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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

ERITH, James Thomas - Extra Data

 

Leader of ERITH's Party

 

(see correspondence of Thomas BEALE and also correspondence in 1820 CO48/52)

 

Online registers at City Ark:

 

James Thomas, son of William and Maria ERITH, baptised 29 May 1789 in St.Mary's, Chatham, Kent.

 

James Thomas ERITH of Minster in the Isle of Sheppey, bachelor, married Jane MOODY, spinster, by Licence on 25 April 1815 in All Saints, Frindsbury, Kent

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: E. EASTMAN and Maria EASTMAN

 

London Metropolitan Archives:

 

Jane Moody, daughter of James Thomas and Jane ERITH, New Town, was baptised on 16 August 1818 in St.Paul's, Deptford. Father's occupation: Baker (born 21 March 1816)

Eleanor Moody, daughter of James Thomas and Jane ERITH, New Town, was baptised on 16 August 1818 in St.Paul's, Deptford. Father's occupation: Baker. (born 11 January 1818)

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