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William Thompson

Ship No 19

Captain Wilde, for Cape Town, under the care of Mrs Ormandy, as Matron and Superintendent during the voyage, 29th June 1835.

[Listed in this order - Apprentice, Master, in what capacity to Master]

Master South African List are marked ✔

  • Bertie, Eliza ✔ Geo. Marsh, Government Resident, Saldanha Bay as a house servant
  • Burton, Appelline ✔ J. Barry, Merchant of Swellendam as a house servant
  • Butler, Elizabeth ✔ Rev. J. Edgar, Minister, Hottentots Holland as a house servant
  • Collins, Ellen✔ C.G. Blanckenberg of Wynberg as a house servant
  • Cronan, Hannah ✔ S. Benningfield, farmer near Cape Town as a house servant
  • Downham, Mary A. ✔ Maj. Napier, half pay, Wynberg as a house servant
  • Foulger, Eliza ✔ Rev. J. Edgar, Minister, Hottentots Holland as a house servant
  • Keith, Sarah ✔ Geo. Marsh, Government Resident, Saldanha Bay as a house servant
  • Lear, Susannah ✔ G. Findlay, Merchant of Cape Town as a house servant
  • Mahoney, Mary ✔ J.H. Nuthling, late Member of the Court of Justice as a house servant
  • Newbury, Mary ✔ H. Sherman, merchant of Cape Town as a house servant
  • Trevillian Ann ✔ S. van Breda, farmer near Cape Town as a house servant
  • Weekly, Caroline ✔ R. Townrow , Direct. of Government, late Slave Lodge as a house servant
  • Wright, Sarah ✔ J.H. Nuthling, late Member of the Court of Justice as a house servant

Source:- CFS 6th annual report, 1836.

Note:- The embarkation return shows that sixteen girls came out on the "William Thompson". The list above contains the names of 14 girls. The names of the other two girls are not known. One may have been Mary Newbury's sister (if the Mary N -- mentioned in Margaret Tebbett's letter is Mary Newbury) or they may have been Mrs Ormandy's children. Presumedly they weren't apprenticed at the time the return was made and hence were omitted from the list.

Main Reference The Children's Friend Society - Juvenile Emigrants to Western Australia, South Africa and Canada 1834 - 1842 by Geoff Blackburn. This book can be obtained from Access Press, P.O. Box 132, Northbridge, Western Australia.

Reference - http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA/2001-05/0990088547

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