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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

BANKS, William - Extra Data


(member of JAMES' Party)


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham


William son of Edward and Ann BANKS baptised 24 September 1797 in Lacock, Wiltshire


William BANKS married Sarah EDWARDS by banns on 24 December 1816 in Lacock, Wiltshire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Henry TAYLER and Robert HISCOCK (X)


James son of William and Sarah BANKS, Lacock, Basket Maker, baptised November 16 1817 in Lacock, Wiltshire

William son of William and Sarah BANKS, Westbury Leigh, basket Maker, baptised November 14th 1819 in Westbury, Wiltshire

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