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Catherine Damant Cumming (Atherstone)

Also Known As: "b4c2"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England UK
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dr. John Atherstone SV/PROG and Elizabeth Atherstone, SM/PROG
Wife of Alexander George Cumming
Mother of Alexander George Cumming, (4); Guybon Cumming; James Cumming; Jessie Caroline Smith; Bliss Atherstone Dick and 4 others
Sister of Dr. William Guybon Atherstone MD, MLC, FGS, FRCS; Elizabeth Atherstone; Emily Franklin; John Cradock Atherstone; Dr. John Frederick Korsten Atherstone and 2 others
Half sister of Edwin Atherstone, M.D.; Walter Herschell Atherstone; Fanny Hilton-Barber; Harry Atherstone and Charles Sancroft Damant Atherstone

Managed by: John Sparkman
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About Catherine Damant Cumming

1820 British Settler

Catherine Atherstone 4, together with her parents and 3 siblings, were members of Damant's Party of 57 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean.

Party originated from Norfolk.

Departed London, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 9 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - 15 April 1920

Area Allocated to the Party : The old Waaiplaats barracks, then to the Gamtoos River. They were located at the source of the Kaffir Kraal River but the location was at once rejected by Lieutenant Damant and they moved to the Gamtoos River, their settlement being called Lammas.

Children :

  • William Guybon Atherstone 5
  • Catherine Atherstone 4
  • Elizabeth Atherstone 3
  • Emily Atherstone 2
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Catherine Damant Cumming's Timeline

1815
October 10, 1815
Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England UK
1835
November 12, 1835
Age 20
Eastern Cape, South Africa
1836
December 21, 1836
Age 21
Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa
1838
February 13, 1838
Age 22
1839
November 26, 1839
Age 24
1849
September 24, 1849
Age 33
Albany District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1854
January 3, 1854
Age 38
Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1890
September 7, 1890
Age 74
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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