The Lawson Family

John Harry Lawson

Birth: 1844/5

Married: Louisa Emily Tyzack on 26 March 1873 at the home of Mr. Tyzack, Cato Manor, near Durban, Natal
John Harry Lawson is recorded as a bachelor, aged 28. He is a storekeeper, resident in Ladismith. Louisa Emily Tyzack is recorded as a spinster, aged 25, resident in Cato Manor near Durban. The marriage was performed by W. H. Mann, Congregational minister, and witnessed by R. W. Tyzack, R. J. W. Tyzack, L. Ireland, M. A. F. Tyzack, E. L. Tyzack and L. Tyzack

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Occupation: Storekeeper

Death: 1910

Notes: On the marriage certificate, John's residence is stated as "Ladismith". Ladismith (with an "i") is a small town in the Karoo. It seems to me quite likely that this actually a mis-spelling of Ladysmith, a much larger town in Natal

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Mildred (Lawson) Smith

Birth: 1890, in Durban, Natal

Father: John Harry Lawson

Mother: Louisa Emily (Tyzack) Lawson

Married: George Albert Smith on 10 October 1914, in Berea
South Africa - a weekly journal 14 November 1914
SMITH—LAWSON—On October 10, at Berea, George Albert Smith to Mildred Lawson.

George was born on 13 June 1890 in Durban, Natal, and died on 15 November 1963, aged 73, from colon cancer.

Death: 1970

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