Location: Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal Province One Place Study
Cato Ridge History
A One Place study for Cato Ridge, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. A small, but growing town situated between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The town is named after George Christopher Cato (1814-1893)
Churches and Cemeteries
Neither the Lutheran nor the Methodist churches are operating as churches today, and their buildings have been converted for other uses. The City Hill Church is still in operation today.
- The first record for Cato Ridge simply states "Inattention at Cato Ridge".
- Fault in telegraph instrument at Cato Ridge caused through interference with a dial by some unauthorised person.
- General Manager Railways asks whether Cato Ridge can be made Tramsmitting Office instead of Botha's Hill.
- The Medical Officer (Durban Circle), requests that he may be granted a renewal of his appointment as medical officer to attend upon the Indians in employ of Natal Government Railways between Pinetown and Cato Ridge.
- Regarding postal work at Cato Ridge.
- Mr J Thornburn, postmaster, Cato Ridge duly stamped letter of appointment.
- Arrest of a native at Cato Ridge. Report by James Forder, resident magistrate, Umgeni
- Natal Government Railways, well boring - Cato Ridge
- H Crawley petitions for the appointment of a Justice of the Peace
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