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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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

ROBINSON, Abraham - Extra Data

 

(member of LIVERSAGE's Party)

 

Brother-in-law of Thomas MANLEY and William FORD

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born near Nantwich in Cheshire, the son of John and Mary ROBINSON

 

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

 

John ROBINSON of Wistaston in the County of Chester, yeoman, and Mary PERRIN of this parish were married by banns on 20 September 1784 in Nantwich, Cheshire

Both signed

Witnesses: Thos. HEATH and Thos. BIRSHALL

 

Baptisms in St.Chad, Wybunbury, Cheshire:

Marg't daughter of John ROBINSON of Stapely baptised 25 April 1785

Ellen daughter of John ROBINSON of Stapely baptised 2 November 1786

Joseph son of John ROBINSON of Stapely baptised 9 march 1788

John son of John ROBINSON of Stapely baptised 19 July 1789

Mary daughter of John ROBINSON of Shavington baptised 15 January 1792

Abraham, son of John ROBINSON of Shavington baptised 1 January 1797

Martha daughter of John ROBINSON of Shavington baptised 21 January 1798

Thomas son of John ROBINSON of Shavington baptised 9 March 1800

Samuel son of John and Mary ROBINSON of Shavington born April 13 1802, baptised 9 March 1803

Ruth daughter of John and Mary ROBINSON of Shavington born June 23rd 1804, baptised 23rd Feb 1806

Mary daughter of John and Mary ROBINSON of Shavington born Sept 20th 1806, baptised 29th April 1810

 

Baptism of Hannah ROBINSON, wife of William FORD of Liversage's Party, not found in Wybunbury with her siblings. Her Death Notice (Cape Archives) suggests she was born in 1792. Was Mary perhaps Mary Ann, known as Hannah?

 

Staffordshire County Council

 

Possible baptism of son Joseph.

Joseph son of Abraham and Jane ROBINSON, Whittington, blacksmith, was baptised on 7 August 1814 in St.Giles, Whittington, Staffordshire.

Abraham's marriage and baptism of Ann not found.

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