GSSAThe 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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

FLOOKS, George (aka George FLOOKSDOWN) - Extra Data

 

(member of BOWKER's Party)

 

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham

 

George, base born son of Sarah FLOOKS was born February 19th and baptised June 8th 1800 in St.Mary's, Wilton, Wiltshire

 

[He appears as George FLOOKSDOWN in BOWKER's correspondence, and on the muster roll of the Weymouth as G.H. DOWN. His age is wrong in The Settler Handbook]

 

Grahamstown Journal 19th December 1846

 

DIED at Graham's Town on Sunday 13th, George FLOOKS, aged 46 years, leaving an afflicted widow and five children to deplore his loss.

 

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