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

JAMES, Samuel - Extra Data

 

Leader of JAMES' Party

 

National Archives, Kew

 

Baptisms in Westbury Upper Independent Meeting House, Wiltshire RG4/2742/f17

Edward, son of Samuel Taylor JAMES and Elizabeth his wife (late SMITH spinster) of the parish of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire was born 17July 1811 and baptised 25 January 1818

Eliza, daughter of Samuel Taylor JAMES and Elizabeth his wife (late SMITH spinster) of the parish of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire was born 20 September 1814 and baptised 25 January 1818.

Stephen, son of Samuel Taylor JAMES and Elizabeth his wife (late SMITH spinster) of the parish of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire was born 27 September 1817 and baptised 25 January 1818.

 

Thomas and Samuel William (twins) born just prior to the sailing of the Weymouth

 

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham:

 

Westbury Vestry Minutes 548/2

£10 deposit paid for Samuel JAMES to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope.

 

Muster Roll of HMS Weymouth 1819 ADM37/6145 (National Archives, Kew)

Eliz'th JAMES DD 30 Dec died on board

S Wm and Tho's JAMES S.Wm DD 12 Jan Thomas DD 2 Jan

 

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