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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

BAINBRIDGE, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of HOWARD's Party)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Thomas BAINBRIDGE married Elizabeth HARMAN by banns on 20 July 1802 in St.Martin in the Fields, Westminster


Westminster Archives


Alice Ruth, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth BAINBRIDGE, St.James, tailor, baptised 14 March 1813 in St.Anne's, Soho, Westminster


Alice not mentioned on the settler returns, or in Thomas BAINBRIDGE's application to take out a party, but she obviously did go to the Cape.


Grahamstown Journal Saturday 6 November 1847


DIED at Bellevue on 23rd October, Alice Ruth, wife of Mr. John BROWN, the youngest and last surviving daughter of Mr. T. BAINBRIDGE, one of the British Settlers of 1820. Aged 36 years.


Baptisms of Elizabeth and Jane not found.




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