Skip to main content
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

SARGEANT, William - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Warfield, Berkshire, son of Henry and Elizabeth


Family Search


William, son of Henry and Elizabeth SARGEANT was baptised on 15 July 1787 in St.Michael, Warfield, Berkshire


London Metropolitan Archives


William SARJEANT married Sarah Anne PICKERING by banns on 8 July 1810 in St.Leonard, Foster Lane, London

Both signed

Witnesses: E. BASLEN and Eliz'th STEPHENS


Family Search


Benjamin Pickering SARGEANT, son of William and Sarah, was baptised on 26 January 1813 in St.Michael, Warfield, Berkshire


The Library of Birmingham


William SARGEANT, Widower, and Mary RAWLINS, Widow were married by banns on 27 August 1815 in St.Martin's, Birmingham

William SARGEANT (signed)


Witnesses: William CROOKS and Eleanor CROOKS (X)


National Archives, Kew, London


Esther, daughter of William and Mary SARGEANT, 43 Penton Street, Walworth, Baker, was baptised on 2 May 1819 in the Wesleyan Chapel of Walworth, Camberwell (born 5 December 1818)


William had two stepsons. See file for James and Robert RAWLINS

  • Hits: 6853