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John Bailey

Birthplace: Sillick farm, Hollacombe, Devon, England
Death: Died in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Cause of death: Chronic Bronchitus
Place of Burial: East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bailey and Anne Bailey
Husband of Susanna Chapman Bailey
Father of Margaret Johnstone; Laura Caroline Taberer; Ann Chapman Bailey; John Horn Bailey and George Horne Bailey
Brother of William Bailey; Mary Ann Bailey and Margaret Bailey

Occupation: Pensioner
Managed by: Carole Anne Bailey
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About John Bailey

Profile photo. St Mary's Church, Black Torrington, Devon

  • Within the village is a small but well maintained 15th century Church of England parish church named after St Mary.

DN MOOC 6/9/2041 Ref 1822

  • His father owned a portion of the Sillick farm, in Hollacombe, Devon; which was where he was born.
  • The Brown family owned most of this land.
  • He was married in Black Torrington, Devon & left from there when he emigrated to South Africa in about 1873.
  • His occupation was stated as Agricultural Labourer.
  • In South Africa he settled in the Peddie District about 58 Km from Grahamstown, where their son George Horne was born in 1876.
  • They later moved to East London SA.

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index

  • Name: John Bailey
  • Name: Susanna Chapman Horn
  • Event Type: Marriage
  • Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
  • Registration Year: 1859
  • Registration District: Holsworthy
  • County: Devon
  • Event Place: Holsworthy, Devon, England
  • Volume: 5B
  • Page: 973
  • Line Number: 39

East London - East Bank Cemetery, Eastern Cape. burial register, 1904-2007. Repository: East London Municipality.

  • Transcribed by Brian Barrett, from official records
  • BAILEY John
  • Occupation: Pensioner
  • Residence: 2 Tennyson Street
  • Died: 10 June 1921
  • Age at death: 85 yrs
  • Buried: 11 June 1921, 4:00
  • Additional notes: buried: East Bank Cemetery, section: 5 B, grave no: 413
  • Marital status: Married
  • nationality: RSA
  • Cause of death: Chronic Bronchitis Dilated Of Heart
  • Place of death: East London
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John Bailey's Timeline

March 2, 1838
Hollacombe, Devon, England
March 1860
Age 21
Black Torrington, Devon, UK
February 1864
Age 25
Black Torrington, Devon, England
Age 29
Torridge District, Devon, UK
Age 33
Black Torrington, Devon, England
January 1876
Age 37
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 10, 1921
Age 83
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 11, 1921
Age 83
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa