I am trying to find information on the Oswald and Kerr/Carr families. Also any information on Davidson's arrival to S. Africa.
The parents of my great grandmother were Robert OSWALD, and ? KERR or CARR. The children were Margaret and Bernard Oswald .
My Great grandmother was Margaret (Maggie, Meg) OSWALD their daughter
Born: 2nd August 1891? Beaconfield Cape Colony S. Africa
Baptized: 9th June 1911 St John the Divine Randfontein S. Africa aged 19 Reg No5/1911
Married: 9th June 1911 (aged 21) at St John the Divine Church Randfontein, South Africa Reg. no. 5/1911 to DAVIDSON, William (Born 15th September 1889 Gateshead England)
Occupation Mine manager/engineer left South Africa 23-3-1923 aboard the ‘BARRABOOL’ as British subjects with passport no. 51005-11.
Margaret's brother Bernard (Hospital Board Member)
Born 29th September, 1893? South Africa
Married to Daisy ? (nurse)
Great great uncle Bernard and Daisy(?) Children were
1) Johanna 28th December, 1943?
3 Rachel Died of purpueal fever after childbirth
Margaret and William had the following children in South Africa
1 Margaret Isobel (Isobel) 15th November 1911? Randfontein South Africa
2 Orrick 24th September, 1913? South Africa
3 Mabel Louis (Louie) 28th March, 1915? South Africa
4 Jean 16th August, 1917? South Africa
5 Joan 14 September, 1919? South Africa
6 Colin South Africa died 2yo
7 Ron 17 February, 1922? South Africa
and in Australia
8 Nea 14th October, 1923? Australia
9 Pam 23rd March 1925? Australia
10 John 30th July, Australia.
I have looked at your wonderful site with very little luck , however, noted that Davidson occurs occassionally as does Oswald. Any pointers?