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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

TARR, William - Extra Data


(member of HOWARD's party)


London Metropolitan Archives


William TARR married Susannah BURT by banns on 28 May 1809 in St.Giles in the Fields

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Wm. ASHFIELD and Jno. SEAGO


John son of William TARR by Susanna his wife baptised 3 June 1810 in St.Marylebone (born 4 May)

Maria, daughter of William and Susanna TARR, baptised 22 December 1816 in St.Marylebone (born 4 December)

Sarah, daughter of William and Susanna TARR, St.Marylebone, trade, baptised 25 October 1818 in St.Marylebone (born 24 May)


Susannah BURT's Death Notice (Cape Archives) says she was born in Dorset


Dorset History Centre


Susannah BURT daughter of William BURT was baptised 2 December 1781 in Minterne Magna, Dorset

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