MOUNTAIN, William

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 669

London

September 4th 1819

Sir

I beg leave to acquaint you that it is my desire to propose to his Majesty's Government becoming a Settler at the Cape of Good Hope for which purpose I am prepared to comply with the conditions laid down. I therefore beg you will be pleas'd to furnish me with necessary information as to the mode I am to adopt for the attainment of such object. I herewith annex a list of the names of the people I intend taking out with me exclusive of their families.

I have the honor to be

Sir

Your obedient humble ser't

W. MOUNTAIN

Name and Description of the Person taking out the Settlers:

William MOUNTAIN, Housekeeper, 10 White Horse Street, May Fair, Parish of St George's, Hanover Square

Names of the Settlers

Profession or Trade

Age

Names of the Women

Age

Male Children

Age

Female Children

Age

William MOUNTAIN

Baker & Grocer

32

Mary

30

William

9

Mary

11½

         

James

7

Maria

4

Stephen BUCHNELL

Farmer/surveyor

32

Sarah

35

       

Daniel BUCHNELL

Farmer/butcher

23

           

Samuel WORDLEY

Farmer

21

           

Thomas BYFORD

Butcher/grazier

35

           

Henry SHEPHERD

Baker & Miller

20

           

John STODGALL

Carpenter

29

           

Anthony BALE

Farmer

33

Avis

27

Henry

9 mo.

   

Urial MONKTON

Farmer

19

           

Isaiah ROBERT

Oil & colorman

25

           

Joseph COOPER

Farmer

28

Louisa

24

John

2 mo.

Louisa

2

William DOWSON

Sadler

43

Sarah

41

James

13

Sarah

9

I do hereby agree to conform to all the conditions of his Majesty's government offered to grant lands in the colony.

William MOUNTAIN

___BALE, 28 Somerford St, Bethnal Green

William DOWSON, 89 Old St, St Lukes

William AGUR, 16 Cook's Row, Pancrass

Isaiah ROBERT, 134 St Martins Lane

Robert RAYTHORNE, 72 Hare St, Hoxton

Stephen BUCHNELL, 210 Bermondsey St

Daniel BUCHNELL, 210 Bermondsey St

John WAKELING, 1 Bemers St, Commercial Rd

John STODGALL, 2 Red Lion St, [obscured]

William EASTMAN, 4 Great May's Court, May's Pond Boro

John TAYLOR, do.

Joseph COOPER, do.

William MILLS, 16 Virginia Row, Foley Bridge

John GOFFMAN, 6 Fort Place, Brook St, West St, Lambeth

Charles CAPE, 8 East Adam St, Manchester Square

William MOUNTAIN, White Horse St, Piccadilly.

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