Herbert Vigne, a sophisticated and well educated young man from London was related by marriage to Lady Anne Barnard and Sir George Grey. He bought the farm Weltevreden in 1846. Vigne laid out the town of Greyton on this farm in1854. The new little village with its 120 plots were named after Sir George Grey, also governor from 1854 till 1864. Has Herbert Vigne ever anticipated to leave behind real estate worth much more than just a plot and dwelling? He left behind property you can own in Greyton that undeniably equals quality of life in abundance!