Souvenir of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the 1820 Settlers

R 135

Product Code: 978-1-920091-78-1

"Souvenir in Commemoration of the Centenary of the 1820 Settlers of Albany" is an extremely interesting book about the arrival of the 1820 Settlers, their trials and tribulations and also the history and development of Grahamstown & East London.

Apart from the list of Settlers compiled by George Cory (complied from the original documents in the Cape Archives and London and Colonial lists) the book also contains quite a variety of contributions on the origins of the Settlers,  their stories, contributions by John Ayliffe etc.  A large number of photos and sketches are included as well. Another interesting inclusion is a section with of number of adverts of local companies in the 1920's.

The main sections of the books are as follows:

  • Introduction;
  • Grahamstown  - George Cory;
  • Notes on the Eastern Province in Pre-settler times - John Hewitt;
  • The coming of hte 1820 Settlers - George Cory;
  • John Mandy's story aboard the Nautilus, 1820;
  • East London's early history;
  • Scottish Emigrants - Thomas Pringle;
  • Alphabetical list of the British Settlers of 1820  (George Cory);
  • The Albany Settlement - John Ayliff;
  • Notes from the diary of Harry Hastings;
  • How Dick King saved Durban; and
  • 1820 Settlers and the freedom of the press.

     

Some of the introductory pages can be downloaded here. (±1.2Mb)

Pages: 183 (English)
Format: PDF


Die baie interessante "Souvenir in Commemoration of the Centenary of the 1820 Settlers of Albany" bestaan nie net bloot uit die lys van Setlaarname wat deur die bekende George Cory saamgestel is (vanuit die oorspronklike dokumente in die Kaapse argief asook uit die Londonse en Koloniale lyste) nie, maar bevat ook 'n verskeidenheid besondere bydraes oor die oorsprong van die Setlaars, van hul stories en wel en weë, die vroeë geskiedenis van Oos-Londen en Port Elizabeth, dagboekinskrywings e.d.m. . 'n Groot aantal fotos en sketse is ook ingesluit. 'n Interessant item is die insluiting van 'n aantal advertensies van plaaslike firmas van die 1920's.

Die hooftrekke van die boek is as volg:

  • Introduction;
  • Grahamstown  - George Cory;
  • Notes on the Eastern Province in Pre-settler times - John Hewitt;
  • The coming of hte 1820 Settlers - George Cory;
  • John Mandy's story aboard the Nautilus, 1820;
  • East London's early history;
  • Scottish Emigrants - Thomas Pringle;
  • Alphabetical list of the British Settlers of 1820  (George Cory);
  • The Albany Settlement - John Ayliff;
  • Notes from the diary of Harry Hastings;
  • How Dick King saved Durban; en
  • 1820 Settlers and the freedom of the press.

'n Aantal van die bladsye kan hier afgelaai word (±1.2Mb).

Bladsye: 183 (Engels)
Formaat: PDF