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

PIGOT, George - Extra Data

 

Leader of PIGOT's Party

 

(see also 1821 correspondence at CO48/56 from George and Hugh PIGOT)

 

Acknowledged natural son of Baron PIGOT of Patshull Hall, Staffordshire

 

Westminster Archives:

 

George PIGOT of George and Catherine born 5 June baptised 3 July 1771 in St.Anne's, Soho

 

London Metropolitan Archives:

 

George PIGOT Esq of the parish of Chievely, Berks, bachelor [sic] married Elizabeth TOMPKINSON, spinster, by Licence on 3 December 1819 in St.Pancras Old Church.

Both signed their names:

Witnesses: Hugh PIGOT, Catherine PIGOT, Sophia PIGOT and Catherine WENTOR

[The witnesses appear to be his brother Hugh and Catherine and Sophia, his two daughters from his previous marriage]

 

 

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