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The 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

pre 1820 Settler Correspondence before emigration

ALL the 1819 correspondence from CO48/41 through CO48/46 has been transcribed whether or not the writers emigrated to the Cape. Those written by people who did become settlers, as listed in "The Settler Handbook" by M.D. Nash (Chameleon Press 1987), are labelled 1820 Settler and the names of actual settlers in the text appear in red.

MILLARD, John

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 646

16 Baltic St

Old St, St.Lukes

Received 27 August 1819

Honorable Sir,

Wishing to accede & subject myself to all the proposals issued by Government in their circular on emigration to the Cape of Good Hope (having the deposits required) I beg leave to subjoin a list of the names & ages of the persons going out with me, being 11 distressed mechanics.

Humbly praying that my request may be attended to

Honorable Sir, you obedient & humble servant

John MILLARD

Name

Age

Wife

Age

Children

Age

John MILLARD Sen

49

1

48

1 son grown up

 

John LOUDEN

25

1

23

2

1/3

Henry WATSON

30

Deceased

 

1

5

Thomas SUTTY

45

1

40

2

2/5

John BURGESS

35

1

33

2

2/5

Enos SAUNDERS

36

1

36

2

13/10

James PRESTON

26

Mother

     

Edward LONDON

23

1

22

1

4

Robert WEST

21

1

21

1

1

William WEST

23

       

John MILLARD Jun

22

1

21

1

2

John PARTRIDGE

21

1

21

   

Hon Sir,

By placing us near to Mr. ELLIOTT's Party it will confer another obligation on

Your most obedient servant

John MILLARD

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