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Benjamin Adkins
1755-circa 1821
Mary Baker
1767-1814
Henry Adkins
1798-1830
Maria
circa 1790-1857
Henry James Adkins
general dealer (1903) 1
of Gonubie District 2
born 8 March 1827, Ash, Kent 3
baptized 8 April 1827, Ash-next-Sandwich, Kent 4
died 15 August 1914, Fort Jackson, Eastern Cape 5
buried St. Stephen's, Fort Jackson, Eastern Cape
married 16 February 1852 at Holy Trinity, King Williams Town 6

Sarah Spalding
1836-1917


Henry James
1854 -
1938
children

Benjamin John
1856 -
bef.1937
children

Charles William
1860 -
1930
children

Robert Edward
1862 -
1938
children

Amelia Alice Elizabeth
1865 -
1962
children

George Walter
1867 -
1869

Florence Henrietta
1869 -
1962

Clement Herbert Walter
1871 -
1902

Ethel Isabella Mildred
1874 -
1898
children

Mabel Evelina May
1876 -
c1953
children

Harold Percy Coltman
1879 -
1934

children of Henry James and Sarah Adkins

Henry James Adkins 1854-1938
born 3 March 1854, King William's Town
baptized 19 March 1854, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony
died 23 March 1938, 'Portarlington', Fort Jackson
buried Fort Jackson
 married 29 February 1876 Holy Trinity, King Williams Town

Mary Ann Stevenson 1856-1937

Benjamin John Adkins 1856-before 1937
born 27 April 1856
baptized 18 May 1856, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony
died before 1937
 married

Minnie  7 born 1862

Charles William Adkins 1860-1930
born 4 May 1860
baptized 7 June 1860, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony
died 1930
 married (1)

Jane Fenton Mccormick 1864-1913
 married (2)

Unknown

Robert Edward Adkins 1862-1938
born 12 August 1862, Fort Jackson
baptized 1 September 1862, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony
died 27 September 1938, 86, Ebdon Street, Queenstown, Cape
 married Queenstown

Harriet Jessie Scandrett 8

Amelia Alice Elizabeth Adkins 1865-1962
born 23 March 1865, King William's Town, Cape Colony
baptized 14 May 1865, Holy Trinity, King William's Town
died 19 November 1962, Fish Hoek
 married 10 February 1886 Newlands

Herbert Saddleton Ball 1861-1935
goods superintendent, Cape Town, South African Railways
of Southfield Road, Plumstead, Cape

George Walter Adkins 1867-1869
born 22 May 1867
baptized 2 June 1867, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony 9
died 24 May 1869 10
buried 25 May 1869, Holy Trinity, King William's Town

Florence Henrietta Adkins 1869-1962
born 28 June 1869 11
baptized 20 July 1869, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony 12
died 4 July 1962 13
buried Fort Jackson

Notes: Mrs Adkins' chutney continued to be manufactured at
Fort Jackson by her youngest son Harold, and after his
death, by his sister, Mrs Florence Perks.
In the 1950s, when she was in her mid-eighties, Mrs
Perks sold the recipe to the Weare brothers of Premier
Bakery who, in turn, sold it to Iona Products"
(Daily Dispatch 10.04.2000).
Information from Stephanie Pienaar, Curator of History,
Amathole Museum, King William's Town

 married 3 July 1922 St. Stephens, Fort Jackson 15

Thomas Perks 14 1855-1925
born 1855
died 1925
buried Fort Jackson

Clement Herbert Walter Adkins 1871-1902
born 6 October 1871 16
baptized 4 November 1871, Holy Trinity, King William's Town, Cape Colony 17
died 15 July 1902, at his parents' house, Fort Jackson 18
buried Fort Jackson

Ethel Isabella Mildred Adkins 1874-1898
born 27 June 1874
died 11 January 1898, Walmer, Port Elizabeth
buried St. Stephens Church, Fort Jackson
 married

John Durno 1865-1931
minister

Mabel Evelina May Adkins 1876-circa 1953
born 6 October 1876
died circa 1953, Natal
 married 2 December 1902 (the date is from a dated photograph of the wedding party)

Walter Shanks born 1875
doctor

Harold Percy Coltman Adkins 19 1879-1934
farmer 20
of Fort Jackson 21
born 10 January 1879
died 16 April 1934, Frere Hospital, East London (of typhus) 22
buried Fort Jackson

Notes: Mrs Adkins' chutney continued to be manufactured at
Fort Jackson by her youngest son Harold, and after his
death, by his sister, Mrs Florence Perks.
(Daily Dispatch 10.04.2000).
Information from Stephanie Pienaar, Curator of History,
Amathole Museum, King William's Town

 married late in life - no children

Amy Eva Shepperson 23 1881-1939
born 17 December 1881 24
died 2 February 1939 25
buried Fort Jackson

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