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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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

BRAY, George - Extra Data

 

(member of SEPHTON's Party)

 

Shropshire Archives

 

George the son of Thomas BRAY by Elizabeth his wife was baptised 3 June 1781 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire

 

George BRAY and Ann ADAMS, both of this parish, were married by banns on 1 September 1800 in Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Shropshire

Both signed

Witnesses: William MATTHEWS and Richard BOOTHBY

 

Mary, daughter of George BRAY by ___ his wife was baptised 24 June 1804 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire

Fanney, daughter of George BRAY by Ann his wife was baptised 28 April 1805 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire

Ann, daughter of George and Ann BRAY was baptised 16 August 1807 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire

Charlotte, daughter of George and Ann BRAY was baptised 27 August 1809 in Dawley Magna, Shropshire

 

Charlotte, daughter of George BRAY by Ann his wife was buried Feb'y 22 1810 in Stirchley, Shropshire

 

London Metropolitan Archives

 

Sarah, daughter of George and Ann BRAY, King Street on Gravel Lane, Wheelwright, baptised 18 July 1813 in St.George in the East (born 16 April 1813)

 

 

The Settler Handbook says that George BRAY died at sea en route to the Cape.

 

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