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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

SURMON, William Henry - Extra Data


(member of ROWLE's Party)


London Metropolitan Archives


Wm.Henry SURMON , son of Henry and Eliz'th, baptised 15 May 1796 in St.Botolph without Aldgate, born 5 April, Minories.


Henry SURMON, bachelor, married Elizabeth DAVIS, spinster on 1 March 1794 in St.James, Duke's Place.

Both signed their names

Witnesses: John HUDSON and John CHAPMAN


William Henry SURMON, bachelor, married Leah [sic] Charlotte HATT, spinster on 14 September 1818 in St.Botolph without Aldgate

Signed W.H. SURMON and what looks like L.S. HATT

Witnesses: E. HATT and Richard CHIDLEY


Louisa Charlotte, daughter of Edward HATT and Catherine, baptised 21 August 1796 (born 12 July) in St.Luke, Old Street.


Edward HATT, bachelor, married Katherine DOWNS, spinster, on 21 October 1792 in Christ Church with St.Mary and St.Stephen, Spitalfields

Both signed their names

Witnesses: George ASHTON and Wm. POND


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