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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

SEARLE, Edward (DANIELL's Party) - Extra Data


(member of DANIELL's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Hitchen Ferry, Hampshire to John and Mary SEARLE and that his wife was Mary MALKIN


[Itchen Ferry was a small hamlet on the East bank of the River Itchen in Hampshire. The village took its name from the small fishing boats that were also used to ferry foot passengers across the river]


London Metropolitan Archives


Edward SEARLE married Mary MALKIN on 24 February 1819 in St.Martin in the Fields.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Jno. TAYLOR and John ?POWYS

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