Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2

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Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2

Birthplace: Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Peddie, South Africa
Cause of death: 'great suffering of 15 day's illness'
Place of Burial: Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Stirk and Mary Stirk
Husband of Sophia Stirk, SM
Father of Elzabeth Anne Stirk; William Henry Stirk; George Stirk; Charles Joseph Stirk; Charles Henry Stirk and 2 others
Brother of William Stirk, SV/PROG 1; John Stirk; Elizabeth Stirk; Nanny Stirk; Mary Stirk and 4 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2

1820 British Settler


Joseph Stirk (18), farmer, together with his brother William Stirk, were members of Jonathan Wainwright's Party of 24 Settlers on the John.

Party originated from Yorkshire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 19 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Harewood, Lynedoch River.


Joseph Stirk and his brother William came out in Wainwright's Party of settlers from Yorkshire on the ship 'John". They were 18 & 30 years respectively. William married Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Mouncey on 6 May 1824. They had 3 daughters. After his first wife's death, William married Ann Matthias, a widow, in June 1842. He died 2 Oct 1850.

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Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2's Timeline

December 13, 1801
Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
December 13, 1801
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
September 28, 1826
Age 24
Grahamstown, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 25
July 19, 1830
Age 28
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 28
Age 32
April 27, 1837
Age 35
Peddie, Albany Dist., Cape Colony, South Africa
September 10, 1839
Age 37
Peddie, South Africa
May 3, 1842
Age 40
Peddie, South Africa