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Emma Beale (Hewson)

Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Death: South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas William Hewson, Snr. SV/PROG and Elizabeth Hewson, SM/PROG
Wife of Jabez Hart and John Newhouse Beale
Mother of Elizabeth Tibbatts; Jessie Hart; Caroline Newhouse Kidwell; Frederick William Beale and John Newhouse Beale, Jnr.
Sister of Edwin Benjamin Hewson; Thomas William Hewson, Jnr.; Isabella Hewson; Eliza Hewson and Frederick William Hewson

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About Emma Beale

1820 British Settler


Emma Hewson 8, together with her parents and 4 siblings, were members of Bailie's Party of 256 Settlers on the Chapman.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 3 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 10 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Wellington and Palmiet Rivers - Cuylerville

Children :

  • Edwin Benjamin Hewson 19
  • Isabella Hewson 14
  • Eliza Hewson 11
  • Emma Hewson 8
  • Frederick William Hewson 3


Emma HEWSON was born in England in about 1812.

She emigrated with her parents Thomas William and Elizabeth HEWSON from The Downs, England on the 19th December 1819 in Bailie's Party on board the 'Chapman'. She married her first husband John Newhouse BEALE at St. George's Church (later Cathedral), Grahamstown, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope on the 16th September 1831.

They had three children: 1. Caroline Newhouse BEALE born 5 June 1832 d 5 July 1913 at 47 Simmer and Jack, Germiston, Transvaal, Union of South Africa in her grandson's house.

2. Frederick William (Fred) BEALE born before 11 September 1836, Graham's Town, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope. He was Christened on the 11th September 1836 at St. George's Church, Grahamstown, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope. He died young about the 2nd August 1838.

3. John Newhouse BEALE born 22 March 1838 in Grahastown, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope. He was Christened on the 13th January 1839 at St. George's Church, Graham's Town, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope. He died unknown.

She then married her second husband, Jabez HART also at St. George's Church, Grahamstown on the 30th April 1844.


Grahamstown Journal 1844 - 2 - April to June Written by Sue Mackay. Posted in The Grahamstown Journal

Thursday 2 May 1844 MARRIED on Tuesday 30 April 1844 at St.George's Church, Graham's Town by the Rev.John Heavyside, Colonial Chaplain, Mr. Jabez HART to Mrs. Emma BEALE

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Emma Beale's Timeline

United Kingdom
June 5, 1832
Age 20
Age 24
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 22, 1838
Age 26
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 33
May 4, 1846
Age 34
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
South Africa