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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

GRAVETT, George and William - ExtraData


(member's of SEPHTON's Party, travelling in the care of Richard PICKSTOCK)


Family Search (Courtesy of West Sussex County Council)


William GREVETT of the parish of Rustington, bachelor, and Elizabeth BERRY of this parish, single woman, were married by banns on 30 July 1796 in Arundel, Sussex

William GREVETT (signed)

Elizabeth BERRY (X)

Witnesses: John MARSHALL and Charlotte [LOCK]


Baptisms of children of William and Elizabeth in Rustington, Sussex 

George GREVATT baptised 13 February 1801

William GREVATT baptised 3 July 1803

Mary Ann GREVATT baptised 29September 1805

John GREVATT baptised 20 March 1808

Charles GREVATT baptised 22 July 1810

Henry GREVATT baptised 26 July 1812

David son of William and Elizabeth GREVATT, Rustington, blacksmith, baptised 10 June 1815

Frances daughter of William and Elizabeth GREVATT, Rustington, blacksmith, baptised 27 April 1817


George and William were presumably related to Frances GRAVETT, who married Richard PICKSTOCK as a widow in 1820.



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