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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

OLIVER, John - Extra Data


(member of MENEZES' Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Scotland, son of Samuel OLIVER of Edinburgh


New Register House, Edinburgh


John son of Samuel OLIVER and Elizabeth STUART was baptised 24 June 1792 in Newbattle, Midlothian




John OLIVER married Mary CHAPMAN by banns on 17 October 1814 in St.Mary's, Chatham, Kent


Mary CHAPMAN (signed)

Witnesses: Sarah GRACE (X) and J. WHIFFEN


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