William Broderick Cloete

  • South African

William Brodrick-Cloete, a British subject born in South Africa, was a notable British industrialist active in northeastern Mexico in the late 19th century. - AsNotedIn


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1851/00/00 William Broderick Cloete is born in Cape Town, South Africa. Born
1876/00/00 From 1876 to 1877, Brodrick-Cloete plays for the Surrey Cricket Club, and from 1877 to 1893 he played for the Marylebone Cricket Club Sports
1885/00/00 Paradox finishes second at the Epsom Derby in England. Owner Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom
1885/00/00 Brodrick-Cloete, a owner and breeder of race horses, participated in prestigious races such as 2000 guineas and the Grand Prix de Paris in which his colt Paradox won first place. Owner
1885/00/00 In the late 1880, WB Cloete establishes a coal-mining town in the municipality of Sabinas, in the Mexican state of Coahuila. The town adopted the name of San Jose de Cloete after his death in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. Work
1897/00/00 WB Cloete works on a development project for the Canadian Mining Company Development in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush. Work Whitehorse Yukon Province, CN
1899/00/00 Brodrick-Cloete edits and republishes "The History of the Great Boer Trek and the Origin of the South African Republics" which had been written by his grandfather, Henry Cloete. Publisher
1902/07/18 Violet Kate Henley, the daughter of Joseph Arthur Henley, marries William Broderick Cloete. They will make their home at Hare Hall. Groom Patrick South Carolina
1908/05/04 Bred by South African mining entrepreneur and horseman, W Broderick Cloete, at his stud farm maintained at Hare Park, Cherimoya is born. Work Sections Of Boundary Wall, Railings, Gates And Gate Piers To Former Gidea Hall Romford
1911/06/02 In a field of 21 horses, Cherimoya wins the Epsom Oaks Stakes by three lengths over the favorite Tootles. Cherimoya, an unexpected winner, pays out at 20 to 1 odds and leaves the spectators too dumbfounded to cheer. Owner Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom
1915/05/07 William Broderick Cloete dies in the Sinking of the RMS LUSITANIA, but his body was never identified. His wife Violet survived and married a second time in 1921 at age 39 to Bertram Sackville Thesiger (1875-1966). Died RMS Lusitania (shipwreck) Sinking of the RMS Lusitania
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