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William Matthew Growdon
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1851
Bodmin
Cornwall, England
Death: Aug. 27, 1913
Queenstown
Eastern Cape, South Africa

Born in Cornwall, he emigrated to the Cape Colony and worked as a platelayer on the Cape Government Railways, and was eventually promoted to permanent way inspector. He also farmed at Bethulie in the Free State, but retired to Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. He was killed in an accident when the card he was driving overturned near the Bongolo Dam. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Greenaway Growdon (1842 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  William George Growdon (1873 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Queenstown Municipal Cemetery
Queenstown
Chris Hani District Municipality
Eastern Cape, South Africa
 
Created by: Steve Hayes
Record added: Jun 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111810795
William Matthew Growdon
Added by: Steve Hayes
 
William Matthew Growdon
Added by: Steve Hayes
 
 
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