Brenda Law, 19101999 (aged 89 years)

Brenda LAW (1934)
Name
Brenda /Law/
Given names
Brenda
Surname
Law
Name
Brenda /Townsend/
Type of name
married name
Birth
Citation details: Brenda TOWNSEND (LAW), T011/C02
Citation details: Death notice: Brenda LAW (2000), Estate file: 229/2000, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-LSCQ-3?cc=4319131 : 15 March 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Citation details: Birth: Brenda LAW (1910), vol: 1B, p: 139, https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FB%2F1910%2F4%2FAZ%2F000789%2F051 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Text:

Mother's maiden name: Foulsham

Census
April 2, 1911 (aged 6 months)
Address: 5 Holmewood House, Anson Road, Holloway N
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
Date of entry in original source: April 2, 1911

1911 England - Census transcript - Charles Alfred Law - Household

NameRelationAgeMAgeFConditionYrMChAChLChDOccupationIndEmpHomeBirthplaceNatInfirm
Charles Alfred Lawhead39MarriedManaging director: Antiques and Objects of ArtIslngton, LondonBritish
Daisy Sarah Lawwife31Married4110St. Pancras, LondonBritish
Brenda Lawdaughter6mSingleIslington, LondonBritish
Mildred Isabelle Murrayservant28SingleSt. Pancras, London
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 1 year)
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Note: 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 8 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 7 years)
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Note: 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 8 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 13 years)
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 19 years)
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 28 years)
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 34 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 37 years)
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 44 years)
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Death of a father
Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 47 years)
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Death of a mother
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 50 years)
South Africa
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 50 years)
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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 55 years)
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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 68 years)
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Residence
Citation details: Brenda TOWNSEND (LAW), T011/C02
Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 73 years)
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Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 78 years)
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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 78 years)
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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 79 years)
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Death of a husband
Citation details: Death notice: Brenda LAW (2000), Estate file: 229/2000, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-LSCQ-3?cc=4319131 : 15 March 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 83 years)
South Africa
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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (aged 83 years)
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President
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
from May 10, 1994 to June 14, 1999 (aged 88 years)
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Residence
Address: 502 Evergreen, Fir Road, Rondebosch
Citation details: Death notice: Brenda LAW (2000), Estate file: 229/2000, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-LSCQ-3?cc=4319131 : 15 March 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
President
Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
from June 14, 1999 to September 24, 2008 (on the date of death)
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Death
Citation details: Death notice: Brenda LAW (2000), Estate file: 229/2000, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-LSCQ-3?cc=4319131 : 15 March 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Family with parents
father
18711957
Birth: September 16, 1871 29 26 Islington, London, England
Death: June 11, 1957London, England
mother
18791959
Birth: November 29, 1879 41 42 St Pancras, London, England
Death: June 29, 1959
herself
Brenda LAW (1934)
19101999
Birth: September 26, 1910 39 30 Islington, London, England
Death: December 29, 1999Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
younger sister
Private
younger sister
Private
Family with Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend
husband
Leonard TOWNSEND (1939)
19041990
Birth: May 9, 1904 38 30 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: July 31, 1990Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
herself
Brenda LAW (1934)
19101999
Birth: September 26, 1910 39 30 Islington, London, England
Death: December 29, 1999Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
son
Private
son
Private
son
Private
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