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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

PAINTER, Richard - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


(see correspondence of Edward WYNNE)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in London ca 1780, the son of Richard and Mary PAINTER


London Metropolitan Archives


Richard PAINTER son of Richard and Mary baptised 27 July 1783 in St.Botolph's, Bishopsgate


Richard PAINTER, bachelor, married Harriet BAILEY, spinster on 3 January 1803 in St.Leonard's, Shoreditch

Both signed their names

Witnesses: John BATES and George LIMMING


Richard Joseph, son of Richard and Hariett PAINTER of Skinner Street, baptised 6 November 1803 in St. Leonard's Shoreditch (born 10 October)

Frederick Thomas, son of Richard and Harriett PAYNTER, George-street, pen-cutter, baptised 25 December 1815 in St.Pancras Old Church

Harriet Matilda, daughter of Richard and Harriet PAINTER, Satchwell Rents, pen-cutter, baptised 7 March 1819 in St.Matthew, Bethnal Green (born 13 February)


Baptism of Mary not found


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