett, of a daughter 10 May 1879
BARTHOLEMEW Betsy Marriage 14 May 1879 by Rev F. Mason, at Fox Hill, Betsy Bartholemew, to Albert Charles Wheeler 05 June 1879
BARTHOLOMEW   Birth 12 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr John Bartholomew, of a son 11 Mar 1879
BARTLEY Wm. Death 03 Jan 1879 at Durban, Mr Wm. Bartley, late trumpeter in the N.M. Police  [no age or other details given] 14 Jan 1879
BARTMAN Joseph Death 16 Nov 1879 an old Cape Rifleman, died in the City on Sunday morning.  He has enjoyed a pension for over 10 years 22 Nov 1879
BAXTER   Birth 20 Jan 1879 at Newcastle, the wife of Mr E. Baxter, of a son 30 Jan 1879
BEALE   Birth 30 Aug 1879 at the Natal Society, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr A. Beale, of a daughter 06 Sept 1879
BEECH   Birth 08 Apr 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of J.W. Beech, of a daughter 15 Apr 1879
BEECHEY Job Marriage 01 Jan 1879 at the bride's residence, Pietermaritzburg, Job Beechey, to Elizabeth Simpson 09 Jan 1879
BELL Robert George Marriage 20 Feb 1879 by Rev Z. Robinson, at the Stamford Hill Chapel, Umgeni, Robert George Bell, to Elizabeth Lane 25 Feb 1879
BELL  Roberta Death 16 July 1879 at New Scotland, Transvaal, daughter of Robert Bell, aged 15/16 [?] months 23 days 05 Aug 1879
BELLVILLE   Birth 12 June 1879 at Montpelier, the wife of Alfred Bellville, F.R.G.S., of a daughter 17 June 1879
BENNETT   Birth 06 May 1879 at Musgrave Road, Berea, the wife of Mr Alfred Bennett, of a son 20 May 1879
BENNETT   Birth 11 June 1879 at Victoria Street, the wife of Mr M. Bennett, of a son 19 June 1879
BENNITT   Birth 03 Sept 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr T. Bennitt, of a daughter 06 Sept 1879
BERNING Frederick Simon Death 22 Feb 1879 at Boshoff Street, Maritzburg, late Registrar of Deeds, aged 57 yrs; came to Natal from Cape Colony ca 1844 25 Feb 1879
BIRD Sarah Christina Marriage 14 Apr 1879 at Pmburg, eldest dghtr of Hon. J. Bird, Esq., Acting Judge Native High Court, Natal, to Fielding A. Hatley Boyd 17 Apr 1879
BIRKETT Francis J. Marriage 26 Apr 1879 by Rev. D.E. Robinson, at Newcastle, Francis J., eldest son of Mr John Birkett, London, to Sarah A. Whipp 06 May 1879
BISHOP Jane Marriage 05 Feb 1879 Jane, fourth daughter of S.W. Bishop, Esq., of Umgeni, to W.A. Dunn 11 Feb 1879
BLAIKIE James Adrian Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, eldest son of late Anthony Adrian Blaikie, Esq., Fox Hill, aged 19 years 08 Feb 1879
BLAINE   Birth 25 Mar 1879 at "The Oasis", St.George's Street, Durban, the wife of Mr Geo. Blaine, of a daughter  [NB: birth date unclear] 29 Mar 1879
BOAST Hannah Death 23 Jan 1879 at Stamford Hill, Umgeni, widow of W. Boast, late of Market Weighton, Yorkshire, aged 63 years & seven mths 25 Jan 1879
BODDY   Birth 22 Mar 1879 at 12 Berg Street, the wife of Mr F. Boddy, of a son  [still-born] 25 Mar 1879
BOERS Arnoldis Ger. Johs. Marriage 15 Sept 1879 at St.John's, Weston, Arnoldis Gerhardis Johannis Boers, of Marie's Haud, to Anna Katrina Fuhri 23 Sept 1879
BONAMOUR [Mr.] Death Mar 1879 sugar boiler, Ottawa Estate, "has been killed" - information in "This Week" column  15 Mar 1879
BOND [no names given] Death 04 Mar 1879 at Stanger, beloved daughter of Thomas & Sarah Bond, aged 4 months 13 Mar 1879
BONNAR James Marriage 16 Apr 1879 by Rev W.H. Mann, James Bonnar, of Glen Dura, Griqualand East, to Helen Margaret Archibald 22 Apr 1879
BORAIN   Birth 11 Jan 1879 at Victoria Street, Durban, the wife of Mr A. Borain, of a daughter 16 Jan 1879
BORAIN Harry Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, son of Mr G. Borain, of Capetown  [no age or other details given] 13 Feb 1879
BORAIN William Richard Marriage 26 Mar 1879 by Rev Z. Robinson, at residence of bride's father, 3rd son of late Mr. V. Borain, to Amelia Annie Durrant 03 Apr 1879
BORAIN Alice Maud Death 15 May 1879 at Durban, infant daughter of A. and S.J. Borain, aged 4 months and 4 days 17 May 1879
BOURKE Emma Kate Marriage 02 Sept 1879 Emma Kate, daughter of John Bourke, Esq., of this City, to George Norton Perfect 04 Sept 1879
BOYD Fielding Arthur H. Marriage 14 Apr 1879 Fielding Arthur Hatley, 2nd son of late Lt.-Col. R.T. Browne Boyd, 1st Royal Dragoons, to Sarah C. Bird 17 Apr 1879
BRANEL   Birth 26 Apr 1879 at Hummelo, Nonoti, Mrs Branel, of a daughter  [NB: entry unclear] 03 May 1879
BREADSTREET Robert Death 22 Jan 1879 killed in the action at Isandlhwana, Capt. Newcastle Mounted Rifles, aged 39 years  [NB: age unclear] 15 Feb 1879
BREWER Harry Gerrard Marriage 18 Dec 1879 at residence of bride's parents, Harry Gerrard, 3rd son of late Jonah W. Brewer, to Charlotte Maria Calvert 24 Dec 1879
BRISTOW   Birth 29 Dec 1878 at the Berea, the wife of Mr A. Bristow, of a daughter 09 Jan 1879
BRITTON   Birth 09 May 1879 at Pateni, Richmond, the wife of Henry Britton, of a son 15 May 1879
BRONKHORST   Birth 26 Jan 1879 at Estcourt, the wife of Mr H.S. Bronkhorst, of a son 01 Feb 1879
BROOKS Henry St.John Marriage 22 Oct 1879 at Dublin, Ireland, Henry St.John, only son of Mr Henry Brooks, Adamshurst, Natal, to Marion Sarah Ohren 04 Dec 1879
BROWN Jos. Ellis Marriage 20 Jan 1879 at residence of Geo. Donaldson, Durban, eldst son of Rev. Jos Brown, Upwell, Cambridgeshire, to Kate E. Stein 23 Jan 1879
BROWN   Birth 13 May 1879 at Darnall, the wife of Mr D. Brown, of a son 31 May 1879
BROWNE   Birth 10 Mar 1879 at Field St., Durban, the wife of Capt. R.D. Browne, 1st Patrol Border Guard, Thring's Post, of a daughter 22 Mar 1879
BROWNE   Birth 18 Mar 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the wife of Mr Geo. Browne, of a son 22 Mar 1879
BULLOCK John Charles Death 22 Jan 1879 at Isandlhwana, late Q.M. Sgt., Natal Carbineers, & son of John Bullock, Esq., Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucs. 13 Feb 1879
BULMER Diana Death 01 Mar 1879 after a long, painful illness, wife of John Bulmer, Berea & 7th dghtr of Mrs Oliver, Pine Terrace, aged 38 yrs 06 Mar 1879
BUNTING   Birth 23 June 1879 at Lidgett, near Weston, the wife of Mr G.F. Bunting, of a son 28 June 1879
BURKE William Alfred Death 25 Apr 1879 at West Street, East End, son of Capt. W.F. Burke, aged two years 01 May 1879
BURKE Josephine Death 10 June 1879 Josephine, youngest daughter of Capt. W.F. Burke, aged 11 months 14 June 1879
BURNS   Birth 23 June 1879 at the Umgeni, Natal, the wife of Mr P. Burns, of twin boys 28 June 1879
BURTON   Birth 18 Feb 1879 at Queen Street, Durban, the wife of Mr S.R. Burton, of a son 22 Feb 1879
BUTTERFIELD   Birth 31 Oct 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of W.J. Butterfield, of a daughter 06 Nov 1879
BUTTERY William Marriage 11 June 1879 at Wesleyan Chapel, Verulam, William, eldest son of Mr Thos. Buttery, Mt. Argus, Umgeni, to Martha Rowson 17 June 1879
BUTTON   Birth 27 Feb 1879 at Fair View, the wife of Mr A.R. Button, of a son 01 Mar 1879
BYERLEY Florence Amy Death 14 Mar 1879 at Lydenburg, Transvaal, of whooping cough, aged 13 [18 ?] months, dghtr of Geo. and Selina Byerley 15 Apr 1879
BYERLEY Annie Elizabeth Death 21 Mar 1879 at Lydenburg, Transvaal, of whooping cough, age 2 yrs 7 mths, only surviving dghtr of Geo. and Selina Byerley 15 Apr 1879
BYRNE   Birth 24 Feb 1879 at Greyling Street, Mrs Thomas Byrne, of a son 27 Feb 1879
CAIN Maria   Death 21 Jan 1879 at her residence on the Berea, beloved wife of Mr H. Cain, aged 22 years and eleven months 04 Feb 1879
CALVELY Mary Elizabeth Marriage 09 Jan 1879 at the residence of the bridegroom, Durban, Mary Elizabeth Calvely, to James Thompson 18 Jan 1879
CALVERT Charlotte Maria Marriage 18 Dec 1879 by Archdeacon Colley, St.Peter's, Charlotte Maria, eldest dghtr of Wm. B.[?] Calvert, to Harry G. Brewer 24 Dec 1879
CAMERON   Birth 13 Jan 1879 at the Inchanga, the wife of Mr John Mackenzie Cameron, of a son 04 Feb 1879
CAMERON Henry M. Marriage 28 May 1879 at the Wesleyan Church, Pmburg, the Rev. Henry M. Cameron, of Verulam, to Ellen Hall Pearse 29 May 1879
CAMPBELL W. Y. Marriage 22 Apr 1879 at St. Matthias', Umgeni, W.Y. Campbell, of Durban, to Fanny Clifford 26 Apr 1879
CANNY John Death 21 Oct 1879 at the Cloisters, the residence of his son-in-law, John Canny, late 9[??]th Regiment  [no age given] 30 Oct 1879
CARIGE Herbert Lee Death 16 Jan 1879 at Durban, Herbert Lee Carige, civil engineer, aged 38/36 [?] years 21 Jan 1879
CARSON James Robert Death 07 Sept 1879 at "Ikwezi Lamaci", near Harding, James Robert Carson, of Wigtonshire, Scotland  [no age given] 13 Sept 1879
CARTER George Lennox Death 22 Mar 1879 at Greytown, son of E.D. Carter, aged 6 months 01 Apr 1879
CATO   Birth 03 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs C.A. Cato, of a daughter 04 Jan 1879
CHADWICK Richard Michael K. Marriage 27 Aug 1879 Richard Michael Knighton, of Estcourt, son of J.M.K. Chadwick, Howards Vale, Umhlali, to Annie May Moor 18 Sept 1879
CHADWICK   Birth 05 Oct 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of A.S. Chadwick, of a daughter 09 Oct 1879
CHADWICK John Moore Knighton Death 22 Oct 1879 at Howards Vale, Umhlali, Capt. Cornish Militia & Capt. in the Spanish Service where he was wounded, aged ?? 25 Oct 1879
CHAMPION   Birth 12 Mar 1879 at Verulam Cottage, De Beer's Rd., Kimberley, the wife of Mr G.A. Champion, of a daughter 27 Mar 1879
CHAPLIN William Birth 05 May 1879 at his residence, Pietermaritz Street, aged 71 years.  Yorkshire papers please copy 10 May 1879
CHAPLIN   Birth 24 June 1879 at Ladysmith, the wife of the Rev. Arthur P. Chaplin, of a son 01 July 1879
CHAPMAN Susan Maria Agnes Marriage 30 Apr 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, dghtr of Edward Chapman, Esq., late of Kennington House, of Durban, to John F. Peacock 06 May 1879
CHICK Alice Albertine Death 29 Dec 1878 at Rose Hill, Umgeni, youngest daughter of Mr & Mrs Chick, aged 11 months 18 days 07 Jan 1879
CHICK   Birth 03 Apr 1879 at Woodville, Umgeni, Victoria County, the wife of Mr R.J. Chick, of a son 10 Apr 1879
CHICK E.   Death 27 Oct 1879 an old colonist, died suddenly at Durban on Monday 31 Oct 1879
CHURCHILL see Shallcross, Lizzie Death 20 Jan 1879 at .......hurst [?], near Chester, wife of T.R. Shallcross, sister of Mrs J. Fleetwood Churchill  [NB: entry unclear] 01 Mar 1879
CLARENCE Wilberforce Marriage 23 Jan 1879 at residence of bride's father, Wilberforce, 4th son of late Ralph Clarence, of Clare, to Elizabeth Ann Platt 30 Jan 1879
CLARK Sarah Eleanor Marriage 26 Mar 1879 Sarah Eleanor, 2nd dghtr of Mr Leonard Clark, to James Greaves Liddell 03 Apr 1879
CLARK Joseph Marriage 25 Sept 1879 by Rev Robt. Matterson, Joseph, 3rd son of Mr William Clark, Berea, Durban, to Ann Robinson 04 Oct 1879
CLARKE   Birth 13 Apr 1879 the wife of W.F. Clarke, Royal Hotel, Ladysmith, of a son  [NB: entry unclear] 01 May 1879
CLARKSON Henry Matthew Death 03 Apr 1879 killed by lightning, near Klerksdorp, Transvaal, 2nd son of late F. Clarkson, Wentworth, Bluff  [age unclear] 22 Apr 1879
CLEGG see Hayden, A.M.B. Death 25 June 1879 Anna Matilda Bedford, relict of Jas. Hayden, Esq., Londonderry, dghtr of late Jas. Clegg, Londonderry, age 51 yrs 26 June 1879
CLIFFORD Fanny Marriage 22 Apr 1879 Fanny, eldest daughter of C. Clifford, Exeter, Devonshire, to W.Y. Campbell 26 Apr 1879
COLE   Birth 22 Sept 1879 at Ixopo, the wife of W. Cole, Esq., of a daughter 27 Sept 1879
COLLIER Ann Death 28 Nov 1879 at Maritzburg, Natal, Ann, beloved wife of Ernest Collier, from fever, aged 24 years 04 Dec 1879
COLLINS Frank   Death 14 July 1878 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Mr Frank Collins, formerly of Natal  [no age or other details given] 23 Jan 1879
COLLINS   Birth 23 Apr 1879 at Park Lane, the wife of H.R. [H.B.?] Collins, C.E., of a son 29 Apr 1879
COMINS Christiana Marriage 20 Aug 1879 by special license, Christiana, 2nd daughter of R. Comins, Malton, to Jas. A. Potterrill 23 Aug 1879
COMPTON   Birth 24 Dec 1878 at Whitecliffe Cottage, Lydenburg, the wife of Mr Walter Geo. Compton, of a daughter 07 Jan 1879
COOK  Henry Death 19 Aug 1879 at Kircaldy, Scotland, Henry Cook, late Mounted Police  [no age or other details given] 16 Sept 1879
COOKE   Birth 12 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr C.B. Cooke, of Estcourt, County Weenen, of a son 21 June 1879
COOKE Eliza Anne Death 29 June 1879 at New Gelderland, beloved wife of Joseph Cooke, after a severe illness  [no age given] 05 July 1879
COOKE   Birth 11 Oct 1879 at the Central Hotel, Estcourt, the wife of J.P. Cooke, of a son 16 Oct 1879
COOPER   Birth 17 Oct 1879 at Hooley Cottage, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of A.W. Cooper, of a son  [NB: initials unclear] 18 Oct 1879
CORVER   Birth 12 Apr 1879 at Greytown, the wife of Mr P. Corver, of a daughter 17 Apr 1879
COTHER Elizabeth Anne Death 17 Jan 1879 beloved daughter of James and Louisa Anne Cother, aged 13 [15 ?] months 28 Jan 1879
COWEY   Birth 18 Jan 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr A.W. Cowey, of a daughter 23 Jan 1879
COX W. G. Death 03 Jan 1879 at Kimberley, Diamond Fields, Mr W.G. Cox, late of Pietermaritzburg  [no age given] 18 Feb 1879
CRAIG David Death 23 Nov 1878 at Laighmair Cottage, Dunlop, Ayrshire, Scotland, David Craig, Esq., aged 81 [?] years  [NB: age unclear] 21 Jan 1879
CRAIG Isabella Marriage 10 Apr 1879 at the Rev. Rood's, Umvoti, Isabella, widow of the late John Craig, Kimberley, to James Thoriase 19 Apr 1879
CRAWLEY William Henry Death 26 Mar 1879 William Henry, son of Henry & Charlotte Crawley, aged 23 years and 4 months 12 Apr 1879
CROWE   Birth 09 Mar 1879 at Oleander Lodge, Pine Terrace, the wife of Mr J. Crowe, of a daughter 13 Mar 1879
CULLINGWORTH   Birth 17 May 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr W.H. Cullingworth, of a son 22 May 1879
CULLINGWORTH Walter Gerald Death 07 June 1879 the infant son of Mr W.H. Cullingworth, aged 21 [?] days 12 June 1879
CURRY Mary Death 23 Oct 1879 at Curry's Post, Mary Curry, aged 70/79[?] years and 3 months  [NB: age unclear] 25 Oct 1879
CUTHBERT William Death 29 Nov 1878 William Cuthbert, Esq., of Beaufront Castle, Hexham, aged 66 yrs.  Father of Sidney Cuthbert, Melsetter, Natal 21 Jan 1879
CUTHBERT Mary Death 22 Feb 1879 youngest child of Sydney [?] and Frances Cuthbert, aged 13 months  [NB: entry very unclear] 25 Feb 1879
DACOMB Frederick Ernest Death 25 Mar 1879 at the residence of his parents, Berea, aged 18 years and 6 months 01 Apr 1879
DALTON   Birth 07 Oct 1879 at Victoria Street, Durban, the wife of Mr George Dalton, of a son 11 Oct 1879
DARBY   Birth 27 Feb 1879 at Harding, the wife of Mr Wesley Darby, of a daughter 08 Mar 1879
DAVIES Herbert Warburton Death 27 Feb 1879 at Madeira, third son of late Rev. Charles Davies, aged 22 [33 ?] years 08 May 1879
DAVIS Cresswell Death 09 Feb 1879 at Pinetown, Mr Cresswell Davis, of Durban, aged 28 years 13 Feb 1879
DAWNEY Carrie Marriage 09 Jan 1879 Carrie, second daughter of late Robert Dawney, Pietermaritzburg, to John Henry Wallace 14 Jan 1879
DAY John Fielding Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, 3rd son of Mr John Day, Lions River, aged 33 years that day 22 Feb 1879
DAY   Birth 29 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr James Day, of Jingh Tree, of a daughter 01 July 1879
DE BEER John Henry Marriage 02 Apr 1879 in the Wesleyan Church, Cronstadt, O.F.S., John Henry de Beer, Landdrost Clerk & J.P., to Constance M. Sharp 15 Apr 1879
DEANE James Death 22 Jan 1879 killed Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, son of late Samuel Dean, Pmburg, age 22 yr 4 mth. Wrexham papers copy 15 Feb 1879
DEGACHER William Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Capt. Wm. Degacher, 1-24th Regt., 2nd son of Walter H. Degacher, of St.Omer, France 12 Apr 1879
DICKENS   Birth 11 July 1879 at Imperani, O.F.S., the wife of J.W. Dickens, of a son 26 July 1879
DICKS   Birth 28 Apr 1879 at Green Dale, Howick, the wife of Mr J.E. Dicks, of a daughter 03 May 1879
DIXON Edward Ross Death 15 Aug 1879 at "Shafton House", Karkloof, Edward Ross Dixon, aged 59 years. Arrived in Natal in 1850.  21 Aug 1879
DOHNE Jacob Louis Death 01 June 1879 at Fort Pine, Dundee, Rev. Jacob Louis Dohne, aged 68 years, of fever. Many years resident at Westville 14 June 1879
DOIG David William Death 13 Feb 1879 Mr David William Doig, of Onderbrook Spruit Hotel, near Ladysmith, aged 35 years 22 Feb 1879
D'OMBRAIN Robert Death 08 Apr 1879 at Fort Cherry, very suddenly, Lieut. 1-1st N.N.C., youngest son of Rev. H.H. D'Ombrain, Westwell, Kent 12 Apr 1879
DONLON Edward John Marriage 24 Mar 1879 at St. Saviour's Cathedral, Edward John Donlon, of Kokstadt, East Griqualand, to Emily Lee 27 Mar 1879
DOWNES   Birth 21 Feb 1879 at Harding, the wife of Horace C. Downes, of a son 27 Feb 1879
DOWNES Alfred   Marriage 30 Apr 1879 at Stanger, Alfred Downes, to Mary Jane Howe 03 May 1879
DOWNS William Parker Death 31 Dec 1878 at his residence, "Sea View", Pinetown, after a lingering & painful illness, aged 64 years and 4 months 07 Jan 1879
DOWSE   Birth 28 May 1879 at Pine Terrace, Durban, the wife of C. Dowse, of a son 03 June 1879
DOWSE William Henry Death 04 June 1879 infant son of Charles and Louisa Dowse, aged 7 days 17 June 1879
DOYLE Thomas Gerald Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, eldest son of Mr Philip Doyle, aged 19 yrs 10 months 15 Feb 1879
DOYLE Eliza Sarah Death 23 Feb 1879 at Bethlehem, O.F.S., of typhoid fever, wife of Denis Doyle, sanitary inspector, Kimberley, aged 36 [age unclear] 06 Mar 1879
DOYLE [Trooper] Death 22 June 1879 Trooper Doyle, of the Natal Horse, expired suddenly at the Campon Sunday last, from an appoplectic fit 28 June 1879
DRIMMIE Mary Ann Marriage 15 Jan 1879 Mary Ann, daughter of Mr David Drimmie, of Durban, to William Frost 18 Jan 1879
DU BOIS Louis Philip Death 22 Jan 1879 killed in action at Isandlhwana, 4th son of late James Du Bois, of Grosvenor Square, London  [no age given] 08 Mar 1879
DUCK Hannah Death 04 Feb 1879 at Whitby, Yorkshire, relict of Newby W. Duck, mother of Mrs Strickland, St.Hilda's, Greytown, aged 74 years 22 Mar 1879
DUNCOMBE [?]   Birth 25 Mar 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of Capt. Robert Duncombe[?], of a son  [NB: Surname unclear] 01 Apr 1879
DUNN W. A. Marriage 05 Feb 1879 by Rev. Z. Robinson, at Bishopstowe, W.A. Dunn, of Durban, to Jane Bishop 11 Feb 1879
DUNNING Sophia Death 12 July 1879 at 17 Church St., Pietermaritzburg, the beloved wife of the late Henry Dunning  [no age given] 15 July 1879
DURRANT Amelia Annie Marriage 26 Mar 1879 Amelia Annie, eldest dghtr of Mr R. Durrant, Durban, to William Richard Borain  03 Apr 1879
DYNES E. J. Marriage 05 June 1879 by the Rev. O. Watkins, Miss E.J. Dynes, to Mr A.W. Tucker 12 June 1879
EDWARDS   Birth 01 Mar 1879 at Highlands, the wife of Mr R. Edwards, of a son 18 Mar 1879
EDWARDS see Von Hohnhorst Death 01 Oct 1879 at Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland, wife of Rudolph B.O. Von Hohnhorst, dghtr of Chas. Edwards, Ballina, age 22 04 Nov 1879
EGNER   Birth 06 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Jas. Egner, of a daughter 08 Apr 1879
ELKINGTON   Birth 29 Jan 1879 at Ladysmith, the wife of St.Alban Albert Elkington, of a son 01 Feb 1879
ELSTON   Birth 21 Jan 1879 the wife of Charles F. Elston, of a son 25 Jan 1879
ELTON   Birth 05 May 1879 at Beaufort West, Cape Colony, Mrs W.E. Elton, nee Flack, of a son 31 May 1879
EMANUEL   Birth 20 May 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, West, the wife of E. Emanuel, of a son 24 May 1879
ENGLAND C. H. P. Marriage 24 Nov 1879 at St. Peter's, Pietermaritzburg, C.H.P. England, to Alice Lumley 27 Nov 1879
ENGLISH   Birth 23 Jan 1879 at "The Cedars", the wife of Mr James English, of a daughter 25 Jan 1879
EXALL   Birth 03 Apr 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the wife of Mr A. Exall, of a son 10 Apr 1879
FANNIN   Birth 08 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of J.E. Fannin, Esq., of a son 10 Apr 1879
FANNIN   Birth 26 Dec 1879 at Kilgobbin, Upper Emgeni, the wife of Meredyth Fannin, Esq., of a son 31 Dec 1879
FARMER Frederick Marriage 04 June 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, at Durban, Frederick Farmer, to Jane Elizabeth Humphry 10 June 1879
FAYLE   Birth 10 Mar 1879 at Salvia Cottage, Umhlali, the wife of Mr Thos. Fayle, jun., of a daughter 18 Mar 1879
FERREIRA Christina Marriage 07 Jan 1879 Christina, 2nd surviving daughter of late Philip [?] Ferreira, Esq., to Rev. John Stalker 11 Jan 1879
FERREIRA Igantius Steedel Death 29 Mar 1879 killed in action at Kambula Camp, eldest son of late Philip Ferreira, Esq., Maritzburg, aged 29 years 05 Apr 1879
FIELD Henri Charles Marriage 13 Aug 1879 by Rev A. Rhodes, at Harrismith, Henri Charles,  2nd son of Mr Jno. Hall Field, of Stockville, to Susanna S. Moll 26 Aug 1879
FILTER Henrick Death 07 June 1879 interpreter to Garrison, killed at Luneburg, aged 17 yrs 2 mths 22 days, eldest son of Rev Henry Filter, Luneburg 26 June 1879
FINDLAY [no names given] Death 07 Feb 1879 at Musgrave Road, Durban, only son of Archibald & Mary Findlay, aged 5 months 20 days 11 Feb 1879
FITZGERALD [?]   Birth 17 Apr 1879 at Dene's Glen, Umzinto, the wife of H. [Surname illegible], of a son  [surname possibly FitzGerald ?] 01 May 1879
FITZSIMONS   Birth 26 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Charles Fitzsimons, of a son  [NB: Entry very unclear] 01 May 1879
FITZSIMONS   Birth 26 Apr 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of C. Fitzsimons, of a son 15 May 1879
FLACK see ELTON Birth 05 May 1879 at Beaufort West, Cape Colony, Mrs W.E. Elton, nee Flack, of a son 31 May 1879
FLAVELL Katherine Elizabeth Marriage 02 Sept 1879 Katherine Elizabeth, only daughter of J.T. Flavell, to Archibald Sinclair 06 Sept 1879
FOORD Harry James Marriage 29 Apr 1879 at St. Saviour's Cathedral, Maritzburg, Harry James Foord, to Ethel Rosina Adcock 03 May 1879
FORDER Frank Lewis Death 07 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, infant son of Mr & Mrs J. and H.V. Forder  [no age given] 09 Jan 1879
FORDER   Birth 29 Nov 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of James Forder, Esq., B.A., of a son 04 Dec 1879
FORSYTH Ellen    Marriage 27 Feb 1879 Ellen, eldest daughter of John Forsyth, Queen Street, Durban, to Alexander Ross 15 Mar 1879
FORTMANN   Birth 12 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Frederick Fortmann, of a son 18 Feb 1879
FOTHERINGHAM   Birth 02 May 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr John Fotheringham, of a son 08 May 1879
FOTHERINGHAM [Mrs.] Death 03 May 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr John Fotheringham  [no age or first names given] 08 May 1879
FOWNES   Birth 08 Sept 1879 at "The Cottage", Boom Street, the wife of Mr Gilbert Fownes, of a daughter 16 Sept 1879
FRANKLIN Reginald William Death Feb 1879 at Helpmekaar, of low fever, 2nd Lt., 2nd Batt. 24[?] Regt., son of Major-Gen. Franklin, Wigmore Hall, Hereford 04 Mar 1879
FRANKS Frederick Anton Marriage 08 Oct 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, at Leyton, Avoca, Frederick Anton Franks, of Standerton, to Augusta Hannah Lovatt 14 Oct 1879
FRAZER [Mrs.] Death 28 Apr 1879 wife of Capt. Frazer, formerly of Indian Navy, accidental death due to upset candle/lamp at home late at night 03 May 1879
FRIELENTHAL Max Betrothal Sept 1879 Max Frielenthal, of Argenau, Prussia, to Rosie Jacobsohn  [date unclear] 18 Nov 1879
FRIESLICH Dorothea Susa. Joha. Death 01 May 1879 at Noodsberg, of diphtheria, Dorothea Susanna Johanna, dghtr of Gert & Cath. Frieslich, age 6 yrs  11 mth 12 dy 06 May 1879
FROST William    Marriage 15 Jan 1879 at St. Cyprian's Church, Durban, William, son of Mr John Frost, of Lower Clapton[?], to Mary A. Drimmie 18 Jan 1879
FRUDD [no names given] Death 09 Jan 1879 at Buchanan Street, Maritzburg, infant son of C.H and E.A. Frudd, aged 5 months 11 Jan 1879
FUHRI Anna Katrina Marriage 15 Sept 1879 Anna Katrina Fuhri, of Kruis Fontein, Mooi River, to Arnoldis Gerhardis Johannis Boers 23 Sept 1879
FULLER [Capt.] Marriage 07 Aug 1879 at St.Paul's, Durban, Capt. Fuller, Highlands, Nonoti, to Louisa Mathews 19 Aug 1879
FYFE   Birth 27 Mar 1879 at Zuring Krantz, O.F.S., the wife of Mr W. Fyfe, of a daughter 10 Apr 1879
G......WAY [?]   Birth 20 Apr 1879 at Mount Moreland, the wife of Mr A.H. G.....way [?], of a daughter   [Surname very unclear] 01 May 1879
GADSDEN   Birth 14 May 1879 at the Bluff Lighthouse, the wife of Thos. A. Gadsden, of a son 24 May 1879
GAINSFORD   Birth 06 Aug 1879 at Berg Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr E.W. Gainsford, of a daughter 07 Aug 1879
GARLAND   Birth 03 Apr 1879 the wife of Mr T.J. Garland, of a son 19 Apr 1879
GARLAND Annie Mary Marriage 04 Nov 1879 by Rev Nuttall, Annie Mary, 2nd dghtr of T.W. Garland, Esq., M.L.C., Victoria County, to John A. Polkinghorne 06 Nov 1879
GARLAND [Dr.] Death 26 May 1879 Dr Garland, Civil Surgeon, died at Utrecht, of typhoid fever, contracted at Balte Spruit  [no age given] 14 June 1879
GARNER Nancy Payne Death 05 Feb 1879 at Durban, youngest daughter of W.K. & M.A. Garner, aged one year and eight months 13 Feb 1879
GIBSON Augusta Mary Death 15 Apr 1879 Augusta Mary, 2nd daughter of late R.T. Gibson, of "Brock House", Zwartkop Valley, aged 17 yrs 11 mths 22 Apr 1879
GIFFORD William Marriage 26 Feb 1879 at St. Peter's, Maritzburg, William Gifford, farmer, Umhlali, to Miss Mary Lilias Dowie Simpson 27 Feb 1879
GILBERT James H. Death 25 Feb 1879 at Pretoria, late of the Leydenburg Goldfields, aged 31 08 Mar 1879
GOLD   Birth 06 Apr 1879 at Stuartstown, Ixopo, the wife of Mr John Gold, of a daughter 24 Apr 1879
GOLD   Birth 12 May 1879 at South Park, of Bradeston, Laurencekirk, Scotland, wife of Robert Gold, of High Flats, of a daughter 26 June 1879
GOODBURN Joseph Burial 16 Nov 1879 the remains of the late Joseph Goodburn, were interred on Sunday 22 Nov 1879
GOODCHILD Louisa Parsons Death 10 Jan 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr Alfred R. Goodchild, aged 34 years 16 Jan 1879
GOODWIN   Birth 08 Mar 1879 at Berea Road, the wife of Mr Thos. Goodwin, of a son 18 Mar 1879
GORDON Francis Anthony G. Marriage 20 Feb 1879 Francis Anthony Gilbert, youngest son of General Gordon, Enon, Pmburg, to Marion Sophia Saunders 01 Mar 1879
GORDON   Birth 21 Nov 1879 Marion, the wife of Mr Frank Gordon, of a daughter 27 Nov 1879
GOUGH Hugh R.  [Capt.] Death 19 Apr 1879 of dysentry, at Herwen Hospital, Capt. The Hon. Hugh R. Gough, 5th Batt. N.N.C., formerly Coldstream Guards 01 May 1879
GRANT Helen Marriage 21 July 1879 Helen, 3rd daughter of the late Mr Nelson Grant, Colenso, to John Lawford 07 Aug 1879
GRAY   Birth 24 Feb 1879 at Gourton, the wife of Mr David Gray, of a daughter 27 Feb 1879
GRAY William Death 15 Oct 1879 at the "Glasgow", Blue Xrants, Mr. William Gray, aged 54 years 21 Oct 1879
GRAY Margaret Death 02 Nov 1879 at Gray's Court, York, England, the beloved wife of William Gray  [no age given] 18 Dec 1879
GREEN William Death 15 Jan 1879 at his residence, Little Umhlanga, after a very short illness, Mr William Green, planter, aged 57 years 21 Jan 1879
GREEN   Birth 18 Jan 1879 at Montpelier, Berea, the wife of Mr A.E. Green, of a daughter 23 Jan 1879
GREEN Agnes Edith Death Feb 1879 at the Crock, Durban, after a painful illness, Agnes Edith, daughter of Mr Thomas Green, aged 19 years 27 Feb 1879
GREEN Gustavus Morton Death 02 June 1879 killed on the Zulu Border, Isipingo Mounted Rifles, only son of Morton & Rose Green, aged 18 years 14 June 1879
GRICE   Birth 24 Jan 1879 at Montpelier, Mrs Thomas E. Grice, of a daughter 08 Feb 1879
GRIFFIS John Patrick Death 20 Jan 1879 at Fort Pearson, Lt. Natal Native Pioneers, son of Capt. Chas. Tendal Griffis, 14th Lght Dragoon, age 30? yr 6 mth 08 Feb 1879
GROOM   Birth 05 Apr 1879 at Buffel's Vlei, the wife of Mr F.F. Groom, of a son 19 Apr 1879
GUMPELSON Marcus Marriage 05 Mar 1879 by Rev. George Emanuel, B.A., Marcus Gumpelson, Handsworth, to Frances Aron 12 Apr 1879
GUTRIDGE Benjamin Death 22 Jan 1879 at Isandlhwana, trooper Buffalo Border Guard, son of Mr Thos. Gutridge, late 45th Regt., age 23 years 18 Feb 1879
HACKLAND   Birth 02 Dec 1879 at Richmond, Mrs J. Hackland, of a son 09 Dec 1879
HAINES Edith Marriage 20 May 1879 Edith, dghtr of Peachey Haines & cousin of Gen. Sir Fredk. P. Haines, Com. Forces in India, to Thos. R. Jennings 27 May 1879
HAIR   Birth 14 Apr 1879 at Rosemount, Mooi River, the wife of Mr Thos. Hair, Gretna Green, Mooi River, of a son 17 Apr 1879
HALL   Birth 19 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Alfred Hall, of a daughter 27 Mar 1879
HALL   Birth 07 Apr 1879 at Musgrave Road, the wife of W.J. Hall, of Newcastle, of a son 12 Apr 1879
HALL John F. W. Marriage 22 Dec 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, John F.W. Hall, Umsinga, to Elizabeth Mary Payne 23 Dec 1879
HAMELBERG Dorcas Death 04 Apr 1879 at Arnhem, Holland, wife of H.A.L. Hamelberg, late of Bloemfontein, in her 44th yr. Sister of Mrs C.C. Griffin[?] 20 May 1879
HAMILTON   Birth 18 Sept 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Capt. W.S. Hamilton, 90th Regiment Light Infantry, of a son 20 Sept 1879
HANNAN Robert Death 13 Mar 1879 at the residence of Thos. McCubbin, Mt. Vernon, Berea, Mr Robert Hannan of Bootle [?], Liverpool 18 Mar 1879
HANSFORD   Birth 18 June 1879 the wife of Mr James Hansford, of a son 26 June 1879
HANSFORD Frances Death 18 June 1879 on the 18th June, Frances Hansford, aged 32 years 26 June 1879
HANSFORD [no names given] Death 19 June 1879 infant son of James & Frances Hansford 26 June 1879
HARDING Mary Maria Marriage 19 June 1879 Mary Maria, youngest dghtr of His Hon. the late Walter Harding, Chief Justice of Natal, to Arthur H. Le Breton 21 June 1879
HART   Birth 15 June 1879 the wife of Mr Austin F. Hart, of a son 21 June 1879
HARWIN   Birth 24 Dec 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr J. Harwin, of a son - still born, prematurely 30 Dec 1879
HATHORN Hannah Howard Death 25 May 1879 at her residence, Loop St., Pietermaritzburg,  widow of John Hathorn, Esq., aged 61 years 27 May 1879
HATLEY [?]   Birth 05 Sept 1879 at Mount Pleasant Hotel, Newcastle, the wife of Mr F. Hatley, of a daughter  [NB: surname unclear] 11 Sept 1879
HAVERMANN   Birth 13 Nov 1879 at Greytown, the wife of Mr C.A. Havemann, of a son 18 Nov 1879
HAWKINS Emmeline Edith Marriage 10 Jan 1879 Emmeline Edith, eldest dghtr of Arthur C. Hawkins, R.M., Upper Umkomanzi, to George B. Walker 14 Jan 1879
HAWKINS Villiers Caesar  Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, aged 19 years 22 Feb 1879
HAWKSWORTH   Birth 04 May 1879 the wife of E.W. Hawksworth, of Benerva, Alexandra, of a daughter 15 May 1879
HAWKSWORTH   Birth 08 June 1879 at Undercliff, Mrs Francis J. Hawksworth, of a son 17 June 1879
HAY  J. B. Death 04 Mar 1879 at Helpmekaar, of fever, only son of J.B. Hay, Wooton Bridge, Isle of Wight, aged 18 years and nine months 13 Mar 1879
HAYDEN Anna M. Bedford Death 25 June 1879 Anna Matilda Bedford, relict of Jas. Hayden, Esq., Londonderry, dghtr of late Jas. Clegg, Londonderry, age 51 yrs 26 June 1879
HAYES Charles   Death 24 Feb 1879 eldest son of Mr M. Hayes, of this city, aged 26 [?] years and 11 months 27 Feb 1879
HAYNES George Henry Marriage 05 July 1879 by Rev G. Simpson, at Alice Mills, George Henry, youngest son of G. Haynes, Durban, to Susannah M. Watling 08 July 1879
HEARD   Birth 15 Mar 1879 at St. George's Street, Durban, the wife of Mr John Heard, of a son 27 Mar 1879
HEATHER   Birth 19 Apr 1879 at Fort Amiel, Newcastle, Natal, the wife of Surgeon D.W.C. Heather, Army Medical Dept., of a son 10 May 1879
HEELEY Henry F. Death 25 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, son of the late Clement Heeley, of Wylde Green, Warwickshire  [no age given] 28 Jan 1879
HEIN J. J. Marriage 05 Mar 1879 by Rev Mason, at Maritzburg, Mr J.J. Hein, of Blackburn, Victoria County, Durban, to Annie Logan 13 Mar 1879
HELMAN Gertrude Death 23 Dec 1879 at Bush Hoek, O.F.S., beloved wife of Joseph John Helman, aged 45 years 31 Dec 1879
HERDS George Death Sept 1879 a few days ago, an old man, while dining at Cronstadt, OFS, died from suffocation from bolting piece mutton 13 Sept 1879
HERRING [Trooper] Death Aug 1879 Trooper of Bettington's Horse,fell from moving wagon & killed. Deceased was Englishman. Buried Camperdown 16 Aug 1879
HESOM George William Death 25 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, eldest son of Robert and M...[?] Hesom, aged 8 years 8 months 13 days 01 Mar 1879
HILL   Birth 09 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Thomas Hill, of Camel [?], of a son 12 Apr 1879
HILL   Birth 04 June 1879 at Victoria Street, Durban, the wife of Hewson Hill, of a daughter 12 June 1879
HINDE William Henry Death 14 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, after a painful illness, extending over a number of years, aged 21 years 6 mths [age unclear] 27 Mar 1879
HITCHCOCK Geo. Earnest Ed. Max Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, George Earnest Edward Max Hitchcock, Q.M. Newcastle Mounted Rifles, age 36[?] yrs 15 Feb 1879
HOBDAY Mary Ann Death 27 Mar 1879 at Verulam, after a long, painful illness, 2nd surviving daughter of Richard Hobday, Verulam, aged 22 years 03 Apr 1879
HOBSON   Birth 16 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr W.H. Hobson, of a daughter 18 Jan 1879
HODGSON Sarah Death 27 Feb 1879 at West Street, Maritzburg, youngest daughter of late James Hodgson, aged 32 years 01 Mar 1879
HODGSON Charles Ellis Death 19 May 1879 at Albany Grove, Durban, youngest son of William & Mary Hodgson, of Weenen County, aged 3 years 22 May 1879
HOGBEN John J. Marriage 15 Apr 1879 John J. Hogben, late of London, England, to Sarah Jane Hopkins 03 May 1879
HOLMES   Birth 13 June 1879 at Victoria Street, Durban, the wife of Mr William Holmes, of a son 17 June 1879
HOOKER Albert   Death 25 Oct 1879 a young man well known in Durban .... poisoned himself on the Berea on Saturday;  drank arsenic by mistake 28 Oct 1879
HOPKINS Sarah Jane Marriage 15 Apr 1879 at residence of bride's father, Harrismith, 3rd dghtr of Martin Hopkins, of Berg Vley, Weenen, to John J. Hogben 03 May 1879
HOPKINS see Shum, Julia E.N. Death 16 June 1879 at St.John's Wood, relict of Maj. Henry H. Shum & dghtr of Lt-Gen Northey Hopkins, Oving Hse, Bucks., aged 63 23 Sept 1879
HORTON George William Marriage 26 Feb 1879 by Rev T.E. Robinson, at Pinetown, George William Horton, to Emma Elizabeth Radford 01 Mar 1879
HOSKING Winchester Clowes Death 03 Feb 1879 at "The Oaks", Byrne, accidentally, eldest son of Mr R.W. Hosking, aged 11 years 08 Feb 1879
HOTSON Florence H. M. M. Death 13 May 1879 at Maritzburg, Florence Helen May Muriel, dghtr of Wm. Henry & Clementina[?] Hotson, age 3 mths 27 days 20 May 1879
HOUSHOLD Mary Ann Marriage 08 Mar 1879 by Rev EH Shears, Mary Ann, only dghtr of Wm. John & Elizabeth Houshold, to Willliam W. Woodhouse 10 Apr 1879
HOWE Leonard Aloyious Death 11 Feb 1879 at Stanger, infant son of John and Jane Howe, aged 2 months 18 Feb 1879
HOWE Mary Jane Marriage 30 Apr 1879 Mary Jane, eldest daughter of Mr John Howe, to Alfred Downes 03 May 1879
HOWES   Birth 22 May 1879 at Mona Place, the wife of Mr J.E. Howes, of a son 27 May 1879
HUGHES George Death Oct 1879 a trooper in the Natal Mounted Police, shot himself.......He was a native of Canterbury, England 18 Oct 1879
HULLER   Birth 10 Mar 1879 at Palmietfontein, District Bethlehem, the wife of Mr H. Huller, of a son 22 Mar 1879
HULLEY Daniel Marriage 12 Aug 1879 at St.Mary's Church, Richmond, Daniel, son of R.B. Hulley, Esq., Hopewell, Griqualand East, to Julia A.G. Kippen 04 Sept 1879
HUMPHREY Nellie Death 29 Dec 1878 at Kimberley, Diamond Fields, 2nd daughter of W.H. and E. Humphrey, of Durban, aged 4 years 07 Jan 1879
HUMPHRY   Birth 14 Apr 1879 at St. George's Street, Durban, the wife of W.H. Humphry, of a son 22 Apr 1879
HUMPHRY Jane Elizabeth Marriage 04 June 1879 Jane Elizabeth, 2nd daughter of late Robert Humphry, Durban, to Frederick Farmer 10 June 1879
HUNTER John Death 13 Dec 1878 at Parklee, Helensburg, Scotland, Mr John Hunter  [no age or other details given] 04 Feb 1879
HUNTER   Birth 01 May 1879 at Holly Lodge, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Peter Hunter, of a daughter 06 May 1879
HUTCHINSON Emma Death 08 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Walter Jolly Hutchinson, aged 24 years 11 Jan 1879
HUTCHINSON   Birth 20 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of John Hutchinson, of a daughter 24 June 1879
INGLE Louisa   Marriage 25 Feb 1879 Louisa, eldest daughter of late James Morley Ingle, to Hugo Koll 04 Mar 1879
JACKSON Fred Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, aged 16 years  [see also entry for Lucy Jackson] 22 Feb 1879
JACKSON Lucy Death 18 Feb 1879 Lucy Jackson, aged 10 months [mentioned in same death notice as Fred Jackson who died 22 Jan 1879] 22 Feb 1879
JACKSON   Birth 24 Feb 1879 at Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr E. Jackson, of a son 27 Feb 1879
JACKSON Robert William Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, eldest son of late Robert Laws Jackson, Pmburg, aged 23 yrs 7 months 27 Feb 1879
JACOBSOHN Rosie Betrothal Sept 1879 Rosie, eldest daughter of George Jacobsohn, of Kroonstad, Orange Free State, to Max Frielenthal  18 Nov 1879
JAGO Sydney J. Death 22 Dec 1879 at Harrismith, Sydney J. Jago, aged 22 years 31 Dec 1879
JAMES Rose Death 25 Jan 1879 at London House, Church Street, twin dghtr of William and H.J. James, aged 13 [18?] months and 18 days 28 Jan 1879
JAMES Lily   Death 07 Apr 1879 at London House, Pmburg, twin dghtr of W. and H.J. James, age one year and [??] months 17 Apr 1879
JAMES [Mrs.] Death 10 Apr 1879 at Rose Cottage, Umbilo, beloved wife of H.T. James, in the 40th year of her age  [no first names given] 19 Apr 1879
JAMES   Birth 05 May 1879 at the Berea, the wife of Mr Walter James, of a son 10 May 1879
JAMES   Birth 23 Apr 1879 at 21 Church Street, the wife of Mr Alfred James, of a son 13 May 1879
JAMES  Rose Death 25 Jan 1879 at London House, Pmburg, twin dghtr of W. and H.J. James, age 13 mths 18 days [age unclear] 17 Apr 1879
JAMESON   Birth 04 Mar 1879 at Durban, Mrs R. Jameson, of a daughter 08 Mar 1879
JEFFELS Mary Death 13 May 1879 at the residence of Mr Cubitt, Albany Grove, Durban, Mary, relict of late Michael Jeffels, B.A., aged 68 years 17 May 1879
JENKINSON Margaret Emily Marriage 14 June 1879 Margaret Emily, eldest dghtr of Canon Jenkinson, incumbent Springvale, to Charles Johnson 24 June 1879
JENNINGS Thomas Richard Marriage 20 May 1879 at St. Cyprian's, Durban, Thos. Richard, younger son of Thos. Jennings, Farnborough, Hants., to Edith Haines 27 May 1879
JOHNSON   Birth 03 Mar 1879 at Terrace Cottage, Stamford Hill, Umgeni, Mrs F.W. Johnson, of a daughter 11 Mar 1879
JOHNSON   Birth 15 Mar 1879 at Umzinto, Mrs Lewkoor Johnson, of a daughter  [NB: birth date unclear] 29 Mar 1879
JOHNSON Charles Marriage 14 June 1879 by Rev Jenkinson, at Springvale, Charles, eldest son of Mr W. Johnson, of Cottingham, to Margaret E. Jenkinson 24 June 1879
JOHNSTONE Jane Death 25 Feb 1879 at Pinetown, wife of Mr W. Johnstone, late of Winburg, O.F.S. 01 Mar 1879
JONES William West Marriage 16 Jan 1879 at St.Peter's, Eaton Square, the Most Rev. Wm. West Jones, D.D., Bishop of Cape Town, to Emily F. Allen 27 Feb 1879
JONES   Birth 13 Mar 1879 at Ocean Villa, Back Beach, Durban, the wife of Mr Joseph Jones, of a son 20 Mar 1879
JORDAN   Birth 09 Apr 1879 at Sea View, Illovo, the wife of Mr W. Jordan, of a daughter 17 Apr 1879
KELSEY Percy West Death 09 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, son of Charles and Frances Kelsey, aged 3 months and eleven days 11 Mar 1879
KEMBER Charles Death 05 July 1879 at his brother's residence, Utrecht, Chas. Kember, aged 42 years 17 July 1879
KENT   Birth 25 Feb 1879 at McArthur Street, Durban, the wife of Mr A.R. Kent, of a son 04 Mar 1879
KEYWOOD Margaret Helena Death 13 Feb 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, beloved daughter of Edward Keywood, aged 16 years 22 Feb 1879
KILLOCH [no names given] Divorce July 1879 Divorce granted to Mrs Killoch & guardian of 2 children, on grounds of husband's desertion 4 years previously 19 July 1879
KING Lilly Ellen Death 06 Feb 1879 at Burger Street, youngest daughter of James & Mary Ann King, aged 4 years 22 Feb 1879
KING Elizabeth Ann Death 01 May 1879 at Ladysmith, Klip River County, the wife of Mr Geo. King, M.L.C., aged 45 years and 11 months 08 May 1879
KIPPEN Julia Ann Grace Marriage 12 Aug 1879 Julia Ann Grace, eldest dghtr of late Capt. G.A.C. Kippen, 45th Regiment, to Daniel Hulley 04 Sept 1879
KIRCKMAN Eric Death 20 May 1879 at Beeverstow, youngest son of John Kirckman, aged 8 days 31 May 1879
KISCH [no names given] Death 04 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, of erysepalis, infant daughter of Mr & Mrs H. Kisch, aged 6 weeks and 4 days 09 Jan 1879
KNAPP Letetia Death 12 Jan 1879 at Newbury, Berkshire, widow of David Knapp, and mother of David Knapp, Maritzburg, aged 84 years 15 Mar 1879
KOCH John Daniel Death 20 Jan 1879 at Marabastad, Mr John Daniel Koch, aged 66 years 18 Feb 1879
KOLL Hugo Marriage 25 Feb 1879 at St.Cyprian's Church, Hugo Koll, of Cologne, Germany, to Louisa Ingle 04 Mar 1879
LAMBERT Elizabeth Death 28 May 1879 at Stamford Hill, Durban, Mrs Elizabeth Lambert, aged 79 years 31 May 1879
LANDERS   Birth 02 Mar 1879 at Renshaw Estate, near Umzinto, the wife of Mr Joshua Landers, sugar planter, of a daughter 08 Mar 1879
LANDSBERG   Birth 07 May 1879 at Uitzoek, near New Leeds, the wife of Mr Otto Landsberg, of a daughter 10 May 1879
LANE Elizabeth Marriage 20 Feb 1879 Elizabeth, only daughter of late Robert Lane, of Umgeni, to Robert George Bell  [NB: Entry very unclear] 25 Feb 1879
LANGLOIS Marie Isaure Magon Death 24 May 1879 at Durban, Marie Isaure Magon, beloved wife of L.M. Langlois, of Durban 03 June 1879
LANGTON   Birth 10 June 1879 at Andaby [?], Lower Umkomas, the wife of Mr G.R. Langton, of a daughter 17 June 1879
LANTMAN Johannes Abraham Death 09 Apr 1879 at Durban, Johannes Abraham Lantman, of Victoria village, Tongaat, aged 83 [?] years 12 Apr 1879
LAST [?]   Birth 02 Jan 1879 Mrs A.W. Last, Commercial Road, Pietermaritzburg, of a son  [surname unclear] 04 Jan 1879
LAWFORD John Marriage 21 July 1879 at St. Matthew's Church, Estcourt, John, 2nd son of Mr Henry Lawford, of St.Brelades, Jersey, to Helen Grant 07 Aug 1879
LAWSON   Birth 29 Apr 1879 at Domisina, the wife of Mr James Lawson, of a son 08 May 1879
LE BRETON Arthur Henry Marriage 19 June 1879 at St. Peter's, Pietermaritzburg, Arthur Henry Le Breton, District Engineer, N.G.R., to Mary Maria Harding 21 June 1879
LEAN Ethel May Death 08 May 1879 at Red Hill, Little Umhlanga, infant daughter of W. and M.A. Lean, aged 7 months 16 days 13 May 1879
LEE Edward William Marriage 29 Jan 1879 at the Congregational Chapel, Durban, Edward William Lee, to Wesselina Frederica Elizabeth Smith 04 Feb 1879
LEE Emily Marriage 24 Mar 1879 Emily Lee, of Maritzburg, to Edward John Donlon, of Kokstadt 27 Mar 1879
LEECH   Birth 09 Apr 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of Mr J.W. Leech, of a daughter 17 Apr 1879
LELLO   Birth 04 June 1879 the wife of Mr Wm. Lello, Smith Street, Durban, of a son  [still-born] 10 June 1879
LELLO Jessie Death 05 June 1879 beloved wife of Mr Wm. Lello, Smith St., Durban, aged 32 yrs.  Glasgow papers please copy 10 June 1879
LENNOX Lucy Bell Marriage 16 Jan 1879 at the Congregational Church, Durban, Lucy Bell Lennox, to John Reynolds Warren 21 Jan 1879
L'ESTRANGE   Birth 13 Dec 1879 the wife of W. L'Estrange, Esq., Noodsberg, of a daughter 18 Dec 1879
LEWES George Henry Death Dec 1878 in early December, the essayist, historian & philosopher, at his residence, North Bank, Regents Park, London 18 Jan 1879
LIDDELL James Greaves Marriage 26 Mar 1879 by Rev A.P, Chaplin, at Colworth, Klip River, 2nd son of Mr. Liddellof Bethel, O.F.S., to Sarah Eleanor Clark 03 Apr 1879
LIDDELL Bessie Marriage 14 May 1879 by Rev. R.W. Bryant, Bessie, 5th daughter of J.P. Liddell, Esq., of Bethel, to William Johnstone Walker 22 May 1879
LIDDELL Emma    Marriage 14 May 1879 by Rev. R.W. Bryant, Emma, youngest daughter of J.P. Liddell, Esq., of Bethel, to William Johnstone Walker 22 May 1879
LINDSAY   Birth 15 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr James A. Lindsay, of Liddelsdale, of a son 18 Feb 1879
LINDSAY [no names given] Death Oct 1879 A European named Lindsay has been found dead in the City 11 Oct 1879
LISTER   Birth 29 Jan 1879 at Everton, Pinetown, the wife of Mr J. Lister, of a son 01 Feb 1879
LLOYD   Birth 05 Jan 1879 at Umgeni, the wife of Mr John Lloyd, of a son 09 Jan 1879
LLOYD Llewellyn Henry Death 28 Mar 1879 killed in action at Hlobane Mountain, eldest son of Major-Gen. Banastre P. Lloyd 17 Apr 1879
LLOYD Charles Banastre Marriage 01 Oct 1879 Charles Banastre Lloyd, of Hidcote, Mooi River, son of Maj-Gen. Lloyd, of "Brynl...?", Estcourt, to Ellen Rymer 04 Oct 1879
LOCKWELL M.  [Mrs.] Death 08 Jan 1879 at Berwick-on-Tweed, Scotland, Mrs M. Lockwell, mother of Mrs Shiels, of this town, aged 83 [?] years 27 Feb 1879
LOCKWOOD John A. Death 29 Nov 1878 at the residence of his father, only surviving son of Rev. J.P. Lockwood, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, aged 33 yrs 21 Jan 1879
LOFTHOUSE John Death 02 Oct 1879 an old and respected colonist, died at Durban, aged 62 04 Oct 1879
LOGAN Annie Marriage 05 Mar 1879 Annie, eldest dghtr of Mr G.A. Logan, Richmond, Natal, late of Bath, England, to Mr J.J. Hein 13 Mar 1879
LONDON William Death 22 Jan 1879 killed in action at Isandlhwana, late Q.M. Natal Carbineers, age 30 yrs, leaving widow & 3 young children 01 Feb 1879
LORAM   Birth 10 May 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr A.E. Loram, of a son 13 May 1879
LOTTER Susanna Maria F. Death 15 Aug 1879 Susanna Maria Frankina, on 15th ult., at Waterfall, Mooi River, daughter of L.J. & H.G. Lotter, aged 14 months 23 Sept 1879
LOVATT Augusta Hannah Marriage 08 Oct 1879 Augusta Hannah, eldest dghtr of William Lovatt, Esq., Avoca, to Frederick Anton Franks of Standerton, Tvl. 14 Oct 1879
LOVETT John Arthur Death 04 Apr 1879 only son of H. and E. Lovett, aged 14 months 10 Apr 1879
LUMLEY Alice    Marriage 24 Nov 1879 Alice Lumley, of Pietermaritzburg, to C.H.P. England 27 Nov 1879
LYLE see Paterson, John Death 04 Oct 1879 at Nelson Street, Largs, Scotland, John Paterson, grain merchant, brother to late Mrs A. Lyle, Pmburg., age 47 yr 06 Nov 1879
MACDONALD   Birth 20 Aug 1879 at 86 Burger St., Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr John G.M. MacDonald, of a daughter 23 Aug 1879
MACKAY   Birth 12 Mar 1879 the wife of Mr J.H.[?] Mackay, of a son  [NB: initals & surname unclear] 18 Mar 1879
MAGNUS Sarah Death 13 July 1879 after a long and painful illness, widow of the late J.[T.?] M. B. Magnus, in the 66th year of her age 19 July 1879
MAINE Henry William Marriage 26 Feb 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, at Durban, Henry Wm. Maine, ynger son of late Robt. Maine, Swansea, to Kate Atkinson 01 Mar 1879
MANN   Birth 29 Mar 1879 at the Congregational Manse, Durban, the wife of the Rev. W.H. Mann, of  daughter 05 Apr 1879
MARITZ   Birth Dec 1878 at Utrecht, the wife of Mr S.S. Maritz, of a son  [birth date unclear] 11 Jan 1879
MARITZ Maria A. C. Marriage 06 Jan 1879 4th daughter of Mr S.S. Maritz, Transvaal, to Archibald T.G. Wales 11 Jan 1879
MARITZ [no names given] Death 04 Dec 1878 at Utrecht, the infant son of Mr S.S. Maritz, aged 4 hours  [NB: date is very unclear] 11 Jan 1879
MARITZ Anna Margrietha Marriage 19 May 1879 by Rev Turnbull of Greytown, Anna Margrietha Tredoux, widow of G.M. Maritz, to Gert Thos. Van Rooyen 24 May 1879
MARITZ Soloman Death 23 July 1879 Soloman Maritz, senior, aged 75 years, 8 months and 14 days - The last of the old stem 05 Aug 1879
MARKHAM Johanna Christiana Divorce Feb 1879 in Durban; divorce granted to Stephen Markham from wife, Johanna Christiana, on grounds of latter's adultery 22 Feb 1879
MARKHAM Stephen Divorce Feb 1879 in Durban; divorce granted to Stephen Markham from wife, Johanna Christiana, on grounds of latter's adultery 22 Feb 1879
MARSHALL   Birth 12 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr David Marshall, of a daughter 14 Jan 1879
MARSHALL Rachel Ethel Death 04 Mar 1879 at Ladysmith, daughter of Robert and M...[?] Marshall, aged six months 11 Mar 1879
MARSHALL Frank James Death 12 Mar 1879 at Pinetown, infant son of Charles and [Sarah ?] Marshall  [Entry very unclear] 18 Mar 1879
MARSHALL John Bonner Death 25 Feb 1879 at Ladysmith, infant son of John & Elizabeth Marshall, of "Kelven Grove", aged 5 days 08 Apr 1879
MARSHALL John Marriage 08 Apr 1879 by Rev WH Mann, at Addington, John Marshall, to Mary Roy 17 Apr 1879
MASON [Mrs.] Death 26 Feb 1879 at her residence, 13 Berg Street, after a painful illness, Mrs Robert Mason, aged 71 years 04 Mar 1879
MASON   Birth 23 Mar 1879 at Berg Street, Maritzburg, the wife of Mr W.H. Mason, of a daughter 27 Mar 1879
MASON   Birth 17 Apr 1879 the wife of Mr L.H. Mason, of a son 29 Apr 1879
MATHEWS Louisa   Marriage 07 Aug 1879 Louisa Mathews, widow of late R.W. Mathews, Bengal Civil Service, India, to Capt. Fuller 19 Aug 1879
MATTHEWS Catherine Marriage 29 Jan 1879 Catherine, oldst dghtr of late W. Matthews, Wakefords Farm, Pamber, England, to Job Portsmouth of Underberg 01 Feb 1879
MAUN [?] James Cope Death 28 Mar 1879 killed in action on the Hlobane Mountain, James Cope Maun [or Mann?] - no age given 29 Apr 1879
MAY   Birth 12 Feb 1879 at the "Academy", Howick, the wife of Mr J.P. May, of a daughter 15 Feb 1879
McALISTER Alexander Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Newcastle Mounted Rifles, 5th son of Robt. McAlister, Glen Islay, Pmburg, age 24yr 3mth 11 Feb 1879
McALISTER   Birth 03 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, Mrs J.S. McAlister, of a daughter 15 Mar 1879
McCOMBIE Lizzie Marriage 18 July 1879 by Rev Gould-Smith, Lizzie, 2nd dghtr of Mr Andrew McCombie, to Mr R. Miller; both of Dundee, Scotland 22 July 1879
McGEE   Birth 14 Feb 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Edward McGee, of a son 15 Feb 1879
McGILL Edward Daniel Death 25 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, aged 18, only & dearly beloved son of Mr E.F. McGill 01 July 1879
McINTYRE   Birth May 1879 at Little Umhlanga, the wife of John McIntyre, M.D., of a daughter  [Birth date possibly 13 May?] 20 May 1879
McKENZIE   Birth 04 Jan 1879 at Orange Grove, Richmond, the wife of Mr R.A. McKenzie, of a son  [NB: birth date unclear] 18 Jan 1879
McKENZIE   Birth 23 Aug 1879 at Maritzburg, Mrs J.W. McKenzie, of a daughter  [NB: birth date is very unclear] 02 Sept 1879
McLAURIN   Birth 04 Apr 1879 at Verulam, the wife of James McLaurin, of a daughter 12 Apr 1879
McLAURIN see Wylie, Helen Death 04 Apr 1879 at Airleywright House, Perthshire, dghtr of late Jas. Wylie, sister to Mrs McLaurin, Glenaray, Victoria County  24 May 1879
McLEOD   Birth 13 Aug 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Frederick McLeod, of Byrne, of a son 21 Aug 1879
McNAIR   Birth 02 May 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the wife of Mr R.P. McNair, of a son 08 May 1879
McNAIR [no names given] Death 02 May 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the infant son of R.P. and L. McNair 08 May 1879
MELVILL Teignmouth Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Adj. 24th Regt., yngst son of Philip Melvill, late Military Sec. East Indian Co., age 38 yrs 12 Apr 1879
MENDENHALL William Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, eldest son of Mr Mendenhall, Pietermaritzburg, aged 18 years 15 Feb 1879
MEYER Frederic Death 16 June 1879 at Luneburg Laager, of Estcourt Mission Stn., after long & painful illness, aged 57 yrs, leaves widow & 4 children 28 June 1879
MICHAUX   Birth 28 May 1879 the wife of James F. Michaux, of a son 03 June 1879
MICHAUX Joseph  Death 15 June 1879 at the Reunion Estate, Joseph, infant son of J.F. and [?] Michaux, aged 18 days 24 June 1879
MIDDLETON Henry Sowerby Death 03 June 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, late Lieut. in HM 32nd[?] Light Infantry, born 15 August 1848 17 June 1879
MILLER   Birth 31 Jan 1879 at Heilbron, O.F.S., Mrs Mark Miller, of a son 15 Feb 1879
MILLER William Death 10 Mar 1879 at Addington, from accident, chief engineer of the Govt. tug, aged 53 years 22 Mar 1879
MILLER R. Marriage 18 July 1879 at residence of Mr Thos. Braid, East Park Cottage, Mr R. Miller, to Lizzie McCombie 22 July 1879
MILLS Frederick G. Death 17 May 1879 at Durban, Frederick G. Mills, of London, aged 19 years 22 May 1879
MILNE   Birth 17 Jan 1879 at Ryehill Cottage, Berea, the wife of A. Milne, of a daughter 28 Jan 1879
MILNE David Death 06 Feb 1879 at Ryehill Cottage, Berea, youngest son of Andrew Milne  [NB: age unclear - possibly one year & 8 mths?] 15 Feb 1879
MINTER Jane Marriage 15 Jan 1879 Jane, eldest daughter of the late B. Minter, Esq., Folkestone, England, to Charles Buxton Andrews 25 Jan 1879
MITCHELL   Birth 23 Apr 1879 at Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Thomas Mitchell, of a daughter 29 Apr 1879
MITCHLEY Emily   Marriage 03 Feb 1879 Emily, 4th daughter of Mr F. Mitchley, of Imperani, O.F.S., to George Edward Andrews 22 Feb 1879
MOLL Susanna Solomina Marriage 13 Aug 1879 Susanna Solomina, eldest daughter of Mr Mynard O.J.H. Moll, of Harrismith, to Henri Charles Field 26 Aug 1879
MOODIE Charlotte Mary Marriage 19 Feb 1879 Charlotte Mary Moodie, late of Natal, to Frederick Robert Moor 06 Mar 1879
MOODIE Margaret   Death 08 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, Margaret, beloved wife of Alfred Moodie, Esq., of this City  [no age given] 15 Mar 1879
MOOR Annie May Marriage 27 Aug 1879 at the Drill Shed, Annie May, eldest dghtr of Frederick Wm. Moor, J.P., Pmburg, to Richard M.K. Chadwick 18 Sept 1879
MOOR  Frederick Robert Marriage 19 Feb 1879 by Rev Gaul, at Kimberley, Frederick Robert Moor, to Charlotte Mary Moodie 06 Mar 1879
MOORBY   Birth 24 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr R. Moorby, of a daughter 30 Jan 1879
MORELAND   Birth 18 July 1879 at Alexandra Cottage, Townlands, Pmburg, the wife of Mr J.H.B. Moreland, of a son   24 July 1879
MUIR Agnes Auld Death 11 Feb 1879 at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, wife of Mr John Muir, & mother of Mr William Muir, of this City  [no age given] 20 Mar 1879
MURRAY Charlie Keir Death 29 Apr 1879 infant son of Thos. K. and Annie[?] Murray, aged 24/26 [?] days 08 May 1879
NEL   Birth 21 Aug 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr T.J. Nel, of a son 23 Aug 1879
NEWBERRY   Birth 04 Feb 1879 at Red Hill, near Blackburn, County Victoria, the wife of Mr J. Newberry, of a daughter 08 Feb 1879
NEWEY Mary Jane Marriage 25 Feb 1879 Mary Jane [Minnie], youngest daughter of late Mr James George Newey, of Birmingham, to Arthur A. Smith 27 Feb 1879
NEWMAN   Birth 05 June 1879 the wife of Quartermaster Newman, 90th L.I., of a daughter 10 June 1879
NEWMARCH   Birth 31 Oct 1879 at Hessle Cottage, Greytown, the wife of Mr G.W. Newmarch, of a daughter 08 Nov 1879
NEWMARCH Christina Evelyn Jane Death 16 Dec 1879 at Whitecliffe, near Greytown, infant daughter of G.W. and C.D. Newmarch, aged 6 weeks 23 Dec 1879
NICHOLSON J. D. Death 27 Oct 1879 one of the fathers of Natal, died on Monday 31 Oct 1879
NOBLE James Death 14 Jan 1879 at his father's residence, Berea, James Noble, aged 27 years 18 Jan 1879
NOLAN David Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, Mr David Nolan, sen., conductor Royal Engineer Field Park  [no age given] 13 Feb 1879
O'CONNOR Catherine Mary Marriage 24 Feb 1879 Catherine Mary O'Connor, to Patrick Toohey; both of Durban 08 Mar 1879
OERTEL Catherina H. G. Marriage 23 Apr 1879 Miss Catherina H.G. Oertel, of Middelburg, eldest dghtr of S.V. Oertel, Esq., to Peter Edward Raaff 24 May 1879
OHREN Marion Sarah Marriage 22 Oct 1879 Marion Sarah Ohren, first lady teacher of music, Alexandra College, Dublin, to Henry St.John Brooks 04 Dec 1879
OLIVER Daisy Alice Death 10 Feb 1879 the beloved daughter of Mr J. Oliver, Verulam, aged 19 months  [NB: age unclear] 18 Feb 1879
OLIVER see Bulmer, Diana Death 01 Mar 1879 after a long, painful illness, wife of John Bulmer, Berea & 7th dghtr of Mrs Oliver, Pine Terrace, aged 38 yrs 06 Mar 1879
OXENHAM Margaret Marriage 17 Dec 1879 Margaret, only daughter of Mr Robert Oxenham, Pietermaritzburg, to George Woodhouse Paverd 30 Dec 1879
PAGE [Private] Death Nov 1879 Private Page, 3-60th Rifles, was drowned at Pinetown 15 Nov 1879
PALMER   Birth 01 Apr 1879 at Commercial Road, Durban, the wife of Mr J.E. Palmer, of a daughter 03 Apr 1879
PARK [Mr.] Death Oct 1879 a gentleman named Park, killed himself with an assegai at Durban last week 04 Oct 1879
PARKIN [Mr.] Death Oct 1879 a young man named Parkin, said to be from Plymouth, England, died through being thrown from his horse 04 Oct 1879
PARRATT Eliza Marriage 26 Jan 1879 at St. Cyprian's, by special license, Eliza Parratt, to Edward Montague Allen; both of Durban 08 Feb 1879
PARSONS Eva Lydia Death 26 May 1879 at Victoria Street, Durban, only child of John and Eva Eliza Parsons, aged 2 months 16 days 31 May 1879
PATERSON John Death 04 Oct 1879 at Nelson Street, Largs, Scotland, John Paterson, grain merchant, brother to late Mrs A. Lyle, Pmburg., age 47 yr 06 Nov 1879
PATON Catherine Ross Death 26 Mar 1879 at Emerald Hill, Melbourne, wife of the Rev. James Paton, M.A., late of Durban  [no age given] 05 July 1879
PATTERSON   Birth 23 Dec 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr R. Patterson, of a son  [NB: initials unclear] 24 Dec 1879
PAUL   Birth 15 June 1879 at Fenton Vacy, near Verulam, the wife of A. Paul, of a son 21 June 1879
PAVERD George Woodhouse Marriage 17 Dec 1879 by Rev Mason, at Pmburg, George Woodhouse, only son of Mr William Paverd, to Margaret Oxenham 30 Dec 1879
PAYNE   Birth 02 June 1879 at Kimberley, Diamond Fields, the wife of Thos. Ashbourn Payne, jun., of a son 14 June 1879
PAYNE Elizabeth Mary Marriage 22 Dec 1879 Elizabeth Mary, daughter of Thos. A. Payne, Pietermaritzburg, to John F.W. Hall 23 Dec 1879
PEACOCK John F. Marriage 30 Apr 1879 at home of bride's father, Springfield Hse,Berea, son of [?. G.] Peacock, Port Elizabeth, to Susan M.A. Chapman 06 May 1879
PEARSE Ellen Hall Marriage 28 May 1879 Ellen Hall, daughter of late E. Pearse, formerly of Swansea, to Rev. Henry M. Cameron 29 May 1879
PEARSON   Birth 25 Jan 1879 at West Street, Pmburg, the wife of Colonel Pearson, commanding No.1 Column, of a daughter 01 Feb 1879
PEEL Jonathan Marriage 20 Feb 1879 eldest son of William Accrington Peel, Esq., Eaton Sq., London, formerly of Natal, to Katherine L.A. Saunders 01 Mar 1879
PENFOLD Marchant Death 22 Mar 1879 Mr Marchant Penfold, after three hours illness, aged 70.  Sussex papers please copy 27 Mar 1879
PENISTON Helenn Forrest Death 26 Jan 1879 at Mooi Spruit, beloved daughter of Edwin & Emily Peniston, aged 4 months 01 Feb 1879
PENISTON William Chas. Forrest Death 31 Jan 1879 at Howick, William Charles Forrest, beloved son of Edwin & Emily Peniston, aged 14 months 04 Feb 1879
PENNINGTON   Birth 29 Apr 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of Mr Richard Pennington, of a daughter 10 May 1879
PERFECT George Norton Marriage 02 Sept 1879 at St.Peter's Cathedral, George Norton Perfect, of the Noodsberg, to Emma Kate Bourke 04 Sept 1879
PETERS Lily Marian Death 24 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, 2nd eldest daughter of Mr J. Peters, aged 18 years and 2 months 27 Feb 1879
PETERS F. G. P. Death 29 May 1879 at MWStroom, from a fall from horse, lingered 3 days unconscious, born 14 May 1830; leaves wife & 3 children 10 June 1879
PHELAN Hubert James Death 01 Mar 1879 at Port Elizabeth, infant son of W.J. and E. Phelan, aged 9 months 15 Mar 1879
PHILLIPS Frederick Marriage 18 June 1879 at the residence of Mr John Povall, Pinetown, by special license, Frederick Platt, to Ann Palmer Rich 24 June 1879
PHIPSON Rachel Marriage 15 Jan 1879 Rachel, second daughter of late Mr Thos. Phipson, to Thomas Francis Vennicombe 18 Jan 1879
PHIPSON   Birth 07 Feb 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr U.G. Phipson, Mooi River, of a daughter 22 Feb 1879
PINCHIN   Birth 29 July 1879 at Ladysmith, the wife of J.S. Pinchin, "The Retreat", Estcourt, of a daughter 05 Aug 1879
PINCHON   Birth 30 Jan 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr E. Pinhcon, of a daughter 04 Feb 1879
PINKERTON   Birth 03 June 1879 at Indunduma Mission Station, the wife of Rev. M.W. Pinkerton, of a daughter 12 June 1879
PINKNEY Joseph Death 27 Dec 1878 at Kilham, Yorkshire, aged 88 [?] years. Oldest man in Kilham, leaving ca 80 children, great and grandchildren 15 Feb 1879
PLATT Elizabeth Ann Marriage 23 Jan 1879 by Rev WH Mann, Elizabeth Ann, eldest dghtr of Mr Lawrence Platt, of Isipingo, to Wilberforce Clarence 30 Jan 1879
PLATT   Birth 18 June 1879 at Isipingo, the wife of Alfred Platt, of a daughter 24 June 1879
PLOWMAN William Percival Death 10 June 1879 William Percival, only son of Mrs & Mrs W.S. Plowman, aged two years 14 June 1879
POLKINGHORNE John A. Marriage 04 Nov 1879 at home of bride's father, Verulam, son of the Hon. T.J. Polkinghorne, Colonial Treasurer, to Annie M. Garland 06 Nov 1879
POOLE see Townsend, Jo. Marriage 17 Apr 1879 Joanna Townsend, 2nd daughter of Hewitt Poole, Esq., Mayfield Band, to Horace Townsend 03 June 1879
PORTAL   Birth 23 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of H.J. [R.J.?] Portal, Esq., of a daughter 25 Feb 1879
PORTSMOUTH Job Marriage 29 Jan 1879 at Pinetown, Job, third son of James Portsmouth, Old Farm, Kingsclere, England, to Catherine Matthews 01 Feb 1879
POSNOT John Birth 10 Oct 1879 at Chapel Street, the wife of Mr John Posnot, of a son 16 Oct 1879
POTTER   Charles Alfred Death 28 Mar 1879 killed in action at Hlobane Mountain, Capt. 1st Battalion Woods Irregulars, son of G. Potter, Noodsberg, age 25 17 Apr 1879
POTTERILL   Birth 14 Mar 1879 at Boom Street, the wife of Mr Henry Potterill, of a son 18 Mar 1879
POTTERILL Josephine Death 18 July 1879 at Beauchef Farm, Harrismith, wife of Thomas O. Potterill, born 12 March 1852; leaves husband & 3 children 31 July 1879
POTTERILL Jas. A. Marriage 20 Aug 1879 by Rev Matterson, at the residence of the bride's father, Malton, Jas. A. Potterrill, to Christiana Comins 23 Aug 1879
POVALL   Birth 20 Mar 1879 the wife of J.C. Povall, of a daughter 25 Mar 1879
POWELL Evelyn J. Marriage 09 June 1879 by Rev WH Mann, eldest dghtr of Henry Powell, Esq., Selley Hall, Knighton, Radnorshire, to Henry Wm. Taylor 19 June 1879
PRATT   Birth 28 Mar 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the wife of [Thomas?] Pratt, of a son  [NB: Entry very unclear] 03 Apr 1879
PRATT [no names given] Death 26 May 1879 the infant son of Mr T. and Mrs J. Pratt, aged two months 29 May 1879
PRATT Thomas Death 13 June 1879 at 25 Dover's Row, Oxford, aged 30 years, youngest brother of Mr M.H. [N.H.?] Pratt, Pietermaritzburg 19 Aug 1879
PURCELL   Birth 02 May 1879 at Seven Oaks, the wife of Mr W. Purcell, of twin sons 08 May 1879
PURCELL James Alexander Death 05 May 1879 James Alexander Purcell, aged three days 08 May 1879
PURCELL John Henry Death 20 May 1879 twin son of William and H. Purcell, Seven Oaks, Umvoti  [no age given] 27 May 1879
PUTTERILL   Birth 27 Dec 1878 at Harrismith, O.F.S., the wife of Mr J.W. Putterill, of a son 02 Jan 1879
RAAFF Peter Edward Marriage 23 Apr 1879 At Middelburg, Transvaal, Peter Edward Raaff, Commandant of "Transvaal Rangers", to Catherina H.G. Oertel 24 May 1879
RADFORD Emma Elizabeth Marriage 26 Feb 1879 by Rev T.E. Robinson, at Pinetown, Emma Elizabeth Radford, to George William Horton 01 Mar 1879
RAFTER   Birth 26 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr N. Rafter, of a son 01 Feb 1879
RAW Harry   Death 17 Oct 1879 only son of Mr Joseph Raw, of St. Ive's, Lion's River, aged 5 yrs 6 mths, after a long & severe illness 21 Oct 1879
RAWLINSON   Birth Feb 1879 at Mooi River, the wife of Mr R.W. Rawlinson, of a son  [birth date unclear] 13 Feb 1879
RAWLINSON   Birth 05 Feb 1879 the wife of Mr R.W. Rawlinson, of Weenen, Weenen County, Natal, of a son  [NB: birth date unclear] 11 Mar 1879
REEVES William Death Nov 1879 William Reeves was thrown out of a vehicle at Durban and killed on the spot 15 Nov 1879
REID Frederick William Death 13 Apr 1879 at Heathcroft, Putney Hill, Putney, Frederick William Reid, sudenly, late of Potchefstroom, aged 54 years 22 May 1879
RICE Charles J. H. Birth 05 May 1879 of Natal Civil Service, at Durban, of typhoid, son of Rev Howard Rice of Sutton Courtney, Abingdon, age 21 10 May 1879
RICH  Ann Palmer Marriage 18 June 1879 Ann Palmer Rich, widow of late C.E. Rich, to Frederick Phillips 24 June 1879
RICHMOND   Birth 01 May 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr F.G. Richmond, of a son 08 May 1879
RIDGE   Birth 29 Dec 1878 at Beach Cottage, Durban, the wife of Capt. S.S. Ridge, of a son 02 Jan 1879
RIDGE Emily Ruth Marriage 15 Apr 1879 Emily Ruth, eldest daughter of late Edward Ridge, Esq., of London, to James Burnett Aitken 22 Apr 1879
RIDGWAY [Mr.] Death Sept 1879 was an architect, had only been ill a few days, one of our most respeted Durban colonists 20 Sept 1879
RIDLEY   Birth 10 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr R.W. Ridley, of a daughter 14 Jan 1879
RIDLEY R. W.  [Mr.] Death 10 Sept 1879 from heart disease, leaving a widow and small family 13 Sept 1879
RILEY [Mrs.] Death Oct 1879 Mrs Riley & 3 children [of a family of 8] died drinking poisoned water; recently arrived at Durban from England 31 Oct 1879
RISLEY Alice   Marriage 26 Feb 1879 Alice, second daughter of Mr W. Risley, of this City, to Richard Donthorne Barker 04 Mar 1879
RITCHIE   Birth 22 Apr 1879 at Allandale, Maritzburg, the wife of the Rev. G.M. St.Richie, of a daughter 24 Apr 1879
ROBARTS   Birth 13 May 1879 at the Bera, the wife of W.E. Robarts, of a son 17 May 1879
ROBB Wm. C. Death 22 June 1879 at Botha's Hill, Mr Wm. C. Robb, of Greenock, Scotland - Scotch papers please copy 26 June 1879
ROBINSON Ann Marriage 25 Sept 1879 Ann, eldest dghtr of Mr Thos. Robinson, Spring Farm, Camperdown, to Joseph Clark 04 Oct 1879
ROBSON John William Death 06 Aug 1879 at C......[?], Biggarsberg, eldest son of J.S. Robson, J.P., Border Agent  [NB: other details illegible] 16 Aug 1879
ROLLESTON Loftus John Marriage 14 Aug 1879 third son of late Jas. Frank Rolleston, Frankfort Castle, Rosecrea, Ireland, to Isabelle L. Stonestreet 30 Aug 1879
ROSA William Jurgen P. Death 22 Nov 1879 at Harrismith, William Jurgen Pretorius, 2nd son of GHL & HCJ Rosa, nee Pretorius; aged 21 years 11 months 27 Nov 1879
ROSS Alexander Marriage 27 Feb 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, at residence of bride's father, Alexander Ross, to Ellen Forsyth 15 Mar 1879
ROWSON Martha Marriage 11 June 1879 Martha, 4th dghtr of Mr John Rowson, Liverpool, & niece to Mrs Golding, Verulam, to William Buttery 17 June 1879
ROY Mary Marriage 08 Apr 1879 by Rev WH Mann, at Addington, Mary Roy, to John Marshall 17 Apr 1879
RUNCIMAN   Birth 25 May 1879 at Maritzburg, Mrs Runciman, of a daughter 27 May 1879
RUSSEL Henry Alma Death 23 June 1879 at Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Natal  [no age or other details given] 28 June 1879
RYCROFT   Birth 21 June 1879 at the Berea, Durban, Mrs John William Rycroft, of a son 26 June 1879
RYMER Ellen    Marriage 01 Oct 1879 at St.Saviour's, Ellen, youngest daughter of J. Rymer, Esq., Zwartkop Valley, Pmburg, to Charles Banastre Lloyd 04 Oct 1879
SANDERSON   Birth 15 May 1879 at St. George's Street, Mrs F. Sanderson, of a son 20 May 1879
SARSON Elizabeth Death 22 Mar 1879 at the Berea, Elizabeth Sarson, aged 50 years 03 Apr 1879
SAUNDERS Katherine Laura Anna Marriage 20 Feb 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd at Tongati, eldst dghtr of Jas. Renault Saunders, Esq. M.L.C., Victoria Co., to Jonathan Peel 01 Mar 1879
SAUNDERS Marion Sophia Marriage 20 Feb 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd at Tongati, sister of J.R. Saunders, Esq., dghtr of JF Saunders of Harwood, to Francis Gordon 01 Mar 1879
SAUNDERS Elizabeth Jane Death 12 Apr 1879 at Kimberley, after three months suffering, wife of James Saunders, late [??] Regt.  [unclear entry] 01 May 1879
SAXALBY  [?] Sarah Hannah Death 10 Mar 1879 at the residence of T. Flack [?], Berea, Sarah Hannah A....[?] Saxalby, aged 21 years.  [Entry very unclear] 18 Mar 1879
SCHMIDT Carl B. Death 07 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, Mr Carl B. Schmidt, of Illovo, aged 30 years 12 Apr 1879
SCOTT Frederick John D. Death 22 Jan 1879 killed at Isandlhwana, Frederick John Durrant, Lt. Natal Carbineers, son of Daniel Burton Scott, age 27 yrs 9 mth 01 Feb 1879
SCOTT   Birth 28 May 1879 at Glenugie, Pinetown, Mrs Robert Scott, of a son 31 May 1879
SHALLCROSS Lizzie Death 20 Jan 1879 at .......hurst [?], near Chester, wife of T.R. Shallcross, sister of Mrs J. Fleetwood Churchill  [NB: entry unclear] 01 Mar 1879
SHARP   Birth 19 Mar 1879 at Longmarket Street, Maritzburg, the wife of Mr T. Sharp, of a son 22 Mar 1879
SHARP Constance Mary Marriage 02 Apr 1879 dghtr of Arthur Sharp, Cronstadt, formerly Natal, grdghtr of Jas.C. Sharp, solicitor, Southampton, to J.H. de Beer 15 Apr 1879
SHEPSTONE George John Palmer Death 22 Jan 1879 killed in action at Isandlhwana, 4th son of Sir Theophilus Shepstone, K.C.M.G., aged 29 years 11 Mar 1879
SHEPSTONE   Birth 25 Apr 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Theo. Shepstone, junr., Esq., of a son 29 Apr 1879
SHIELS see Lockwell, M. Death 08 Jan 1879 at Berwick-on-Tweed, Scotland, Mrs M. Lockwell, mother of Mrs Shiels, of this town, aged 83 [?] years 27 Feb 1879
SHIRE   Birth 18 Mar 1879 at Milkwood Kraal, Mrs J.E. Shire, of a son 27 Mar 1879
SHUM Julia Eliza Northey Death 16 June 1879 at St.John's Wood, relict of Maj. Henry H. Shum & dghtr of Lt-Gen Northey Hopkins, Oving Hse, Bucks., aged 63 23 Sept 1879
SIMPSON Elizabeth Marriage 01 Jan 1879 at the bride's residence, Pietermaritzburg, Elizabeth Simpson, to Job Beechey 09 Jan 1879
SIMPSON Mary Lilias Dowie Marriage 26 Feb 1879 at St.Peter's, Miss Mary Lilias Dowie Simpson, only dghtr of the present Incumbent, to William Gifford 27 Feb 1879
SINCLAIR Archibald    Marriage 02 Sept 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, Archibald Sinclair, of Umzimkulu, to Katherine Elizabeth Flavell 06 Sept 1879
SINGER   Birth 05 Jan 1879 at Lang Spruit, district Bethlehem, O.F.S., the wife of Mr E.H. Singer, of a daughter 04 Feb 1879
SINK   Birth 27 Mar 1879 at Richmond, the wife of Mr W. Sink, of a daughter 01 Apr 1879
SIZER Lucretia Death 15 Dec 1878 at Ipswich, Suffolk, wife of Alfred Sizer, dghtr of Geo. W. Bales, Ipswich, & sister of C.G. Bales, Durban, age 38 yrs 01 Mar 1879
SKOTTOWE   Birth 01 Sept 1879 at Rensburg, Weenen County, the wife of W.R. Skottowe, of a daughter 09 Sept 1879
SLATTER   Birth 15 June 1879 at Smith Street, Durban, the wife of W. Slatter, of a daughter 21 June 1879
SMALLWOOD Thomas   Death 03 June 1879 at his residence, 19 Burger Street, Thomas Smallwood, late of Wirksworth, Derbyshire  [no age given] 21 June 1879
SMITH Wesselina Frdca. E. Marriage 29 Jan 1879 Wesselina Frederica Elizabeth, second daughter of the late John Smith, Pinetown, to Edward Wm. Lee 04 Feb 1879
SMITH Lucy   Death 27 Jan 1879 at Commercial Road, Durban, beloved wife of Mr Alexander Smith, sen., aged 69 years 18 Feb 1879
SMITH Arthur A. Marriage 25 Feb 1879 by Rev SH Stott [brother/law to bride], at Indaleni, Richmond, Arthur A. Smith, of Durban, to Mary Jane Newey 27 Feb 1879
SMITH   Birth 15 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Robert C. Smith, of a daughter 25 Mar 1879
SMITH David Blakie Death 30 Mar 1879 at Durban, late of Aberdeen, aged 20 years  [NB: death date unclear] 03 Apr 1879
SMITH   Birth 30 Mar 1879 at Ash Cottage, Woolston, England, the wife of Arthur Smith, Esq., of Durban, Natal, of a daughter 15 May 1879
SMITH William Scott Death 03 June 1879 at house of Rev C. Scott, Glenugie, Pinetown, son of Rev W. Smith, F.C. Minister, Craigmyle, Kincardine O'Neil 05 June 1879
SMYTHE   Birth 18 May 1879 at Gowrie, the wife of Charles A. Smythe, of a son 24 May 1879
SOMSETT Mabel Hope Death 01 July 1879 at Heilbron, O.F.S., beloved & only daughter of W.T. and J.A. Somsett [Tomsett?], aged 2 yrs 6 mths 28 days 12 July 1879
SPARKS   Birth 03 Jan 1879 at Greenwood Cottage, Umgeni Village, the wife of Mr J.W. Sparks, of a daughter 07 Jan 1879
SPEIRS Robert Death 31 Aug 1879 at Mount Park, the residence of his son, C.P.[?] Speirs, in the 77th year of his age 02 Sept 1879
SPEIRS   Birth 21 Dec 1879 at Mount Park, the wife of Mr Charles P. Speirs, of a son 30 Dec 1879
SPETTIGUE   Birth 10 Jan 1879 at the farm Vierfontein, district Harrismith, O.F.S., the wife of Mr J.T. Spettigue, of a son 30 Jan 1879
SPILLER   Birth 28 Dec 1878 at Wimborne, England, the wife of Mr A.J. Spiller, Master of the Govt. Primary School, Verulam, of a son 15 Feb 1879
STACEY   Birth 11 Sept 1879 at Prince Street, Pietermaritzburg, the wife of F.W. Stacey, of a daughter 09 Oct 1879
STAFFORD   Birth 07 Mar 1879 at Stafford House, Mrs E.T. Stafford, of a daughter 15 Mar 1879
STALKER John    Marriage 07 Jan 1879 by Rev. Gould-Smith, at Pietermaritzburg, the Rev. John Stalker, M.A., to Christina Ferreira 11 Jan 1879
STANLEY   Birth 23 Mar 1879 at Mona Place, the wife of Mr S. Stanley, of a daughter 27 Mar 1879
STATHAM   Birth 30 Mar 1879 at Wynberg, near Capetown, the wife of T.[F.?] Reginald Statham, Editor "Natal Witness", of a son 01 Apr 1879
STATHAM H. Heathcote Death July 1879 at Birkenhead, England, after a protracted illness, age 67 [ age and death date very unclear] 02 Sept 1879
STEAD   Birth 21 Feb 1879 at New Leeds, the wife of Mr T. Stead, of a son 25 Feb 1879
STEIN Kate Elizabeth Marriage 20 Jan 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, Kate Elizabeth, relict of late Capt. Albrecht Stein, Bremenhaven, to Jos. Ellis Brown 23 Jan 1879
STICKLEY Thomas Death 02 Feb 1879 at his residence, St. George's Street, Durban, in his 52nd year 08 Feb 1879
STILL   Birth 16 Jan 1879 at "Coalfields", Biggarsberg, the wife of Mr F. Still, of a son 23 Jan 1879
STOCK   Birth 09 Sept 1879 at the Alice Bridge Hotel, the wife of Robert J. Stock, of a son 23 Sept 1879
STOCKIL   Birth 05 Feb 1879 at Ladysmith, the wife of W.C. Stockil, of a son 08 Feb 1879
STONESTREET Isabelle Louise Marriage 14 Aug 1879 at St.Cyprian's, Kimberley, eldest dghtr of S. Stonestreet, Esq., Kimberley, to Loftus John Rolleston 30 Aug 1879
STOURTON [Capt.] Death 18 Apr 1879 Capt. Stourton, 63rd Regt.,  died at the Camp following a sudden seizure.  Buried 19 April in Camp Cemetery. 26 Apr 1879
STRACHAN   Birth 03 Jan 1879 at the Point, Durban, the wife of Mr Charles Strachan, of a son 09 Jan 1879
STRACHAN Thomas   Death 02 Feb 1879 at Capetown, of Umzimkulu, Griqualand East, aged ?? Years  [possibly 41 or 44 years?] 08 Feb 1879
STRANACK   Birth 09 Apr 1879 at West Street, East, Durban, the wife of Mr W. Stranack, of a daughter 12 Apr 1879
STRAPP Agnus Russell Death 10 Apr 1879 at Maritzburg, beloved wife of Samuel Strapp, merchant, Richmond, aged 51 [61 ?]  years 15 Apr 1879
STRICKLAND see Duck, Hannah Death 04 Feb 1879 at Whitby, Yorkshire, relict of Newby W. Duck, mother of Mrs Strickland, St.Hilda's, Greytown, aged 74 years 22 Mar 1879
SUTTON Harriet Heneage Death 31 Jan 1879 at Howick, beloved wife of George Morris Sutton, aged 41 years 01 Feb 1879
SWALES   Birth 20 Jan 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr Geo. Swales, of a daughter 23 Jan 1879
SWANN Robert Death 14 Mar 1879 at Hilton, Victoria County, Robert, 2nd son of James Swann  [no age given] 20 Mar 1879
SWANN   Birth 23 Mar 1879 at Hilton, Blackburn, the wife of Mr J.W. Swann, of a son 01 Apr 1879
TARBOTON Edwin Death 22 Jan 1879 in the action at Isandlhwana, Natal Carbineers, third son of Mr Henry Tarboton, Byrne, aged 26 years 13 Feb 1879
TATHAM   Birth 31 May 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, Mrs Robert B. Tatham, of a son 03 June 1879
TAYLOR   Birth 09 Mar 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr C.A. Taylor, of a son 13 Mar 1879
TAYLOR Mary Marriage 03 Apr 1879 by Rev Z. Robinson, Mary, eldest daughter of late Daniel Taylor, of Essex, England, to John Thompson 08 Apr 1879
TAYLOR Frank Joseph Marriage 21 Apr 1879 by Archdeacon Lloyd, at residence of bride's father, Frank Joseph Taylor, son of Dr. Taylor, to Mary A.A. Taylor 24 Apr 1879
TAYLOR see Archibald,Mary A Marriage 21 Apr 1879 Mary Amy Archibald, only daughter of Mr Charles Taylor, of Durban, to Frank Joseph Taylor 24 Apr 1879
TAYLOR Frank W. Death 10 May 1879 in Grey's Hospital, Frank W. Taylor, of Griqualand East, aged 30 years 17 May 1879
TAYLOR Henry William Marriage 09 June 1879 at Cottingham, home of Mr WW Wheeler, uncle of the bride, Henry Wm. Taylor, Tongaat, to Evelyn J. Powell 19 June 1879
TAYLOR   Birth 02 July 1879 at Kokstadt, East Griqualand, the wife of Mr T.H. Taylor, Standard Bank, of a son 12 July 1879
TAYLOR Margaret Prop Death 26 July 1879 at Fordoun, Natal, relict of late John Taylor, farmer, of "Neither Coallie", Fordoun, Scotland, aged 80 years 31 July 1879
TEAGUE   Birth 25 Jan 1879 at the Berea Foot, the wife of Mr W. Teague, of a daughter 30 Jan 1879
THEOBALD Mary Death 11 Mar 1879 the beloved wife of Mr A. Theobald, aged 38 years 13 Mar 1879
THOMPSON Mary Marriage 02 Jan 1879 at residence of bride's father, Mary, only daughter of Mr R. Thompson, Durban, to John Macfarlin Wilson 09 Jan 1879
THOMPSON James Marriage 09 Jan 1879 at the residence of the bridegroom, Durban, James Thompson, to Mary Elizabeth Calvely 18 Jan 1879
THOMPSON Charlie Death 19 Feb 1879 Charlie, son of Mr W. Thompson, West Street, Durban, aged 17 months 04 Mar 1879
THOMPSON   Birth 26 Mar 1879 at Durban, the wife of Mr W. Thompson, of a son 08 Apr 1879
THOMPSON John Marriage 03 Apr 1879 at the residence of the bride's mother, John, 2nd son of Mr R. Thompson, butcher, to Mary Taylor 08 Apr 1879
THOMPSON   Birth 17 Apr 1879 at Point Road Extension, the wife of Mr C.D. Thompson, of a son 19 Apr 1879
THORAISE James Marriage 10 Apr 1879 at the Rev. Rood's, Umvoti, James Thoriase, to Isabella, widow of the late John Craig 19 Apr 1879
THORNHILL   Birth 29 Sept 1879 at Vaal Krantz, County Klip River, the wife of Mr William Thornhill, of a daughter 04 Oct 1879
THRING   Birth 23 Apr 1879 at Ashley Hill, the wife of Mr F. Thring, of a son 08 May 1879
TOMLINSON   Birth 23 Mar 1879 at the Berea, the wife of Mr A.J. Tomlinson, of a daughter  [NB: Entry very unclear] 03 Apr 1879
TOMSETT [?] see Somsett, Mabel Death 01 July 1879 at Heilbron, O.F.S., beloved & only daughter of W.T. and J.A. Somsett [?], aged 2 yrs 6 mths 28 days 12 July 1879
TOOHEY Patrick Marriage 24 Feb 1879 at the residence of the bridegroom, Patrick Toohey, to Catherine Mary O'Connor; both of Durban 08 Mar 1879
TORGIUS   Birth 07 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr L.E. Torgius, of a son 09 Jan 1879
TORGIUS Napoleon Seven [?] Death 04 Feb 1879 at Maritzburg, beloved son of Edward & Annie Torgius, of inward convulsions, aged 28 days 08 Feb 1879
TOWNING Frederick T. Death 11 Jan 1879 at Durban, formerly of Stamford, Lincolnshire, aged 68 [?] years.  [NB: age & death date are unclear] 21 Jan 1879
TOWNSEND Horace Marriage 17 Apr 1879 at Ballymodan, Bandon, Ireland, Horace Townsend, late Capt. 99th Regt., Duke of Edinburgh, to Jo. Townsend 03 June 1879
TOWNSEND Joanna Marriage 17 Apr 1879 Joanna Townsend, 2nd daughter of Hewitt Poole, Esq., Mayfield Band, to Horace Townsend 03 June 1879
TREDOUX see Maritz, A.M. Marriage 19 May 1879 by Rev Turnbull of Greytown, Anna Margrietha Tredoux, widow of G.M. Maritz, to Gert Thos. Van Rooyen 24 May 1879
TROTTER   Birth 27 Jan 1879 at Yarrow, the wife of Mr John Trotter, of a son 30 Jan 1879
TRUEBRIDGE Mary Death 26 Feb 1879 at Grey's Hospital, of dysentry, Mary Truebridge, of Richmond, aged 58 years 04 Mar 1879
TUCKER   Birth 15 Feb 1879 at the Willows, Newcastle, the wife of Alfred Tucker, of a son 27 Feb 1879
TUCKER A. W. Marriage 05 June 1879 at the residence of Mr J. Mayo, Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg, Mr A.W. Tucker, to Miss E.J. Dynes 12 June 1879
TURNER [Mrs.] Death 29 May 1879 on the 19th May 1879, Mrs J.F. Turner, Berea - London papers please copy 26 June 1879
TURVIN   Birth 17 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of J.H. Turvin, Esq., of A....[?], Mooi River, of a son 18 Mar 1879
TWYMAN   Birth 07 Apr 1879 at the farm Stryd Poort, District Harrismith, O.F.S., the wife of Mr J. Edwin Twyman, of a son 29 Apr 1879
VAN ROOYEN   Birth 10 Feb 1879 at Greytown, the wife of Mr Gert Van Rooyen, of Pinedale, of a daughter 13 Feb 1879
VAN ROOYEN Gert Thomas Marriage 19 May 1879 at bride's residence, Boasthrope farm, Noodsberg, Gert Thos. Van Rooyen, Umvoti County, to Anna M. Maritz 24 May 1879
VENNICOMBE Thomas Francis Marriage 15 Jan 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, Thomas Francis Vennicombe, to Rachel Phipson 18 Jan 1879
VERMAAK Louisa F. Johanna Death 14 Mar 1879 at Pmburg, Louisa Fredericke Johanna, yngst dghtr of C.J. and S.W. Vermaak, aged one year eight months 01 Apr 1879
VERMAAK Andries M. Johannes Death 23 Mar 1879 at Pmburg, from disease of kidneys, Andries Marthinus Johannes, son of late Izaak Vermaak, age 44 years 01 Apr 1879
VERMAAK   Birth 27 July 1879 at Noodsberg, the wife of C.J. Vermaak, of a daughter   [NB: Initials very unclear] 09 Aug 1879
VERMAAK Cornelia Johanna Death 31 July 1879 the infant daughter of C.J. and S.W. J. Vermaak, aged 5 days  [NB: Initials very unclear] 09 Aug 1879
VERMAAK Sarah Wilhelmina J. Death 01 Aug 1879 at Noodsberg, Sarah Wilhelmina Johanna, wife of C.J. Vermaak, age 28 years 7 months 17 days 09 Aug 1879
VERMAAK Cornelius Johannes Death 16 Aug 1879 at Noodsberg, aged 49 years, seven months and 17 days. 30 Aug 1879
VINCENT Emily Martha Death Jan 1879 at the Point, infant daughter of Charles & Eva Vincent, aged 8 months 15 days  [NB: death date unclear] 18 Jan 1879
VINCENT Joseph Charles Death 19 Sept 1879 at Camperdown, second son of Charles Vincent, late of Pinetown, aged 28 years and four months 25 Sept 1879
VINNICOMBE   Birth 30 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr John Edward Vinnicombe, of a daughter 03 Apr 1879
VISICK   Birth 15 May 1879 at the Berea, the wife of Mr R.C. Visick, of a daughter 20 May 1879
VOLKER   Birth 10 May 1879 at Sinquasi, the wife of the Rev. F. Volker, of a son 17 May 1879
VON HOHNHORST Florence Irvin Death 01 Oct 1879 at Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland, wife of Rudolph B.O. Von Hohnhorst, dghtr of Chas. Edwards, Ballina, age 22 04 Nov 1879
WAKEFIELD   Birth 15 June 1879 at Craigie Burn, Alexandra County, the wife of Albert Ormond Wakefield, of a daughter 21 June 1879
WALES Archibald T. G. Marriage 06 Jan 1879 by Rev. H. Davis, the 4th son of late Capt. Douglas Wales, to Maria A.C. Maritz 11 Jan 1879
WALES   Birth 08 Oct 1879 at Griqualand East, the wife of Mr A.T.G. Wales, of a daughter 06 Nov 1879
WALKER George B. Marriage 10 Jan 1879 at Richmond, George B. Walker, son of James Walker, M.L.C., to Emmeline Edith Hawkins 14 Jan 1879
WALKER William Henry L. Death 23 Apr 1879 at St. Andrew's St., Pmburg, William Henry Larcombe, eldest son of Wm. Henry & Mary Walker, age 1 yr 7 mths 29 Apr 1879
WALKER William Johnstone Marriage 14 May 1879 at Bethel, O.F.S., third son of late Robt. Walker, Esq., publisher, Edinburgh, to Bessie Liddell 22 May 1879
WALKER Alexander Marriage 14 May 1879 at Bethel, O.F.S., 4th surviving son of late Robt. Walker, Esq., publisher, Edinburgh, to Emma Liddell 22 May 1879
WALKER   Birth 12 Dec 1879 the wife of George B. Walker, Esq., of Freeland, High Flats, of a son 30 Dec 1879
WALLACE John Henry Marriage 09 Jan 1879 at St. Matthias Church, Umgeni, John Henry, eldest son of John Henry Wallace, of Lee, Kent, to Carrie Dawney 14 Jan 1879
WALLETT   Birth 17 June 1879 at the Willow Bridge Inn, the wife of Mr W.H. Wallett, of a daughter 21 June 1879
WARD   Birth 19 Dec 1878 at Maritzburg, the wife of Charles J.B. [J.E.?] Ward, Esq., Farleigh, Mooi River, of a daughter 02 Jan 1879
WARREN John Reynolds Marriage 16 Jan 1879 at the Congregational Church, Durban, John Reynolds Warren, to Lucy Bell Lennox 21 Jan 1879
WATLING Susannah Mary Marriage 05 July 1879 Susannah Mary, eldest dghtr of John Watling, Pietermaritzburg, to George Henry Haynes 08 July 1879
WATSON Ann Maria Death 22 Apr 1879 at her residence, Smith Street, Durban, relict of the late J. Watson, aged 69 years and six months 29 Apr 1879
WATT John Death 09 Feb 1879 at Marabastad, John Watt, of the Spedonken[?], Zoutpansberg, aged 60 years 08 Mar 1879
WAUGH Charles Hill Death 18 Apr 1879 at Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Charles Hill Waugh, late of Rochdale, aged 28 years 24 Apr 1879
WEBSTER [Mr.] Death Nov 1879 Mr Webster, for many years manager of the Crown Hotel, is dead 15 Nov 1879
WELLINGTON   Birth 13 Jan 1879 at Apsley House, the Bluff, the wife of Mr T.R. Wellington, of a son  [NB: birth date unclear] 18 Jan 1879
WELSH   Birth 19 Feb 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr Alexander Welsh, teacher, Gordon Memorial Mission, of a son 22 Feb 1879
WESTERGREN P. A. Death 10 Jan 1879 at Harrismith, Mr. P.A. Westergren, aged 37 years and nine months 21 Jan 1879
WHEELER Albert Charles Marriage 14 May 1879 by Rev. F. Mason, at Fox Hill, Albert Charles Wheeler, of Camperdown, to Betsy Bartholemew 05 June 1879
WHIPP Sarah A. Marriage 26 Apr 1879 Sarah A., eldest dghtr of Mr J. Whipp, Newcastle, to Francis J. Birkett 06 May 1879
WHITELAW   Birth 02 July 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of George Whitelaw, of a daughter 03 July 1879
WILKINSON Frank Death 22 Jan 1879 at Funchal, Madeira, Frank Wilkinson, uncle of E. Wilkinson, Natal  [no age given] 12 Apr 1879
WILLS Ellen [Nellie] Death 20 Nov 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, daughter of William & Emma Wills, of enteric fever, aged 16 years and 3 months 25 Nov 1879
WILSON John Macfarlin Marriage 02 Jan 1879 by Rev. R. Stott, John Macfarlin, 3rd son of late Wm. Wilson, of Scotland, to Mary Thompson 09 Jan 1879
WILSON Mary Kidley Death 25 May 1879 at Meadow Lane, Renfrew, Scotland, wife of James Wilson, formerly 45th Regt., aged 62 [?] years  [age unclear] 01 July 1879
WILTSHIRE   Birth 09 Mar 1879 at Maritzburg, the wife of Mr Edward Wiltshire, of a daughter 15 Mar 1879
WILTSHIRE   Birth 16 June 1879 at Little Umhlanga, the wife of Mr F. Wiltshire, of a daughter 26 June 1879
WINKLEY   Birth 11 June 1879 at Berg Street, the wife of Mr P.E. Winkley, of a daughter 19 June 1879
WINTER   Birth 27 Mar 1879 at Berg Street, Maritzburg, the wife of H.D. Winter, Esq., of a daughter 03 May 1879
WOOD   Birth 26 Dec 1878 at Kettlefontein, the wife of Mr John Wood, of a daughter 07 Jan 1879
WOODHOUSE William Wetherall Marriage 08 Mar 1879 by license, at Magtenberg, Karkloof, William Wetherall Woodhouse, to May Ann Houshold 10 Apr 1879
WOOLLEY   Birth 13 July 1879 at Pietermaritzburg, the wife of Mr James Bell Woolley, of a son 15 July 1879
WRIGHT   Birth 17 Feb 1879 at Arcadai, Mrs George H. Wright, of a daughter 27 Feb 1879
WRIGHT John Death 15 Mar 1879 at Standerton, Transvaal, after a long & painful illness, formerly of Natal, age 65 yrs. Leaving widow & child 29 Mar 1879
WRIGHT   Birth 29 Apr 1879 at Bellair, Mrs George Wright, of a daughter 06 May 1879
WROOTS Maria Death 23 June 1879 the daughter of R.F. Wroots, Messenger of Native High Court, aged one year seven months 03 July 1879
WYLIE Helen    Death 04 Apr 1879 at Airleywright House, Perthshire, dghtr of late Jas. Wylie, sister to Mrs McLaurin, Glenaray, Victoria County  24 May 1879
WYNNE W. R. C.  [Capt.] Death 09 Apr 1879 at Fort Pearson, Lower Tugela Drift, from fever contracted at Etshowe, commanding 2nd Coy., R.E., age 36 yrs 19 Apr 1879
WYVILL Rhodes Death 16 Aug 1879 on the 16th instant, Capt. Rhodes Wyvill, of New England, County of Pietermaritzburg  [no age given] 19 Aug 1879
ZUNCKEL   Birth 12 Oct 1879 at "Beanliens", Upper Tugela, the wife of Mr F. Zunckel, of a son 21 Oct 1879

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