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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

WAKEFORD, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of BAILIE's Party)


Surrey History Centre


Thomas WAKEFORD married Mary FAITHFULL by banns on 4th January 1780 in St.Peter's, Woking, Surrey

Thomas WAKEFORD (signed)


Witnesses: Rich's [IRVING] and John MUNDAY


John son of Thomas WAKEFORD and Mary his wife was born November 16th 1781 and baptised the 23rd in St.Peter's, Woking, Surrey

Jane daughter of Thomas WAKEFORD and Mary his wife was born May 27th and baptised June 14th 1783 in St.Peter's, Woking, Surrey

Thomas son of Thomas and Mary WAKEFORD was born March 1st and baptised March 8th 1785 in St.Peter's, Woking, Surrey


London Metropolitan Archives


Thomas WAKEFORD married Mary HORTON on 8 February 1805 in All Saints, Fulham.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Thomas WAKEFORD and John BANYARD


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for their son Thomas says he was born ca 1806 in London and his mother was Deborah CYRUS, but in fact Deborah CYRUS, nee CLARIDGE, was the mother of Jemima CYRUS, wife of Thomas Junior.


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