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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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

SIMPSON, Thomas - Extra Data

 

(member of COCK's Party)

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) of his wife Ann, who later married Joseph TROLLIP, shows that her maiden name was SHEPHERD and that she came from Leeds.

 

Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York (Bishop's Transcripts)

 

Ann daughter of William SHEPHERD, Meadow Lane, baptised 2 June 1774 in St.Peter's, Leeds (born May 3)

 

Thomas SIMPSON and Ann SHEPHERD were married by Licence on 11 January 1797 in St.Peter's, Leeds

 

Archbishop of York Marriage Licence Index states that Thomas was 28 and came from Wakefield

 

West Yorkshire Archive Service

 

William son of Thos. SIMPSON baptised October 13 1810 in St.Mary, Kippax, Leeds (born July 11th 1805)

Thomas son of Thos. SIMPSON baptised October 13 1810 in St.Mary, Kippax, Leeds (born March 11th 1807)

Sarah daughter of Thos. SIMPSON baptised October 13 1810 in St.Mary, Kippax, Leeds (born November 27th 1808)

Dorothy daughter of Thos. SIMPSON baptised October 13 1810 in St.Mary, Kippax, Leeds  (born May 2nd 1810)

 

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