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

EASTLAND, Thomas - Extra data

 

(member of MENEZES' Party)

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born on the Isle of Thanet, Kent, son of John and Mary EASTLAND

 

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

 

Parents:

John EASTLAND married Mary COLEMAN by banns on 12 October 1770 in All Saints, Birchington, Kent

Both signed

Witnesses: Thomas ROBINS, Robert ABBOTT and Sarah COLEMAN

 

Thomas, son of John and Mary EASTLAND, was baptised on 4 January 1778 in All Saints, Birchington, Kent

 

Thomas EASTLAND married Sarah WHITE by banns on 24 June 1805 in St.Leonard, Deal Kent

Thomas EASTLAND (X)

Sarah WHITE (signed)

Witnesses: Henry WHITE, B. LONG

 

Baptisms in St. Leonard, Deal, Kent:

George Valentine son of Thomas and Sarah EASTLAND baptised 2 March 1806

Thomas John son of Thomas and Sarah EASTLAND baptised 23 August 1807

James Hunter son of Thomas and Sarah EASTLAND baptised 20 October 1811

Celia Jane daughter of Thomas and Sarah EASTLAND, Lower Deal, Sawyer, baptised15 May 1814

 

National Archives, Kew, London

 

RG4/874

Elizabeth Goldfinch, daughter of Thomas and Sarah EASTLAND, was born September 22nd and baptised October 30th 1816 in Deal Independent Chapel

 

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