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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

HOLDER, William - Extra Data


Leader of HOLDER's Party


Bristol Archives


William HOLDER married Sophia CLARK by banns on 30 October 1814 in St.Paul's, Bristol

Both signed

Witnesses: Francis CLARK (X) and H. DIMMOCK



South West Heritage Trust


Owen, son of William & Sophia HOLDER, Long Ashton, Yeoman, was baptised in Long Ashton, Somerset on 2 April 1815

Owen HOLDER aged 2 buried Long Ashton, Somerset on 5 July 1816


Bristol Archives


Jane Sophia daughter of William & Sophia HOLDER, Grove, Taylor, baptised 16 June 1816 in St.Nicholas, Bristol

Eliza daugher of William & Sophia HOLDER, Drivers Fields, Tailor, baptised 4 July 1819 in St.Paul's, Bristol


eGGSA Gravestone of Sophia HOLDER shows she died 6 November 1830 aged 36

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