Farmers Chronicle 1886 - July to December
Friday 23 July 1886
Died July 8th at Spanover, Gertrude Millicent, eldest daughter of John and Millicent Ann KEMP, aged 16 years 4 months and 4 days
(verse and expression of thanks)
Friday 20 August 1886
Birth at Cathcart on the 11th August 1886, the wife of Mr. Solicitor TAYLOR of a daughter
Pioneer Tobacco ready cut up
If you have not given it a trial take the first opportunity of getting some. Don’t forget! Pioneer!
Farm ‘Blackpool’ Cathcart
No shooting will be allowed after this notice upon the farms Rietkuil and Branksome. Anyone found hunting on these properties will be prosecuted without respect of persons, and all dogs destroyed.
Cathcart Aug 27 1886
Married on the 25th August 1886 at Cathcart South Africa by the Rev H.J. MITCHELL, Cecil Thornton, eldest surviving son of Richard BEANEY Esq, Bradford, Yorkshire, to Isabella, youngest daughter of the late Chas. George KING, Grosvenor Park, London.
Multum in Parvo
Blacksmith, Farrier and Wagon maker
All work in the above branches done in the best style of workmanship. Shoeing speciality and satisfaction guaranteed. Charges very reasonable.
Practical Tailor and Habit Maker
Cathcart (near D.R. Church)
Makes up suits or single garments from customers own materials in the newest styles and fashions. Patterns of cloths, tweeds &c always on hand.
Don’t place your orders elsewhere until you have given TW a try. Charges reasonable.
Never too late to Mend!
What is worth doing is worth doing well!
Nothing like leather when well put together!
CULLEN & McDOWELL
Boot and Shoe Makers
Opposite Messrs. BELL & Co’s stores
Respectfully beg to acquaint the public generally that they have opened in the boot and shoe making business. Every description of work done in the trade and turned out sharp! Repairs specially neat and strong – above all prices ridiculously low.
Try our style – you won’t be disappointed.
Friday 3 September 1886
Married at Umpulusi, Transkei on the 24th ult by the Rev. W.J. STEAD, Joseph ALTENKIRCH to Louisa Ward FENNEL, youngest daughter of W.W. FENNEL Esq
Friday 10 September 1886
Notice is hereby given under Act No.36 of 1886 that all game will be strictly protected on the following farms: “Hartfield”, “Surbiton”, “Hampton”, “Stockton”, “The Downs”, “Hopewell”, and “Mountain Top”. No hunting of any kind allowed and all dogs destroyed.
J. Robert HART
Cricket Match, Married v Single, will be played tomorrow (Saturday) in front of Mr. SCHAEFER’s store. Play to commence at 2:30 sharp. Seats will be provided for ladies. The following are the players:
Friday 24 September 1886
From and after this date no other road but the main road leading through my farm “Braemer” will be open to the public. All former footpaths and roads hitherto used and not marked on the plan and diagram are closed and fenced in.
Cathcart Sept 8th 1886
Friday 1 October 1886
All footpaths and the road leading from Henderson to the Police Station are hereby closed, and we do not hold ourselves responsible for any damage or accident that may be caused through the wire fencing.
Cathcart 14th September 1886
Mr. J.A. BRIDGE
1 Downing Street
King W. Town
Friday 15 October 1886
T.H. USHER & Co
Booksellers and Stationers, Cathcart
Notice is hereby given that from and after this date the credit system will be discontinued and in future a Cash Trade only will be done. All outstanding debts must be paid before the 15th November next, after which they will be handed over for collection.
Cathcart 15th October 1886
1000 hamels in good heavy condition. Butchers or others desirous of purchasing can inspect the same at ant time, as they are running on the Cathcart Commonage, within a few minutes walk from the Railway Station. Full particulars may be had of
John KEMP (Spanover) or
ELLIOTT Bros. & GILSTAIN (Cathcart)
NB the above were bred by Mr. John KEMP on his farm “Spanover”
Applications are hereby invited until the 9th November 1886 from persons willing to undertake the duties of Road Overseer to the Divisional Council of Cathcart. Salary £7 per month.
F.W. GILSTAIN, Secretary
Div.Council Office, Cathcart, 14th October 1886
Birth at East London on the 9th October 1886, the wife of Mr. J. ARNOLD Jr of a son
Friday 5 November 1886
To My Customers
In relinquishing business in Cathcart I hereby thank all those who have kindly given me their support during the past two years, and now give notice that from and after this date until further information my business will be closed, as I intend removing elsewhere for the time being.
Cathcart 5th Nov 1886
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Jewellery made to order. Repairs to watches and jewellery in best style.
All orders answered by return post
Market Square, King Williams Town
Friday 26 November 1886
All farmers interested in the reduction of Quitrents in Gaikaland and in Cathcart District are specially requested to attend a meeting to be held in Preston’s Hall, Cathcart on Wednesday 15th December 1886 at 11 o clock to discuss the matter in order to petition the Government on reduction of rents.
Friday 24 December 1886
Died on the 14th instant on the farm “Doon”, Thomas River, Arthur Alfred, youngest son of August and Mary MYERS, aged 4 months and 2 days.
Birth at “Pink Valley” on the 5th instant, the wife of Samuel MILES Jr. of a son