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Elizabeth Rickards (Hayward)

Birthplace: Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Hayward, SV/PROG and Tabitha Hayward, SM/PROG
Wife of William Rickards
Mother of William Thomas Rickards; Mary Elizabeth Rickards and Lydia Rickards
Sister of Samuel Hayward; John Hayward; Selina Bartlett, SM; William Hayward and Eliza Randall

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About Elizabeth Rickards

1820 British Settler

Elizabeth Hayward 15, together with her parents and 5 siblings, were members of James Party of 60 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Wiltshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Bethany on the Lynedoch River - the location being known early as Bethany.

Children :

  • Samuel Hayward 20
  • John Hayward 18
  • Elizabeth Hayward 15
  • Selina Hayward 11
  • William Hayward 6
  • Eliza Hayward 2


Father James Hayward b. Abt 1781, Hilperton, Trowbridge, Witlshire, England d. 24 Dec 1861, Spring Vale, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Mother Tabitha Grace Pristow b. 1783,

Family William Rickards b. 1799 Married 25 Sep 1823 Grahamstown Cathedral (St Michael and St George), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

m 25 Sept 1823 to Elizabeth HAYWARD Minister: William Geary Witnesses: Wm Howard, Jane Geary [ministers wife] Entry 30 Register: St. George's Anglican Church, Grahamstown

Children 1. William Thomas Rickards b. 5 Nov 1824 2. Mary Elizabeth Rickards b. 29 Aug 1826, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa 3. Lydia Rickards b. 1834



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Elizabeth Rickards's Timeline

March 1, 1805
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
June 2, 1805
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
November 5, 1824
Age 19
August 29, 1826
Age 21
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 28
May 19, 1910
Age 105