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O, P, S
Aug 1, 2012

Smith, Payne or O’Connell, Emily


Last Name:    Smith or Payne (nee O’Connell)
First Name:    Emily
Date of Birth:    1852
Place of Birth:   Oudtshoorn, Cape
Parents – Father:    John O’Connell
Parents – Mother:   Anne
Name of Spouse:   1) John Lindsay Payne d. 20 years ago  2) John Edward Smith d. 1887
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    21 Oct 1899 age 47
Place of Death:  Beaconsfield.

Notes:   DN 583/1900.  Children:

1st marriage:

Martha Caroline Payne

John Lindsay Payne

Edith Payne

2nd marriage:

Margaret Emily Smith

P, S
Feb 10, 2012

Snook or Pomeroy, Dorcas


Last Name:    Snook (nee Pomeroy)
First Name:    Dorcas
Date of Birth:  1827
Place of Birth:    Wiltshire, England
Parents – Father:    Joseph Pomeroy
Parents – Mother:   Mary
Name of Spouse:   Walter Samuel Snook
Marriage Date:   June quarter 1857
Marriage Place:    Wilton registration district, Wiltshire, England
Date of Death:    24 Jul 1890 age 63y 3m
Place of Death:  Knysna, Cape

Notes:   DN 1753/1890.  Children:

Walter Samuel Snook


P, S
Mar 10, 2011

Sparks or Pankhurst, Ann

Last Name:   Sparks (nee Pankhurst)
First Name:   Ann
Date of Birth:   Feb 1813
Place of Birth:  Of Minster-in-Sheppey, Kent, England
Parents – Father:   James Pankhurst
Parents – Mother:  Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   R. J. Sparks
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   24 Aug 1875 age 62y 6m
Place of Death: Adelaide, Cape    

Notes:  DN2051/1875.  IGI.  Children:

James Robert

William Henry

Charlotte Ann

George Albert

P, S
Nov 23, 2010

Sparks or Patoun, Anna

Last Name:   Sparks (nee Patoun)
First Name:   Anna
Date of Birth:   1780 
Place of Birth:  Ireland
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   widow of Mitchell James Sparks
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   13 Sep 1859 age 79
Place of Death:  Cape Town, Cape  

Notes:  DN 6346/1859.  Children:

Colonel James Patoun Sparks

Mitchell Sparks

Robert Manners Sparks

Mary Jane Sparks

Fanny Mitchell Sparks

Anna Sparks, deceased, widow of Capt. Knight

Emily Sparks, deceased, m. to Robert Kennedy

P, S
Jul 27, 2012

Staples or Purdon, Mary


Last Name:    Staples (nee Purdon)
First Name:     Mary
Date of Birth:    1822
Place of Birth:   Willson’s party, Bathurst.
Parents – Father:    John Purdon (1820 settler, q.v.)
Parents – Mother:   Mary
Name of Spouse:  widow of John Joseph Staples
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   11 Nov 1899 age 77y 7m
Place of Death:   Clifton, Bathurst dist.

Notes:   DN 2981/1899.  Children:

John Charles

Henry Walter

Isaiah Rowland

Albert Warner

Martha Isabella m. to Richardson

Rosina Ann m. to Richardson

Georgina Caroline m. to Long

Helen Jane m. to Long

P, S
Jun 22, 2011

Steel or Pilcher, Eliza Ann


Last Name:    Steel (nee Pilcher)
First Name:   Eliza Ann
Date of Birth:   1846
Place of Birth:   Chelmsford, Essex, England
Parents – Father:    Edward Pilcher
Parents – Mother:  Ann
Name of Spouse:   T. Steel
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   27 Jan 1891 age 45
Place of Death:  Lotgullins.

Notes:   DN 1895/1891.  Children, allminors:

Albert Edward Steel

James William

Daniel Richard

Adelaide Eliza

P, S
Aug 25, 2012

Stilwell or Pankhurst, Lucy Elizabeth


Last Name:          Stilwell (nee Pankhurst)
First Name:         Lucy Elizabeth
Date of Birth:      1834
Place of Birth:    Grahamstown, Cape
Parents – Father:   John Pankhurst
Parents – Mother: Lucy
Name of Spouse:   George Stilwell
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:        25 Nov 1900 age 66
Place of Death:     Queenstown, Cape

Notes:   DN 4297/1900.  One child:

Lucy Martha m. to Marshall

P, S
Aug 26, 2011

Stone or Pemper, Jane


Last Name:    Stone (nee Pemper)
First Name:    Jane
Date of Birth:   1819
Place of Birth:   Frome, Somerset, England
Parents – Father:     John Pemper
Parents – Mother:   Jane 
Name of Spouse:    widow of Stone
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    6 Oct 1887 age 68y 9m 10d
Place of Death:   Cape

Notes:    DN 1820/1887.  Children, all majors:

Emily Harriet

Clare Jane

Francis Pudge

P, S
Jun 2, 2011

Stowe or Parke, Lydia Hurst


Last Name:   Stow (nee Parke)
First Name:    Lydia Hurst
Date of Birth:   1829
Place of Birth:   London, England
Parents – Father:   William Parke
Parents – Mother:   Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    21 Mar 1886 age 57y 3m 11d
Place of Death:  Cape

Notes:   DN 512/1886.  Children, first four majors, rest minors:

Sarah Elizabeth

Charlotte Lydia



Isabella Philipson

Lydia Philipson

William Wilberfoss Philipson


P, S
Aug 19, 2012

Strombom or Peacock, Eliza


Last Name:          Strombom (nee Peacock)
First Name:         Elizabeth
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:      London, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:  Isaac Strombom, b. Karlskrona, Sweden
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:         3 Sep 1804 age 34
Place of Death:        Cape Town

Notes:  “British Residents at the Cape 1785-1819,” p. 406.   Her widower, Isaac Strombom, sent their daughters back to England for their education, and planned to follow them there.

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