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Jacobus Stephanus Joubert (1866 - 1935)

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Benjamin Lambourn (1891 - 1961)

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Johanna Magdalena Cornelia Joubert (1895 - 1896)

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Isabella Cornelia Muller (c.1875 - 1961)

DEPOT TAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER SYSTEM 01 REFERENCE 485/62 PART 1

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Johannes Hendrik de Beer (1869 - 1913)

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Stafford Parker (deceased)

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Evan Davies (1884 - 1964)

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Charles Rupert Lambourn (1851 - 1931)

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Thomas Flemming McLachlan (1830 - 1900)

Thomas (1829-1900) was a pioneer of the Transvaal and Swaziland and one of South Africa's successful gold prospectors. He was described as a tall and lanky Scotsman and was born in the Perthshire paris...

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Henry Thomas Glynn (1856 - 1928)

In 1880, Henry Thomas Glynn (1856-1928), the founder of Sabie (and known among his friends as H.T.), bought the farm Grootvantijn from P. de Villiers. The farm's original name was 'Sabi' but was later ...

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Rudolph Solon Diespecker (1858 - 1920)

South Africa 1891 1 January - March DIESPECKER—BRADLEY—On December 1, at the Wesleyan Church, Musgrave Road, Durban, by the Rev. C. Pettman, Louis Rudolph Diespecker, of Lourenco Marques,...

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Elizabeth Johanna Carolina Frederica Henrietta Smithers (1862 - d.)

Author of "March Hare"

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Bazett Jarvis Blenkins (1851 - 1874)

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Herbert Rhodes (1845 - 1879)

Herbert (1845-1879) was involved with his brother Cecil in prospecting for diamonds in Kimberley, Cape Colony early in his career, but was accidentally killed while pioneering in the Lake Nyasa area

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Mary Purcell (deceased)

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John James McNally (1854 - 1928)

The Daily Representative Tuesday, February 14, 1928 Mr. John McNALLY, whose death at the age of 74 is reported from Pilgrim’s Rest, Transvaal, was the owner of the local newspaper there, the &...

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Ernest Marcellus Skea (1885 - 1972)

Ernest was a member of The South African Biological Society. (Skea, Ernest Marcellus. Chief Analyst, Transvaal Gold-Mining Estates, Pilgrims Rest, Transvaal. {Ornitholoyy.)) ROLL OF MEMBERS SOUTH AFR...

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Guy Cuthbert Dawnay (1848 - 1889)

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Richard Alan Barry (1874 - 1949)

Manager of Transvaal Gold Mining Enterprises, based at Pilgrims Rest

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Gladys Isabel Barry (1882 - 1954)

"Barbara Barry was my mother. One of the family heirlooms she left from Pilgrim’s Rest days is a beautiful silver bowl that was presented to her mother, Gladys Barry. This bowl is engraved with ...

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Thomas Dennison (1874 - 1962)

In 1912 the 2nd Zeederberg Coach robbery took place on Pilgrims Hill. The Highwayman was Tommy Dennison. Dennison had come out to South Africa as a private during the Anglo Boer War. He was a bugler an...

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Andries Gustaf Erlank Pienaar (c.1877 - c.1946)

Head of the Field Mint: Andries Gustav Erlank Pienaar (1877-1946) had been a clerk at the magistrate's office in Johannesburg before the war. As a 25 year he had lead the Field Mint since it's foundi...

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Jacoba Barendina van Gass (1862 - 1940)

Judi Marais-Meyer register MRIN 846 Eie boedel TAB MHG 1867/40 filed 13/6/1940 Boedel van man, Johan Coenraad Marnewick TAB MHG 893538 filed 4/8/1935 Sy sterf op haar plaas Breytenbachskraal, PK ...

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Philippina Wilhelmina Marnewick (1855 - 1929)

Judi Marais-Meyer register MRIN 847 Eie sterfkennis TAB MHG 69711 Sterfkennis van vader TAB MHG 893538 Johan Hefer stamouers navorsing. Preiss familie

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Anton S Preis, b? (deceased)

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Philippus Johannes Kloppers (1874 - 1960)

Petrus Johannes Kloppers, a teacher from the Netherlands who had training in Botany and drawing – Appointed to the Veldpond team for designing the coin and engraving the dies.

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Philip Frost van Lelyveld (1849 - 1898)

Philip was a 'Metselaar' by trade

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John Wesley Frost Stevens (1895 - d.)

Methodist Parish Records for Pilgrim's Rest Entry #7 Child: John Wesley Frost STEVENS Parents: John Wesley Frost and Magdalena Petronella Born: 9/22/1895 Baptized: 11/24/1895

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James Percy Fitzpatrick, Sir MP (1862 - 1931)

Sir James Percy FitzPatrick, KCMG (24 July 1862 – 24 January 1931), known as Percy FitzPatrick, was a South African author, politician, mining financier and pioneer of the fruit industry. He aut...

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Michael Joseph Cooney (1844 - 1908)

On 22 November 1899, Michael Joseph COONEY was found guilty of culpable homicide by the Circuit Court for Soutpansberg. He was sentenced to five years in prison. He had acted in self-defence, and the P...

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Isaac (Ikey) Sonnenberg (1883 - d.)

Possibly the first Sonnenberg in South Africa was Ikey Sonnenberg, who was an early mining pioneer, an inveterate gambler and apparently lovable character, who is written about fairly extensively in So...

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William Charles Scully (1855 - 1943)

William Charles Scully (29 October 1855 – 25 August 1943) is one of South Africa's best-known authors, although little known outside South Africa. In addition to his work as an author, his p...

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Dirk Graham (1862 - c.1930)

DIRK: Dutch Short form of DIDERIK. UNCONFIRMED if this D. Graham is in fact our Dirk Graham or if it was a another Dick Graham... Dirk/Dick Graham was responsible for melting and pouring the go...

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