Thomas Barry, SV/PROG 1

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About Thomas Barry, SV/PROG 1

2101 c5 John BARRY (1967/x), * Maiden Lane, London 08.03.1807, † Cape Town 19.01.1871 »a 1. Arrived about 1830, qualified as an attorney and practised in Swellendam where his main occupation was attending to the legal aspects of his uncle’s business. He spent a few years in London to manage the firm’s business, »» Kinders (10): 2102, 2103, 2104, 2105, 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109, 2126, 2135 x Cape Town 03.04.1833, Aletta Catharina VAN REENEN (d.v. Daniel VAN REENEN & Cornelia Arnoldina DENEYS), * Cape Town 23.07.1811, † Cape Town 03.03.1875


Thomas' uncle, Joseph Barry, founded the firm Barry and Nephews on 1.6.1834, he being the senior member and his nephews, Thomas Barry and John Barry, his partners. The firm, which dealt in all sorts of goods, grew rapidly and extended its activities over the whole Overberg region, so that the Barry partners came to be regarded, after a single decade, as the most influential members of the community.

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From 'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' written by John McGregor

One of the owners of the firm Barry and Nephews

A.P. Buirski, “The Barry's and the Overberg”, Thesis, Stellenbosch 1952.

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Thomas Barry, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

1801
August 8, 1801
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1830
January 6, 1830
1831
June 19, 1831
Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
1833
January 23, 1833
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1834
December 15, 1834
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1836
January 8, 1836
Swellendam, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
August 2, 1836
Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
1837
August 14, 1837
1839
April 11, 1839
Swellendam, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa