Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG

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Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Battlesden, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Richard Attwell and Lydia (Collins) Attwell
Husband of Sarah Ann Attwell, SM/PROG
Father of James Attwell; Brooke Attwell; Fielding Attwell; Mary Ann Wells; William Attwell and 5 others
Brother of William Attwell; John Attwell; Ann Attwell; Lydia Attwell; Mary Attwell and 5 others

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About Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG


1820 English Settler

Richard (48), farmer, was part of Lieut. Charles Crause's party of 41 people on the NAUTILUS

b May 21 1771, Battlesden, Bedfordshire, Kent, England. d Jun 8 1852, Grahamstown, RSA

Party originated from Kent.

Departure London, 3 December 1819. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 14 April 1820

Area allocated to the Party "Spanish Reeds" between the Wellington and Kap rivers. He establlished the farm 'Battlesden' near Alice.

Accompanied by his Wife Sarah Ann Labrun (47), and children Edwin (16), Sarah (13), James (11) and Brooke (9).

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Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG's Timeline

May 12, 1771
Bedfordshire, England
May 21, 1771
Bedfordshire, England
July 30, 1794
Age 23
Battlesden, Bedfordshire, England
May 14, 1795
Age 24
Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, UK
March 22, 1797
Age 25
Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, UK
May 26, 1800
Age 29
Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, UK
February 2, 1803
Age 31
Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, UK
June 2, 1805
Age 34
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK
March 27, 1807
Age 35
Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
January 22, 1809
Age 37
Toddington, Bedfordshire, , England