Anne , 1808

Name
Anne //
Given names
Anne
Name
Anne /Covency/
Type
married name
Birth calculated 1808
Citation details: Census: Chester FOULSHAM and household (1881), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1881/0001090670 : accessed 20 Mar 2022

1881 England - Census transcript - Chester Foulsham - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Chester Foulsham head Mar 43 architect Lambeth, Surrey
Sarah Foulsham wife Mar 44 Eastchurch, Kent
Thomas Foulsham son single 3 St Pancras, London
Daisy Foulsham daughter single 1 St Pancras, London
Chester Foulsham father widower 91 none Suffolk
Anne Covency mother-in-law widow 73 Queenborough, Kent
Anne Wilmot servant single 50 housemaid Southwark, Surrey
Susan Russell servant single 26 cooke Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire
Rosina Brattle srvant single 17 nursemaid Rochester, Kent
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 7 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 1 year)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 4 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 10 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 12 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 17 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 27 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 36 years)

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Marriage of a childThomas CoveneyAnn Sarah CoveneyView this family
between July 1858 and September 1858 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Census: Thomas COVENEY and houshold (1891), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1891/0005642412 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Citation details: Marriage: Thomas COVENEY and Ann Sarah COVENEY (1858), vol: 2A, p: 930, https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FM%2F1858%2F3%2FAH%2F000412%2F035 : accessed 20 Mar 2022

1891 England - Census transcript - Thomas Coveney - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Thomas Coveney head Mar 64 farmer Chart Sutton, Kent
Ann Sarah Coveney wife Mar 58 Eastchurch, Kent
Edith Coveney daughter single 23 Kent
Ada H. Coveney daughter single 20 Kent
Sarah Foulsham sister-in-law Mar 54 Eastchurch, Kent
Chester T. Foulsham nephew 13 scholar London
Daisy S. Foulsham niece 11 scholar London
Lucy Love servant single 28 general servant domestic
Rosala Marchant servant single 17 housemaid domestic
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 51 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 57 years)

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Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War.

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 57 years)
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 59 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution.

Birth of a granddaughterEdith Coveney
calculated 1868 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Census: Thomas COVENEY and houshold (1891), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1891/0005642412 : accessed 20 Mar 2022

1891 England - Census transcript - Thomas Coveney - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Thomas Coveney head Mar 64 farmer Chart Sutton, Kent
Ann Sarah Coveney wife Mar 58 Eastchurch, Kent
Edith Coveney daughter single 23 Kent
Ada H. Coveney daughter single 20 Kent
Sarah Foulsham sister-in-law Mar 54 Eastchurch, Kent
Chester T. Foulsham nephew 13 scholar London
Daisy S. Foulsham niece 11 scholar London
Lucy Love servant single 28 general servant domestic
Rosala Marchant servant single 17 housemaid domestic
Birth of a granddaughterAda H. Coveney
calculated 1871 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Census: Thomas COVENEY and houshold (1891), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1891/0005642412 : accessed 20 Mar 2022

1891 England - Census transcript - Thomas Coveney - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Thomas Coveney head Mar 64 farmer Chart Sutton, Kent
Ann Sarah Coveney wife Mar 58 Eastchurch, Kent
Edith Coveney daughter single 23 Kent
Ada H. Coveney daughter single 20 Kent
Sarah Foulsham sister-in-law Mar 54 Eastchurch, Kent
Chester T. Foulsham nephew 13 scholar London
Daisy S. Foulsham niece 11 scholar London
Lucy Love servant single 28 general servant domestic
Rosala Marchant servant single 17 housemaid domestic
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 65 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Marriage of a childChester FoulshamSarah CoveneyView this family
between April 1874 and June 1874 (aged 66 years)
Citation details: Census: Chester FOULSHAM and household (1881), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1881/0001090670 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Citation details: Marriage: Chester FOULSHAM and Sarah COVENEY (1874), vol: 1D, p: 446, https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FM%2F1874%2F2%2FAZ%2F000100%2F321 : accessed 30 Mar 2022

1881 England - Census transcript - Chester Foulsham - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Chester Foulsham head Mar 43 architect Lambeth, Surrey
Sarah Foulsham wife Mar 44 Eastchurch, Kent
Thomas Foulsham son single 3 St Pancras, London
Daisy Foulsham daughter single 1 St Pancras, London
Chester Foulsham father widower 91 none Suffolk
Anne Covency mother-in-law widow 73 Queenborough, Kent
Anne Wilmot servant single 50 housemaid Southwark, Surrey
Susan Russell servant single 26 cooke Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire
Rosina Brattle srvant single 17 nursemaid Rochester, Kent
Birth of a grandsonChester Thomas Foulsham
calculated 1878 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Census: Chester FOULSHAM and household (1901), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1901/0007573212 : accessed 20 Mar 2022

1901 England - Census transcript - Chester Foulsham - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
Chester Foulsham head widower 63 Architect & surveyor own account Lambeth, London
Chester T. Foulsham son single 23 Brewer's assistant St Pancras, London
Daisy S. Foulsham daughter single 21 St Pancras, London
Isabella McCann servant single 20 Cook Armagh, Ireland
Florence K. Edwards servant single 19 Housemaid Islington, London
Birth of a granddaughterDaisy Sarah Foulsham
November 29, 1879 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Census: Charles Alfred LAW and household (1911), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1911/RG14/00793/0993/1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
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Citation details: Birth: Daisy Sarah FOULSHAM (1879), vol: 1B, p:204, https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FB%2F1879%2F4%2FAZ%2F000192%2F106 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
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Mother's maiden name: Coveney

Citation details: War register: Charles A LAW and household (1939), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=TNA/R39/0260/0260I/004/03 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 73 years)

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Census April 3, 1881 (aged 73 years)
Address: 9, Caversham Road, St Pancras, London
Citation details: Census: Chester FOULSHAM and household (1881), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1881/0001090670 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1881

1881 England - Census transcript - Chester Foulsham - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Chester Foulsham head Mar 43 architect Lambeth, Surrey
Sarah Foulsham wife Mar 44 Eastchurch, Kent
Thomas Foulsham son single 3 St Pancras, London
Daisy Foulsham daughter single 1 St Pancras, London
Chester Foulsham father widower 91 none Suffolk
Anne Covency mother-in-law widow 73 Queenborough, Kent
Anne Wilmot servant single 50 housemaid Southwark, Surrey
Susan Russell servant single 26 cooke Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire
Rosina Brattle srvant single 17 nursemaid Rochester, Kent
Death of a daughterSarah Coveney
between October 1895 and December 1895 (aged 87 years) Age: 59 years
Citation details: Death: Sarah FOULSHAM (1895), vol: 1B, p: 133, https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FD%2F1895%2F4%2FAZ%2F000123%2F367 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 93 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 94 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 94 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 94 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 73 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 78 years)
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 96 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 98 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 102 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 104 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 110 years)

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 110 years)

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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.

Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 111 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 116 years)

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Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 131 years)

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