Thomas Francis, Snr, SV/PROG

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Thomas Francis, Snr, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Down, UK
Death: Died in Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Francis, SM/PROG
Father of Thomas James Francis, Jnr; Amelia Jane Eliza Venables; George Francis and Frederick Francis

Managed by: Geoff Gladwin
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About Thomas Francis, Snr, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler


Thomas Francis 31, Farmer, together with his wife Elizabeth Francis 28, and their 3 children, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River

Children :

  • Thomas James Francis 9
  • Amelia Francis 7
  • George Francis 3


Thomas Francis, a farmer, arrived in the Cape on the ship La Belle Alliance on 12/02/1820; together with the Wilson Party from Down in the U.K. He was accompanied with his wife Elizabeth, and 3 children: Thomas James (9), Amelia (7), George (3). This information from 1820 settlers.

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Thomas Francis, Snr, SV/PROG's Timeline

Down, UK
Age 22
Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Age 24
Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Age 28
Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
July 23, 1824
Age 35
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Eastern Cape, South Africa