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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

DEBNAM, Isaac - Extra Data


(member of HYMAN's Party)


National Archives, Kew, London


RG4/3768A Registers of Old Unitarian Chapel, Warminster, Wiltshire

Isaac DEBNAM, son of William DEBNAM and Betty STROUD, born Sept 23rd, baptised Nov 15th 1772


Siblings of Isaac also found in RG4/3768A (burials in St.Denys with St.Lawrence, Warminster)

William born 4 March 1763 baptised 13 March 1763

Isaac baptised 10 June 1764 [buried 28 June 1764

Rebecca and Ann, born 27 July 1765 and baptised the same day [buried 20 August 1765]

Betty born 10 March 1767 baptised 6 April 1767 [buried 11 January 1868]

Betty born 7 June 1769 baptised 9 July 1769 [buried 21 September 1769]

Betty born 6 Feb 1771 baptised 18 Feb 1771


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham


William DEBNAM and Elizabeth STROUD were married by licence on 24 October 1758 in St.Denys with St.Lawrence, Warminster, Wiltshire

Both signed

Witnesses: Wm. STROUD and Benj. PEARCE


Somerset Archives and Local Studies


Isaac DEDNAM [sic] and Mary GEORGE were married by banns in Elm, Frome, Somerset on 26 May 1799

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Joseph GUNNING and Daniel COOMBS


Eliza DEDMAN dr of Isaac and Mary baptised 30 August 1800 in St.John, Frome, Somerset

John DEDMAN son of Isaac and Mary baptised 26 December 1803 in St.John, Frome, Somerset 

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