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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

DICKS, James the Younger - Extra Data

(member of FORD's Party, not to be confused with James DICKS the Elder in the same party)


(see correspondence of Edward FORD and the Rev Henry GODDARD)


The Death Notice for James in the Cape Archives says he was born at Crockerton Green, Wiltshire and was the son of Joseph DICKS and [unknown] MATHERS. He died on 30th July 1874 aged 79 years and 4 months


Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council Record Office


James DIX married Dinah FORD by banns on 25 December 1815 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

James DIX

Dinah FORD (X)

Witnesses: John ADAM and Samuel GULLIFER

[Dinah was the daughter of Party Leader Edward FORD]

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