Alfred Samuel Gifford

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Alfred Samuel Gifford

Birthplace: England (United Kingdom)
Death: March 05, 1929 (71-77)
Raylton, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Place of Burial: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Immediate Family:

Husband of Phoebe Emma Gifford
Father of Prudence Mary Anne Theresa Brent; Edith Maud Milvina Shinn; Alice Otterson; Alfred Johann Gifford; Margaret Anne Mulling and 4 others

Occupation: Builder/farmer
Managed by: Geoffrey Otterson
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About Alfred Samuel Gifford

FreeBMD Possibility -

Births Mar 1853

Gifford Alfred Atcham 6a 591

There is a birth for an Alfred Samuel Gifford registerd in Liverpool, but a death follows almost immediately.

LDS entry which seems to match FreeBMD entry -

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 for Alfred Gifford

  • name: Alfred Gifford
  • gender: Male
  • baptism/christening date: 01 May 1853
  • baptism/christening place: Condover, Shropshire, England
  • father's name: Lawrence Sinclair Gifford
  • mother's name: Mary Gifford
  • indexing project (batch) number: I03807-1
  • system origin: England-EASy
  • source film number: 1657547
  • reference number: item 18-27 p 193


  • Marriage on 22 Feb 1881.
  • Groom - Arthur Samuel Gifford
  • Aged 24 - Slagter (Butcher) of Edenburg
  • Bride Mary Josephine Emma Glanz
  • aged 21 years of Edenburg.
  • Witnesses A G Glanz; N P Glanz; J J Scott.
  • Church Bloemfontein Roman Catholic.


One of his descendants, Derek Gifford, Great grandson, fell prey to the land invasions of Zimbabwe -

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Alfred Samuel Gifford's Timeline

England (United Kingdom)
November 30, 1881
Edenburg, Orange Free State, South Africa
January 28, 1884
Edenburg, Orange Free State
November 13, 1885
Edenburg, Orange Free State, South Africa
October 9, 1887
Edenburg district, Orange Free State, South Africa
February 20, 1891
Edenburg, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
August 2, 1894
Tokwani river, Fort Victoria, Rhodesia
January 10, 1897
Melsetter, Southern Rhodesia
May 3, 1900
Chipinga, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)