Early Fish Family Photos Starting 1860


William Fish born b. 27 Jan 1804 (Windsor Berkshire England)
(above) our progenitor, died 15 Feb 1875 in Windsor House in Windsor Street Kalk Bay Cape Town. Buried at Holy Trinity Church in Kalk Bay Cape Town. Photo from the Gloyne family photo album in Chelmsford England.
(Thank you Patricia)

Charles Macdonald Fish 
above (son of William Fish) born Aug 1848, occupation Captain of Boat, fisherman, married Maria Johanna Petronella Bartholomew.
Charles died in Windsor house Kalk Bay aged 55 years old on 18-June 1920.
If you have any photos of the rest of William's children please email the photo's to me for inclusion on this website.

Caroline Johanna Gloyne (nee Fish) (above right),
Daughter of James Adolphus Fish (above), she married Henry Bishop Gloyne (left), b. 31 Jul 1887 on Robin Island. 
Caroline served as a nurse on Robin Island with the leper colony.
She spoke fluent Bushman Language at her 99th birthday party.
Photo from the Gloyne family photo album in Chelmsford England.
(Thank you Patricia)

Local Cape Town Newspaper 1986

Local Cape Town Newspaper 1985

Caroline Johanna Gloyne (nee Fish) aged 100 above

James Adolphus Fish above born 3-Jun-1844,
son of William Fish 1804 father to James Thomas Fish below  

James Thomas Fish born. 23-Jul-1870, Kalk Bay,

occupation Farmer, James died 26-Jul-1932, 62yrs. "Hillbrow" White Road Retreat,
buried: Plumstead Cem, Dr G H F Grares, Died of Tuberculosis of the Lungs. 
As a child he trekked with his father (James Adolphus Fish) into the hinterland he saw a falling
star in namaqualand area fall into a field and cause a large crater and set the field alight could be in
german south west africa 9 yrs old recluse very strict with kids. very hard man difficult to get on with
Farm land now owned and Plessey's buildings now occupy this land.They also stayed in Heathfield house called sweethome" had 2 large palm trees in garden

Suzanne Alida Fish nee Florez,

 31-Dec-1874 daughter of Felix Florez and Maria Hendrina Chapman
occupation Housewife, died 1-Sep-1946, 71 yrs 9 months. St Siprians in Retreat.
married James Thomas Fish in St Michaels RC Church Rondebosch Cape, married in Chapel of church

James William Thomas Fish
born 7 Apr 1895 died 28 Nov 1987 married Edith
Florence Emily Fish
born 15 May 1899 died ? Dec 1924
Sidney Adolf Fish
born 17 Dec 1901 died 31 Oct 1963
married Milly Colne
married Elizabeth Groenewald
Walter Leslie Fish
born 19 Jun 1904 died 18 Jun 1997
married Francis Pauline Allan
Olga Geraldine Fish
born 21 May 1912 died 13 Jan 1936
Leonard Felix Fish
born 6 Jun 1914 Died 4 May 1973
married Barbara Knight
Majorie Henrietta Fish
born 6 Aug 1916
marrie Hubert Sebastian Solom
Lorna Syble Fisborn 10 Mar 1922 died 29 May 1923

Walter Lesley Fish born 19-June-1904 (Photo above).
is the grandson of James Adolphus Fish 
Walter Fish is the father of my mom (Valerie Veldsman nee Fish)

Holy Trinity Church in Kalk Bay was central to the history of our family in Cape Town.
Some of our FISH family still live there today. The records of most of our family are in the church records at this Anglican church. William Fish was buried in the grounds of this church, his grave stone is visible in the picture above and below.

Inscribed on the Grave Stone above.
"William Fish - Born at Windsor England
Born January 27th 1804 Died at Kalk Bay"

This is Feliz Florez above my Great Great Grandfather, Feliz Florez is Walter Fish's mother's father. Feliz was born on the island os PANAY in the Philippines and is of Spanish decent, his father was Spanish and his mother Philippines resident . He left the Philippines in 1864 to come to Kalk Bay Cape Town where he lived and got married. Feliz Florez came to Cape Town on the CCS Tuscaloosa Ship which was commanded by Captain Semmes of the Alabama. Susan Alida Florez is the daughter of Felix Florez

EMAIL ME AT Walter Veldsman  veldsmw@aol.com or wmveldsman@btinternet.com
I live in London so would appreciate if you can ask the family to send me photos to include on our website.

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