John Ayliff
John Ayliff

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John Ayliff 
Eldest son of John Ayliff, settler of 1820 and Wesleyan missionary.
Date (from)(Date to)Event
1821 Born (Albany, Cape Colony).
18461847Field-adjutant to Major Sutton's division in Seventh Frontier War.
1847 Commandant of Bantu levies.
1849 Interpreter to High Commissioner of British Kaffraria.
1849 Secretary to High Commissioner.
1855 Secretary to Governor, Sir George Grey.
18?? Auditor of British Kaffraria.
1862 Colonial Treasurer of Natal.
18?? Postmaster-General and Colonial Treasurer of Natal.
1876 Judge in Bantu high court.
18?? Married Jane Shaw, mother of his two sons.
2 December 1878 Died (on passage to Europe to regain his health).
Literature: (Dictionary of South African Biography).

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