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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

OATES, John - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


London Metropolitan Archives


John OATES married Betty KENT by banns on 3 April 1815 in St.John's, Hackney

Both signed

Witnesses: W. KENT, D? KENT


Mary Ann, daughter of John and Betty OATES, Bermondsey, Shoemaker, was baptised on 14 September 1817 in St.Saviour, Southwark (born 10 June 1817)

Samuel, son of John and Elizabeth OATES, Upper Russell St, Shoemaker, was baptised 5 October 1818 in St.Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey

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