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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

WITHERIDGE, James - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was the son of Walter WITHERIDGE and Elizabeth BOYS


Devon Family History Society Transcripts


Walter WITHERIDGE and Elizabeth BOYS were married on 7 August 1769 in Loddiswell, Devon


Plymouth and West Devon Record Office


James the son of Walter and Eliz'th WITHERIDGE baptised Sept 27th 1778 in Newton Ferrers, Devon


London Metropolitan Archives


James WITHERIDGE, bachelor, married Sarah FLANNER, spinster, on 4 October 1803 in St.Pancras Chapel

James WITHERIDGE (signed)


Witnesses: Bennett TRUDGIAN and Jno. MANNING


Bennetta Sarah, daughter of James and Sarah WITHERIDGE, baptised 25 May 1806 in St.George the Martyr, Southwark (born 13 December 1805)

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