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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

WEBB, Christopher - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Redding [probably Reading,Berkshire]  ca 1785, son of Christopher WEBB.


London Metropolitan Archives


Christopher WEBB of Christopher and Marg't baptised 5th December 1784 in St.Marylebone, Westminster (born 29th November)


His wife was Mary EVANS, sometimes Mary Ann, sister of Margaret EVANS, who married Richard GUSH


National Archives, Kew, London


RG4/2393 Upper Independent Meeting House in the Parish of Abingdon, Berkshire from 1780 to 1790

Margaret daughter of Joseph EVANS and Hannah his wife, of the parish of Bradfield in the County of Berks was born on the 21st May 1790 and baptised on the 20th June 1790.


Berkshire Marriage Index


Joseph EVANS married Hannah GRAINGER on 9 August 1789 in Steventon, Berkshire.

Witnesses: William COX and Joseph BROOKS


Berkshire Baptism Index


Ann daughter of Joseph and Hannah EVANS, Beedon, baptised 5 August 1792 in St.Barnabus, Peasemore, Berkshire

Ann daughter of Joseph and Hannah EVANS baptised 29 June 1794 in Drayton, Berkshire.


Berkshire Burial Index


Hannah daughter of Joseph and Hannah EVANS buried 25 August 1793 in Steventon, Berkshire

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