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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

BLEE, Richard - Extra Data


(member of OSLER's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Truro, Cornwall, son of Robert.


Cornwall on-Line Parish Clerk


Richard, son of Robert and Frances BLEE, baptised 6 April 1798 in St.Mary's, Truro, Cornwall (born 26 March 1798)


Robert BLEE, Borough of Truro, married Frances JAMES otp by Licence on 5 March 1795 in St.Clement, Cornwall

Witnesses: Margaret ANGWIN and John JORDAN



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