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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

BLACKBEARD, Francis - Extra Data


(member of ROWLES' Party)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Francis BLACKBEARD, bachelor, married Elizabeth TOYNBEE, spinster on 20 October 1816 in St.Pancras Old Church

Both signed their names

Witnesses: G. HAMP and Wm. HOUGHTON


Francis, son of Francis and Elizabeth BLACKBEARD, Richard Street, silversmith, baptised 15 January 1817 in St.George in the East (born 21 December 1816)

Robert, son of Francis and Elizabeth BLACKBEARD, New Gravel Lane, Shadwell, labourer, baptised 3 March 1819 in St.George in the East (born 26 January 1819)

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