Elizabeth Atherstone (Damant), SM/PROG (c.1781 - 1837)

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Birthplace: The Old Hall, Lamas, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Colony, South Africa
Managed by: Patrick Egan
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About Elizabeth Atherstone (Damant), SM/PROG

1820 British Settler

Elizabeth Damant 37 together with her husband John Atherstone 29, Surgeon, and their 4 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 :

  • William Guybon Atherstone 5
  • Catherine Atherstone 4
  • Elizabeth Atherstone 3
  • Emily Atherstone 2

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She was the first wife of Dr John Atherstone (married 1811) and the mother of William Guybon Atherstone. Came to the Cape with her husband and children in 1820. Died 19.11.1837 at Grahamstown.

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Elizabeth Atherstone, SM/PROG's Timeline

1781
1781년 12월 30일
The Old Hall, Lamas, Norfolk, England
1811
1811
Age 29
London, England
1814
1814년 May 29일
Age 32
England, United Kingdom
1816
1816년 October 10일
Age 34
North West Leicestershire District, Leicestershire, UK
1817
1817
Age 35
1818
1818
Age 36
1819
1819
Age 37
1821
1821년 October 1일
Age 39
Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa
1823
1823
Age 41
1826
1826
Age 44
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa