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James Attwell

Birthplace: Toddington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG and Sarah Ann Attwell, SM/PROG
Husband of Susanna Attwell
Father of James Attwell; Charles Lennox Stretch Attwell; Alice Louise Orpen; Richard Attwell; George Edward Attwell and 4 others
Brother of Brooke Attwell; Fielding Attwell; Mary Ann Wells; William Attwell; Richard Labrun Attwell, Jnr and 4 others

Managed by: Alistair Moncur Knox
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About James Attwell

1820 English Settler

James (11) was part of Lieut. Charles Crause's party of 41 people on the NAUTILUS

Party originated from Kent.

Departure London, 3 December 1819. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 14 April 1820

Area allocated to the Party "Spanish Reeds" between the Wellington and Kap rivers. They establlished the farm 'Battlesden' near Alice.

Accompanied by his father Richard James Attwell (48), mother Sarah Ann Labrun (47) and siblings : Edwin (16), Sarah (13) and Brooke (9).

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James Attwell's Timeline

March 27, 1807
Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
April 29, 1807
England, United Kingdom
March 27, 1832
Age 25
South Africa
January 20, 1835
Age 27
Graaff Reinett, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 2, 1841
Age 33
Fort Beaufort, South Africa,
November 14, 1853
Age 46
Alice, South Africa
October 21, 1888
Age 81
Cape, South Africa