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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

CADLE, John Henry - Extra Data


(member of HOWARD's Party)


John Henry's wife Sarah was born Sarah HORNBLOW. Her first husband was George MOORE and she later married James THOMAS (1) and Charles GURNEY (2) at the Cape.


London Metropolitan Archives:


George MOORE married Sarah HORNBLOW on 17 June 1810 in St.Martin in the Fields.


Family Search:


Mary Catherine MOORE, daughter of George MOORE and Sarah HORNBLOW, born 30 March 1811 in Colchester, Essex


Two further children were born of this marriage, but did not accompany John and Sarah to the Cape; Sarah Georgiana MOORE and John Cotton MOORE.


London Metropolitan Archives:


John CADLE, bachelor, married Sarah MOORE, spinster [sic] on 29 January 1816 in St.Paul's, Deptford.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Ebenezer HORNBLOW and Hannah HORNBLOW


Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies: Buckinghamshire Baptism Index


Elizabeth and William, children of John and Sarah CADLE, Grocer, baptised 6 September 1818 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.


For more information see


John Henry CADLE and Mary Catherine MOORE died in 1823 and Sarah applied for relief from the Committee for Distressed Settlers


The will, of Sarah GURNEY (1843) lists the following children as being still alive:

Charles GURNEY Junior, Sarah MOORE (now Mrs. POMEREY), John Cotton MOORE, William CADLE, Elizabeth CADLE (now Mrs. BRICKHILL), Henry CADLE, Catherine CADLE (now Mrs. FORREST), George CADLE, Ann THOMAS (now Mrs.McCARTHY and James THOMAS (blind)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Sarah Georgiana MOORE, daughter of George MOORE, corn merchant, married Augustus Stephen Jeffery POMERY on 16 September 1838 in St.Dunstan's, Stepney.

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