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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

HENMAN, Robert - Extra Data


(member of DIXON's party)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Robert HENMAN, bachelor, married Mary Ann LIVING, spinster on 1 March 1807 in St.Mary's, Whitechapel.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Thomas MARTIN and Robert HAGSON


Maria Ann, daughter of Robert and Mary Ann HENMAN of Cock Lane, baptised 26 July 1807 in St.Leonard's, Shoreditch (born 11 March) 

Robert, son of Robert and Mary Ann HENMAN, Chamber St, baptised 7 January 1810 in St.Mary's, Whitechapel (born 2 December 1809)

Mary Ann, daughter of Robert and Mary Ann HENMAN, Church Lane, baptised 6 December 1812 in St.Mary's, Whitechapel (born 17 October)

Maria Jane, daughter of Robert and Mary Ann HENMAN, James St, baptised 20 August 1815 in St.Matthew's, Bethnal Green (born 26 April) Father's occupation: Carpenter.

Elizabeth, daughter of Robert and Mary Ann HENMAN, Essex Street, baptised 26 October 1817 in St.Mary's, Whitechapel. Father's occupation: Carpenter.

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