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David Mitchley

Also Known As: "David Mitchelly"
Birthplace: The Downs, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Bathurst, Cape Province, South Africa
Cause of death: While chasing a horse on horseback,it fell against his horse which fell and crushed him. He died the next day
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Henry Mitchley, Snr. and Ann Hannah Mitchley, SM/PROG
Husband of Annie Mitchley
Father of Emily Ann Mitchley; John Henry Mitchley and Dorothy Jane Mitchley
Brother of Thomas Henry Mitchley, Jnr; Samuel Sampson Mitchley; Frederick William Mitchley; Elizabeth Lucas and Anne Farley
Half brother of Jane Daniel Mitchley; John Daniel Mitchley; Peter Mitchley and Sarah Ridgard

Occupation: 1843: Labourer at Grahamstown 1847: Carrier at Grahamstown 1848: Farmer at Grobelaar's Kloof 1850: Farmer at Grahamstown
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About David Mitchley

1820 British Settler


David Mitchley 1, together with his mother and 5 siblings, were members of Turvey's Party of 61 Settlers on the Sir George Osborn.

Party originated from London.

Departed London - 16 March 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 17 June 1820. Final Port Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - July 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Trompetter's Drift Post - Albany

Children :

  • Thomas Mitchley 9
  • Samuel Mitchley 7
  • Eliza Mitchley 4
  • Ann Mitchley 3
  • David Mitchley 1
  • Frededick Mitchley - infant
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David Mitchley's Timeline

England, United Kingdom
December 9, 1845
Age 24
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 25
September 3, 1848
Age 27
March 31, 1851
Age 30
August 20, 1851
Age 30
Bathurst, Cape Province, South Africa
August 20, 1851
Age 30
Grahamstown, South Africa