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Elizabeth Wright (Penny)

Birthplace: Bermondsey,, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Cradock, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Penny, Snr. SV/PROG and Sarah Penny
Wife of John Cecil Wright, SV/PROG
Mother of John Ormson Wright; Charles Wright; Joseph Saunders Wright; Peter Knowles Wright; Henry James Wright and 6 others
Sister of Charlotte Penny and Charles Penny, Jnr.
Half sister of Edward Penny; Philip Penny; Mary Ann Gardner; Joseph William Penny; Margaret Ann Shaw Fisher and 4 others

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About Elizabeth Wright

1820 British Settler

Elizabeth Penny (11) together with her parents and 2 siblings, were part of Sephton's party of 344 people on the Aurora.

Party originated from London.

Departure Gravesend, 15 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, 1 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, 15 May 1820

Area allocated to the Party : Assegai Bush River, Salem

Children :

  • Elizabeth Penny 11
  • Charles Penny 7
  • Edward Penny 1


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Elizabeth Wright's Timeline

May 8, 1808
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
May 29, 1808
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
May 4, 1825
Age 16
Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa

John and Elizabeth had 11 Children:
John Omison, or Ormson WRIGHT b. 11 APR 1826 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Charles WRIGHT b. 11 MAR 1828 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Joseph Sanders, or Saunders WRIGHT b. 2 JUL 1830
Peter Knowles WRIGHT b. 13 FEB 1832 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Henry James WRIGHT b. 11 AUG 1833 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Philip Penny WRIGHT b. 18 NOV 1834 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Septimus Josiah WRIGHT b. 11 AUG 1837 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Octavius Samuel WRIGHT b. 15 APR 1839 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Elizabeth Ann WRIGHT b. 26 SEP 1841 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Margaret Ridyard WRIGHT b. 19 JUL 1843 in Grahamstown, S Afr
Sarah Jane WRIGHT b. 3 AUG 1845 in Grahamstown, S Afr

April 11, 1826
Age 17
South Africa
March 11, 1828
Age 19
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 2, 1830
Age 22
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 13, 1832
Age 23
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
August 11, 1833
Age 25
November 18, 1834
Age 26
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 11, 1837
Age 29
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa