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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

HILL, Charles - Extra Data


(member of MILLS' Party)


Surrey History Centre


James HILL married Jane TURNER, widow, by banns  on 21 October 1770 in St.Mary the Virgin, Ewell, Surrey

James HILL (X)

Jane TURNER (signed)

Witnesses: Thos. PIERSE and Richard HAWKINS


Jane TURNER was a widow when she married James HILL. She was baptised in St.Mary the Virgin, Ewell on 15 August 1742, the daughter of Thos. and Dorothy PEARCE. She married Thomas TURNER on 13 April 1760, where the surname was written as PIERSE. Her father was the witness at both her marriages.


Baptisms of children of James and Jane HILL in St.Mary the Virgin, Ewell, Surrey:

Ann baptised 19 January 1772

Dorothy baptised 26 September 1773

James baptised 19 February 1775 (buried 12 May 1775)

Susannah baptised 13 March 1776 (buried 16 March 1777)

Rebecca baptised 17 August 1777

Edward baptised 19 July 1778 (buried 8 November 1778)

Charles baptised 21 May 1780

James baptised 4 November 1781

Sarah baptised 17 August 1783 (buried 9 April 1784)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Charles HILL married Elizabeth STEPHENS on 18 January 1802 in St.Martin in the Fields.



James, son of Charles and Elizabeth HILL baptised 10 June 1804 in St.Marylebone (born 12 May 1802)

Jane, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth HILL, baptised 10 June 1804 in St.Marylebone (born 18 February 1804)

Charlotte, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth HILL, baptised 15 November 1813 in St.Marylebone. (died in infancy?)

Baptisms of Elizabeth, Charles and Henry not found.


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