About John Philipps
1820 British Settler
4 year old Son of Leader of Philipp's Party of 30 people, on the Kennersley Castle.
Party originated from Pembrokeshire, Wales
Departure Bristol, 10 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 29 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 29 April 1820
Area Allocated to the Party : Bush River - Philipps named the location Lampeter, after the Carmarthenshire village of Lampeter Velfrey.
Accompanied by father Thomas Philipps 44, Gentleman banker, mother Charlotte Harriet Arbouin 41, and siblings :
Catherine Philipps 17, Edward Philipps 16, Charlotte Philipps 14,Sophia Philipps 12, Frederick Thomas Philipps 10, Emma Philipps 6.