Joseph Benjamin Webb (the Rev. J.B. Webb)

Birth

Marriage

Death

November 6, 1902, Robinson Road, Queenstown.

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April 5, 1972, Johannesburg

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Ordinary place of residence as at death: "Seafield", Orange Rocks Road, St Michaels-on-Sea.

He left an estate valued at R134,021.38. He left a bequest to the Methodist Church of South Africa, Durban.

 

Sources:

(1) Date of birth, place of birth, date of death, place of death, ordinary place of residence as of 1972, daughter's name, daughter's husband's name, value of estate, names of grandchildren: his death notice (NAB MSCE 1602/1972 WEBB, JOSEPH BENJAMIN. BORN IN ROBINSON ROAD, QUEENSTOWN. PR/SP CORA 1972 1973).

(2) His wife's death notice: NAB MSCE 3236/1969 WEBB, CORA IRENE. (BORN CHEGWYN). BORN IN CAPE TOWN, CAPE PROVINCE. 1969 1970.

(3) Sources for further investigation:

(a) VAB Pamflet Biblioteek 968.5 WEB JB Webb: Bloemfontein Methodist Centenary. Souvenir 1821 1950 Uitgawe: Bloemfontein.

(b) MS14656-MS14667 Rhodes University. 1951 1973. (DEPOT: Cory Library for Historical Research. TYPE: Manuscript. REFERENCE MS14656-MS14667. DESCRIPTION: Rhodes University. 1951-1973. Donor: The Registrar, Rhodes University. 12 items. TS. Speeches made by the Public Orators presenting candidates for honorary degrees of Rhodes University. Orators are: P Haworth, Michael Roberts, KD White, WD Maxwell, HJ Chapman, JA Gledhill, CW Cook. Recipients are: Philip Morris, ... etc., JB Webb.)

(c) AB978 Cottesloe Consultation 1960 1961. (DEPOT: Wits University Library. REFERENCE AB978 Cottesloe Consultation 1960-1961. REMARKS 2 boxes. SUMMARY: Records relating to the Consultation among South African member churches of the World Council of Churches, held in Johannesburg 7-14 December 1960. Preparatory papers, etc. Correspondents include JB Webb.)

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