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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

DRAPER, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of CALTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) of son Thomas says he was born in Mapperley, Nottinghamshire ca 1 September 1812, son of Thomas and Sarah


Nottinghamshire Archives


Thomas DRAPER married Sarah HILL by banns on 8 September 1811 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

Thomas DRAPER (signed)

Sarah HILL X

Witnesses: John BIRD and Lyddia BIRD


Thomas, son of Thomas and Sarah DRAPER, baptised 29 November 1812 in St. Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

Margaret, daughter of Thomas and Sarah DRAPER, gardener, Mapperley, baptised 22 May 1814 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire





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