William Nelson (1816 - 1862)

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Birthplace: Southwell, Nottingham, England
Death: Died in Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: Farmer at New Gloucester
Managed by: Gerald Winston Nelson
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About William Nelson

1820 British Settler

William Nelson 3, together with his parents and sister, were members of Thomas Calton'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.

Children :

  • William Nelson 3
  • Matilda Nelson 1

William's wife, Johanna Jacomina Catherine Nelson née Palmer was known as Johanna Catherine. Source: Baptism register entry for their daughter, Millicent Sarah. Updated: 19/06/2014 N Edwards.

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William Nelson's Timeline

1816
November 26, 1816
Southwell, Nottingham, England
November 29, 1816
Southwell, Nottingham, England
1849
March 8, 1849
Age 32
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1850
January 16, 1850
Age 33
Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
1851
August 9, 1851
Age 34
1862
March 21, 1862
Age 45
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1862
Age 45