James Weeks, SV/PROG (c.1791 - c.1835)

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Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in South Africa
Managed by: Bruce Ian Trollip
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About James Weeks, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

James Weeks, 29, was a member of Osler's Party of 32 people on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Cornwall.

Departure Portsmouth, 7 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Mansfield River. The party was located on the left bank of the Mansfield River and Benjamin named the location Pendennis. (Pendennis Head and Pendennis castle are landmarks overlooking Falmouth Bay). Benjamin Osler died a year later in 1921.

Accompanied by his wife, Grace Ackerley, 25, and their Daughter Elizabeth, who died at sea aged 2.

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James Weeks, SV/PROG's Timeline

1791
1791
Truro, Cornwall, England
1818
1818
Age 27
England
1820
August 12, 1820
Age 29
Salem, Cape Province, South Africa
1825
1825
Age 34
South Africa
1828
1828
Age 37
Cape, South Africa
1828
Age 37
1831
September, 1831
Age 40
Cape, South Africa
1834
November 27, 1834
Age 43
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Colony, South Africa
1835
1835
Age 44
South Africa
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