J. Lovett

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Private J. Lovett was a soldier serving with the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was posted to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony between 1860 and 1863, shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). At first, the Regiment was posted to Grahamstown but was later transferred to Keiskama Hoek (Keiskammahoek) in 1862.


Private J. Lovett was a singer/dancer who entertained the audience between plays.

Contribution to SA theatre

July 30, 1860" J. Lovett and J. M'Kechnie entertained the audience with dancing and comic song between The Review, or The Wags of Windsor and The Irish Tutor.


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