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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

STERLEY, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of DAMANT's Party)


National Archives, Kew London


WO23 Royal Hospital Chelsea Admission Papers 1806

Pensioned from the 52nd Foot aged 41. 17 years' service, 8 as sergeant

From Foulsham, Norfolk


WO25/405 List of Segeants in 52nd Foot

Lists height as 5'6" and place of birth as Fo[u]lsham, Norfolk


Family Search


Thomas STURLEY married Ann MORECROFT on 8 July 1799 in St.Michael's, Coventry, Warwickshire


Children allegedly born in Fakenham, Norfolk. Baptisms not found.



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