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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

HALSE, Thomas Henry - Extra Data


(member of MORGAN's party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Penzance, Cornwall ca 1795


Cornwall Online Parish Clerk


Thomas Henry son of Thomas HALSE, Penzance,  was baptised on 22 August 1794 in Madron Parish, Cornwall


London Metropolitan Archives


Thomas Henry HALSE, bachelor, married Susan SMITH, spinster on 14 May 1816 in St.Pancras Old Church.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: James SMITH, John SMITH, Ann STARK and Ann SMITH


The witness Ann SMITH was the bride's sister and later married James POULTNEY


Martha SMITH, aged 13, who emigrated as a servant to Joseph JINKS with MORGAN's Party, was also a sister of Susan and Ann.

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