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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

HYMAN, Charles - Extra Data


Leader of HYMAN's Party. His younger brother, (John) William, also emigrated.


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Frome, Somerset, the son of Charles and Elizabeth HYMAN


Somerset Archives and Local Studies


Charles HYMAN and Elizabeth HOBBS were married by banns on 23 October 1797 in St.John's, Frome, Somerset

Charles HYMAN (signed)

Elizabeth HOBBS (X)

Witnesses: F.JONES and John DEACON (who witnessed most of the marriages on the same page)


Charles son of Charles and Betty HYMAN baptised 5 January 1799 in St.John's, Frome, Somerset


National Archives, Kew, London


RG4/1730/7 Independent Chapel, Rook Lane, Frome, Somerset

William son of Charles and Betty HYMAN born August 5 1803



































































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