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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

HOLDITCH, Robert - Extra Data


(member of PARKER's Party)


(see also correspondence of William PARKER as well as his own letter, written from London.


Cornwall On-Line Parish Clerk


Robert HOLDITCH, surgeon, married Mary Murley WASON on 5 October 1814 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall.

Witnesses: Nancy BENNETTS and George WASON


Robert, son of Robert and Mary Murley HOLDITCH, High Lanes in Ruan, Surgeon, baptised 21 October 1815 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall

Charlotte Lion Wason, daughter of Robert and Mary Murley HOLDITCH, Beruppa House, Surgeon, baptised 13 January 1818 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall



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