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The 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

pre 1820 Settler Correspondence before emigration

ALL the 1819 correspondence from CO48/41 through CO48/46 has been transcribed whether or not the writers emigrated to the Cape. Those written by people who did become settlers, as listed in "The Settler Handbook" by M.D. Nash (Chameleon Press 1987), are labelled 1820 Settler and the names of actual settlers in the text appear in red.


National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 869

No 4 Artichoke Court

Cannon St.



As I accept of the terms offered by Government for sending settlers to the Cape of Good Hope I beg to lay before your Lordship a list of the persons that are desirous of going out with me if we are approved of by your Lordship.

I am your Lordships most Humble Servant


Rd. HAMBRIDGE Husbandman Age 31 Single

Wm. DOGGETT do. Age 31 Wife & 2 children John DOGGETT do. Age 27 do. do.

Samuel BECKETTT Baker Age 23 Single

Wm HAMBRIDGE Husbandman Age 22 do.

Wm CALLEY[or COLLEY] do. Age 27 Wife & 2 children

James LANGLAY Printer Age 24 Single

A. PAGER Smith Age 28 Wife

J. SANKEY do. Age 29 do. & 2 children

J. JACKSON Brazer Age 23 Single

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