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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

EDWARDS, James - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in London, the son of James EDWARDS


London Metropolitan Archives:


James EDWARDS, bachelor, of the hamlet of M.E.O.T. [Mile End Old Town] married Ann THOMAS, spinster, of the same hamlet, on 12 February 1817 in St.Dunstan, Stepney.

James EDWARDS (signed)


Witnesses: George FIELD and Sarah FIELD (X)


James, son of James and Ann EDWARDS, Mare St, Hackney, shoemaker, baptised 4 January 1818 in St.John, Hackney


James EDWARDS, Morning Lane, Hackney, buried 18 July 1819 aged 17 months in St.John, Hackney.

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