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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

STANLEY, John - Extra Data


Leader of STANLEY's Party


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Staffordshire, son of John and Elizabeth STANLEY


Manchester City Council


John STANLEY of the town of Salford, salesman and Sarah GREEN,spinster of Salford and minor, were married by Licence on 25th February 1811 in St Mary, St Denys and St George, Manchester.

Both signed

Witnesses: Benjamin GREEN Sen'r, benjamin GREEN Jun'r, William SHAW


John STANLEY's correspondence refers to one child who probably died prior to sailing. John's Death Notice lists no children.




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