Witnesses to marriage were WJ Boardman and JB Holder. As a 16 year old boy he was living on the farm "Ashton" Barkly East dist. At 15 years of age, he was commended for bravery in trying to save a black child w ho drowned in the river. The incident was reported in "The East London Dispatch" of 18 January 1890 - see Boardman book pg 383. P Buro No 37 235 Ht 5' 63/4" wt 120lb Black hair Brown eyes address 1920 P O Knight s, Transvaal.