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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

GOLDSWAIN, Jeremiah - Extra Data


(member of WAIT's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire ca March 1802, the son of Thomas and Sarah GOLDSWAIN


Buckinghamshire Baptism Index


Jeremiah, son of Thomas  and Ann GOLDSWAIN, baptised 29 March 1801 in All Saints, Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire


NB Jeremiah GOLDSWAIN's Chronicle begins "I was born in the year 1802 March 2nd in Great Marlow Buckinghamshier".




Thomas GOLDSWAIN, widower, and Ann WAKELING, spinster, were married on 31 May 1792 in All Saints, Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Thomas GOLDSWAIN (signed)


Witnesses: Chas. WAKELING and Elizabeth COX


First marriage for Thomas GOLDSWAIN

Thomas GOLDSWAIN, bachelor, and Mary DONEY, spinster, were married on 21 February 1784 in All Saints, Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Thomas GOLDSWAIN (signed

Mary DONEY (X)

Witnesses: Wm. MASSEY and James HARDING 



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