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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

PEARSE, Charles Blight - Extra Data


(member of OSLER's Party)


Cornwall On-Line Parish Clerk


Charles Blight PEARSE, St.Breock, married Ann HAWKING by banns in St.Petroc, Bodmin on 15 October 1807

Both signed

Witnesses: R. PEARSE and James WHITEFIELD


Eldred Lewis Blight, son of Charles and Ann PEARSE was baptised 6 August 1808, Egloshayle. Privately baptised and received into the church on the 25th.

Charles Emanuel son of Charles Blight and Ann PEARSE was baptised 23 June 1811 in Bodmin

Horatio son of Charles and Ann PEARCE, Schoolmaster, was baptised 19 Otober 1813 in Bodmin

Frances daughter of Charles and Ann PEARSE, Yeoman was baptised 8 August 1815 in Jacobstow

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