J. Logan

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Corporal J. Logan was a non-commissioned officer in the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was sent to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony (now the Eastern Province, South Africa), shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). The regiment was based in Grahamstown and Keiskama Hoek. (Modern spelling: Keiskammahoek.)

Contribution to SA Theatre

Corporal J. Logan acted in two productions during his stay in the Eastern Frontier, both with The Sergeants.

He played two female roles.

May 27, 1861: Acted in the Sergeant’s Dramatic Club two-act drama production of Talfourd’s of Macbeth Travestie. (Witch).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 7, June13, 1861. Page 92.)

June 13 & 17, 1861: Acted in the Sergeant’s Dramatic Club three-act romantic drama, adapted from Walter Scott’s poem, The Lady of the Lake. (Sandy, the bridesman).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 8, September 30, 1861. Page 108.)


See below individual productions.

North Lincoln Sphinx Vol 1.

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