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The 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

Sue Mackay

ANDERSON, George - Extra Data


(member of BAILIE's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Ormiston, Scotland


New Register House, Edinburgh


Old Parish Registers for Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland

Sat 12 April 1752
Edward ANDERSON, wright, in Ormiston & Isobel DONALDSON is the D George DONALDSON, shoemaker, in Ormiston, now in N.N.K.P. [=New North Kirk Parish]


George, son of Edward ANDERSON and Isobel DONALDSON, Orm: born March 21st bapt 28th 1762


London Metropolitan Archives:


George ANDERSON, bachelor, married Isabella OLIPHANT, spinster, on 2 July 1789 in St.Pancras Church, London.
Both signed their names
Witnesses: Wm OLIPHANT and Ann PILLA


Robert Embleton ANDERSON baptised 3 June 1792 in St.Marylebone (born 4 May 1792)

Benjamin ANDERSON baptised 16 June 1805 in St.Pancras (born 17 May 1805)

Isabella ANDERSON  baptised 10 July 1814 in St.Dunstan's (born 28 December 1813)
Parents living in Ratcliffe.

James ANDERSON baptised 18 Feb 1816 in St.Dunstan's (born 6 May 1815)
Parents living in Ratcliffe. Presumably died in infancy.


Westminster Archives:


George ANDERSON son of George and Isabella baptised 15 March 1795 in St. James, Westminster (born 26 February 1795)

William Embleton ANDERSON son of George and Isabella baptised 29 March 1801 St. James, Westminster (born 7 September 1800)


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