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

BULLOCK, Nancy (mother of William BULLOCK), 1823

National Archives, Kew, CO48/61, 209

[To Sir Robert PEEL]

Willenhall Turnpike Gate


September 14 1823

Honoured Sir,

I Nancy BULLOCK, widow of Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford, do most humbly beg leave to make the under inquiry, at the same time stating my reasons for thus far troubling your honourable office on this subject. The first object is a good proper is left him and as I am a very infirm old woman I should be very glad to know if he is living or not. I humbly implore your assistance in this instance and should I discover him or should there be any expence incurred it will be readily paid by me.

Name ~ William BULLOCK, born at Tettenhall, left England four years last August with an intention to go to the Cape of Hope as a resident there and as not been hearing of since was aged 21 years, 5 ft 8 ins high darkish complexion dark hair grey eyes

Your answer with all information will be thankfully received by, Hon'd Sir

Your very humble servant


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