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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

ALDUM, Aaron - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Gloucestershire Archives


Aaron of Samuel ALDOME baptised 8 June 1777 in All Saints, Bisley, Gloucestershire


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham


Aaron ALLDUM of the parish of Beasley in the County of Gloucester, bachelor, married Edith BLAKE of this parish, spinster, by Licence on 19 May 1804 in St.Michael and All Angels, Melksham, Wiltshire

Both signed

Witnesses: James BLAKE and Caleb ANGEL


Baptisms in St.Michael and All Angels, Melksham:

Ann daughter of Aaron and Edith ALDUM December 25th 1806

Jane daughter of Aaron and Edith ALDUM May 9th 1809


London Metropolitan Archives:


Aaron, son of Aaron and Edey ALLDUM, Hancock Yard, labourer, baptised 23 July 1815 in St.Bride's, Fleet Street (born 14 June)

Ruth, daughter of Aaron and Edey ALLDUM. 4 Hancock Yard, wharfinger, baptised 5 April 1818 in St.Bride's, Fleet Street (born 19 February)


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