MATHEW IN STH.AFRICA

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Descendents of the London MATHEW's

Please contact me for more detailed information regarding this Branch of MATHEW family

Thomas MATHEW b 1798 to Thomas and Ann West in London. A Cooper

Thomas was George Felton MATHEW's b1795 cousin.
He went out to CapeTown Sth Africa in 1818 arrived TB via "Ann" 22.10.1818 He married Ann Bonfield ALLSOPP whose half brother was John Harfield Tredgold and whose sister, Joanna mar. R H Arderne;Thomas lived in Claremont & built the first Congregational Chapel in his grounds. His children were Ann Harfield ,Thomas John, Eliza Mardin,Ann,Jessie,Williamm,George,John Alfred

ALLSOPP
John ALLSOPP chemist and druggist.Arrived TB in 'Susannah' ex Downs 1816.1818 joined his step son J H Tredgold: in 1819 bought adjacent properties, corner of Long/Lonmarket sts.
John married Elizabeth Harfield Tredgold (widow of Thomas Tredgold) John ALLSOPP died in England

RIGHT: This is an excerp from a newspaper in SA. recently under the column DID YOU KNOW ...............
'That the suburb Harfield was named after a living person? Thomas MATHEW a cooper, he arrived in the Cape 1818 He too bought 3 hectares of land from the old Weltevreden Estate. He married Ann Bondfield Allsopp and when he built hinself a home hae maned the House after her half brother John Harfield Tredgold who was a partner in a pharmacy firm, TREDGOLD and POCOCK in CapeTown. Tredgolds sister Joanna married R H ARDERNE a very well known name in the Claremont area.'

SPOUSES

MERRINGTON
NELSON
ELLIOTT
VAN ZYL
ROBB
MURRAY
JACKSON
VAN ES

MERRINGTON.... John Samuel. 6.12.09 Mr Merrington, clerk arr.TB in HMS Camel ex Rio. ......will on 4 march open a school for the instruction of a limited number of pupils in the English language, writing and arithmetic' 1811-12 JSM, ENGLISH School 2 DORP ST...... Mrs Merrington& family arr in 'Grange' ex england 1811.....
Lydia Merrington mar. John Alfred MATHEW 1862 their children are
Alfred,Frank Carleton,lillie Edith,George Porter,Robert Kitchingham,Winnefred Jessie

OTHER NAMES associated with above family's

BERRANGE
HOBLEY
HEWITT
HOPLEY
JONES
BLINDESTEEG
HESKETTS
BENNETT
OLIPHANT

FOR more details of the above names please email me at peggymathew@hotmail.com