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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

VERITY, William - Extra Data


(member of COCK's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Yorkshire, the son of B. and E. VERITY

Death Notice (Cape Archives) of his wife Elizabeth shows that her maiden name was GARNESS


Westminster Archives


William VERITY married Elizabeth GARNESS on 18 June 1799 in St.Anne's, Soho, Westminster

Both signed

Witnesses: John VERITY, Jane VERITY


National Archives, Kew, London


RG4/2746 Registers of the Wesleyan Chapel At Pudsey In the Parish of Calverley, Yorkshire

John son of William and Betty VERITY, Clothier, Pudsey, was born July 1st and baptised July 22nd 1811

Mary Ann daughter of Wm. and Betty VERITY of Pudsey, born April 3rd 1813 and baptised April 26th 1813

James the son of William and Betty VERITY of the Township of Pudsey, Parish of Calverley, born Dec 16th 1817 and baptised Jan'y 12th 1818




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