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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

SANDERS, John - Extra Data


(member of COCK’s Party)


London Metropolitan Archives


John SANDERS married Martha GARFORTH by banns in All Hallows, London Wall on 21 March 1819
Both signed
Witnesses: William NORTON and Ann RAE


The muster roll for the Weymouth lists a child who was born on board on 29 April and died on 7 May 1820.

The Settler Handbook lists a child Sarah, but no Sarah appears on either the settler return or the muster roll – she was born at the Cape.

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