Saturday, November 17, 2012

Passengers to Natal: Kinfauns Castle 1880 Natal Mounted Police

This steamer of Donald Currie’s Line sailed from London for Natal on 26 October 1880, carrying 15 recruits for the Natal Mounted Police. All the men were single; their ages are given, as well as their previous occupations.

Manning, Montague, 20, clerk
Davis, Oliver, 18, farmer’s son
Miller, William, 20, sailor
Rooney, William, 24, clerk
Pengilly (Pengelly?), Fred W C, 19, farmer
Gordon, H A W, 26, farmer
Watts, Isaac, 25, sheep farming
Couch, Claude, 20, assistant
Albert, Harry, 20, clerk
Doland, Edward, 20, agent
Searle, Henry Arthur, 18, army
Milward, Henry Arthur, 23, clerk
Cummings, Frank, 20, gas fitter
Eaton, Wallace Bertram, 21, warehouseman
Eaton, T A, 23, Cape Mounted Police

The list was signed by W Peace, Emigration Agent for Natal.

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