Mr Williams

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Mr Williams (fl. 1860s to 1870s) was a local amateur performer in Cape Town.

Also billed as "Master Williams".


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

A Master Williams is first mentioned as a juvenile actor for the short-lived Juvenile Christy's Minstrels in 1864, and a Mr Williams is named as a member of the Phoenix Club in 1868. Probably the same person.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 268-9, 272-3,

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