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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

SMITH, Martha - Extra Data


(member of MORGAN's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says she was born in Chelmsford ca 27 December 1804, the daughter of James and Elizabeth SMITH


Her older sister Susan emigrated in the same party with her husband, Thomas Henry HALSE, and her sister Ann was the wife of James POULTNEY.


Family Search


Martha daughter of James and Sarah SMITH baptised 23 January 1805 in St.Mary the Virgin, Chelmsford, Essex


Possible baptisms of sisters:

Ann daughter of James and Sarah SMITH baptised 12 November 1797 in Fryerning, Essex (near Ingatestone)

Susannah daughter of James and Sarah SMITH baptised 6 September 1799 in Ingatestone, Essex

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