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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

LEADER, James - Extra Data


(member of BAILIE's Party)


(see correspondence of James HOOLE)


The Ann LEADER who emigrated was James' second wife.


London Metropolitan Archives


James LEADER, widower, married Ann HART, spinster, on 26 December 1814 in St.Marylebone.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Richard PARKIN and Hy. WALLINGTON


Probable first marriage the previous year

James LEADER, bachelor, married Mary Ann WILMOT, spinster, on 16 March 1813 in St.Giles, Cripplegate.

James LEADER (signed, and signature a good match with 1814)

Mary Ann WILMOT (X)

Witnesses: William PRIKE and ? BARRY


Ann, daughter of James and Ann LEADER, serv., baptised 23 June 1816 in St.Marylebone (born 31 May)

James, son of James and Ann LEADER, serv., baptised 15 November 1818 in St.Marylebone (born 23 October)


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