GSSAThe 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

ADAMS, Henry - Extra Data

 

(member of BOWKER's Party)

 

He emigrated as a single man, but his wife and children followed in 1826 with SHEPHERD's Party. William SHEPHERD's 1826 correspondence says that his wife was Jane (30) and the children were listed as Mary (16), Jane (14), John (13), Susannah (10) and William (8). Their address in 1826 was given as Chittlehampton, South Molton, Devon.

 

North Devon Record Office

 

Henry son of James and Ann ADAMS baptised 30 September 1779 in Chittlehampton, Devon

 

Henry ADAMS married Jane WHITE by banns on 21 April 1808 in Tawstock, Devon

Henry ADAMS

The X of Jane ADAMS 

Witnesses: John WARE and William PEARCE

 

Baptisms in Chittlehampton, Devon

Henry son of Henry and Jenny ADAMS baptised 29 October 1809

William son of Henry and Jenny ADAMS baptised 31 May 1812

James son of Henry and Jane ADAMS, Village, yeoman baptised 16 January 1814

John son of Henry and James ADAMS, village, mason, baptised 18 September 1815

Elizabeth daughter of Henry and Jane ADAMS, Village, mason, baptised 16 February 1817

Christopher son of Henry and Jane ADAMS, Village, mason, baptised 21 March 1819

Ann daughter of Henry and Jane ADAMS, Father's residence unknown, Mother's abode the workhouse, Mason, baptised 11 December 1822

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