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Charles Thomas Croft, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: June 3, 1862 (70)
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Croft and Lady Elizabeth Hamilton
Husband of Mary Deacon; Elizabeth Seadon and Mary Hancock, SM/PROG
Father of Clarissa Ann Seadon Croft; Mary Jane Amm; Charles Thomas Croft; Elizabeth Croft and Celia Croft
Brother of George James Croft

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About Charles Thomas Croft, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

Charles Thomas Croft 26, Copper plate printer, together with his wife Elizabeth Seadon 22 who died at sea, and their daughter, were part of Sephton's party of 344 people on the Aurora.

Party originated from London.

Departure Gravesend, 15 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, 1 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, 15 May 1820

Area allocated to the Party : Assegai Bush River, Salem

Child :

  • Clarissa Croft 2


The inventor of antidote for snakebite, which was known as Croft's Tincture of Life for many years

Probate record:

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Charles Thomas Croft, SV/PROG's Timeline

December 24, 1792
London, Middlesex, England
Age 22
England, United Kingdom
Age 25
Age 28
England, United Kingdom
November 2, 1821
Age 29
Salem, Cape Province, South Africa
Age 32
Salem, District of Albany, South Africa
January 31, 1826
Age 34