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

Sue Mackay

GREATHEAD, James Henry - Extra Data


Leader of GREATHEAD's Party


London Metropolitan Archives:



Francis GREATHEAD, bachelor, married Eleanor HALL by Licence on 30 May 1788 in St.Marylebone.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Mary HALL and Adrian TURNER


Family Search:


James, son of Francis GREATHEAD, baptised 11 August 1793 in St.Cuthbert's, Darlington, Durham


James Henry GREATHEAD married Martha HEWITT on 21 July 1818 in St.Mary's, Handsworth, Staffordshire.


See correspondence from his father Francis GREATHEAD in 1821 at CO48/56

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