Thomas Sellom King, SV/PROG (c.1771 - 1859) MP

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Place of Burial: Salem, Cape, South Africa
Birthplace: Essex, England
Death: Died in Salem, Albany, Cape Colony, South Africa
Managed by: Bruce Ian Trollip
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About Thomas Sellom King, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

Thomas Sellom King (39) and his Wife, Sarah Prime (39), together with 2 children were members of Gush's Party on the Brilliant.

Party originated from London.

Departed Gravesend 15 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay 30 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party Assegai Bush River - Salem

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Brilliant left Gravesend 15.2.1820 carrying Erith's and Pringle's parties and Gush's division of Sephton's party.

   

Thomas Sellom King 39. Carpenter. Wife. Sarah Prime 39.

Children

Thomas Francis King 14. (Later married Sarah Honey of Clark's Party.)

William Edward King 6. (Later married Jemima Honey of Clark's Party.)

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King, Thomas Sellom

  • Last Name: King
  • First Name: Thomas Sellom or Seller
  • Date of Birth: 2 Jun 1771
  • Place of Birth: Pickering, Yorkshire, England
  • Parents – Father:
  • Parents – Mother: Ann King
  • Name of Spouse: Sarah Prince
  • Marriage Date:
  • Marriage Place: St. Margarets Westminster, London
  • Date of Death: 13 Oct 1859 age 88
  • Place of Death: Cape

Notes: Sephton’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 6779/1860, 3449/1876. IGI (including entry for Thomas King’s christening in 1771 in Pickering). Children:

  • Thomas Francis chr. 8 Aug 1802 St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, m. Sarah Honey, d. 9 Nov 1876 Bedford, Cape (q.v.)
  • William Ellse King (an adopted child) 1814-1894, m. to Jemima Honey.

- http://www.southafricansettlers.com/?p=1104

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Thomas Sellom King, SV/PROG's Timeline

1771
1771
Essex, England
1801
June 6, 1801
Age 30
London, Middlesex, England
1802
July 31, 1802
Age 31
London, Essex, England, United Kingdom
1814
October 6, 1814
Age 43
England
1820
February 15, 1820
- May 15, 1820
Age 49
Algoa Bay, Cape Colony, South Africa

Departure: Aboard the "Brilliant" bound for South Africa, 15 Feb 1820, Gravesend, Kent, England.

Arrival: Aboard the "Brilliant" from Gravesend, 15 May 1820, Algoa Bay, Cape Colony, South Africa.

LIST OF GUSH'S DIVISION

BRAY, George 39. Coachmaker (died at sea). w Ann 45. c Fanny 13, Ann 11, Sarah 6.
BRAY, Mary 18 (daughter of George Bray).
BROWN, George 34. Gardener. w Frances 34 (died at sea). c Mary Ann 12,
Luke 6, an infant born and died at sea.
CALDECOTT, Charles 39. Surgeon. w Mary 41. c Alphonso 17, Christina 11, Timothy 9, Mary 8, Charles 6, Frederick 4.
COLLING, John 25. Boatbuilder.
COLLING, Thomas 20. Brush maker.
COLLING, William 18. Wharfinger.
FILMER, John 49. Sawyer. w Mary 29. c John 11, Harriet 7, Ebenezer 5, Mary 3, Elizabeth.
FILMER, Thomas 47. Sawyer. w Elizabeth 67.
GRAVETT, George l8. Labourer.
GRAVETT, William 16 (in care of R Pickstock).
GUSH, Richard 30. Carpenter. w Margaret 29. c Margaret Hannah 6, Thomas 2, Joseph (died at sea).
HODGES, George 32. Saddler. w Mary 30.
HODGES, Samuel 32. Husbandman.
HOGSFLESH, James 37. Coachmaker. w Margaret 21.
HOOD, Thomas Samuel 20. Fruiterer.
ISTED, Thomas 40. Cotton dealer. w Susan 28. c Sarah 4, Thomas 2.
JENKINSON, George 31. Chairmaker. w Sarah 31. c Hannah 11, Charles 5, Alfred 3, John 1, a child born at sea.
JONES, Rowland. Gardener.
KING, Thomas 39. Carpenter. w Sarah 39. c Thomas 14, William 6.
MARSH, Thomas 50. Watchmaker. w Martha 50. c Sarah 16, Thomas Wadmore 15, Joseph Pickton 13,
George Dakin 11, Mary 4.
MILLER, John 29. Husbandman.
MILLER, William 40. Husbandman. w Elizabeth 42. c Elizabeth 8, Mary Ann 6, John 2.
MUIRE, William 25. Tailor. w Mary Ann 21. c William 1.
NORTON, Thomas 38. Smith and naval pensioner. w Elizabeth (Elly) 38. c Caroline Elizabeth 2.
OCHSE, Christian George 20. Furrier. w Ann 21.
PICKSTOCK, Richard 45. Tailor. w Frances 35. c Charlotte 9.
RAYNER, William 26. Hatter. w Martha 22. c Eliza.
SEARLE, Edward 28. Undertaker. w Mary 26. c Sophia Jane 3, Frances Maria (born at sea).
SHEPHERD, William 30. Packer. w Sarah 22 (died at sea). c Sarah Liberty 4, Mary Ann 3 (died at sea),
William (died at sea).
TALBOT, John 47. Master mariner. (His wife and children sailed in Sephton's division).
TEMLETT, James 22. Shepherd. w Ann 21. c James Brilliant born at sea).
TILLEY, William 27. Saddler. w Hannah 25.
URRY, James 42. Tailor. w Mary 36. c Sarah 11, Martha 9, Priscilla 8, Rhoda 6, Hannah 3.
WATKINS, John 21. Mathematical instrument maker. w Martha 20.
WATSON, Charles. Upholsterer.
WEBB, Christopher 31. Shoemaker. w Mary 20. c Christopher 2, Joseph (born at sea).
WICHMANN, Peter Matthias 40. Tailor. w Catherine 36. c Elizabeth 17.
WOODS, John 11 (in the care of William Shepherd).

1859
October 13, 1859
Age 88
Salem, Albany, Cape Colony, South Africa
1859
Age 88
Salem, Cape, South Africa