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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

CLAYTON, William - Extra Data

 

(member of RICHARDSON's Party)

 

Brother of George CLAYTON

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Bellhag, Derbyshire, son of George and Elizabeth CLAYTON. Bellhag (aka Bell Hay) was a farm on the Hope Woodlands Estate.

 

Derbyshire Record Office:

 

William, son of George and Elizabeth CLAYTON, Woodland, baptised 6 November 1785 in St.Peter's, Hope, Derbyshire

 

George CLAYTON, Woodlands, buried 10 August 1788 in St.Peter's, Hope, Derbyshire [possible burial of father]

 

William CLAYTON married Judith THORP on 16 April 1811 in St.Peter's, Hope, Derbyshire

Both signed

Witnesses: Jospeh DAKIN and [N. WOODROOFE]

 

John, son of William and Judith CLAYTON, was baptised on 30 June 1812 in St.Peter's, Hope, Derbyshire

 

Borthwick Institute of Archives, University of York (Yorkshire Bishop's Transcripts)

 

Ann, daughter of Will'm and Judith CLAYTON, Sheffield, Joiner, was baptised on 25 December 1814 in the parish of Sheffield (born Dec'r 11 1814)

Mary, daughter of William and Judith CLAYTON, Sheffield, Labourer, was baptised on 29 December 1816 in the parish of Sheffield (born Dec 10 1816)

Elizabeth, daughter of William and Judith CLAYTON, Sheffield, Labourer, was baptised on 25 December 1818 in the parish of Sheffield (born Oct 30 1818)

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