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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

CORDEN, Rupert - Extra Data


(member of CARLISLE's Party)


Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service


James CORDEN and Sarah ROWLEY of Stoke were married by banns on 17th February 1795 in St.Bartholomew, Norton-in-the-Moors, Staffordshire

James CORDEN (X)

Sarah ROWLEY (signed)

Witnesses: Richard BALL and Wm. [illegible]


Derbyshire Record Office


Rhuport [sic] son of James and Sarah CORDIN was born April 5 and christened April 14 1805 in Tissington, Derbyshire


James moved to Ipstones, Staffordshire and died there in 1843 (he appears on the 1841 census), which explains how Rupert came to work for John CARLISLE

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