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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

MANDY, John - Extra Data


Leader of MANDY's Party


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Foots Cray, Kent (near Chislehurst), the son of John and Elizabeth MANDY


London Metropolitan Archives


John Penny MANDY of St.Mary le Bow, London, bachelor, married Mary Ann DAY of Greenwich in the County of Kent, spinster, by Licence on 20 April 1813 in St.Mary le Bow.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Sarah [WOLFINGFORD] and William SARD Jun.


Family Search


John Wilkinson MANDY, son of John and Mary Ann, baptised 1 May 1814 in Chislehurst, Kent (born 4 June 1813)


Baptism of Stephen Day MANDY not found. He returned to England and his death is registered in Hampstead RD, June quarter 1869, Volume 1a page 411, aged 54.


National Archives, Kew, London


Details for John Penny MANDY's wife, Mary Ann Wilkinson DAY


RG 4236 Register of Births and Baptisms at Fetter Lane Independent Chapel in the City of London from 1730 to 1837


Joseph Wilkinson, son of Stephen DAY and Lydia his wife, of the Parish of St.John at Hackney in the County of Middlesex, was baptised on the fourth day of June 1789. In the Employment of Messrs. BENNETT, Bedford Street, Covent Garden

Mary Ann Wilkinson, daughter of Stephen DAY and Lydia his wife of the parish of St.Giles in the Fields was baptised February 1790

Joseph Wilkinson, son of Stephen DAY and Lydia his wife of the parish of St.Giles in the Fields in the County of Middlesex was baptised on 15 September 1791


Sadly both Josephs died in infancy

RG43987 Burials at Bunhill Fields Cemetery, London

Oct 16th 1789 Joseph Wilkinson DAY 9 mths, Hoxton Market Place, 45:46

Mar 6 1792 Joseph Wilkinson DAY, 7 mths, Hoxton Market Place


Westminster Archives


Stephen DAY of this parish and Lydia WILKINSON of the parish of St.Matthew, Bethnal Green were married by Licence on 26 June 1787 in St.Paul's, Covent Garden

Both signed

Witnesses: Sarah WILKINSON and Sarah WHALLEY

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