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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

FRANZ, John Christopher - Extra Data


(member of BAILIE's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Germany


Scottish Catholic Archives


Edinburgh, St.Mary's Cathedral

This 28th day of January 1816 I baptised Helen, lawful daughter of Christopher FRANZ, Soldier in the 1st Batt. of Royal Scots, and of Ann SHEEDY his wife. The sponsors were George HOSEY and Sarah HOSEY.




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