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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

SANDERSON, George - Extra Data


(member of BIGGAR's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in London, the son of George SANDERSON and Mary EVANS


London Metropolitan Archives


George SANDERSON, widower, and Mary EVANS were married by banns on 17 June 1783 in St.Leonard, Shoreditch

Both signed

Witnesses: William PHILLIPS and Hendley NIND


George Edward, son of George and Mary SANDERSON, baptised 19th January 1785 in St.Sepulchre, Holborn (born December 27 1784)


George SANDERSON and Ann MANSFIELD were married by banns on 21 October 1808 in St.James, Clerkenwell

Both signed

Witnesses: Ellenor GRANT and Jos'h PENNY


George applied to emigrate from an address in Gosport, Hampshire. See Correspondence.


Family Search


Mary Ann SANDERSON, daughter of George and Ann, baptised 10 July 1811 in Holy Trinity, Gosport, Hampshire

Caroline Douglas SAUNDERS, daughter of George and Ann, baptised 6 December 1815 in Holy Trinity, Gosport, Hampshire





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