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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

GARDNER, Edward - Extra Data


Leader of GARDNER's Party


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Birmingham ca March 1787 but Stanley G. Shuttleworth in his book"Tipperary to Harvest Vale ( The 1820 settler Gardners)" says he was born in Glean an Ghuail, Tipperary, Ireland. There is a small village known as New Birmingham within the townland of Glean an Ghuail.


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for eldest son Hezekiah says he was born in Tipperary, Ireland


Death Notice (Cape Archives) of son James says he was born in Birmingham, England and his parents were Edward GARDNER and Mary BROUGHAM


Monumental Inscription for Edward and Mary.

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