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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

SHEPHERD, William - Extra Data

 

(member of SEPHTON's Party)

 

(see 1825/1826 correspondence at CO48/69, CO48/74 and CO48/86)

 

London Metropolitan Archives:

 

William SHEPHERD married Sarah Ann MORRIS on 1 August 1814 in St.George's, Hanover Square.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Ann MORRIS and M.J. MORRIS

 

National Archives, Kew

 

RG4/4662 Register of Births at Dr Williams' Library in Red Cross St, London

Sarah Liberty SHEPHERD, Little College Street, Parish of St.Margaret, City of Westminster, born 16 July 1815 and registered 13 September 1816. Parents: William SHEPHERD and Sarah Ann, daughter of Evan and Ann MORRIS. Witnesses: Elizabeth WOODS and Ann MORRIS.

RG4/4663 Register of Births at Dr Williams' Library in Red Cross St, London

Ann SHEPHERD, Little College Street, Parish of St.Margaret, City of Westminster, born 24 May 1817 and registered 12 November 1817. Parents: William SHEPHERD and Sarah Ann, daughter of Evan and Ann MORRIS. Witnesses: Ann MORRIS and Elizabeth CHEVERS

William SHEPHERD, Crown Street, Parish of St.Margaret, City of Westminster, born 6 July 1819 and registered 11 February 1820. Parents: William SHEPHERD and Sarah Ann, daughter of Evan and Ann MORRIS. Witnesses: Mary MILLS and Ann MORRIS.

 

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