GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

1820 Settler Correspondence before emigration

ALL the 1819 correspondence from CO48/41 through CO48/46 has been transcribed whether or not the writers emigrated to the Cape. Those written by people who did become settlers, as listed in "The Settler Handbook" by M.D. Nash (Chameleon Press 1987), are labelled 1820 Settler and the names of actual settlers in the text appear in red.

BOURNE, Stephen

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 526

Frome, Somerset 21 September 1819

Name and description of the person taking out the settler

Names of the settlers

Profession or Trade

Age

Names of the wives

Age

Male Children

Age

Female children

Age

Stephen BOURNE of Frome, Somerset

William CLIFFORD

Labourer

34

Sarah CLIFFORD

33

 

 

Sarah CLIFFORD

13

Farmer, Baker and Carpenter

John COLSTON

Labourer

32

Mary COLSTON

34

George COLSTON

5

Ann COLSTON

12

Aged 38

 

 

 

 

 

John COLSTON

2

 

 

Ste'n BOURNE aged 12

Joseph USHER [sic]

Brickmaker

36

S.USHER

36

Joseph USHER

13

Elizabeth USHER

16

Ann BOURNE aged 42

 

 

 

 

 

John USHER

7

Ann USHER

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

James USHER

4

Sophia USHER

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frances USHER

1

 

William BARTLETT

Gardener

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John PEARCE

Labourer

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert BRIENT

Shoemaker

44

Ann BRIENT

42

 

 

 

 

 

James HAYWARD

Labourer

39

Tabitha HAYWARD

37

Samuel HAYWARD

17

Elizabeth HAYWARD

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

John HAYWARD

13

Selina HAYWARD

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

William HAYWARD

4

Eliza HAYWARD

2

 

James RANDALL

Labourer

44

Rebecca RANDALL

33

James RANDALL

3

Mary RANDALL

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jane RANDALL

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth RANDALL

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah RANDALL

1

 

William HOLLOWAY

Labourer

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. THORN

Plasterer/Tiler

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John GALE

Tayler

38

Ann GALE

37

Wm. GALE

12

 

 

           

Edward GALE

9

 

 

 

Edward PROVIS

Carpenter

21

Ann PROVIS

20

Henry PROVIS

1

 

 

We whose names are hereto subscribed do certify that the abovementioned Stephen BOURNE is a proper person to take out the colonists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J.R.S.FENWICK, Minister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W. ROSSITER, Churchwarden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L.DAWSON Overseer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacob MOODY, Overseer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wm. BROWN? Overseer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles BISHOP, Overseer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen BOURNE stated that he has acted in the capacities of Constable and Collector of Taxes and for sixteen years as a Volunteer in the Yeomanry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PURNELL, Joseph (filed under A-B), same party as above

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 576

Frome, Somerset 1 October 1819

Name and description of the person taking out the settler

Names of the settlers

Profession or Trade

Age

Names of the wives

Age

Male Children

Age

Female children

Age

Joseph PURNELL

Joseph KNIGHT

Weaver

28

Hannah KNIGHT

27

John KNIGHT

3

Charlotte KNIGHT

3

the ninth in this list

Benjamin KNIGHT

Weaver

23

Ann KNIGHT

23

 

 

Jane KNIGHT

4

was five years in the Second Somerset Militia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlotte KNIGHT

1

and superintendent for five years in a Clothing Factory in Wilton, Wiltshire

John KING

Weaver

27

Eleanor KING

25

 

 

Jane KING

3

He has worked as a gardener

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eleanor KING

6 months

 

Isaac DEBNAM

Weaver

37

Mary DEBNAM

38

John DEBNAM

16

Eliza DEBNAM

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isaac DEBNAM

12

Ann DEBNAM

13

 

William WEST

Weaver

29

Elizabeth WEST

28

Thomas WEST

2

Mary WEST

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann WEST

4

 

William NEAT

Shearman

23

Rhoda NEAT

20

 

 

Eliza NEAT

3

 

Joseph WHEATLY [sic]

Weaver

27

Emma WHEATLY

26

Joseph WHEATLY

3

Mary WHEATLY

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

John WHEATLY

1

 

 

 

Isaac LONG

Weaver

25

Rachel LONG

30

 

 

Ann LONG

1

 

Joseph PURNELL

Weaver

36

Mary PURNELL

35

William PURNELL

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George PURNELL

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas PURNELL

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edwin PURNELL

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmund PURNELL

1

 

 

 

James DRUCE

Spinner

22

Sarah DRUCE

24

Michael DRUCE

2

Sarah DRUCE

6 months

 

Joseph ISGAR

Weaver

28

Elizabeth ISGAR

28

John ISGAR

Mary Ann ISGAR

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eliza ISGAR

3

 

Michael WILLIAMS

Labourer

32

Elizabeth WILLIAMS

26

Michael WILLIAMS

1

 

 

 

John SLADE

Weaver

24

Sarah SLADE

33

 

 

Sarah SLADE

1

The above named Joseph PURNELL is approved by the undersigned as a leader and has been approved by those who are to go with him. He is willing to conform to the regulations of the Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J.R.S.FENWICK, Minister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rd. WILLOUGHBY,

W. ROSSITER, Churchwardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James RAWLINGS Overseer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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