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Thomas Berrington, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Berrington and Mary Berrington
Husband of Diana Berrington, SM/PROG
Father of Thomas Tickna Berrington; William Collin Berrington; Charlotte Warne Berrington and Frances Maria Berrington

Occupation: Farmer
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About Thomas Berrington, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

Thomas Berrington 24, Farmer, together with his wife Diana Collin 27, and their son, were members of Mahoneys Party of 42 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from London.

  • Departure Portsmouth 13 December 1819
  • Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 26 March 1820
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 30 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Coombs River

Child :

  • Thomas Tickna William Berrington 1


The Berrington family arrived in South Africa under the name of Lamb , having swapped tickets with the family of that name, who in turn went to Australia on the Berrrington family tickets.

Thomas Berrington, farmer, 25 years old , born 1798 and his wife Diana Collin , 27 years old (1791 - 1864) who was the daughter of William and Patience Collin and their baby Thomas Tickna (1 year old) arrived in Mahoneys party on the ship "Northampton" and settled at Coombs river.

By 1825 the party had dispersed and Thomas was to be found at Port Francis. Thomas became a director of the Albany Shipping Company in 1826 and of the Grahamstown Bathurst and Kowie Shipping Company in 1843. Also committee member of Lower Albany Agricultural Society 1848. He died at Sidbury Park and is buried there alongwith Diana and Charlotte, his daughter.


BERRINGTON, Thomas - Extra Data

(member of MAHONY's Party)

by Sue MacKay

Westminster Archives

William COLLIN and Prudence LIMMER were married by licence in St.George's, Hanover Square, London on 26 September 1787 Both signed Witnesses: Chs. RENAUD and Frances [BEARD?]

Diana and Benjanin COLLIN, children of William and Prudence LIMMER were baptised on 19 June 1789 in St.George's, Hanover Square, London, both born 25 May.

London Metropolitan Archives

Thomas BERRINGTON married Diana COLLIN on 16 April 1818 in St.Mary, Newington Both signed Witnesses: William COLLIN and Georgiana COLLIN

Westminster Archives

Thos. Tickner William, son of William and Diana BERRINGTON, Conduit Street, Butcher, was baptised on 3 December 1819 in St.George's Hanover Square, London

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Thomas Berrington, SV/PROG's Timeline

May 8, 1795
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
April 16, 1818
Age 22
Newington, England, UK
January 20, 1819
Age 23
St George Hanover Square, United Kingdom
January 20, 1822
Age 26
Coombs, Cape Colony, South Africa
December 3, 1830
Age 35
December 3, 1830
Age 35
Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 28, 1860
Age 65
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 1860
Age 65
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa