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

FORBES, William - Extra Data

 

(member of BAILIE's Party)

 

Wife and children listed in John BAILIE's initial return, along with his mother, but his family stayed behind due to his wife's pregnancy, and only William sailed with BAILIE. His wife and children and his mother joined him in 1821, sailing on the Sappho.

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

William FORBES married Charlotte GOODLAND by banns on 9 May 1814 in St.Leonard, Shoreditch.

Both signed

Witnesses: James DARVILL and Ann GOODLAND

 

Baptisms in St.Luke's, Chelsea

Ann Amelia daughter of William and Charlotte FORBES, Jews Row, Shoemaker, baptised 4 April 1819 (born Feb 8 1815)

Charlotte daughter of William and Charlotte FORBES, Jews Row, Shoemaker, baptised 4 April 1819 (born Dec 6 1817)

Mary Elizabeth daughter of William and Charlotte FORBES, Jews Row, Shoemaker, baptised 4 April 1819 (born Dec 6) [presumed born 6 Dec 1818]

William Crutcher, son of William and Charlotte FORBES, North Street, Shoemaker, baptised 30 July 1820.

 

Westminster Archives

Re-mariage of William FORBES' mother.

James NIXON married Ann FORBES by banns on 10 January 1809 in St.James the Less, Thorndike Street, Westminster

James NIXON (X)

Ann FORBES (signed)

Witnesses: Henry DIXON and Rich. WYATT

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