PITT, Robert - Extra Data
(member of SEPHTON's party)
(see correspondence of Edward WYNNE)
Death Notice (Cape Archives) for his brother William, who emigrated with SHEPHERD's Party in 1826, says he was born in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, son of William
William PITT of the Parish of Tetbury, Batchelor, son of Robert PITT and Jane LONG, Widow, of the Parish of Shepton Moyne were married by banns on the 3rd March 1771 in St.Mary's,Tetbury
Witnesses: John COX and James STEPHENS
Baptisms in St.Mary's, Tetbury
William son of William PITT and Catherine d of William PITT, twins, baptised Aug 23 1771 [William buried Dec 6th 1772]
Ann d of William PITT baptised Nov 22 1772 [buried June 24 1775]
Mary d of William PITT baptised Jan 12 1774
Robert son of William PITT baptised Jan 22 1775
Hannah d of William PITT baptised May 19 1776
William son of William PITT baptised Aug 3 1777
William son of Wm. and Jane PITT baptised 28th March 1781
London Metropolitan Archives:
Robert PITT married Lucy RAPLEY on 6 June 1808 in St.Annes, Soho.
Both signed their names.
Witnesses: John WITTON and Marg't PITT
James, son of Robert and Lucy PITT, 3 Parsons Court, baptised 6 August 1809 in St.Bride's, Fleet Street (born 4 May)
Robert, son of Robert and Lucy PITT, 3 Parsons Court, baptised 2 June 1811 in St.Bride's, Fleet Street (born 10 February)
Non Conformist Registers:
Joseph, son of Robert and Lucy PITT was born 6 April 1818 in the parish of St.Paul's, Covent Garden and was registered 27 September 1818 in Great Queen Street Wesleyan Chapel, Holborn. Witness: Thomas MORRIS.
See also correspondence of William SHEPHERD in 1826 when Robert applies for his brother William and a cousin Robert MITCHENER and families to come to the Colony