GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

1820 Settler Correspondence before emigration

ALL the 1819 correspondence from CO48/41 through CO48/46 has been transcribed whether or not the writers emigrated to the Cape. Those written by people who did become settlers, as listed in "The Settler Handbook" by M.D. Nash (Chameleon Press 1987), are labelled 1820 Settler and the names of actual settlers in the text appear in red.


National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 105

We the undersigned wish to become settlers in the new colony to be formed at the Cape of Good Hope under the regulations specified in the circular on this subject.

Thomas COLLARD, tailor, aged 30, wife & one child aged two years, residing at No.3 Gilbert Street, Clare Markett

William SADD, shoemaker, aged 30 years & wife residing at No.1 Clare Markett, corner of Haughton Street

Thos. EVANS, bachelor, discharged from the Wye, aged twenty one years, residing at No.1 Clare Markett as above

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