About Edward Philipps
1820 British Settler
16 year old son of Leader of Philipp's Party of 30 people, on the Kennersley Castle.
Party originated from Pembrokeshire, Wales
Departure Bristol, 10 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 29 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 29 April 1820
Area Allocated to the Party : Bush River - Philipps named the location Lampeter, after the Carmarthenshire village of Lampeter Velfrey.
Accompanied by father Thomas Philipps 44, Gentleman banker, mother Charlotte Harriet Arbouin 41, and siblings :
Catherine Philipps 17, Charlotte Philipps 14 Sophia Philipps 12, Frederick Philipps 10, Emma Philipps 6, John Philipps 4.