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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

RUDMAN, Benjamin and Samuel - Extra Data


(members of SEPHTON's Party)


(see correspondence of Edward WYNNE)


National Archives, Kew, London


Particular Baptist Chapel, Devizes, Wiltshire RG4/2230 f11

The children of John RUDMAN (himself was born 27 January 1763) whose wife was Elizabeth, the daughter of Thos. ELLEN (his wife is a member)

James RUDMAN was born the 19 September 1788

Samuel 16 March 1790

Rachel 10 July 1791

William 24 December 1792 (died in infancy)

Benjamin 9 April 1794

Hannah 24 July 1796

Jonah 15 May 1798

Martha 4 August 1800

Mara 9 May 1802


London Metropolitan Archives


Samuel RUDMAN married Ann TRINGHAM on 12 December 1819 in St.Andrew's, Holborn.

Both signed their names

Witnesses: Benjamin RUDMAN and Rachel STEVENS


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