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South Africa / Re: Dundee-Transvaal-Dundee
« on: Yesterday at 03:13 »
Unfortunately you did not give the complete family layout incl their ages, but Im wondering whether the following "Scrimgeour" (transcribed with an N)  family on the outward UK lists might stand a chance:

Departure: 21 Oct 1893, Southampton
Ship: Jelunga
Destination: Cape Town

Family members:
Mr mechanic - 35
Mrs  -29
Miss - 9
Mast - 6
Mast R - 5
Miss M -3

Europe / Re: GERMANY Help with Karl Fredrik Reiner c1804
« on: Sunday 17 October 21 11:16 BST (UK)  »
TreeSpirit Thank you so much for the web site of the original document - I have now looked at it.

Can anyone interpret it for me as there looks to be other names on there too. Any ideas.

What stood for me that it seems that both parents were from Gotha.

Europe / Re: GERMANY Help with Karl Fredrik Reiner c1804
« on: Saturday 16 October 21 16:33 BST (UK)  »
Ancestry has this record for your consideration:

Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
Name:   Friedrich Carl Reiner
Baptism Age:   0
Birth Date:   13. Okt 1804 (13 Oct 1804)
Baptism Date:   14. Okt 1804 (14 Oct 1804)
Baptism Place:   Mannheim (A. Mannheim), Baden, Germany
Residence Place:   Mannheim, Baden, Germany
Father:   Friedrich Reiner
Mother:   Josephe Caroline Priese
FHL Film Number:   1192144

The original document:

South Africa / Re: Josua Benjamin Le Roux UITENHAGE - Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
« on: Thursday 14 October 21 13:54 BST (UK)  »
I see from his death docs, has was buried at the Dutch reformed church Uitenhage

The death notice says that he was buried at a "Dutch Reformed Burial Ground" ( I don't necessarily interpret this as a burial right next to the church. It could have been a designated area for Dutch Reformed burials (i.e. part of a larger cemetery or a stand alone cemetery).

Australia / Re: NAA Passenger arrivals index, 1898 - 1972 for 3 Jamieson arrived 1927
« on: Tuesday 12 October 21 13:35 BST (UK)  »

55Y in 1927 => i.e born abt 1871/2

Australia / Re: NAA Passenger arrivals index, 1898 - 1972 for 3 Jamieson arrived 1927
« on: Tuesday 12 October 21 12:22 BST (UK)  »

I'm not sure how Brighton entered this story as Mrs J B Jamieson was a resident from New Zealand and had embarked in Cape Town (as per the Melbourne version of the Baradine passenger list:
NB This might be her trip back to NZ:

She is likely to have been Jessie Bayley Jamieson who was married to Thomas Dewes Jamieson.  She is mentioned as follows:

Australia / Re: Gordon Sandeman and Ernestine - mystery of defaced gravestone
« on: Saturday 09 October 21 14:36 BST (UK)  »
I found a text version of that 2020 article. Unfortunately the mystery of the gravestone was not resolved by the writer either.

South Africa / Re: What happened to Eva?
« on: Friday 08 October 21 03:38 BST (UK)  »
According to the available SA indexes, Eva Violet POPIEL died on 17 Jun 1988.
Unfortunately I can't tell you anything more as these are pay sites.

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