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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

KNOTT, Kemp - Extra Data


(member of BAILIE's Party)


Embarked for the Cape under the name William HARRISON


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Ramsgate, Kent, the son of Sampson KNOTT and Susannah JOAD


Canterbury Cathedral Archives


Sampson KNOTT of St.Peter's, Sandwich, batchelor, and Susannah JOAD, spinster, were married by licence on 9 January 1780 in St.Lawrence in Thanet, Kent (Ramsgate)

Sampson KNOTT (signed)

Susannah JOAD (X)

Witnesses: John STOKES and Jno. HALES


Baptism of Kemp KNOTT not found 


London Metropolitan Archives


Kemp KNOTT married Ann WALKER by banns on the 19th February 1814 in St.Martin in the Fields.

Both signed

Witnesses: George WALKER and Martha WALKER


George Whitton, son of Kemp and Ann KNOTT, Lamb St, Baker, was baptised 12 March 1815 in Christ Church, Spitalfields (presumably died in infancy)

George, son of Kemp and Ann KNOTT, baptised 2 May 1819 in St.Marylebone (born 17 April 1818)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for Ann WALKER says she was born in London, the daughter of George and Mary WALKER

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