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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

BLAKEMORE, George - Extra Data


(member of CLARK's party)


Westminster Archives:


St.Anne's, Soho

George BLAKEMORE and Sarah WEST, both of this parish, were married by banns on 21st August 1808

George BLAKEMORE (signed)

Sarah WEST (X)

Witnesses: George Adams WITTY and ?Frances? BURNSNALL


London Metropolitan Archives:


Mary Ann, daughter of George and Sarah BLAKEMORE was baptised on 1 January 1811 in St.George's, Bloomsbury (born October 2nd 1810)

Harriett Mary, daughter of George and Sarah BLAKEMORE, Compton Place, St.George's, Bloomsbury, Labourer, was baptised on 31 October 1819 in St.George's, Bloomsbury (born July 15)



Baptism of Elizabeth not found in London. 


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