William John Hartley, Snr (1796 - 1886)

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Place of Burial: Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa
Birthplace: Norton-Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Kimberley, Cape, South Africa
Managed by: Alastair Honeybun
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About William John Hartley, Snr

1820 British Settler

   

William John Hartley 24, together with his Wife Sarah Green and 9 siblings, were members of Thomas Calton's '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

Siblings :

  • Mary Hartley 22
  • Ann Hartley 20
  • Thomas Hartley 18
  • Hannah Hartley 16
  • Elizabeth Hartley 13
  • Sarah Hartley 10
  • Jeremiah Hartley 7
  • Henry Hartley 4
  • Susannah Hartley (died at sea).

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HARTLEY, William - 1796-1866, A son of Thomas HARTLEY he sailed in Albury in 1820. In 1846 he was elected a Municipal Commissioner for Grahamstown. He composed the "Trials and Troubles of the Settlers" in verse.

Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa by E. Morse JONES

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William John Hartley, Snr's Timeline

1796
October 9, 1796
Norton-Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England
November 6, 1796
Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England
1819
1819
Age 22
Norton-Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England
1824
1824
Age 27
1828
October 25, 1828
Age 32
Grahamstown, Cape Of Good Hope, South Africa
1829
August 23, 1829
Age 32
Fort Francis, Cape Colony, South Africa
1831
June 21, 1831
Age 34
June 22, 1831
Age 34
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 1, 1831
Age 34
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1832
April 21, 1832
Age 35
Morning Sun, Tarka, Cradock, South Afirca