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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

ALLEN, Samuel - Extra Data

(member of DYASON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) lists parents as Samuel ALLEN and Susannah PURCHASE


Canterbury Cathedral Archives


Samuel ALLEN married Sarah MAXTED by banns on 13th October 1818 in St.Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Robert ALLEN and Mary BARHAM


John, son of Samuel and Sarah ALLEN, St.Peter's, Labourer, baptised 29th August 1819 in St.Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent



Sarah daughter of Robert and Susannah MAXTED born [Nov 18] baptised 21 Dec 1788 in St.John the Baptist, Margate, Kent



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