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.

Aug 17, 2010
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Hamilton, James

Last Name:  Hamilton
First Name:   James
Date of Birth:  chr. 29 Aug  1814
Place of Birth:  St. Luke, Chelsea, London, England
Parents – Father:   William Hamilton
Parents – Mother:  Mary
Spouse:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   22 Sep 1837 age 23
Place of Death:  Cape  

Notes:  DN 2382/1837.  IGI. 

Aug 17, 2010
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Sullivan, Daniel

Last Name:  Sullivan
First Name:   Daniel
Date of Birth:  1807
Place of Birth:   City of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Parents – Father:�
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   17 Sep 1837 age 30
Place of Death:  Somerset Hospital, Cape   

Notes:  DN 2378/1837.  Turnkey at Cape Town Prison.

Aug 17, 2010
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Weston, Henry Thomas

Last Name:   Weston
First Name:  Henry Thomas
Date of Birth:   23 Jan 1800 chr. 20 Feb 1800
Place of Birth:  St. Luke Old Street, Finsbury, London, England
Parents – Father:  Michael Weston
Parents – Mother:  Harriot Maria
Spouse:   H. M.
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  1 Sep 1837 age 37
Place of Death:  Cape 

Notes:  DN 2371/1837.  IGI.  Clerk to the Special Justice.  Children:

Henry Thomas Michael, age 3 months.

Aug 17, 2010
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Horsburgh, Thomas

Last Name:   Horsburgh
First Name:   Thomas
Date of Birth:   1802
Place of Birth:   Scotland
Parents – Father:  Alexander Horsburgh
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:   not known
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   7 Sep 1837 age 35
Place of Death:  Port Elizabeth, Cape 

Notes:  DN 2358/1837. 

Aug 17, 2010
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Griffiths, John

Last Name:   Griffiths
First Name:   John
Date of Birth:   13 Jun 1779
Place of Birth:  Lydbury, Shropshire, England
Parents – Father:  Edward Griffiths
Parents – Mother:  Margaret
Spouse:   Mary Irvin
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:  1 Aug 1837
Place of Death:  Cape  

Notes:  DN 2320/1837.  IGI.  One child:

Elizabeth married to Robert Benfield.

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