Dorothy Ann Cockcroft

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Dorothy Ann Cockcroft (Simpson)

Birthplace: London, Middlesex, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Myrtle Grove, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Simpson, Snr, SV/PROG and Ann Shepherd, SM/PROG
Wife of Thomas Cockcroft, Snr
Mother of Ann Shepherd Smailes; John Cockcroft; Thomas Iken Cockcroft, Jnr; William Cockcroft; Sarah Jane Smailes and 4 others
Sister of William Simpson; Anne Bowker; Elizabeth Dugmore; Thomas Simpson, Jnr; Mary Simpson and 1 other

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About Dorothy Ann Cockcroft

1820 British Settler


Dorothy Ann Simpson 10, together with her parents and sibling, were members of Cock's Party of 91 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Oxfordshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Green Fountain on the Rufane River

Sibling :

  • Thomas Simpson 3
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Dorothy Ann Cockcroft's Timeline

April 1810
London, Middlesex, Middlesex, England
October 13, 1810
Kippax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
January 3, 1831
Age 20
Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa
December 23, 1833
Age 23
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Age 22
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 2, 1835
Age 25
Shaw Park, Bathurst, Cape Colony, South Africa
May 14, 1838
Age 28
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
June 18, 1840
Age 30
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 18, 1843
Age 33
South Africa
October 20, 1845
Age 35
South Africa