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

WHATTON, Edward (aka WETTON) - Extra Data

 

(member of WHITE's Party)

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) shows  the name was written WETTON, not WHATTON as in the Settler Returns, and says he was born in Derbyshire ca 16 September 1783

 

Derbyshire Record Office

 

Edward son of Edward and Elizabeth WETTON was baptised September 26 1784 in Willington, Derbyshire

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) of son Edward shows he was born in Nottinghamshire

 

Nottinghamshire FHS Transcriptions

 

Edward WETTON married Jane HOPKISSON on 14 April 1806 in St.Mary's, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

 

Mary daughter of Edward and Jane WETTON baptised 7 December 1806 in St.Mary's, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

Elizabeth daughter of Edward and Jane WETTON baptised 25 December 1809 in St.Wilfrid, Calverton, Nottinghamshire

Rebecca daughter of Edward and Jane WOTTON baptised 25 April 1812 in St.Mary's, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

William son of Edward and Jane WETTON, labourer, baptised 21 May 1815 in St.Mary's, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

Edward son of Edward and Jane WETTON, labourer, baptised 10 August 1817 in St.Mary's, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

 

Baptism of Sarah not found. She was probably the daughter of a previous marriage.

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