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Cecil John Rhodes

Birthplace: Bishops Stortford, England
Death: Died in Muizenberg,South Africa
Place of Burial: World's View Lookout, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Francis William Rhodes and Louisa Rhodes
Brother of Herbert Rhodes; Louisa Sophia M Rhodes; Edith Caroline Rhodes; Colonel Francis William Rhodes, CB, DSO; Ernest Frederick Rhodes and 4 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Rhodes

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Cecil John Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902) was father of the De Beers Consolidated Mining Company and the British South Africa Company, as well as a major architect of British policy in southern Africa, founder of a university at Salisbury, Rhodesia, and a benefactor to Oxford University.

Information on the ancestors of Cecil John Rhodes has been gleaned from trees on Ancestry.co.uk researched by G A Hood Muswell Hill N10 London, London, England

Dale Popp Johnsburg, Illinois, USA

It would be good to verify this tree as Cecil John Rhodes was a figure of historical interest. CJB




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Cecil John Rhodes's Timeline

July 5, 1853

Free BMD Index
Births Sep 1853
RHODES Cecil John B Stortford Vol 3a Page 163

August 28, 1853
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK

England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
Name: Cecil John Rhodes
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 5 Jul 1853
Christening Date: 28 Aug 1853
Christening Place: Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
Age at Christening: 0
Father's Name: Francis William Rhodes
Mother's Name: Louisa

March 26, 1902
Age 48
Muizenberg,South Africa
World's View Lookout, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe