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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

GRAY, Henry - Extra Data


(member of DYASON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) suggests he was born in Kent on 6 February 1780


City Ark Online Registers


Henry GRAY, widower, married Harriet LOFTS, spinster, by banns on the 23rd October 1815 in St.Margaret next Rochester, Kent

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Sarah GOLD (X) and Joseph GOLD (X)

[LOFTS given as middle name to children at the Cape]


Canterbury Cathedral Archives


Henry son of Henry and Mary GRAY, Ramsgate, baptised 13 October 1816 in St.Laurence in Thanet, Kent



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