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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

MENEZES, William - Extra Data


Leader of MENEZES' Party


1819 correpondence says he was born in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, and served in the 91st Regiment for seven years.


Waterloo Medal Roll


Private Wm. MENZIES, 1st Batallion 91st Regiment of Foot, Capt. A. CAMPBELL's Company No.2


Canterbury Cathedral Archives


Banns of marriage were published between William MENEZES of the parish of Walmer and Mary HUGHES of this parish on
29 Oct 1815
5 Nov 1815
12 Nov 1815
in St.Leonard, Deal, Kent
Banns also published in parish of St.Mary, Walmer, Kent on 8th, 15th and 22nd October 1815
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