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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

DYASON, George - Extra Data


Joint Leader of DYASON's Party with Joseph, Isaac and Robert DYASON


Canterbury Cathedral Archives



Joseph DYASON married Susannah STRIVENS by banns on  5 April 1779 in St.Lawrence, Thanet, Kent (Ramsgate)

Both Signed

Witnesses: John STRIVENS and Mary DYASON


Baptisms of children of Joseph and Susannah DYASON in St.Lawrence, Thanet, Kent:

Isaac baptised 16 January 1780, born 22 December 1779

Susannah baptised 16 September 1781, born 19 August 1781

Joseph baptised 13 July 1783, born 21 June 1783

Roger baptised 12 June 1785, born 18 May 1785

Elizabeth baptised 21 October 1787, born 20 September 1787

George baptised 11 September 1891 born 15 August 1791

Sarah baptised 18 April 1800, born 19 March 1800


George DYASON of the parish of St.Mary le Bon in the County of Middlesex and Diocese of London, bachelor, married Frances HUTCHINSON of this parish, spinster, by Licence on 29 July 1816 in St.Lawrence, Thanet, Kent

Both signed



London Metropolitan Archives


George Francis Sharp, son of George and Frances DYASON, baptised 15 August 1817 in St.Pancras, Camden. Father's occupation: Wine merchant

Frances Ann, daughter of George and Frances DYASON, baptised 9 April 1819 in St.Marylebone (born 14 March)


London Gazette: 25 October 1817 Dissolution of Partnership

“.. the partnership lately subsisting between ... James HODGKIN Jun and George DYASON, Wine and Spirit Merchants, No.12 Old Cavendish-street, Cavendish Square, was this day dissolved by mutual consent...”

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