Emily Ruth Smith Tredgold

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Emily Ruth Smith Tredgold (Moffat)

Birthplace: Inyati, Bubi, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
Death: Died in Salisbury (Harare), Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Smith Moffat and Emily Unwin
Wife of nn Tredgold and Clarkson Henry Tredgold
Mother of John Clarkson Tredgold; Helen Shaw; Robert Clarkson Tredgold; Alan Tredgold and Ruth Barbara Tredgold
Sister of Unwin Moffat; Livingstone Moffat; Mary Meta Loosely; John Bruce Moffat; Robert Unwin Moffat and 3 others

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About Emily Ruth Smith Tredgold

DN (ZIM) 60/107

Emily Ruth Tredgold

  • Born S. Rhodesia - British
  • Father John Smith Moffat deceased
  • Mother Emily Moffat (nee Smith) deceased
  • Age - 76 years 11 months
  • Occupation - retired
  • Widow
  • Spouse - Clarkson Henry Tredgold died July 1938
  • Last Marriage - 12the April 1894 Claremont Cape
  • Day of Decease 31st August 1941
  • St. Anne's Hospital, Salisbury
  • Usual address Rhodesville, Salisbury
  • Children
  • >John Clarkson (dead)
  • >Helen (Shaw) major
  • Allan Moffat (major)
  • Ruth Barbara (major)
  • signed by son R C Tredgold

Clarkson Henry Tredgold & Emily Ruth Moffat


  • Clarkson, son of Clarkson Tredgold (b. 1865)
  • Emily, dau. of John Moffat & Emily Unwin (b. 1864, Inyati, Matabeleland)
  • 3 Dec. 1894, m. Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa
  • 21 July 1895, son John Clarkson Tredgold b. Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa [d. 12 Apr. 1917, mem. Arras, France, 2nd Lt. 3rd Bn. attd. 11th Bn., Royal Scots]
  • 28 Sep. 1896, dau. Helen Tredgold b. Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa [m. A. B. Shaw]
  • 2 June 1899, son Robert Clarkson Tredgold b. Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) [m. Lorna Kielor 1925]
  • 9 Aug. 1902, son Alan Tredgold b. Bulawayo, Rhodesia [m. Zenith Richardson 1932]
  • 1905, dau. Barbara Tredgold b. England
  • 1938, Clarkson Tredgold d.
  • 1941, Emily Tredgold d. Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
  • Clarkson Tredgold was a lawyer in Cape Town and Bulawayo. He also became an Attorney-General in Rhodesia.

(Sources: AF, CWGC, IGI, Northcott, Tredgold)


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Emily Ruth Smith Tredgold's Timeline

November 11, 1864
Inyati, Bubi, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
April 12, 1894
Age 29
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
July 21, 1895
Age 30
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
September 28, 1896
Age 31
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
June 2, 1899
Age 34
Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
August 9, 1902
Age 37
Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Age 40
Southern Rhodeisa
August 31, 1941
Age 76
Salisbury (Harare), Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)