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

HARRIS, William and Sophia - Extra Data

 

(members of SEPHTON's Party)

 

Brother and sister. Possible baptisms below. Sophia may have knocked a kear off her age to avoid paying the adult deposit.

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

William son of William and Sarah HARRIS, porter, baptised 28th May 1797 in St.Olave, Bermondsey (born May 8th)

Sophia Sarah daughter of William and Sarah HARRIS of Spotted Horse Court baptised 11 October 1801 in St.Leonard, Shoreditch (born Sept. 22nd)

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