BILLSON, Thomas - Extra Data


(member of CALTON's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in St.Margaret's, Leicester


Leicester and Rutland Record Office


Thomas son of William and Martha BILSON born April 5th 1794 baptised April 7th in St.Margaret's, Leicester


Thos. BILLSON married Jane CURTIS of Lutterworth by banns on 1st January 1815 in St.Margaret's, Leicester

Both made their mark

Winesses: Rich'd STRINGER and Thos. HEAP


The Settler Handbook lists Thomas's wife as Mary, but her Death Notice (Cape Archives) gives her name as Jane.


Leicester and Rutland Record Office


Jane daughter of Andrew and Julia CURTIS baptised July 1st 1793 in Billesdon, Leicestershire


Eliza daughter of Thomas and Jane BILLSON, Navigation Street, Sawyer, baptised 5 January 1816 in St.Margaret's, Leicester


Nottinghamshire FHS Transcriptions


Thomas and Elijah John BILLSON, sons of Thomas and Jane, FWK, Knotted Alley, baptised 11 October 1818 in St.Mary, Nottingham