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

JAKINS, John Todd - Extra Data

 

(member of William SMITH's Party)

 

He is not listed in The Settler Handbook (M.D. Nash), but is listed in "The Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa" (E. Morse Jones)  as emigrating "in the care of William SMITH".  Family sources say he was apprenticed to William SMITH, who acted as a father to him. On the Settler Return he is listed as John SMITH (13)

 

Gravestone in Seven Fountains Methodist Church Cemetery says he was born on 16 August 1807 and that both parents came from England in 1820

 

Family Search

 

William JENKINS [sic] married Elizabeth TODD on 17 March 1801 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

 

National Archives, Kew, London

 

RG4/253 Independent Meeting House of Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Sarah Ann daughter of William and Elizabeth JACKINS born 28 Oct 1804 baptized 25th Nov 1804

John Todd JACKINS [sic] son of Wm. and Elizabeth JACKINS of Stanton Bury born Aug 16 and baptized Sept 8 1807

Mary daughter of Wm. and Elizabeth JACKINS of Stanton Bury born 9th Feb 1810 baptized March 12 1810

Martha daughter of Wm. and Elizabeth JACKINS of Stanton Bury born June 7th baptized July 6th 1812

Jane daughter of William and Elizabeth JACKINS of Stantonbury born Jan'y 29 baptized Feb'y 28 1814

Jane daughter of Wm. and Eliz. JACKINS of Stanton born Mar 19 1816 baptized April 21 1816

Thomas son of Will'm and Eliz. JACKINS of Staughton born Aug 11 1817 baptized Aug 12 1817

William son of Will'm and Eliz. JACKINS of Staughton born Aug 11 1817 baptized Aug 12 1817

Ruth daughter of William and Elizabeth JACKINS of Newport born June 1 1819 baptized July 26 1819

Rebecca daughter of William and Elizabeth JACKINS of Newport born Jan'y 10 1822 baptized Feb'y 12 1822

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