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

WHITEHEAD, John - Extra Data

 

(member of COCK's Party)

 

National Archives, Kew

 

Register of Births and Baptisms at an Unitarian Chapel in the county of Warwickshire RG4 / Piece 3634 / Folio 11

John, son of John and Phebe WHITEHEAD baptised 10 May 1782

 

Birmingham Library

 

Parents

John WHITEHEAD and Phebe DAVIS were married by banns on 24 December 1780 in St.Peter's, Harborne (Birmingham)

Both signed

Witnesses: John BOULTON and Joseph TALLIS

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

John WHITEHEAD and Sarah OVERTON were married by banns on the 26 December 1814 in St.Pancras Old Church

Both signed

Witnesses: Thomas PEARSALL and Phillis PEARSALL

 

Baptism in St.Pancras the previous day!

George James, son of John and Sarah WHITEHEAD, Cabinet Maker, Church Row, baptised 25 December 1814

 

Birmingham Library

 

Sarah, daughter of Joseph and Lydia OVERTON, baptised 14 May 1784 in St. Martin, Birmingham

 

Joseph OVERTON married Lydia BOULTON on 31 August 1778 in St.Martin, Birmingham

 

Baptisms in St.Martin, Birmingham

Phebe, daughter of John and Sarah WHITEHEAD, Cabinet Maker, Edmund Street, baptised 2 December 1817 (born 8 November 1815)

Sarah, daughter of John and Sarah WHITEHEAD, Cabinet Maker, Edmund Street, baptised 2 December 1817 (born 14 October 1817

 

 

 

 

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