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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

MAYNARD, Levi - Extra Data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born ca 1775 in Kempston, near Bedford


Pallot's Marriage Index


Levi MAYNARD of St.Neots, Hunts married Sarah MORTIMER in Stevington, Bedfordshire in 1797


National Archives, Kew, London



James Mortimer, the son of Levi and Sarah MAYNARD, was born 8 April 1800 in the parish of Eaton Ford in the County of Bedford, baptised and registered this 30th day of June 1818 in City Road Wesleyan Chapel, St.Luke's, London


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for son Joseph suggests he was born ca 1802


No record for daughter Leah found


Death Notice (Cape Archives) for daughter Mary Ann Elizabeth suggests she was born in London ca Christmas Day 1808

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