GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

Additonal Information

This is pre 1820 information mainly taken from actual images of UK parish registers and other primary sources which I have personally researched. Further information about the settlers and their families once they reached the Cape can be found at https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

BRAITHWAIT(E), John - Extra Data

 

(member of WAINWRIGHT's Party)

 

Emigrated alone. Originally applied to travel with Richard HAYHURST but left family behind as his wife was pregnant. See correspondence of 1820). May have returned to the UK.

 

North Yorkshire County Record Office

 

John son of John BRAITHWAITE, Bishopston Mill, baptised 20 May 1791 in Ripon Cathedral

 

Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York (Bishop's Transcripts)

 

John BRAITHWAITE Flax Dresser and Rachel CALVERT Spinster both of this Parish married 3 June 1811 in St.Peter's, Leeds

 

North Yorkshire County Record Office

 

John, son of John and Rachel BRAITHWAITE, Farnham, Flax Dresser & Weaver, baptised 9th October 1814 in St.Oswald, Farnham, aged 2 years

Emma, daughter of John and Rachel BRAITHWAITE, Farnham, Flax Dresser & Weaver, baptised 9th October 1814 in St.Oswald, Farnham

Richard Calvert, son of John and Rachel BRAITHWAITE, Bishop Monkton, Threadmaker, baptised 31 May 1818 in Ripon Cathedral

 

National Archives, London

 

RG4/3720

Mary Ingle, daughter of John and Rachel BRAITHWAITE, Knareborough, Thread Manufacturer, baptised Sept 15 1816 in Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Knaresborough

 

 

 

 

 

 

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