John Sterley (1807 - 1876)

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Birthplace: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in South Africa
Managed by: Alan Neilson
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About John Sterley

1820 British Settler

John Sterley 13, together with his parents and 5 siblings, were members of Damant's Party of 57 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean.

Party originated from Norfolk.

Departed London, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 9 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - 15 April 1920

Area Allocated to the Party : The old Waaiplaats barracks, then to the Gamtoos River. They were located at the source of the Kaffir Kraal River but the location was at once rejected by Lieutenant Damant and they moved to the Gamtoos River, their settlement being called Lammas.

Children :

  • Thomas Sterley 17
  • John Sterley 13
  • Mary Sterley 12
  • Lydia Sterley 8
  • Maria Sterley 6
  • James Sterley 1
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John Sterley's Timeline

1807
1807
England, United Kingdom
1831
July 25, 1831
Age 24
South Africa
1851
1851
Age 44
1876
October 9, 1876
Age 69
South Africa
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