Thomas Usherwood

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Thomas Edward Usherwood (Christmas Eve 1841 - 9 February 1939) [1] was Archdeacon of Maritzburg from 1878 to 1887. [2]

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Pietermaritzburg Place in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was founded in 1838 and is currently governed by the Msunduzi Local Municipality. Its Zulu name umGungundlovu is the name used for the district municipality. Pietermaritzburg is popularly called Maritzburg in Afrikaans, English and Zulu alike, and often informally abbreviated to PMB. It is a regionally important industrial hub, producing aluminium, timber and dairy products, as well as the main economic hub of Umgungundlovu District Municipality. The public sector is a major employer in the city due to the local, district and provincial governments being located here. It is home to many schools and tertiary education institutions, including a campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It had a population of 228,549 in 1991; the current population is estimated at over 600,000 residents and has one of the largest populations of Indian South Africans in South Africa.

Fogg was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge [3] After Curacies in Leeds, Uffington and High Ercall he went out to South Africa in 1874. [4] On his return to England in 1902 he held incumbencies at Chaldon Herring then Coombe Keynes.

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Leeds City in England

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  1. Deaths. "The Rev Thomas Edward Usherwood who died on 9 February 1939 left estate valued at £23,768" The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 02, 1939; pg. 19; Issue 48294.
  2. ECCLESIASTICAL NEWS . Yorkshire Herald (York, England), Saturday, March 05, 1887; pg. 5; Issue 11158
  3. Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/ John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1752–1900 Vol. vi. Square – Zupitza, (1954) p270
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929-30 p1324 London: OUP, 1929