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.

PIMLOTT, Charles

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 108

No. 5 New Compton St

Near St. Giles Church

[Received August 9th 1819]


In consequence of having heard that it is the intention of Government to establish a Colony at the Cape of Good Hope of our countrymen, as such I would wish to enrole my name amongst those going to the aforesaid place.

I am your most ob't hbl servant


Aged 24 yrs

Trade: Plasterer & Bricklayer

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