William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

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William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ulverston, Lancashire, UK
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Gradwell and Sarah Gradwell
Husband of Elizabeth Gradwell; Agnes Gradwell; Agnes Gradwell and Elizabeth Gradwell, SM
Father of Mary Hulley; John Gradwell; James Gradwell; John Strickland Gradwell; David Cawood Gradwell and 6 others
Brother of John Gradwell; Stephen John Gradwell, SV/PROG 2; Agnes Gradwell; Anthony Gradwell; Isabella Gradwell and 3 others

Occupation: Big Game Hunter, Smith 1820
Managed by: Private User
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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

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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.

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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
1826
June 10, 1826
Age 28
Bathurst Dist, Albany, Eastern Cape South Africa
1826
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland
1826
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland
1829
April 26, 1829
Age 31
Kaffir Drift, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa