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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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

GAUGAIN, Philip John - Extra Data

 

(member of WILKINSON's Party)

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

Grandparents:

Philippe Jean GAUGAIN of St.Anne's, Westminster, watchmaker, and Mary Ann MALHERBE of Christ Church, Middlesex, were married on 28 July 1753 in St.Dunstan, Stepney

 

Children of Philippe Jean and Mary Ann GAUGAIN baptised in St.Anne's, Soho:

John 15 June 1754 (born 21 May 1754)

John Thomas April 1756 (born 24 March 1756)

Edith Jan 1760 (born 2 January 1760)

Peter John 21 November 1762 (born 4 November 1762)

 

Westminster Archives

 

Marriages in St.Anne's, Soho

Peter John GAUGAIN of this parish and Jane LE COINTE of the same parish, a Minor, were married by Licence with the consent of Jean Auguste LE COINTE, the natural and lawful father of the said Minor, this 28th April 1787 i.

Both signed

Witnesses: Jean Auguste LE COINTE, P.J. GAUGAIN, Mary Ann MILLER, Mariane LE COINTE

Thomas GAUGAIN of the parish of St.Giles in the Fields and Mariane Aime Le COINTE of this parish, Minor, with the consent of Jean Auguste LE COINTE, the natural and lawful father of the said Minor, were married by Licence this 1th day of June 1787
Both signed
Witnesses: Jean Auguste LE COINTE, P. GAUGAIN, Mary Ann MILLER, P.J. GAUGAIN

Thomas GAUGAIN was Philip John's uncle.

Philip John GAUGAIN, son of Peter John and Jane, baptised 14 September 1788 in St.Anne, Soho (born 14 August)

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

Burial in St.Andrew's, Enfield on 7 December 1813

Peter John GAUGAIN, aged 51, Gent, from Chase Side, Enfield.

 

Joseph SATCHWELL, bachelor, married Mary Ann GAUGAIN, spinster, by Licence on the 16 January 1813 in St.George's, Hanover Square.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: P. GAUGAIN and C. SATCHWELL

 

The Westminster Archives copy of this marriage has the groom as George SATCHWELL. Mary Ann was probably Philip's cousin, and Joseph/George was probably related to Richard SATCHWELL, 1820 settler, who emigrated with Philip in WILKINSON's Party.

 

National Archives, Kew, London

 

Peter John GAUGAIN's will may be downloaded from  the National Archives website. Philip John appears to have been the only son of Peter and Jane.

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

Apprenticeship Indenture: Goldsmith and jeweller ACC/0612/012  6 April 1815 

Benjamin WOOLBY the younger, son of Benjamin WOOLBY the elder, of East Lane, Bermondsey, Surrey, pilot,  to Philip John GAUGAIN of Berwick Street, St. James Westminster, Goldsmith and Jeweller. For seven years. £20 premium.

 

London Gazette: 31 July 1819 Bankruptcy Notice for “Philip John GAUGAIN, late of No.15 Church-street, Soho Square in the County of Middlesex, Jeweller, Dealer and Chapman...”

 

London Gazette: 3 September 1825 Bankruptcy certificate pertaining to “Philip John GAUGAIN, late of No.15 Church-street, Soho Square in the County of Middlesex, Jeweller, Dealer and Chapman but now of Cape Town in the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa...”

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