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Caroline Thomas (Brooks)

Birthplace: Berkshire, England
Death: circa 1853 (31-47)
New Street, Grahamstad, Kaap, Suid-Afrika
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Brooks, Snr. SV/PROG and Sarah Brooks, SM/PROG
Wife of Charles Thomas
Mother of Sarah Ann Shaw; Elizabeth Jane Thomas; Louisa Sophia Thomas and William Thomas
Sister of William Brooks; Ellen Sanders; Henry Brooks; Sarah Wallace; Edward Brooks and 6 others

Managed by: Jennifer Ann Goldhill
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About Caroline Thomas

1820 British Settler


Caroline Brooks 4, together with her parents and 2 siblings, was a member of Pigot's Party of 54 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from Berkshire.

Departed Portsmouth, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 30 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : a block of land, named Pigot Park, on the left bank of the Blaauwkrantz River.

Children :

  • Caroline Brooks 4,
  • William Brooks 3,
  • Ellen Brooks 1



Death Notice : "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 September 2017), 007844947 > image 106 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.



KAB/MOOC/LEER/13/1/311/01/84/1 Caroline THOMAS. Born BROOKS. Liquidation and Distribution Account. 1875.


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Caroline Thomas's Timeline

July 31, 1814
Tilehurst, Berkshire, England
Berkshire, England
Age 39
Grahamstad, Kaap, Suid-Afrika