TAIT, Peter - Extra Data
(see correspondence of his brother, William TAIT)
Peter TAIT led an earlier party of settlers to the Cape. The correspondence by William TAIT concerns a second wave of emigration.
The TAIT family came from the small parish of Whitsome and Hilton in Berwickshire. Peter and William were the sons of Joshua TAIT of Langrigg.
Langrigg, TAIT, Peter, son of Joshua, tenant there, baptised 16 October 1781 in the parish of Whitsome and Hilton, Berwickshire
Witnesses: Thos. JEFFREY, tenant, Wester Laws and Peter JOHNSTONE, tenant, Wester Newton.
See also correspondence of Peter TAIT in 1824 (CO48/67)