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

GUSH, Richard - Extra Data

 

(member of SEPHTON's Party)

 

(see correspondence of Edward WYNNE)

 

Gravestone says he was born on 24th April 1789, and his wife Margaret EVANS as born 27th May 1790

 

Devon Record Office

  

Thomas GUSH the Younger, Husbandsman married Mary MITCHEL the Younger by banns on 9 February 1778 in St.Gregory, Seaton and Beer, Devon

Thomas GUSH (signed)

Mary MITCHEL (X)

Witnesses: John THOMAS (X) and Rich'd MARSHALL

 

James GUSH son of Thomas GUSH Labourer by Mary his wife, daughter of Aaron MITCHILL, Labourer, was born JUly 21st and baptised the 22nd day of August next following, 1779 in St.Michael, Axmouth, Devon

Thomas GUSH son of Thomas GUSH Labourer by Mary his wife, daughter of Aaron MITCHEL, Labourer, was born August 24th and baptised the 14th day of October next following, 1781 in St.Michael, Axmouth, Devon

John GUSH son of Thomas GUSH Labourer by Mary his wife, daughter of Aaron MITCHIL, Labourer, was born March 9th and baptised the 11th day of April next following, 1784 in St.Michael, Axmouth, Devon

William son of Thomas and Mary GUSH was baptised 8 April 1787 in St.Gregory, Seaton and Beer, Devon

Richard, son of Thomas and Mary GUSH was baptised 24 May 1789 in St.Gregory, Seaton and Beer, Devon

Aaron son of Thomas and Mary GUSH was baptised April 29th 1792 in St.Gregory, Seaton and Beer, Devon

 

 Westminster Archives:

 

Richard GUSH married Margaret EVANS on 2 February 1812 in St.Anne's, Soho, Westminster.

Both signed their names.

Witness: Jos. DAVIDS

 

London Metropolitan Archives: (Non Conformist Baptisms):

 

Mary Hannah, daughter of Richard and Margaret GUSH born 20 February 1813 in the parish of Christchurch and registered 28 March 1813 in Great Queen Street Wesleyan Chapel, Holborn

Richard Thomas, son of Richard and Margaret GUSH born 22 August 1817 in St.Bartholomew's Parish and registered 30 November 1817 in Great Queen Street Wesleyan Chapel, Holborn.

 

Margaret EVANS was the sister of Mary EVANS, wife of the settler Christopher WEBB in the same Party.

 

 

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