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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

BROWN, Janet - Extra Data


(member of PRINGLE's Party)


Emigrated with her sister Margaret PRINGLE, wife of Thomas PRINGLE. She was also related to Elizabeth RENNIE (nee BROWN)


New Register House, Edinburgh


Parish of Whittingehame, East Lothian


William BROWN tenant in Papple and Janet LEE in the Parish of Innerwick gave in their names for Proclamation & were married on Novr. 4th 1774.


Janet daughter of William BROWN, tenant in Papple and Janet LEE his spouse baptised 8th September 1775 and born Sept. 1st.

Margaret daughter to William BROWN, tenant in Papple and Janet LEE his spouse baptised 12th March 1780, born 1st March. Witnesses to the baptism John YULE in Gifford, William LEE tenant in Cranhill and James BROWN tenant in Westmains.


Siblings of Janet and Margaret baptised in Whittingehame (Family Search)

Alison born 25 December 1776 baptised 2 January 1777

James born 19 August 1778 baptised 30 August

Ann born 6 July 1781 baptised 16 July

William born 11 May 1783 baptised 22 May

Susanna born 9 February 1785 baptised 19 February

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