Daily Representative

The Daily Representative 1937 4 October - December

Saturday, October 2, 1937

Wedding - VENTER-LABUSCHAGNE
A pretty wedding was solemnised in the Dutch Reformed Church, Dordrecht, on September 24, when Miss Christina LABUSCHAGNE, of Dordrecht, was married to Mr. Fanie VENTER, of Baberton.  The Rev. C.A. BEYERS performed the ceremony and Mr. Koos COETZEE was best man..... The bridesmaid, sister of the bride, was Miss Gavina LABUSCHAGNE.

Tuesday, October 5, 1937

Birth
POTGIETER.- At Queenstown, on 2nd October, 1937, to Mr. And Mrs. T.W. POTGIETER, a daughter.

Wednesday, October 6, 1937

Fiancailles
KANTOR-KAPLAN.- The engagement is announced between Miss Florrie KANTOR, second daughter of Mr. And Mrs. L. KANTOR, of Oudtshoorn, and R. KAPLAN (Kappie), youngest son of the late Mr. And Mrs. KAPLAN, of Johannesburg.

Marriage
WILLIAMSON-STEAD.- Married in Wesley Church, Queenstown, by the Rev. W.T. WHALLEY, on the 4th October, 1937, Herbert John Melville WILLIAMSON, elder son of Mr. And Mrs. WILLIAMSON, of Capetown, to Eileen Mildred, second daughter of Mr. And Mrs. G.F. STEAD, Queenstown.

Friday, October 8, 1937

To be married
FITZ-PATRICK-HUTCHONS.- To be married at Kingwilliamstown on the 11th October, 1937, Edward Cornwell FITZ-PATRICK, to Grace HUTCHONS. No cards.

In memoriam
WYLDE.- In loving memory of Fred (O’Baas) WYLDE, who passed away, 8 October, 1934.

Monday, October 11, 1937

Birth
SCOTT.- At “Kendal,” Reservoir Road, Queenstown, on the 9th October, 1937, to Winifred, wife of R. Ian SCOTT, a son.

Death
BOOMS.- Passedaway peacefully at the Frontier Hospital, on 9th October, Milfort Ellis BOOMS.  Aged 52 years 6 months.

Thursday, October 14, 1937

Marriage
WIGGILL-CONSTABLE.- Married at Commemoration Church, Grahamstown, on October 4th, 1937, by the Rev. G.H. P. Jacques, Ronald Garnet, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. A.G. WIGGILL, Queenstown, to Nora Ivy, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. R.J. CONSTABLE, of Grahamstown.

Monday, October 18, 1937

Birth
MURRAY.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on 17th October, 1937, to Mr. And Mrs. W. MURRAY, a son.

Wednesday, October 20, 1937

Fiancailles
GROBBELAAR-TAYLOR- The engagement is announced between Baby, eldest daughter of Mr. And Mrs. GROBBELAAR, of Sterkstroom, formerly of Soekmekaar, Transvaal, and Alex TAYLOR, eldest son of Mrs. And the late Mr. W.A. TAYLOR, Sterkstroom.

Birth
VAN SCHALKWYK.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on 19th October, 1937, to Agnes, wife of Gerhard VAN SCHALKWYK, a daughter.

Thursday, October 21, 1937

Birth
TURNER.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on 20th October, to Mr. And Mrs. D.S. TURNER, a son. Both well.

Saturday, October 23, 1937

Death
WALKER.- Passed peacefully away at her residence in Cofimvaba, on the 21st October, Elizabeth Georgina, relict of the late John Henderson WALKER.

Monday, October 25, 1937

Birth
DUGUID.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home on 25th October, 1937, to Mr. And Mrs. DUGUID, Standard Bank, a son.

Death
MULLER.- Passed peacefully away at 42, Livingstone Road on October 22nd, 1937, Emil Leopold Maxmillian MULLER (Max) in his 57th year.

In memoriam
HADDAD.- In loving memory of my dear husband and our father Alexander Nicholas, who passed away on 24th October, 1933.
(Ever remembered by his loving wife and children, Albert, Mickey, Phyllis, Bertha and Henry.)

Tuesday, October 26, 1937

Death
HANDLEY.- Passed away at the Kimberley Hospital, on October 25th, 1937, Arthur Stockwell HANDLEY, in his 30th year.
Funeral from St. Michael’s Church at 3.30 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday, October 28, 1937

Birth
DAVOREN.- On October 26th at 27, Milner Street, to Elsie, wife of E.J. DAVOREN, a bonny daughter.  Both well.

Friday, October 29, 1937

Marriage
LEE-ORSMOND.- Married at Johannesburg, by special licence, on the 23rd October, 1937, Henry Lee, of Johannesburg, to Eva Matilda, third daughter of Mrs. R.C. ORSMOND.

Monday, November 1, 1937

Marriage
SKENE-WEBSTER.- Married at St. Columba’s Church, by the Rev. J. POLLOCK, on the 30th October, 1937, William Cumming SKENE, to Elinor WEBSTER, daughter of H.B. WEBSTER, of Kimberley.

Tuesday, November 2, 1937

Death
MANTHE.- Passed peacefully away at Queentsown, on November 1st, 1937, Ernestine Caroline W. MANTHE, beloved wife of W. MANTHE, of Stutterheim, and mother of Mrs. C.P. DILLEY, of Queenstown, in her 75th year.

Tuesday, November 9, 1937

Death
LANDMAN.- Passed peacefully away at Frontier Hospital, on 9th November, 1937, Mrs. W.A. LANDMAN, Senr.,  Funeral, Wednesday, at 3 o’clock at Dutch Reformed Church.

Wednesday, November 17, 1937

In memoriam
BOSHOFF.- In loving memory of our beloved son, Joseph BOSHFF, who passed away at the Frere Hospital, 17th November, 1935.
(Sadly Missed by his parents, M. and S. BOSHOFF.)

Friday, November 19, 1937

Marriage
ARNOT-VAN DER RIET.- Married at the Anglican Church, Cofimvaba, by the Venerable Archdeacon BULWER, on Wednesday, 17th November, 1937, James, only son of Mrs. ARNOT and the late Dr. W.O.R. ARNOT, of Cofimvaba, to Mavis, eldest daughter of Advocate F.B. VAN DER RIET, of Grahamstown.

Saturday, November 20, 1937

Huwelik
LATEGAN-PRINSLOO.- Sarie PRINSLOO en Andre LATEGAN nooi Famielie en vriende (inne) uit na hul troue op Saterdag, 27 deser, in die NG Kerk, Queenstown, om 10.30 v.m.  Gelukwense en telegramme:  Stadsaal.

Monday, November 22, 1937

Birth
ROBBINS.- To Pastor and Mrs. B. ROBBINS, a daughter, November 20th.

Tuesday, November 23, 1937

Death
KERSTEN. Passed away at Newhaven Nursing Home, East London, on the 22nd instant, Adelaide KERSTEN.  Aged 83 years.  Mother of Mrs. J.F. ROBERTSON.

Friday, November 26, 1937

Death
HART.- Passed peacefully away at her residence Lindella, 13, Wainwright Street, Queenstown, on Friday, the 26th November, 1937, Annie Biggam HART.

Friday, November 26, 1937

Death
GAYLARD.- Passed peacefully away at Stonehenge, Balfour, on the 25th November, 1937, Lizzie, wife of A.C. GAYLARD.

Monday, November 29, 1937

Fiancailles
MAIN-OWEN-BROWN.- The engagement is announced of Keith, son of Mr. and Mrs. MAIN, of Komgha, to Elder OWEN-BROWN, of Holmleigh, Queenstown.

In memoriam
WOOD.- In loving memory of our dear Mother (Molly), who passed away on the 29th November, 1932.
(Ever remembered by Ronnie and Harry.)
WOOD.- In loving memory of our daughter, Molly WOOD, who passed away November 29th, 1932.

Saturday, December 4, 1937

Death
COCKCROFT:  Passed peacefully away at 6, Charles Street, Grahamstown, on December 2, 1937, Ebenezer John COCKCROFT, aged 88 years.  Father of Mrs. W.A. JUBY, 94, Prince Alfred Street.

Monday, December 6, 1937

Birth
KING.- At Catherine’s Nursing Home, on the 4th December, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. C.N. KING, a daughter.  Both well.

Death
GODDEN.- Passed peacefully away at Lady Frere on 5th December, 1937, Lillian May GODDEN, wife of Harold GODDEN.  Aged 49.

Wednesday, December 8, 1937

Death
MOORCROFT.- Passed peacefully away at the Frontier Hospital, Queenstown, on the 7th December, 1937, at 2.30 p.m., George, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. MOORCROFT.

Thursday, December 9, 1937

Birth
MILLIN,- Born at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Queenstown, on the 3rd December, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. Willie MILLIN, a son.  Both well.

Saturday, December 11, 1937

Fiancailles
WULFFHART-BLUMENTHAL.- The engagement is announced of “Mossy,” youngest son of Mr. W. WULFFHART, Johannesburg, and Milly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. BLUMENTHAL, of Queenstown.

Birth
MILNE.- Born at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Queenstown, on the 3rd December, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. Willie MILNE, a son.  Both well.

Monday, December 13, 1937

Married
COUPER-MELLISH.- Married at the Cathedral, Salisbury, on 11th December, 1937, Thomas Ferguson COUPER, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. R. COUPER, Queenstown, to Aileen, second daughter of Mrs. And the late E.H. MELLISH, of Capetown.

To be married
HEUNIS-VAN HEERDEN.-  To be married at the Dutch Reformed Church, Queenstown, on 22nd December, 1937, Solomon HEUNIS, to Minnie VAN HEERDEN, only daughter of Mr. H. VAN HEERDEN, of Whittlesea.  No cards.
McEWAN-GUARD.- At St. Paul’s Church Rondebosch, Capetown, on December 27th, 1937, at 11.30 a.m., by Rev Canon WEBSTER, John W. McEWAN, Capetown, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H.  McEWAN, Durban, to Phyllis, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.A. GUARD, Queenstown.

Wednesday, December 15, 1937

Death
MAITLAND.- Passed peacefully away at the Frontier Hospital, Queenstown, on 13th December ,1937, Jeanne Esme, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas MAITLAND, of Glenbrock, Waverley.  Aged 9 years and 8 months.
GREGORY.- Passed away, after a serious operation, at the New Somerset Hospital, Capetown, John Richard (late of Charmwood, Molteno), December 11th, 1937.  (Interment at Molteno, Thursday, 16th inst.)

Saturday, December 18, 1937

To be married
WULFFHART-BLUMENTHAL.- To be married at the Synagogue, Queenstown, on Saturday, 25th December, 1937, at 8.30 p.m. Mossy, youngest son of Mr. W. WULFFHART, of Johannesburg, and Milly, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. BLUMENTHAL, of Queenstown.  No reception.  No cards.

Monday, December 20, 1937

Fiancailles
RAW-SOBEY.- The engagement is announced of Thora, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.G. SOBEY, of Franklin, to Ivanhoe Duncan RAW, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. RAW, of Franklin.

To be married
TREMBLING-TILBROOK.- The marriage of Esme, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. TREMBLING, of Queenstown, to Cyril, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.H. TILBROOK, of Glen Grey, will take place on Monday, 27th December, at 4 p.m., at the Trinity Church, East London.  No reception.  No cards.

In memoriam
PHILLIPS.- In loving memory of our darling Mother and Granny, Mary Ann, who died 20th December, 1936.
(Sadly missed by her sorrowing daughter Annie, son-in-law Tom, and grandchildren Mollie, Michael and Jessie.)

Wednesday, December 22, 1937

In memoriam
ANKE.- In loving memory of my dear wife and our mother, who passed away on the 22nd December ,1934.

Thursday, December 23, 1937

Birth
WARD.- To Mr. and Mrs. Norman WARD (Dorothy DUNCAN), at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on December 22nd, 1937, a son.  Both well.

Marriage
CASE-FORDHAM.- At Trinity Methodist Church, East Lonodn, on December 23rd, Blanche Vera, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S.K. FORDHAM, to James Herbert, youngest son of the late Rev. P.H. CASE and Mrs. CASE, of Grahamstown.

Death
ELLIOTT.- Died at East London, on the 23rd December, 1937, P.W. ELLIOTT, of Queenstown.

Friday, December 24, 1937

Fiancailles
BURROUGHS-EDKINS.- The engagemen is announced of Yvonne, only daughter of Mrs.  I.R. BURROUGHS and the late E.G. BURROUGHS, of Malvern, Johannesburg, and Norman, elder son of Mrs. A.M.B. EDKINS and the late W.S. EDKINS, of Queenstown, Cape.

Tuesday, December 28, 1937

Birth
FOUCHE.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on 26th December, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. L.A. FOUCEH (nee Winnie WYLDE) a daughter.  Both well.

Wednesday, December 29, 1937

Marriage
GILLETT-WYNN.- Married at St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Queenstown, on the 27th December, 1937, by the Rev. H.P. ROLFE, Basil, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H.P.F. GILLETT, of Aliwal North, to Mary, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. WYNN, of Queenstown.

Death
BAILEY.- Passed away at the Frontier Hospital, on 26th December, 1937, Mary BAILEY, born THOMAS, in her 72nd year.

In Memoriam
GREEF.- In loving memory of our dear mother and granny, who passed away on the 29th December, 1936.
(Sadly missed by Amiel, Nell and Snowy)
GREEF.- In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother who passed away on the 29th December, 1936
(Sadly missed by Kate, Charlie and grandchildren.)

Thursday, December 30, 1937

Birth
McKAY.- To Mr. and Mrs. P.T. McKAY, of Klerksdorp, on the 28th December, a bonny daughter.  Both well.
BARROW.- At St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, on 29th December, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. Eric BARROW (nee Grace PRICE), a daughter.

Friday, December 31, 1937

Fiancailles
PALMER-RALPHS.- The engagement is announced of Mavys Mary, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. PALMER, District Elliot, to Syd, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. RALPHS, of Johannesburg.

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