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George Pelteret, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Leger Pelteret and Jane Pelteret
Husband of Evelina Pelteret, SM
Father of Jane (Johanna) Pelteret, b1; Lucy Catherine Pelteret, b2; William George Pelteret, b3; George John Michael Pelteret, b4; Johanna Emma Pelteret, b10 and 5 others
Brother of Jane i Pelteret; Leger Henry Pelteret; Jane ii Pelteret; Charles Pelteret; Emma Pelteret and 2 others

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About George Pelteret, SV/PROG

George Pelteret was taken in by Children's Friend Society, London; he was sent to Cape Town aboard the Charles Kerr from Cowes, captained by Mr.Brodie (departure 21 January 1833, arrival 11 May 1833) to become a house servant to R W Eaton.

By 1837, he was working on the farm Brandenburg(er) in Rosebank, the site of the present Rosebank Methodist Church, Cape Town.


"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

  • Name: George Pelteret
  • Gender: Male
  • Christening Date: 24 Dec 1820
  • Birth Date: 16 Sep 1816
  • Father's Name: Leger Pelteret
  • Mother's Name: Jane
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C72301-1
  • System Origin: England-ODM
  • GS Film number: 1042310

Citing this Record

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 May 2013), George Pelteret, 16 Sep 1816.

"George Pelteret was a labourer and Evelina a house servant. Both worked for Jacob Letterstedt, owner of

Mariendahl Brewery (later Ohlson's and subsequently South African Brewery). George purchased burial plot at St Paul's in 1837. Died 30 January 1890; Evelina died 19 June 1890. Bones disinterred and said to have been reburied with headstone at St.Saviour's, Claremont when church hall built at St Paul's. No record found of this at St.Saviour's, Claremont; and no record of the details of the headstone are found on the list of headstones at St.Paul’s in the South African Archives, Cape Town"

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George Pelteret, SV/PROG's Timeline

September 16, 1816
London, England
December 24, 1820
Age 4
London, England
January 26, 1837
Age 20
Cape, South Africa
November 4, 1841
Age 25
Cape, South Africa
June 13, 1844
Age 27
August 8, 1846
Age 29
April 29, 1848
Age 31
November 2, 1849
Age 33
June 7, 1851
Age 34