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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.

Europe / Re: Date help, Thines Belgium
« on: Tuesday 05 October 21 16:09 BST (UK)  »
I could be wrong, but it looks like 5 to me ...

FYI The parents weren’t married until 1787: & (bottom right)
I can't see any late 1790's baptisms/births, but there was a son who might have been born shortly  before Florina:

Australia / Re: William Walpole CLARKE 1857-1937
« on: Monday 04 October 21 15:23 BST (UK)  »
This might be him, shortly before his ordination:

Yes I'd been wondering the same via the actual passenger list, but his age made me doubt myself.
WW Clarke 30y (ie born abt 1853/1854)
SS Cuzco:  Feb 1884 London/Plymouth – Apr 1884 Victoria

Australia / Re: William Briggs marriage.
« on: Monday 04 October 21 11:16 BST (UK)  »

Once I had figured out that your William BRIGGS had been transported on the England, I could rule out at least 2 of the names:

BRIGGS, William, ship: Speke (3), applied to marry: BURKE, Eliza
BRIGGS, William, ship: Hercules, applied to marry: GARVER, Norah   

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