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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

GLASS, Thomas - Extra Data

 (member of SOUTHEY's Party)

 

Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Wellington, Somerset, the son of Benjamin and Mary GLASS

 

Somerset Archives and Local Studies

 

Benjamin GLASS of this parish batchelor and Mary VICKERY, a sojourner in this parish, spinster were married by banns on 25 June 1777 in St.John's, Wellington, Somerset
Both made their mark
Witnesses: Edward HUNSFORD and Abm. SHORLAND

 

Thomas GLASS married Ann FOURACRE by banns on 25 January 1804 in St.John's, Wellington, Somerset 
Thomas GLASS (signed)
Ann FOURACRE (X)
Witnesses: Melly FOURACRE and Mark PERRY (X)

 

National Archives, Kew, London

 

Baptisms in Lower Independent Meeting House, Wellington, Somerset
RG4/4046

Elizabeth the daughter of Thomas and Ann GLASS was born on the 20 June 1804 and christened on the 21 October 1804
Daniel the son of Thomas and Ann GLASS was born on the 21st November 1809 and christened on 18 January 1816
Thomas, son of Thomas and Ann GLASS was born on 3 January 1813 and christened on 18 January 1816
James the son of Thomas and Ann GLASS was born on 24 July 1815 and christened on 18 January 1816

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