Amelia Crause, SM/PROG

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Amelia Crause, SM/PROG

Birthplace: Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Crause and Mary Crause
Wife of John Bailie, SV/PROG
Mother of Charles Theodore Bailie, b1; Archibald Hope Bailie, b2; Thomas Cockburn Bailie, b3; Rev. John Amelius Bailie, b4; Isabella Bennet Bailie and 4 others
Sister of Lieut. Charles Crause, SV/PROG 1; Capt. Henry Augustus Crause, SV/PROG 2; Lieut. John Anthony Crause and Mary Anne Crause

Managed by: Ann (Pinks) Hope-Bailie (Stacey)
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About Amelia Crause, SM/PROG

Was supposedly an illegitimate daughter of King George IV. There is a story that some member of the Bailie family went around SA saying that if we could prove that she was the daughter of the King there would be a lot of money to be collected (the Bailie millions), so he asked everybody to pay for his trip to England, and he went off and was never seen again!

There are two sources that say Amelia Crause (1792-1864) was born in 1792 in Pembury near Tonbridge in Kent, and that her father was William Crause (born ca 1765). Her mother is just called Mrs Crause (born ca 1770)

Then we have two of the 1820 Settler parties leaving UK on 3 Dec 1819, and reaching Algoa Bay in April 1820

1 Bailie’s party (in the Chapman) Including John Bailie aged 31 and his wife Amelia (nee Crause) 28 with four children (Thomas 12, Charles 10, Archibald 8, John Amelius 4) Henry Crause 29 with wife and one child

2 Crause’s party (in the Nautilis) Charles Crause 35 with wife and five children John Crause 26

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Amelia Crause, SM/PROG's Timeline

February 29, 1792
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
August 19, 1810
Age 18
August 19, 1810
Age 18
September 27, 1812
Age 20
September 27, 1812
Age 20
Lambeth, Greater London, UK
March 26, 1814
Age 22
London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, UK
January 16, 1816
Age 23
London, England
January 16, 1816
Age 23
November 10, 1821
Age 29