Harriet Mathilda Paxton (Painter) (1819 - 1896) MP

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Death: Died in Umtata, EC, South Africa
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March 7, 1819
London, Greater London, UK

Harriet Matilda, daughter of Richard and Harriet PAINTER, Satchwell Rents, pen-cutter, baptised 7 March 1819 in St.Matthew, Bethnal Green (born 13 February)

March 13, 1838
Age 19
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa

Harriet Mathilda was married at the Anglican church, Grahamstown on 13.03.1838 to David Paxton (brother of Henry Paxton who married Harriet's sister, Mary Sussana). David ran a confectionery shop in High Street in the town, and, during the frontier war of 1846-47, he served in the Grahamstown Yeomanry. in 1849, the couple moved to Port Elizabeth and a year or two later, to Bloemfontein. After the abandonment of the Orange Free State in 1853, the family returned to Somerset East where David was a baker and confectioner. He died there on 16.09.1876

July 28, 1842
Age 23
April 1, 1853
Age 34
Bloemfontein, FS, South Africa
August 9, 1896
Age 77
Umtata, EC, South Africa