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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

FREEMANTLE, Richard - Extra Data


(member of MAHONY's Party)


Hampshire Genealogical Society Transcriptions


Richard son of Richard and Anne FREEMANTLE baptised 28 June 1771 in Headley, Hampshire.


Richard FREEMANTLE married Elizabeth MITCHELL on 1 November 1795 in St.Mary's, Portsea, Hampshire


London Metropolitan Archives


John son of Richard and Elizabeth FREEMANTLE was baptised on 19 January 1806 in St.Mary at Lambeth


Richard FREEMANTELL, widower, married Sarah KENT by banns on 26 June 1814 in St.Mary, Lambeth.

Both signed [signed FREEMANTLE]

Witnesses: Elizabeth KENT and J.D. CAWLER [latter witnessed all marriages on the page]


Eliza, daughter of Richard and Sarah FREEMANTLE, Church Lane, Wheelwright, was baptised 16 July 1815 in St.George in the East (born 15 April 1815)

Henry, son of Richard and Sarah FREEMANTLE, Workhouse, Pauper, was baptised 20 April 1817 in St.Alphege, Greenwich (born March 27)

Henry FREEMANTLE, Champions Alley, aged 20 months, was buried 18 December 1818 in St.John the Evangelist, Westminster


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