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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

KIDD, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of HAYHURST's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) suggests he was born ca 1787. His DN also states that he had two children who were left behind in England, John and "Burned".


Possible baptisms of children:


National Archives, Kew, London


RG4/2246/f34 Pear Tree Inghamite Chapel in the parish of Kendal, Westmorland

John KIDD son of Thomas KIDD Grocer, High Street, Kendal, by Mary his wife born 9 May 1811 and baptised 3 October 1813

Burton son of Thomas KIDD Grocer, High Street, Kendal by Mary his wife born 23rd April 1813 and baptised 3rd October following

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