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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

SAUNDERS, John (BAILIE's Party) - Extra Data

 

(member of BAILIE's Party)

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in London ca 1797

 

"Bailie's Partty of 1820 Settlers" by M.D.Nash

 

He was the son of John SAUNDERS, slop seller of New Road, St.George's East, London, and with his friend and neighbour Thomas MILLS joined a small party that proposed to emigrate under the leadership of Joseph OLDHAM but was subsequently absorbed by BAILIE's Party.

 

See correspondence of Joseph OLDHAM

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

John son of John SAUNDERS, salesman, by Mary, New Road, baptised 4th June 1797 in St.George in the East (born April 12th)

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