Websites for the 1820 British Settlers

Started by Private User on Friday, November 5, 2010


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Private User
11/5/2010 at 5:28 AM

To assist with your research into the 1820 British Settlers here are some websites that you may find useful:

1820 Settlers to South Africa
Paul Tanner-Tremaine's extensive Settler collection

Destination Albany 1820
Mike Wright's Settler database

1820 Settlers in South Africa
Extensive table of all Settler parties, ships and surnames

The Settler Handbook by Marjorie Diane (Dee) NASH
Online transcription

The 1820 Settlers by Tessa King
Presentation to West Rand GSSA

1820 Settlers - Wikipedia
Information about the 1820 Settlers.

If you have some additional online resources please add them to this discussion.

Private User
11/5/2010 at 8:15 AM

1820 Settlers - Cape of Good Hope Discussions
Facebook group for all 1820 Settler Families/descendents.

Private User
11/6/2010 at 6:05 AM

Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at St John the Baptist, Frome, Somersetshire
Full transcripts from the church including Trollip/Trollop families

Private User
11/9/2010 at 2:13 PM

History of Cawood Village in North Yorkshire
Lookups available for Baptisms from 1696 to 1884, Marriages from 1703 to 1873 and Burials from 1698 to 1889

Private User
1/10/2011 at 2:54 PM

The 1820 Settler Correspondence

Several thousand letters were transcribed by volunteers from the ZA-IB and ZA-EC Rootsweb mailing lists.

Private User
1/15/2012 at 7:49 AM

South African Settlers

This site includes Settlers from the British Isles to South Africa during the 19th century,
particularly those who went in 1820, but also many who arrived before and after that
year. Information has been drawn from Settler files at the Albany Museum and Cory Library in
Grahamstown, South Africa; South African Death Notices (DN); Colonial Office papers (CO);
and the International Genealogical Index (IGI).

The main objective of this site is to try and establish a date and place of an event before the
settlers left the British Isles, thus providing a starting place for family research in local British

This collection is the result of many years of research, and is by no means complete;
there are many records still being sifted through, so this is an ongoing endeavor that will
continue for years to come.

We hope shortly to provide a facility for contributors to contact us with additions and

Alles van die beste!

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