Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2 (1801 - 1881) MP

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Birthplace: Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Peddie, South Africa
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Glen Richard Seiler
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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
July 19, 1830
Age 28
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 32
April 27, 1837
Age 35
Peddie, Albany Dist., Cape Colony, South Africa