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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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

MITTON, John - Extra Data

 

(member of George SMITH's Party)

 

Manchester Central Library:

 

John MITTON, bachelor, of Manchester, Machine Maker, married Ellen BLAZE of Manchester, widow, by banns on the 27th October 1817 in the Collegiate Church of St.Mary, St.Denys and St.George (later Manchester Cathedral)

John MITTON (signed)

Ellen BLAZE (X)

Witnesses: Rob't STREET, Hannah ?PARK?

 

First marriage for Ellen BLAZE

Joseph BLAZE of the Parish and Town of Manchester, Husbandsman, married Ellen WARBURTON of Manchester, spinster, by banns on 29th July 1799 in the Collegiate Church of St.Mary, St.Denys and St.George (later Manchester Cathedral)

Both made their mark

Witness: Henry ASPINALL

 

 

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