National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 144

August 4th 1819


I understand that you are sending some families to the Cape of Good Hope. I would be very willing with my family to go. I am a blacksmith by trade and understands the work of a g??? cutler, horse shoeing, ship work or wheelers work. Can have a character if required. I have a wife & six children my oldest son is 15 years old & very handy & in a short time be as usful as any man

One daughter 11 years

One daughter 9 years 6 months

Son 7 years

Daughter 5 years

Son 1 year 6 mon

Whoever would wish to employ would be their humble servant


John CONNOR 35years

Margaret CONNOR 34


Michael CONNOR 15

Mary 11

Catherine 9 – 6 months

John 7

Lily 5

[?]illy 1

Living at No.3 Brewhouse Yard, Cartwright Street, Rosemary Lane in the parish of St.Botolph Aldgate in the lower precinct