Lady Grey was named in honour of Eliza, the wife of Cape Governor Sir George Grey. This was the fashionable thing to do in the 1800’s.
“A perfect devil, ill natured, untrustworthy and given to tantrums…”
The Plucky Post-mistress of Lady Grey, well traveled and well educated ended up in Lady Grey where she played an important role during the Anglo Boer War.
“You’ll remember one brave woman in the town of Lady Grey…”