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Walter Whall Battiss MP (1906 - 1982)

Walter Whall Battiss is generally considered to be the foremost South African abstract painter and also known as the creator of the quirky “Fook Island” concept. 1917 – his family moves to Koffiefont...

Alfred George Battiss MP (1907 - 1985)

Caroline Battiss MP (deceased)

Doreen Louise Battiss MP (1910 - d.)


Edna Dodds (Battiss) MP (deceased)

Elizabeth Battiss MP (deceased)

Giles Walter Battiss MP (1938 - d.)

Grace Battiss MP (deceased)

Grace Battiss (Anderson) MP (1892 - 1975)

James Battiss MP (deceased)

John Battiss MP (1805 - 1879)

John Battiss 1805—1879, was a Royal Engineer in the British army.  He married Sarah Hartley in Grahamstown in 1828.  Sarah’s family were the builders and founders of the Pig and Whistle Hotel in Bathur...

John Battiss MP (deceased)

John Hartley Battiss MP (1836 - 1914)

Mary Battiss (Roberts) MP (deceased)

Sarah Battiss (Hartley) MP (1808 - 1872)

1820 British Settler Sarah Hartley 12, together with her parents and 9 Siblings, were members of Thomas Calton's 's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury . Party originated from Nottin...

Walter Battiss MP (deceased)

Walter Battiss MP (1879 - 1963)

Walter Battiss Snr was born in 1879 in Somerset East. He was the top athlete in the Eastern Cape and had over 100 trophies for cycling and sprinting. He married Louise Sara Price, from London, in 1905....