Mary Smith, SM/PROG (1776 - 1822) MP

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Birthplace: Bingley, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Albany, Cape Province, South Africa
Managed by: Alastair Honeybun
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About Mary Smith, SM/PROG

1820 British Settler

Mary Smith 33, together with her husband David Cawood 43, Woollen manufacturer, and their 10 children, were members of Hayhurst's Party of 107 people on the Settler ship, John.

Party originated from Lancashire, England.

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

Area allocated to the Party : Trappes Valley

Children :

  • James Cawood 21
  • William Cawood 19
  • John Cawood 18
  • Joshua Cawood 16
  • Elizabeth Cawood 13
  • Mary Cawood 12
  • Samuel Cawood 10
  • Sarah Cawood 9
  • Joseph Cawood 5
  • David Cawood 1 (died at sea)

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General Notes: Having lost their youngest child, David, on the journey to South Africa, Mary never got over the loss, and not being used to the rough life of a Settler and Pioneer, her health soon gave way and she died in an ox wagon on the 2 January 1822 (other date given 21 January 1882) on her way to Bathurst, to the wedding of her daughter Elizabeth to William Gradwell.

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England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975


  • Name:Mary Smith
  • Gender: Female
  • Baptism Date: 3 Mar 1776
  • Baptism Place: Bingley,York,England
  • Father: James Smith
  • FHL Film Number: 919129
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Mary Smith, SM/PROG's Timeline

1776
March 3, 1776
Bingley, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England
March 3, 1776
Yorkshire, England
1798
April 9, 1798
Age 22
Bingley, Yorkshire, England
October 21, 1798
Age 22
Cawoods Mill, Keighley, Yorkshire, England
1799
August 3, 1799
Age 23
Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK
1801
June 4, 1801
Age 25
Bingley, West Yorkshire, UK
1805
June 13, 1805
Age 29
Waybank Hall, Bingley, Yorkshire, England
1807
January 3, 1807
Age 30
Cawoods Mill, Keighley, Yorkshire, England
January 11, 1807
Age 30
Cawoods Mill, Bingley, Yorkshire, England
1808
April 16, 1808
Age 32
Cawoods Mill, Keighley, Yorkshire, England