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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

ELLIOTT, Mark and William - Extra Data


(members of CALTON’s Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) of Mark ELLIOTT says he was born in Nottingham ca 1797, the son of William and Sarah


Nottinghamshire FHS Transcriptions


William ELLIOTT married Sarah DARKER on 1 August 1784 in St.Mary, Nottingham


Mark son of William and Sarah ELLIOTT was baptised 14 June 1798 in St.Peter, Radford, Nottinghamshire


Mark ELLIOTT married Sarah FISH on 11 January 1820 in St.Peter, Radford, Nottinghamshire


Alfred was Sarah’s illegitimate son.
Alfred FISH, son of Sarah FISH, Gedling Workhouse, baptised 7 March 1819 in All Hallows, Gedling, Nottinghamshire


William, son of William and Sarah ELLIOTT, was baptised 29 September 1788 in St.Mary, Nottingham


Death Notice (Cape Archives) of his wife Elizabeth says she was born in Walmer, Kent ca 1799 


Death Notice (Cape Archives) of his son Jeremiah says Elizabeth’s maiden name was ROGERS


Canterbury Cathedral Archives


Banns of marriage read between William ELLIOTT and Elizabeth ROGERS in St.Mary, Walmer, Kent on 13/20/27 February 1814. Original marriage register badly damaged and virtually illegible but Family Search says the marriage took place on 7 March 1814


Nottinghamshire FHS Transcriptions


Nathaniel, son of William and Elizabeth ELLIOTT, FWK, Radford, baptised 10 November 1816 in St.Peter, Radford, Nottinghamshire

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