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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

WATKINS, Eli Frederick John - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party) - appears in The Settler Handbook as John WATKINS


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


London Metropolitan Archives


Eli Frederick John WATKINS and Martha MARSH were married by banns on the 14 November 1819 in St.Leonard, Shoreditch, London

Both signed

Witnesses: Thomas and Sarah MARSH

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