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Offline mikecharles49

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Re: Death in Buffalo City 1902
« Reply #9 on: Friday 31 August 18 19:36 BST (UK) »
UPDATED:     Well, well, well.  I have found that Albert was convicted of rape & sentenced in 1893 to 7 years at Portland prison, south coast of England.  He was released early on 8/3/1900 so I reckon he did sail later that year from nearby Southampton to South Africa.
           After this, it seems that he then went to Buffalo City in the USA where he died 16/3/1902, so with no death cert. maybe his violent past continued with him and possibly came to a violent end there. If he was killed or even put to death, then I would have thought there would be some record. He left 191 which in today's values seems to be circa 22,000.    The plot has certainly thickened, but please do keep this topic in mind.   Regards everyone.  Mike.

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Re: Death in Buffalo City 1902
« Reply #10 on: Friday 31 August 18 19:37 BST (UK) »
SORRY.   Albert was released early from prison in England on 6/7/1898.

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