1829 Cape Almanac

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Printed just over 20 years into the second British Occupation of the Cape and just 9 years after the arrival of the 1820 Settlers, this Almanac gives a comprehensive overview of the Officials and Civil Servants in the Colony as well as an alphabetical list of Residents of Cape Town and suburbs.

The index includes:

  • Inhabitants of Cape Town & Environs
  • Military Officers & Personnel
  • Naval Officers & Personnel
  • Colonial Officials
  • Civil Servants
  • Judiciary
  • Field-Cornets
  • Clergy
  • Shipping Activity, Cargoes & Destinations
  • Wardmasters
  • Registrar of Slaves
  • Currency Conversions
  • Tax Information
  • Tides & Lunar Charts
  • Eclipses
  • Signals used by Shipping
  • Gardener’s Calendar
  • Banking Information
  • Masonic Lodges
  • Societies, Charities and Committees
  • Table of Fees (governing all aspects of Trade & Commerce)