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

DALGAIRNS, Charles - Extra Data


Leader of DALGAIRNS' Party


New Register House, Edinburgh



David DALGAIRNS in this parish and Beatrix LAING in Perth

1 August 1778


Old Parish Registers for Meigle, Perthshire 


William and Charles, twins, to David DALGAIRNS in Meigle, 9th August 1779


Charles DALGAIRNS in this parish and Charlotte DALGAIRNS in the parish of Newtyle [Angus] were contracted in order to marriage and married.
14 July 1804


Baptisms of children in Meigle:

Agnes, 24 June 1805

Betty, 24 February 1807 (born 16 February)

Magdaline, 5 January 1809

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