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Charles Purdon

Birthdate: (3)
Birthplace: Madras, India
Death: 1820 (2)
At Sea
Immediate Family:

Son of John Purdon, (2) SV/PROG and Mary Clifford Purdon, SM/PROG
Brother of William Henry Purdon, Snr; Henry Gordon Purdon; Elizabeth Ann Cockcroft; Isabella Purdon; Mary Staples and 3 others

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About Charles Purdon

1820 British Settler


John Purdon 40, Army pensioner, late Sergt, 53rd Foot, together with his wife Mary Clifford Harrison 34, atogether with 4 children, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River Lynedoch River

Children :

  • William Henry Purdon 11
  • Henry Gordon Purdon 9
  • Elizabeth Ann Purdon 5
  • Charles Purdon 2 (died at sea)


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Charles Purdon's Timeline

February 20, 1817
Madras, India
March 8, 1817
Trichinopoly, Madras, India
Age 2
At Sea