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William James Phelan (c.1847 - 1887)

"WJ Phelan"

William James WJ Phelan (born c.1847) Married 7 Jan. 1871, PMB, Elizabeth Goulden d. of A.M. Goulden. Was a journalist and edited the Gold Fields Mercury at Pilgrim’s Rest at the time of annexat...

2/21/2014 11/28/2015

Margaret Elizabeth Freeman (1919 - 2003)

"Peggy"

4/15/2011 1/23/2015

4/16/2011 1/23/2015

Tower Moorcroft Campbell (1899 - 1926)

9/8/2010 1/5/2015

Hilda Grace Coutts (1911 - 1951)

4/26/2014 1/5/2015

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Baronet, KCMG (1864 - 1940)

"Abe"

Colonel Sir Abe Bailey , 1st Bt. gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Sussex Imperial Yeomanry.2 In 1895 he was a member of the Johannesburg Committee during Jameson's Raid.2 He gained the ...

4/16/2010 1/5/2015

Alice M.C. Compton (1858 - d.)

2/9/2009 1/5/2015

Walter George Compton (1841 - d.)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Jan 5 2015, 16:59:10 UTC

2/9/2009 1/5/2015

Edward Patrick O'Dwyer (1885 - 1967)

"" William John Dwyer ""

9/18/2012 1/5/2015

9/18/2012 1/5/2015

James Hobbs (1849 - c.1917)

5/1/2013 1/5/2015

Wally Thorne (1926 - 1997)

4/20/2008 1/5/2015

Frederick Charles Snell farmer in Pilgrims Rest. Frederick Snell served in the Canadian North West Mounted Police. He came to South Africa via Canada and fought in the Anglo Boer War in Lord Strath...

1/2/2015 1/2/2015

A pioneer who revolutionised mining in SA Gardner Fred Williams was the first properly trained mining engineer to be appointed in South Africa. Born in 1824, in the US, he was the oldest son of Alphe...

12/9/2010 10/19/2014

Robert Sutherland (c.1870 - d.)

2/24/2014 9/25/2014

Edwin Blacklow (1845 - 1890)

6/30/2010 8/9/2014

William Leathern (1857 - 1946)

"Wild Bill"

The first transport service to Pilgrims Rest was William Leathern's wagon. this travelled to Lydenburg every weekend. Leathern claimed that he never left anyone at Lydenburg no matter what his conditio...

9/24/2007 8/9/2014

Alois Hugo Nellmapius, SV/PROG MP (1847 - 1893)

"Hugo"

The well-known Jewish financier, Alois Hugo Nellmapius, the trusted friend of President Kruger, never lived in the Zoutpansberg, but acquired land in the area. He was born in Bielitz, Poland in 1847 an...

4/17/2009 7/25/2014

Ignatius Philip Ferreira (c.1840 - c.1921)

"Colonel Ferreira"

Colonel Ignatius Phillip Ferreira (1840-1921) was a speculator in the diamond rush in Kimberley, the gold rush at Pilgrim's Rest and finally the Witwatersrand. In October 1896 he struck gold and formed...

4/28/2011 7/22/2014

William Hosken (1851 - 1925)

William Hosken, 1851 (Loggans, Hayle) -1925 (Muizenburg. SA) HOSKEN, William, M.L.C, of " Entabene," Berea, Johannesburg, and of the National Liberal and Rand Clubs, was born at Hayle, Cornwall, July...

8/16/2013 7/14/2014

Johannes Petrus Griesel (1871 - 1952)

"Jan"

Jan was a prisoner of war during the Anglo-Boer War and sent to St Helena. Prisoners Of War: Viewing single entry: Number: 21907 Surname: GRIESEL Name: JOHANNES PETRUS Age: 30 ...

11/27/2007 7/5/2014

Jacobus Hendrik Strydom (1944 - 1946)

"Kosie"

3/8/2014 5/16/2014

Genealogiese/Genealogical #: b1.c1.d6.e2.f1.g2

6/26/2010 5/16/2014

Alice McNally (deceased)

School teacher at Pilgrims Rest

9/18/2013 5/16/2014

Arthur Richard du Preez (1920 - c.1997)

2/22/2012 5/16/2014

Petrus Mattheus Kukkuk (1938 - 2012)

"Piet"

3/14/2013 5/16/2014

Henry Usher Gradwell (1912 - 1980)

2/18/2009 5/16/2014

John Charles Davies (deceased)

10/16/2011 5/16/2014

10/16/2011 5/16/2014

Een van die stigtersonderwysers van Afrikaanse Hoërskool Pretoria.

10/6/2011 5/16/2014

9/19/2012 5/16/2014

William John Dwyer (1913 - d.)

9/19/2012 5/16/2014

William Herbert Lilley (1875 - 1903)

Killed by the fall of a rock

6/15/2010 5/16/2014

Andrew Bruce Mackenzie (c.1884 - d.)

1/10/2014 5/16/2014

Hon. William Napier MP (1821 - 1876)

Died of fever at Pilgrim's Rest, South Africa "The Natal Witness" Friday, June 16th, 1876. DEATHS:- At Mac-Mac District of Leydenburg, South Africa, of fever, aged 54 years, The HON. William NAPIER...

7/19/2011 5/16/2014

1/28/2014 4/4/2014

Benjamin Lambourn (1891 - 1961)

8/25/2011 2/5/2014

1/28/2014 1/28/2014

Isabella Cornelia Muller (c.1875 - 1961)

"Isabella Cornelia Joubert", "Isabella Cornelia de Beer"

DEPOT TAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER SYSTEM 01 REFERENCE 485/62 PART 1

1/6/2014 1/28/2014

Johannes Hendrik de Beer (1869 - 1913)

"Maboompi de Beer", "Maboompie"

1/6/2014 1/28/2014

Stafford Parker (1833 - 1915)

1/28/2014 1/28/2014

Evan Davies (1884 - 1964)

4/16/2011 1/22/2014

Charles Rupert Lambourn (1851 - 1931)

Birth registration: Christening 04 May 1851 Marriage to Fanny Frances Perrin 16 Nov 1871

9/1/2013 1/20/2014

Thomas Flemming McLachlan (1830 - 1900)

"Tom"

Thomas (1829-1900) was a pioneer of the Transvaal and Swaziland and one of South Africa's successful gold prospectors. He was described as a tall and lanky Scotsman and was born in the Perthshire paris...

1/7/2014 1/7/2014

Henry Thomas Glynn MP (1856 - 1928)

"H.T"

In 1880, Henry Thomas Glynn (1856-1928), the founder of Sabie (and known among his friends as H.T.), bought the farm Grootvantijn from P. de Villiers. The farm's original name was 'Sabi' but was later ...

12/30/2013 12/30/2013

Rudolph Solon Diespecker (1858 - 1920)

"Louis"

South Africa 1891 1 January - March DIESPECKER—BRADLEY—On December 1, at the Wesleyan Church, Musgrave Road, Durban, by the Rev. C. Pettman, Louis Rudolph Diespecker, of Lourenco Marques,...

12/12/2013 12/12/2013

Author of "March Hare"

12/12/2013 12/12/2013

Bazett Jarvis Blenkins (1851 - 1874)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother William Bazett Goodwin Blenkins by SmartCopy : Jan 3 2015, 18:41:24 UTC

12/10/2013 12/10/2013

Herbert Rhodes (1845 - 1879)

Herbert (1845-1879) was involved with his brother Cecil in prospecting for diamonds in Kimberley, Cape Colony early in his career, but was accidentally killed while pioneering in the Lake Nyasa area

3/1/2011 12/10/2013

Mary Purcell (deceased)

6/23/2010 9/18/2013

John James McNally (1854 - 1928)

"JJ"

The Daily Representative Tuesday, February 14, 1928 Mr. John McNALLY, whose death at the age of 74 is reported from Pilgrim’s Rest, Transvaal, was the owner of the local newspaper there, the &...

6/30/2013 9/18/2013

Ernest Marcellus Skea (1885 - 1972)

Ernest was a member of The South African Biological Society. (Skea, Ernest Marcellus. Chief Analyst, Transvaal Gold-Mining Estates, Pilgrims Rest, Transvaal. {Ornitholoyy.)) ROLL OF MEMBERS SOUTH AFR...

5/22/2008 8/16/2013

Guy Cuthbert Dawnay (1848 - 1889)

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6/13/2010 8/1/2013

Richard Alan Barry (1874 - 1949)

"Dick"

Manager of Transvaal Gold Mining Enterprises, based at Pilgrims Rest

7/24/2009 7/22/2013

"Barbara Barry was my mother. One of the family heirlooms she left from Pilgrim’s Rest days is a beautiful silver bowl that was presented to her mother, Gladys Barry. This bowl is engraved with ...

7/24/2009 7/22/2013

Thomas Dennison (1874 - 1962)

"Tommy", "The Highwayman"

In 1912 the 2nd Zeederberg Coach robbery took place on Pilgrims Hill. The Highwayman was Tommy Dennison. Dennison had come out to South Africa as a private during the Anglo Boer War. He was a bugler an...

7/18/2013 7/18/2013

Andries Gustaf Erlank Pienaar (c.1877 - c.1946)

"Andrew / André"

Head of the Field Mint: Andries Gustav Erlank Pienaar (1877-1946) had been a clerk at the magistrate's office in Johannesburg before the war. As a 25 year he had lead the Field Mint since it's foundi...

12/5/2011 4/22/2013

Jacoba Barendina van Gass MP (1862 - 1940)

Judi Marais-Meyer register MRIN 846 Eie boedel TAB MHG 1867/40 filed 13/6/1940 Boedel van man, Johan Coenraad Marnewick TAB MHG 893538 filed 4/8/1935 Sy sterf op haar plaas Breytenbachskraal, PK ...

1/8/2009 3/31/2013

Philippina Wilhelmina Marnewick (1855 - 1929)

"Preiss"

Judi Marais-Meyer register MRIN 847 Eie sterfkennis TAB MHG 69711 Sterfkennis van vader TAB MHG 893538 Johan Hefer stamouers navorsing. Preiss familie

4/9/2010 3/31/2013

Anton S Preis, b? (deceased)

4/9/2010 3/31/2013

Philippus Johannes Kloppers, a teacher from the Netherlands who had training in Botany and drawing – Appointed to the Veldpond team for designing the coin and engraving the dies.

3/27/2013 3/27/2013

Philip was a 'Metselaar' by trade

6/26/2010 3/8/2013

Methodist Parish Records for Pilgrim's Rest Entry #7 Child: John Wesley Frost STEVENS Parents: John Wesley Frost and Magdalena Petronella Born: 9/22/1895 Baptized: 11/24/1895

3/8/2013 3/8/2013

James Percy Fitzpatrick, Sir MP (1862 - 1931)

Sir James Percy FitzPatrick, KCMG (24 July 1862 – 24 January 1931), known as Percy FitzPatrick, was a South African author, politician, mining financier and pioneer of the fruit industry. He aut...

3/7/2013 3/7/2013

Michael Joseph Cooney (1844 - 1908)

On 22 November 1899, Michael Joseph COONEY was found guilty of culpable homicide by the Circuit Court for Soutpansberg. He was sentenced to five years in prison. He had acted in self-defence, and the P...

3/7/2013 3/7/2013

Isaac (Ikey) Sonnenberg MP (1883 - d.)

Possibly the first Sonnenberg in South Africa was Ikey Sonnenberg, who was an early mining pioneer, an inveterate gambler and apparently lovable character, who is written about fairly extensively in So...

2/9/2011 3/7/2013

William Charles Scully (1855 - 1943)

William Charles Scully (29 October 1855 – 25 August 1943) is one of South Africa's best-known authors, although little known outside South Africa. In addition to his work as an author, his p...

11/2/2010 3/6/2013

Dirk Graham (1862 - c.1930)

"Dirk", "Dick"

DIRK: Dutch Short form of DIDERIK. From League of Veterans database Surname: GRAHAM Full Names: DIRK Date of Birth: 24.10.1861 Address 1899: LYDENBURG Name of Last Officer: VELD...

8/24/2012 1/29/2013