John Parkin, SV/PROG (1787 - 1856) MP

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Birthplace: Topsham, Devonshire, England
Death: Died in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: Farmer, Businessman, Lower North Street, Exeter, Devon, England
Managed by: Joan LOVEMORE
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About John Parkin, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

John Parkin 32, Carpenter and Leader of this Party, together with his wife Elizabeth Howard 30, and their 4 children, were members of John Parkin's Party of 30 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Devon.

  • Departed London, 7 January 1820.
  • Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820.
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Kariega River. Their location is called Devonshire Farm.

Children :

  • William Parkin 9
  • John Parkin 6
  • Robert Parkin 2
  • Jane Parkin I
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John Parkin, SV/PROG's Timeline

1787
August 2, 1787
Topsham, Devonshire, England
1809
August 31, 1809
Age 22
1810
June 28, 1810
Age 22
1813
January 8, 1813
Age 25
Exeter, Devonshire, England
1815
July 2, 1815
Age 27
Exeter, Devon, UK
1817
April 17, 1817
Age 29
1818
1818
Age 30
1821
July 20, 1821
Age 33
1823
December 27, 1823
Age 36
1824
September 11, 1824
Age 37