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

KING, Joseph, Henry and Philip - Extra Data

 

Three brothers, sons of Elisha KING and Ann WORLOCK, members of BRADSHAW's Party

 

Gloucestershire Archives

 

Elisha son of Joseph and Elizabeth KING was baptised on 26 August 1759 in Cam, Gloucestershire

 

Sarah daughter of John and Hannah WORLOCK baptised 20 April 1746 in North Nibley, Gloucestershire
 
Hannah daughter of John and Hannah WORLOCK baptised 10 March 1747 in North Nibley, Gloucestershire (later married Thomas BRENT)
 
John son of John and Hannah WORLOCK baptised 23 December 1748 in North Nibley, Gloucestershire
 
Ann daughter of John and Hannah WORLOCK baptised on 30 November 1751 in North Nibley, Gloucestershire 
 

 

Elisha KING of this Parish, Batchelor, and Ann WORLOCK, inhabitant of the same, Spinster, were married by banns on 24 January 1778 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Joseph KING and Samuel CHAPPELL

 

Children of Elisha and Ann KING baptised in Cam, Gloucestershire:

Joseph son of Elisha and Ann KING baptised 9 August 1778

Henry son of Elisha and Ann KING baptised 29 October 1786

Philip son of Elisha and Ann KING baptised 10 November 1789

Elisha son of Elisha and Ann KING baptised 14 April 1791

Lois daur of Elisha and Ann KING baptised 4 May 1794

 

Daughter Lois married Joseph VIZARD on 30 August 1814 in Cam and son Elisha married Rhoda GUNTER on 10 April 1817 in Cam. They did not go to the Cape.

Elisha KING was buried on 13 May 1828 in Cam, Gloucestershire, aged 68

 

Joseph KING of this parish and Ann LAWRENCE of this parish were married by banns on 18 August 1807 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Edward BALL (X) and Hannah BALL (X)

 

Children of Joseph KING and Ann LAWRENCE

Joseph – born ca 1808
 
Philip, son of Joseph and Ann KING, South Gloucester Militia, baptised 14 April 1811 in St.Nicholas, Brighton (Family Search)

Charles son of Joseph and Ann KING, Cam, Weaver, baptised 31 July 1814 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Ann daughter of Joseph and Ann KING, Cam, Weaver, baptised 23 March 1817 in Cam, Gloucestershire
 
 

Ann KING, aged 40, Stinchcombe, buried in Cam on 28th July 1818

 

 

Second Marriage (joint ceremony with brother Henry)

Joseph KING, widower and Ann WATTS, spinster, were married by banns on 22 December 1819 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Timothy NEEMS and Benj'n ?DRONE?

 

 

Henry KING and Hannah PASSER of this parish were married by banns on 26 October 1804 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Both signed

Witnesses: George SEABORN and Ann SMITH

 

Children of Henry KING and Hannah PASSER

Samuel – born ca 1814

Hannah – born ca 1816

George son of Henry and Hannah KING, Cam, Weaver, baptised 30 May 1819 in Cam, Gloucestershire [mother died in childbirth]

 

Hannah KING, aged 40, Cam buried 30 May 1819 in Cam

 

Second Marriage (joint ceremony with brother Joseph)

Henry KING, widower, and Sarah SMITH, spinster were married by banns on 22 December 1819 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Henry KING (signed)

Sarah SMITH (X)

Witnesses: Sam'l WHITE and Chas. John ?HARDISON?

 

 

Philip KING of the South Gloucester Militia married Maria SILVERSON on 7 Feb 1811 in St.Nicholas, Brighton (Family Search)
 
Both made their mark
 
Witnesses: Ann GALLARD (X) and Elizabeth WINCHESTER (X)
 

[Maria SILVERSON was baptised as SILVERSTONE, daughter of John and Elizabeth, on 1 May 1791 in All Saints, Patcham, Sussex (Family Search)

 

Children of Philip and Anna Maria KING

Richard Philip son of Philip and Anna Maria KING born on the 26th day of last November and baptised on 9 February 1812 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Andrew son of Philip and Maria KING, Cam, Weaver, baptised 26 March 1816 in Cam, Gloucestershire

Elizabeth, daughter of Philip and Maria KING, Cam, weaver, baptised 23 March 1817 in Cam, Gloucestershire

John son of Philip and Maria KING, Cam, weaver, baptised 30 May 1819 in Cam, Gloucestershire

 

 

National Archives, Kew London

 

IR 1-60 - Register of Duty paid for Apprentices' Indentures 

9 July 1792 Martha and Thos BRINT apprenticed to Elisha KING, broadloom weaver, Cam

3 Aug 1799 Geo. WORLOCK apprenticed to Elisha KING, weaver, Cam

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