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

STAPLES, John - Extra Data

 

(member of COCK's Party)

 

(see also correspondence of Edward MARTIN)

 

National Archives, Kew

 

RG4/877f35 Register of births at Eynsford Particular Baptist Chapel, Eynsford, Kent

John STAPLES, son of John and Ann STAPLES of Crookenhill in Eynsford. Wife's parents: John and Ann BATH. Born 15 October 1799 at Crookenhill in Eynsford. Present at birth: Richard WARING, Dorcas SMITH and Mary LEAVER. Registered by dissenting minister John ROGERS 22 July 1811.

William STAPLES, son of John and Ann STAPLES of Crookenhill in Eynsford. Wife's parents: John and Ann BATH. Born 27 April 1802 at Crookenhill in Eynsford. Present at birth: Richard WARING, Dorcas SMITH and Ann BEST. Registered by dissenting minister John ROGERS 22 July 1811.

RG4/877f38

Ann STAPLES, daughter of John and Ann STAPLES, Wife's parents: John and Ann BATH. Place of abode: Little Franks Park, Horton Kirby, Kent. Born 25 July 1808. Witnesses: Dan'l EYRE, Dorcas SMITH (X), John BATH, Ann BATH. Registered by dissenting minister John ROGERS 14 July 1819.

Elizabeth STAPLES, daughter of John and Ann STAPLES, Wife's parents: John and Ann BATH. Place of abode: Little Franks Park, Horton Kirby, Kent. Born 13 March 1811. Witnesses: Dan'l EYRE, Anne ELLIOTT, Jane ELLIOTT (X). Registered by dissenting minister John ROGERS 14 July 1819

 

London Metropolitan Archives:

 

John STAPLES married Ann BATH by banns on 30 May 1791 in St.George the Martyr, Southwark.

 

See also correspondence of John STAPLES Senior 1820 M-Y (CO48/53)

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