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Lydia Gates (Sterley)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fakenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Sterley, Snr. SV/PROG and Anne Sterley, SM/PROG
Wife of George Mitchell Gates, (1)
Mother of Elizabeth Amelia Anderson; Anne Phyllis Maria Allison; George Mitchell Gates, (2); Joseph Mitchell Gates; Mary Ann Gates and 2 others
Sister of Thomas Sterley, Jr.; Mary Ann Matthews; John Sterley; Maria Sterley; William Sterley and 2 others

Managed by: Gabi Hewitt-Vosloo
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About Lydia Gates

1820 British Settler

Lydia Sterley 8, together with her 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

-------------------- 13 De 1819, Gravesend, Kent, England - 1820 Settlers- Damant's party on the ocean

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Lydia Gates's Timeline

1812
1812
Fakenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1825
March 6, 1825
Age 13
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1828
February 11, 1828
Age 16
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1829
1829
Age 17
1831
November 11, 1831
Age 19
Port Elizabeth
1854
September 23, 1854
Age 42
Eastern Cape, South Africa
1867
September 30, 1867
Age 55
South Africa
September 30, 1867
Age 55
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