National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 855
August 16th 1819
The humble Petition of Joseph SMITH and Joseph CHANDLER,
That they have a desire of emigrating to the Cape of Good hope, they have the means of complying with the terms proposed by Government. SMITH is 31 years of age, is by trade a Smith; has a wife aged 25 but no children, they are both in perfect health. CHANDLER, the other Petitioner, is by trade a Tinplate worker & Brazier, aged 33 years, has a wife aged 35, and three children, all under 12 years; they are in perfect good health.
Petitioners humbly pray your Lordship's kind answer to the prayer of their Petition.
CHANDLER resides at 41 South St, Manchester Square
SMITH resides at 26 Queen St, Bryanston Square