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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

STANTON, William - Extra Data


(member of WILLSON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in London, the son of Robert amd Lettice STANTON


London Metropolitan Archives


William, son of Robert and Lettice STANTON, baptised 14 March 1784 in St.Katherine Cree, City of London (born 13 February)


Robert STANTON married Lettice PARKER on 13 June 1773 in St.Andrew's, Holborn.

Robert STANTON (signed)

Lettice PARKER (X)

Witnesses: Thos. CLARKS and Arabella PARKER (X)


Further children of Robert and Lettice STANTON baptised in St.Andrew's, Holborn:

Elizabeth baptised 23 May 1774. Address: Saffron Hill

Robert baptised 15 October 1780. Address: Saffron Hill

Sarah baptised 25 June 1786 (this baptism at St.Katherine Cree) (born 20 May)

John baptised 25 January 1789. Address: Saffron Hill

Sarah baptised 16 June 1791. Address: Saffron Hill

James baptised 11 May 1794. Address: Shoe Lane

Benjamin baptised 26 February 1797. Address: Brewhouse Yard, Shoe Lane


Westminster Archives


William STANTON married Elizabeth MOXON on 6 February 1803 at St.Clement Dane, Westminster

William STANTON signed

Elizabeth MOXOM made her mark

Witnesses: J.H. NORAMAN, W. ROADES


London Metropolitan Archives


William, son of William and Elizabeth STANTON, Shoe Lane, baptised 22 May 1804 in St.Andrew's, Holborn.

Caroline, daughter of William and Elizabeth STANTON, Fulham, locksmith, baptised 3 August 1814 in All Saints, Fulham.

Robert, son of William and Elizabeth STANTON, Shoe Lane, locksmith, baptised 22 March 1818 in St.Andrew's, Holborn (born 27 February 1817)


Baptism of Sarah not found


See correspondence of William SHEPHERD in 1826 (CO48/69) where William STANTON applies to bring thee brothers and a sister to the Cape.

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