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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

PIGOT, George - Extra Data


Leader of PIGOT's Party


(see also 1821 correspondence at CO48/56 from George and Hugh PIGOT)


Acknowledged natural son of Baron PIGOT of Patshull Hall, Staffordshire


Westminster Archives


George PIGOT of George and Catherine born 5 June baptised 3 July 1771 in St.Anne's, Soho


Family Search


George PIGOT married Elizabeth WILDING on 1 March 1796 in Aymestrey, Herefordshire.


London Metropolitan Archives


George PIGOT Esq of the parish of Chievely, Berks, bachelor [sic] married Elizabeth TOMPKINSON, spinster, by Licence on 3 December 1819 in St.Pancras Old Church.

Both signed their names:

Witnesses: Hugh PIGOT, Catherine PIGOT, Sophia PIGOT and Catherine WENTOR

[The witnesses appear to be his brother Hugh and Catherine and Sophia, his two daughters from his previous marriage]



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