Aug 18, 2010
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Shelly, Timothy

Last Name:   Shelly
First Name:   Timothy
Date of Birth:   abt 1784
Place of Birth:  Dublin, Ireland
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:  widower, wife’s name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  1 Jan 1838 age abt 54
Place of Death:  Cape

Notes:  DN 2559/1838.  Public house keeper.  Children:

Marcella age 27, married.

Cathrine 25, married.

Mary Anne 23, married.

Jane 18

Christiana 16

Emma 16

Anne 10

Matilda 8

Aug 18, 2010
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Smith, Charles Edward

Last Name:   Smith
First Name:  Charles Edward
Date of Birth:  1809
Place of Birth:  St. Helena
Parents – Father:  Edward Charles Smith
Parents – Mother:  Ann
Spouse:  Mary Ann Newton
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  3 Dec 1837 age 28
Place of Death:  Beaufort, Cape

Notes:  DN 2551/1837.  Lt. in St. Helena Artillery.  Children, both minors:

Spawforth Edward Smith

Adolphus Wright Smith

Aug 18, 2010
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Hunter, Thomas

Last Name:   Hunter
First Name:   Thomas
Date of Birth:  1793
Place of Birth:  Haddington, Haddington, Scotland
Parents – Father:  Thomas Hunter
Parents – Mother:  Mary
Spouse:   widower, wife’s name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  20 Jan 1838 age 45
Place of Death:  Cape Town, Cape

Notes:  DN 2541/1838.  A blacksmith. No children.

Aug 18, 2010
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Burton, John

Last Name:   Burton
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  1799
Place of Birth:  Chatham, Kent, England
Parents – Father:   Robert Burton
Parents – Mother:  Sarah
Spouse:  married, wife’s name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   16 Jan 1838 age 39
Place of Death:  Heeregracht, Cape

Notes:  DN 2540.1/2/1838.  One child, a minor:

Mary Ann

Aug 18, 2010
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Nicol, George

Last Name:   Nicol
First Name:   George
Date of Birth:   abt 1785
Place of Birth:  Wooler, Northumberland, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:   Mary
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   26 Dec 1837
Place of Death:  Caledon, Cape

Notes:  DN 2517/1837.  IGI. One son:

George Nicol chr. 22 Oct 1810 West Chapel Presbyterian, Wooler, Northumberland, living in Wooler, Northumberland. 

Aug 18, 2010
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Gibson, Robert

Last Name:   Gibson
First Name:   Robert
Date of Birth:  1805
Place of Birth:  Yorkshire
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:   S. Huinony
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   17 Nov 1837 age 32
Place of Death:  Cape Town, Cape

Notes:  DN 2467/1837.  Children:

Anne minor

Charles minor

Aug 18, 2010
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Dixon, Charles

Last Name:   Dixon
First Name:   Charles
Date of Birth:  chr. 26 Apr 1781
Place of Birth:  Melton Mowbray, Leics., England
Parents – Father:   William Dixon
Parents – Mother:  Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   Elizabeth Paul, born Ireland, d. 8 Apr 1839 Cape Town (q.v.)
Marriage Date:       9 Nov 1804
Marriage Place:      Cape Town
Date of Death:          30 Oct 1837 age 56y 7m
Place of Death:       Cape Town

Notes:  DN 2440.1837, 3236/1839. IGI. “British Residents at the Cape 1785-1819,” p. 99.   Charesl and Elizabeth had 14 children of which 8 died young, and only 3 daughters and 1 son survived them: 

Elizabeth, major

Margaret, major

Ann, minor

William, minor.

Also 3 orphan grandchildren:  Charles, Walter, and Mary Ann Sarah, born to Charles Dixon’s deceased daughter Mary who married W. M. Barker.

Aug 17, 2010
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Mathewson, Alexander

Last Name:   Mathewson
First Name:   Alexander
Date of Birth:   1792
Place of Birth:   Scotland
Parents – Father:    James Mathewson
Parents – Mother:  Isabella
Spouse:   Eliza Mary Ann Size (q.v.)
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  6 Oct 1837 age abt 45 years
Place of Death:  Uitenhage, Cape

Notes:  DN 2419/1837.  Ensign on half pay. “British Residents at the Cape 1785-1819,” p. 271.  Ensign 54thRegt. Foot, served at Cape 1819-20.  Ensign Royal African Corps 1820-121.  will filed 25 Oct 1837.  Children:

James Edward

Frances Rachel

Edward Alexander Frederick

Peter

Eliza Jane Mary

Charlotte Frederica Augusta

Aug 17, 2010
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Hunt, William

Last Name:  Hunt
First Name:   William
Date of Birth:   chr. 22 Dec 1799
Place of Birth:  Deptford, Kent, England
Parents – Father:   Thomas Hunt
Parents – Mother:  Jane
Spouse:   “H”
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   18 Oct 1837 age 37
Place of Death:  Rondebosch, Cape  

Notes:  DN 2414/1837.  IGI.  Children:

William Henry

Hannah Catherine

Hester

Frederick Hardin (minor)

Francis John (minor)

Aug 17, 2010
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Dudley, William

Last Name:   Dudley
First Name:   William
Date of Birth:   not known
Place of Birth:  England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  16 Sep 1837
Place of Death:  Swellendam Jail, Cape  

Notes:   DN 2386/1837.

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