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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

ROBINSON, Robert - Extra Data


(member of ERITH's Party)


(see correspondence of James Thomas ERITH under ROBERSON)


Online registers at City Ark


Robert ROBINSON, bachelor, married Martha STRUTT, spinster on 6 November 1813 in St.Margaret's, Rochester, Kent.

Robert ROBINSON (signed)

Martha STRUTT (X)

Witnesses: Charlotte BERTIE and William SMITH


Louisa Rose ROBINSON, daughter of Robert and Martha, Labourer, baptised St.Mary Magdalene, Gillingham, Kent on 10 April 1814


Family Search


Robert, son of Robert and Martha ROBINSON baptised 19 November 1815 in Minster-in-Sheppey, Kent


Baptisms of John and Philip not found, though ages of the children appear to be wrong in The Settler Handbook.

Dates of birth of Robert and Martha and their children can be found here.
Robert ROBINSON 24 October 1793
Martha STRUTT 8 January 1793
Louisa ROBINSON 11 February 1814
Robert ROBINSON 29 August 1815
John ROBINSON 12 January 1817
Philip ROBINSON 31 March 1819
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