James Dicks, SV/PROG (1795 - 1874)

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died
Occupation: labourer
Managed by: Leith Barnes
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About James Dicks, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

   

James Dicks 23, Labourer, together with his wife Dinah Ford 21, and one year old son John Dicks, were members of Ford's Party of 42 Settlers on the Weymouth. Dinah was the eldest daughter of Party Leader Edward Ford.

Party originated from Wiltshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Lynedoch River

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KAB, MOOC, 6/9/148, Ref. 697 a DN

Name of deceased: James DICKS

Birthplace: Crockerton Green, Wiltshire.

Father: Joseph

Mother: Christian name unknown.

Age of the deceased: 79yrs and 4mnths.

Occupation: Retired Trader

Widower.

Died on: 1874-06-30

Where died: at the home of his son in law, Rob Stanton Snr. Grahamstown.

Children:

C1. Mary Anne (Major, married to Rob Stanton)

C2. Louisa

Property: ?? Somerset St. Grahamstown

His date of birth calculated from age at death on his Death Notice would be Feb 1795

His date of birth calculated from age given on Monumental Inscription would be Feb 1792

His age calculated from shipping list entry of 23 years in 1819 would be 1796

Courtest Lynn MacLeod Feb. 2009

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James Dicks, SV/PROG's Timeline

1795
March, 1795
England
1815
December 25, 1815
Age 20
England, United Kingdom
1819
1819
Age 23
Wiltshire, England
1821
February, 1821
Age 25
1874
June, 1874
Age 79