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

HINTON, Richard - Extra Data


(see correspondence of Samuel JAMES)


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham


Richard HINTON, son of Richard HINTON and Mary BUSH, baptised 24 November 1780 in Laverton, Wiltshire


Richard HINTON married Sarah VINEY by banns on 23 January 1809 in St.Mary's, Wilton, Wiltshire.

Both made their mark

Witnesses: William ANDREWS and Samuel FORD


Sarah VINEY was baptised on 5 March 1787 in St.Mary's, Wilton, the daughter of George VINEY and Phebe WAITE.


Children of Richard and Sarah:

Rebecca baptised 14 January 1810 St.Mary's, Wilton (born 29 September 1809)

George baptised 10 January 1813 Figheldean, Wiltshire

Leonard baptised 2 April 1815 Figheldean, Wiltshire

Jane baptised 3 October 1819 in Westbury, Wiltshire


Westbury Vestry Minutes 548/2


£15 deposit paid for Richard HINTON to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope.

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