GSSAThe 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

ALLEY, Thomas - Extra Data


Independent Settler


(see correspondence of John BRIDGER and John LEIGH)


Sailed on the Garland. Listed in Hockly's ‘Story of the British Settlers in 1820’ but not in The Settler Handbook. Emigrated with wife Susannah and children Mary Ann, Thomas, Samuel, Susannah and Eliza.


London Metropolitan Archives:


Thomas ALLEY married Susanna BAKER on 26 September 1802 by Licence in St.George the Martyr, Southwark.


Mary Ann baptised 2 December 1802 St.Ann, Blackfriars

Thomas baptised 18 May 1807 Christ Church, Southwark (born Oct 1806 – day obscured)

Samuel baptised 30 October 1808 St.Ann, Blackfriars

Susanna baptised 2 October 1811 Christ Church, Newgate Street (born 1 November 1809)

Eliza baptised 2 October 1811 Christ Church, Newgate Street (born 6 September 1811)

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