George Sansom, SV/PROG

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George Sansom, SV/PROG

Birthplace: UK
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Dorothy Sansom, SM/PROG
Father of Elizabeth Forrester and Annie Mitchley

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About George Sansom, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

George Sansom 24, together with his wife Dorothy Floyd 23, and daughter Elizabeth Sansom who was born at sea, were members of Thomas Calton's '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


Genealogical Society of SA, Gravestone. Old Grahamstown Cemetery, Grahamstown, Western Cape. +Dorothy Sansom. Died 29-03-1871. Aged 80 years. Wife of George Sansom - died 11-06-1870 at Grahamstown. Aged 86 years. 1820 British Settler.

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George Sansom, SV/PROG's Timeline

May 11, 1820
Age 36
On board the ship "Albury"
March 29, 1871
Age 87
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa