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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

LANHAM, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of JAMES' Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Westbury, Wiltshire, son of William and Elizabeth LANHAM


Somerset Archives and Local Studies


Thomas LANHAM married Elizabeth WHITMARSH by banns on 12th December 1814 in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Both signed

Winesses: John PERKINS and David GAITE


National Archives, Kew, London


Registers of Old Independent Meeting House in the Parish of Westbury, Wiltshire RG4 / Piece 2742 / Folio 22

Eliza daughter of Thomas LANHAM and of Eliza his wife (late WHITMARSH spinster) of the Parish of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire was born on the fourteenth day of March 1815 and baptised on the thirteenth day of June 1819


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