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

OWEN, Thomas - Extra Data


Leader of OWEN's party


Brother of William Samuel OWEN


London Metropoloitan Archives:


Thomas OWEN of this parish, bachelor, and Elizabeth SPENCER, spinster, married by licence on 16 July 1805 in St.Mary's, Finchley.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses Thos. VENABLES and Mary SPENCER


Betsy daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth OWEN born June 29th and baptised July 17th 1806 in St.Mary Abchurch, London [buried July 22nd 1806]

[baptism on the same page as baptisms of two daughters of William Samuel OWEN and Judiana SPENCER]


Baptism of Thomas not found




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