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Elizabeth Purdon (Tarr)

Nicknames: "Eliza"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Clumber, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Clumber, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Henry Tarr, Snr. SV/PROG and Ann Elizabeth Radford, SM/PROG
Wife of William Henry Purdon, Snr
Mother of Charles Purdon; Selina Ann Purdon; Thomas Henry Purdon; William Henry Purdon, Jnr; Isabella Ann Purdon and 9 others
Sister of Selina Elizabeth Timm; James Thomas Tarr; George Tarr; Thomas Tarr, Jnr; Emma Richardson and 5 others

Managed by: Wendy Montague Bell
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About Elizabeth Purdon (Tarr)

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23580-59321-29?cc=1468076&wc=MCM6-QWB:44975801,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 14 Jul 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 43 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

1820 British Settler

Elizabeth Tarr 3, together with her parents and 3 siblings, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury.

Party originated from Nottinghamshire.

Departed Liverpool, 13 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1st May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Torrens River - named Clumber after Clumber Park, the seat of the Duke of Newcastle, Chairman of the Nottinghamshire Committee.

Children :

  • Selina Tarr 7
  • James Tarr 4
  • Elizabeth Tarr 3
  • George Tarr 1
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Elizabeth Purdon's Timeline

1817
April 20, 1817
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
April 25, 1817
Saint Mary, Nottinghamshire, England
1837
June 5, 1837
Age 20
Bathurst, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
1838
March 18, 1838
Age 20
Clumber, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1839
July 12, 1839
Age 22
Clumber, South Africa
1840
November 12, 1840
Age 23
Bathurst, South Africa
1842
March 16, 1842
Age 24
Clumber, Cape Province, South Africa
1844
January 6, 1844
Age 26
Clumber, South Africa
1845
August 12, 1845
Age 28
Tarsus, Clumber, South Africa
1846
September 23, 1846
Age 29
Clumber, Cape Province, South Africa