GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
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 and edited by Sue Mackay

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1820 Settler Places in Britain and Éire

In many cases, particularly in cities like London and Bristol, many buildings with settler ties no longer exist. In such cases I have tried to include historical pictures where possible, and where I have not been able to take pictures myself I have added pictures from www.geograph.co.uk, which can be used under a Creative Commons Licence. Where the photographer’s name appears as a clickable link followed by a CC BY-SA 2.0 reference, the original photo can be viewed together with other photographs of the surrounding area.

The pictures are currently arranged by county for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, with separate sections for the cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Nottingham. London has been further sub-divided into Boroughs so as not to have too many pictures in one file. The pictures appear as small icons with a brief title. Clicking on them will reveal a larger picture with text explaining the link to one or more settlers and a credit to the photographer. Clicking on the + sign will further enlarge the picture to full screen (ESCape to exit full screen), and the photographs can all be downloaded from the site.

St.Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney

16th February 2020
Sue Mackay

St.Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney. William DREDGE and Elizabeth STROUD were married here, as were James EDWARDS and Ann THOMAS, Thomas FILMER and Elizabeth WHITBREAD, Philippe Jean GAUGAIN and Mary Ann MALHERBE (grandparents of the settler Philip John GAUGAIN), James GODLONTON and Mary PERRY (parents of the settler Robert GODLONTON), Bartholomew GUNNING and Mary Ann HUGHES, William Henry MATTHEWS and Frances CROXTON,  and Joseph OLDHAM and Dorcas SMITH. Isabella ANDERSON (daughter of George ANDERSON and Isabella OLIPHANT), Ann BARKER (daughter of Arthur and Sarah BARKER), Charles (son of William BARRETT), Eliza and Sarah (daughters of John Henry DIXON)  and Harriet (daughter of James and Martha THOMAS) were all baptised here. James LEPPAN was baptised here and also married Ann JACKSON in St.Dunstan's.
Photo by John Salmon. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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