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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

HIGHAM, Ellen and Margaret - Extra Data


(members of HAYHURST's Party)


Step daughters of William GRIFFITH


Lancashire Archives


Jas. HIGHAM, Mariner, of the Parish of Liverpool & Ellen WILLIAMS of the same parish, Widow, were married by Licence in St.John's, Liverpool on 23 June 1804


Liverpool City Council


Ellen daughter of James HIGHAM, Denison Street, Mariner & Ellen, formerly WILLIAMS, his wife was born Sept'r 10 1805 and baptised 28 Feb'y 1806 in St.Nicholas, Liverpool

Margaret dau of James HIGHAM, Dry Dock Side, Mariner & Ellen, formerly WILLIAMS, his wife was born March 25 1807 and baptised 13 May 1807 in St.Nicholas, Liverpool



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