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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

BERRINGTON, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of MAHONY's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) suggests he was born ca 1795 and that his mother's name was Mary. Despite this the baptism below, to Thomas and Frances, seems likely, especially given that he gave the middle name of TICKNER to his son.


London Metropolitan Archives


Thomas, son of Thomas and Frances BERRINGTON, was baptised May 1795 (born 8 May 1795) in St.Mary, Newington, Southwark


Thomas BERRINGTON of this parish and Frances TICKNER of the parish of St.George, Southwark, were married by licence on the 2nd September 1792 in St.Saviour, Southwark

Both signed

Witnesses: James HARVEY and Sarah SALTER


Westminster Archives


William COLLIN and Prudence LIMMER were married by licence in St.George's, Hanover Square, London on 26 September 1787

Both signed

Witnesses: Chs. RENAUD and Frances [BEARD?]


Diana and Benjamin, children of William and Prudence COLLIN were baptised on 19 June 1789 in St.George's, Hanover Square, London (both born 25 May).


London Metropolitan Archives


Thomas BERRINGTON married Diana COLLIN on 16 April 1818 in St.Mary, Newington

Both signed

Witnesses: William COLLIN and Georgiana COLLIN


Westminster Archives

Thos. Tickner William, son of William and Diana BERRINGTON, Conduit Street, Butcher, was baptised on 3 December 1819 in St.George's Hanover Square, London

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