Anne Moorecroft, SM/PROG (1775 - 1849)

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Birthplace: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in South Africa
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About Anne Moorecroft, SM/PROG

1820 British Settler

Ann Moorecroft 44, together with her husband Thomas Sterley 54, Husbandman and army pensioner, and their 6 children, were members of Damant's Party of 57 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean.

Party originated from Norfolk.

Departed London, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 9 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - 15 April 1920

Area Allocated to the Party : The old Waaiplaats barracks, then to the Gamtoos River. They were located at the source of the Kaffir Kraal River but the location was at once rejected by Lieutenant Damant and they moved to the Gamtoos River, their settlement being called Lammas.

Children :

  • Thomas Sterley 17
  • John Sterley 13
  • Mary Sterley 12
  • Lydia Sterley 8
  • Maria Sterley 6
  • James Sterley 1
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Anne Moorecroft, SM/PROG's Timeline

1775
1775
England, United Kingdom
1799
July 8, 1799
Age 24
Coventry, Warwick, England, United Kingdom
1803
1803
Age 28
Fakenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1805
1805
Age 30
England, United Kingdom
1807
1807
Age 32
England, United Kingdom
1812
1812
Age 37
England, United Kingdom
1814
1814
Age 39
1816
1816
Age 41
England, United Kingdom
1819
1819
Age 44
1821
1821
Age 46
Hankey, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa