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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

HARRIS, Robert - Extra Data


(member of FORD's Party)


Travelled to the Cape in the care of his uncle, James DICKS Senior. His mother was Sarah CROFTS, sister of Jane CROFTS, the first wife of James DICKS


Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council Record Office


Daniel HARRIS married Sarah CROFT by banns on 14 June 1790 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: John CROFT (X) and Edward FRY


Robert son of Daniel and Sarah HARRIS baptised October 28 1804 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire


Longbridge Deverill Vestry Minutes 1020/55 show that £5 was paid by the parish for Robert HARRIS to emigrate. A further £5 was paid for a James HARRIS.

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