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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

JOLLEY, John - Extra Data


(member of WILLSON's Party)


Manchester Libraries Information and Archives


Thomas JOLLY of the Parish of Bolton and Ellen MILLER of the Parish aforesaid were married by Licence on 4 August 1780 in Rivington Chapel, Lancashire

Both made their mark

Winesses: James AINSWORTH and James SWAN


Lancashire Archives


John, son of Thomas JOLLEY of Bedford and Ellen his wife was baptised on 23 May 1797 in St.Katharine's, Blackrod, Lancashire


Wigan Archives


John JOLLY married Mary ATHERTON by banns on 3 November 1817 in All Saints, Wigan, Lancashire

Both made their mark

Witnesses: John TODD and Sam VIZARD


 National Archives, Kew, London


RG8/60 (Records of the British Lying-in Hospital, Endell Street, St.Giles in the Fields}

Mary JOLLEY, wife of John, porter, admitted 22 May 1818, aged 19, Settlement: Walworth; Reckoning: beginning August; Came in 1 August; Delivered 1 August, girl; Child baptised 13 August (Ann); Discharged 19 August; Recommended by R. BALLY.

RG8/65 (Baptisms of the British Lying-in Hospital, Endell Street, St.Giles in the Fields)

Ann, daughter of John and Mary JOLLEY, porter, 17 Queen Square, Westminster, baptised 13 August 1818.


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