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The 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

Sue Mackay

ARMSTRONG, John - Extra Data


(member of PARKER's Party)


1819 Correspondence implies that he came from Longford in Ireland and that he was related to Edward FORBES through his wife.


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John ARMSTRONG married Catherine FORBES on 9 March 1819 in Templemichael, Co. Longford, Ireland.


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for Catherine FORBES says she was also born in Longford



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