Louisa Armstrong

Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Louisa Armstrong (Banks)

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: James' Party, District Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: April 29, 1918 (70)
At her residence, Bathurst, Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: St Johns Anglican Church, Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James BANKS and Clara BANKS, b1
Wife of Robert John Armstrong, b4
Mother of Elizabeth Emma Randall, b4c1; Sarah Louisa Hayward, b4c1; Alice Clara Bartlett, b2c3; William John Armstrong, b4c4; George Henry Armstrong, b4c5 and 5 others
Sister of Maria Elizabeth Banks; Mary Ann HARMAN; Sarah Ann BANKS; James Henry Banks; Jeremiah Banks and 2 others
Half sister of George Reuben Banks; Cornelius Godfrey Banks; Agnes Sarah Banks; Alice Jane Lansdell; Martha Jane Holmes and 4 others

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About Louisa Armstrong


"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23580-59320-30?cc=1468076&wc=MCM6-QWB:44975801,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 11 Jul 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 23 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.



KAB/MOOC/LEER/6/9/1105/01/1562/1 OF 1918 - ARMSTRONG, Louisa, nee BANKS. Estate papers.


Name: Louisa ARMSTRONG (born BANKS)

Birthplace and Nationality: Bathurst, British

Father: James BANKS of Bathurst

Mother: Clara BANKS of Bathurst

Age: 70 years, 8 months

Occupation: Housewife

Residence: Bathurst

Marital status: Widow

Name of spouse : Robert John ARMSTRONG, died 28 AUG 1916

Date of death: 29 APR 1918

Place of death: Residence, Bathurst


1. Sarah Louisa HAYWARD (born ARMSTRONG)

2. Alice Clara BARTLETT (born ARMSTRONG)

3. Rosa Amy SMITH (born ARMSTRONG)

4. Arthur Clifton ARMSTRONG

5. Elizabeth Anna ARMSTRONG

Left movable property.

Left no immovable property.

Left a Will.

Signed at Bathurst on 9 MAY 1918 by Alice Clara BARTLETT, daughter of deceased, present at death.

Added by Y. DROST, 15 OCT 2014


This is the Last Will and Testament of me the undersigned Louisa ARMSTRONG (born BANKS) widow of the late Robert John ARMSTRONG of Bathurst.

I hereby revoke and annul all Wills, Codicils and other Testamentary Acts heretofore made or passed by me.

I nominate and appoint the Reverend James GILLANDERS of Bathurst and William George BANKS of Bathurst to be the Executors of this my Will and Administrators of my Estate, thereby giving and granting unto them all such powers and authority as are required or allowed in Law especially that of assumption.

I declare to leave and bequeath the sum of eight Pounds Sterling to St. John's Church, Bathurst.

I leave and bequeath the rest residue and remainder of my estate to my daughters Sarah Louisa HAYWARD and Alice Clara BARTLETT in equal shares and proportions, share and share alike.

I declare that my Executors shall not be required to lodge security with the Master for the due administration of my Estate.

I reserve to myself the right from time to time and at all times hereafter to make all such additions to or alterations in this my Last Will as I may deem fit.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Bathurst this 27th day of April 1918.

Added by Y. DROST, 18 OCT 2014


Immovable property = NIL

Movable property = £47.0.0 consisting of:-

5 Small calves valued at £2 each = £10.0.0

3 Small calves valued at £6 each = £16.0.0

4 Small calves valued at £3.10.0 = £14.0.0

1 Bull valued at £8 each = £8.0.0

Cash found in Estate = £50.14.5

Claims in favour of Estate = £1.5.0

TOTAL = £98.19.5

Added by Y. DROST, 18 OCT 2014



http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1109007 Date: 27 Mar 2010 Contributed by: Marielle Ford

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Louisa Armstrong's Timeline

August 30, 1847
District Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 26, 1847
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 15, 1868
Age 20
Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 26, 1870
Age 22
District Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 28, 1872
Age 24
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 6, 1874
Age 26
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 15, 1876
Age 28
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 24, 1878
Age 30
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 28, 1880
Age 33
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 3, 1883
Age 35
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa