Thomas Henry Tarr, Snr. SV/PROG (c.1791 - 1858)

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Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, England
Death: Died in Peddie, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: Joiner in England, Carpenter in Grahamstown, S Africa
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About Thomas Henry Tarr, Snr. SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

Thomas Henry Tarr 28, Carpenter, together with his wife Ann Radford 28, and their 4 children, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury.

Party originated from Nottinghamshire.

Departed Liverpool, 13 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1st May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Torrens River - named Clumber after Clumber Park, the seat of the Duke of Newcastle, Chairman of the Nottinghamshire Committee.

Children :

  • Selina Tarr 7
  • James Tarr 4
  • Elizabeth Tarr 3
  • George Tarr 1

-------------------- Came out with wife and children in Calton's party, on Albury - settled on Torrens Ruver, and named settlement Clumber, after the seat of the Duke of Newcastle. His name on all the early Embarcation records was TORR, however subsequent records including his will says TARR. His children all used TARR. There is a bell dedicated to Thomas and Ann Tarr at Clumber Church, Barthurst, South Africa.

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Thomas Henry Tarr, Snr. SV/PROG's Timeline

March 2, 1791
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, England
September 20, 1812
Age 21
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
August 27, 1813
Age 22
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
August 24, 1815
Age 24
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
April 20, 1817
Age 26
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
February 21, 1819
Age 28
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
January 6, 1824
Age 33
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 20, 1826
Age 35
Bathurst, Cape, South Africa