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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

MILES, Robert - Extra Data


(member of FORD's Party)


Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council Record Office


Robert MILES, son of William and Elizabeth, baptised 20 April 1794 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire.


Robert MILES married Ann DIX by banns on 11 November 1817 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: William GRAY (X) and Samuel GULLIFER


National Archives, Kew, London


Common Close Independent Chapel, Warminster, Wiltshire RG4 / Piece 3276 / Folio 44

William son of Robert MILES of the parish of Longbridge Deverill and Ann his wife was born January 22nd 1818 and baptised April 12.


Log and Muster of the Weymouth shows that William MILES died on board on 24 February 1820


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