A. Robinson

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A. Robinson was a soldier in the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot which was sent to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony (now the Eastern Province, South Africa) between 1860 and 1862 shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). The regiment was based in Grahamstown and Keiskama Hoek.

Contribution to South African Theatre

A. Robinson Acted in one Amateurs of the Band's production during his stay on the Eastern Frontier. The role was female.

February 17, 1862: Acted in the Amateurs of the Band production of The Omnibus or A Convenient Distance. (Miss Jemima Damper).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 12, February 28, 1862, page 179/180.)


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