William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1 (1797 - 1849) MP

‹ Back to Gradwell surname

Is your surname Gradwell?

Research the Gradwell family

William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Ulverston, Lancashire, UK
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: Big Game Hunter, Smith 1820
Managed by: Zoe Jeffery
Last Updated:

About William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

1820 British Settler

William Gradwell 21, Smith, was a member of Hayhurst's Party of 107 people on the Settler ship, John.

Party originated from Lancashire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 19 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, May 1820.

Area allocated to the Party : Trappes Valley

-----------------------------------------------------

At the age of 21 he came as a Settler in Hayhurst's party aboard the ship named John and was famous as a big-game hunter (chiefly elephant, buffalo, lion hippopotamus & rhinoceros).

Unfortunately his exploits in the field have not been formally recorded, his fame being now a matter of family tradition only.

view all 19

William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

1797
November 14, 1797
Ulverston, Lancashire, UK
November 14, 1797
Colton, Lancashire, England
November 14, 1797
Colton, Lancashire, England
1822
January 1, 1822
Age 24
Albany / Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 27, 1822
Age 25
Albany, Cape, South Africa
1824
December 5, 1824
Age 27
Bathurst Dist, Albany, Eastern Cape South Africa
1825
October 10, 1825
Age 27
Clumber, Peddie Dist., Eastern Cape, South Africa
1826
June 10, 1826
Age 28
Bathurst Dist, Albany, Eastern Cape South Africa
1826
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland
1826
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland