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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

SPARKS, Henry - Extra data


(member of SEPHTON's Party)


Portsmouth City Council Library and Archive Service


Henry SPARKS married Mary TUSSLER by banns on 22 June 1812 in St.Mary's, Portsea, Hampshire

Henry SPARKS (signed as Henery SPARKS)


Witnesses: Martha BARTLET and Ab'm STRICKLAND


Henry, son of Henry and Mary SPARKS, Portsmouth, carpenter, was baptised 29 May 1814 in St.Thomas, Portsmouth


National Archives, Kew, London

RG4/2618 Register of Births and Baptisms at the Wesleyan Chapels at the Chichester Circuit, Sussex from 1815 to 1831 (The Chichester Circuit includes; Bognor, Chichester, Itchenor, Littlehampton and Sidlesham)

Frances SPARKS daughter of Henry and Mary SPARKS of Angmering in the County of Sussex was baptised October 3rd 1817

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