Surnames A to C

BECKLEY William James

William James BECKLEY born Burford, Oxfordshire, England Jan 1868 died East London 13.11.1936 Hotel Manager at the Royal Hotel, East London married East London. Henrietha Carla Nelsena PETERSEN (d/o Niels PETERSON born Denmark June/July 1850 died Frere Hospital, East London 02.05.1929 Carpenter married Malthea (Maltha) Andria OHLSON died Feb 1894. In 1877 they lived at the Waterfront, Cape Town. Later they lived at 5 Park Avenue, East London)

b1. William Forrest *20.09.1902 In 1984 he lived in Lot 27 Block C, Hogsback, CP

b2. Doris Carla *East London 27.03.1904 = Church of St Marks, East London 05.12.1910. Witness:- Emmie Petersen.+ KP.1954 (MOOC 2949/54) Lived 29 St Johns Rd, East London before the wedding x East London Magistrates office 25.02.1928 Walter Frederick HASENJAGER * 1908 + before 1936. Fireman on SAR. Lived 20 Kensington Rd, East London before the wedding.

b3. Mavis Ellen *East London 07.11.1905 = Church of St Marks, East London 05.12.1910. Witness:- Edith Harrod x English Church East London 14.02.1930 Harold Arthur STEER. *1902 Furniture Manufacturer in East London. Her sister Stella signed as witness at the wedding with Bertram HAYTER

b4. Ellen May *East London 22.07.1907 = Church of St Marks, East London 05.12.1910. + East London 08.03.1995 Cerebrovascular Disease 438. Clerk x St Saviours Church of the Province, East London 23.12.1944 Arthur MELLOR *1892.+ KP. 1961 Signwriter. She did not re marry again. He was a widower when they got married. They both lived at Swans Private Hotel East London before the marriage

b5. Hilton Grainger *East London 18.09.1909 = Church of St Marks, East London 05.12.1910 + Johannesburg 31.10.1973 Raptured Aortic Aneurysm x East London Vera Rebecca LONG * 07.09.1912 + Boksburg 26.11.1984 Carcinoma Pancreas.

b6. Stella Constance *East London 11.01.1912 = Church of St Marks, East London 12.02.1914 + Port Elizabeth 24.12.1998 x English Church East London 10.08.1931 Henry Oliver Bertram HAYTER * 1909 Divorced ÷1947 xx SWALLOW

b7. Roland Neils *East London 17.11.1913 = Church of St Marks, East London 12.02.1914. + He died young. Not in Father’s death notice

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Lee McGovern.

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