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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

BESANT, Charles - Extra Data


(member of BOWKER's Party)


Dorset History Centre


Charles son of James and Martha BESANT baptised May 23rd 1790 in Gusssage All Saints, Dorset

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