Saturday, February 10, 2018

Souvenir Saturday: Julia Gardiner d 1837 Natal

In Memory of Julia daughter of Capt Allen Gardener [sic] R.N. First English Missionary to the Zulus. He resided near this spot in 1835 and named it Berea. His daughter was buried here May 12th 1837. He went to found a mission in Patagonia where he died in the service of his saviour.

The gravestone of Julia Gardiner in the Old St Thomas Church Cemetery, Ridge Road, Durban.

Captain Gardiner died of starvation at Tierra del Fuego on 6 January 1851.

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