William Senior Denton, Snr. SV/PROG

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William Senior Denton, Snr. SV/PROG

Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Cause of death: Illness
Immediate Family:

Son of William Denton and ? Denton
Husband of Mary Denton, SM/PROG
Father of William Senior Denton, Jnr; Elizabeth Senior Wilmot; Sarah Senior Kidson; Ellen Senior Gunn; Henry Senior Denton and 4 others
Brother of <private> Denton

Occupation: Laborer then Farmer
Managed by: Matthew Denton
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About William Senior Denton, Snr. SV/PROG

Fought in the Battle of Waterloo

Belonged to the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards and fought at Waterloo. (See attached documents for details).


1820 British Settler

William Senior Denton 26, Labourer and army pensioner, together with his wife Mary Denton 26, and child, were members of Richardson's Party of 36 Settlers on the Settler Ship Stentor.

Party originated from Lancashire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 19 March 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : George River, Albany.

Child :

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William Senior Denton, Snr. SV/PROG's Timeline

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
March 26, 1817
Age 25
August 2, 1818
Age 26
February 7, 1820
Age 28
on the Ship "Stenton"
September 21, 1821
Age 29
Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 23, 1823
Age 31
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 25, 1825
Age 33
November 23, 1827
Age 35
Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 5, 1830
Age 38
May 8, 1832
Age 40