Charlotte Harriet Philipps (Arbouin), SM/PROG (1778 - 1834)

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Birthplace: Little Berkampstead, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Charlotte Harriet Philipps (Arbouin), SM/PROG

1820 British Settler

Wife of Leader of Philipp's Party of 30 people, on the Kennersley Castle.

Party originated from Pembrokeshire, Wales

Departure Bristol, 10 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 29 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 29 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Bush River - Philipps named the location Lampeter, after the Carmarthenshire village of Lampeter Velfrey.

Accompanied by Thomas Philipps 44, and 7 children :

Catherine 17, Edward Philipps 16, Charlotte Philipps 14 Sophia Philipps 12, Frederick Philipps 10, Emma Philipps 6, John Philipps 4.

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Herewith the death notice in the Grahamstown Journal for Charlotte Philipps (nee Arbouin). Dated 11 Dec 1834.

Died, at Glen Craig, on Wednesday, the 3rd inst., Mrs E. (sic) H. Philipps, wife of Thomas Philipps, Esq., Justice of the Peace for the Albany District. The deceased was greatly beloved, not only in her domestic circle, but by all who knew her; and although her general deportment bore ample testimony to her unaffected piety, yet it was more conspicuously manifest in a peaceful and happy death. Her illness, which terminated so fatally, was of but few days continuance, and when drawing to a close, she contemplated her approaching departure with the faith and hope of the christian; of one who can confidently exclaim, "Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which shall never fade!"

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Charlotte Harriet Philipps, SM/PROG's Timeline

1778
May 10, 1778
Hertfordshire, England
1801
July 30, 1801
Age 23
London, South Africa
1803
1803
Age 24
Pembrokeshire, Wales
1804
1804
Age 25
Wales
1806
1806
Age 27
Wales
1808
1808
Age 29
Wales
1810
1810
Age 31
Wales
1814
1814
Age 35
Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
1815
1815
Age 36
Pembrokeshire, Wales
1834
December 5, 1834
Age 56