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Elizabeth Vice (Dark), SM/PROG

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: September 18, 1850 (57)
Frankfort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Dark and Elizabeth Dark
Wife of John Vice, Snr. SV/PROG 1
Mother of Elizabeth Vice; Mary Ann Vice; John Vice, Jnr.; William Vice; Samuel Vice and 2 others

Managed by: Bruce Dallaway Deary
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About Elizabeth Vice, SM/PROG




No. 9 on the Colonial Department list, led by John Henry Dixon, a joiner and cabinetmaker of 8 Mutton Lane, Mile End Road, London. This was a joint-stock party made up of London tradesmen, all married men with families. No recommendation for this party has been traced in Colonial Department records to account for its selection, but Dixon's assurance that he was 'stout made and healthy' is unlikely to have been recommendation enough on its own.

Deposits were paid for 11 men, and the party embarked at Deptford in the regular transport shipOcean, sailing from Portsmouth on New Year's Day 1820, and arriving in Table Bay on 29 March and Algoa Bay on 15 April. Two children were born and two died during the voyage. The party was located at Waaiplaats on the Kaffir Kraal river. George Marsden subsequently attached himself to Dalgairns' party.


CARNEY, James 28. Saddler. w Elizabeth 29. c Elizabeth.

DANIELS, Joseph 36. Smith and naval pensioner. w Elizabeth 35. c Richard 7.

DIXON, John Henry 32. Joiner and cabinetmaker. w Margaret 36. c Mary 9, Emma 6, Eliza 4, Sarah 2.

FULLER, Henry 25. Carpenter. w Susannah 23. c George 4, Charles 1.

HENMAN, Robert 34. Carpenter. w Mary Ann 36. c Mary Ann 7, Elizabeth 2, Sarah Eliza (born at sea).

MARSDEN, George 40. Carpenter and wheelwright. w Elizabeth 34. c Elizabeth 8.

PAXTON, Jesse 39. Packer. w Sarah 39. c William 13, Charles 11, George 7, Henry 5, Elizabeth 4, David 2.

VICE, James 24. Butcher. w Sophia 30. c John 8, James 3, Samuel (born at sea).

VICE, John 30. Gardener. w Elizabeth 28. c Elizabeth 2, Ann.

WEBB, Richard 29. Mason. w Elizabeth Ann 22. c Richard 3, Edward 2.

WYATT, John 31. Wheelwright. w Jane 34. c Jane 7 (died at sea), Amelia 4, Ann Mary 3, John 2 (died at sea).

Main sources for party list

Agent of Transports' List of Settlers under John Henry Dixon (Cape Archives CO 136); Special Commissioner William Hayward's notes (Cape Archives CO 8542).

1820 Settler Departed 13 Dec 1819 Gravesend, Kent, England Dixon's party on the Ocean

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Elizabeth Vice, SM/PROG's Timeline

November 18, 1792
London, Middlesex, England
February 25, 1817
Age 24
Essex, England UK
February 4, 1818
Age 25
Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom
July 12, 1819
Age 26
Westham, Essex, England UK
April 21, 1822
Age 29
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 20, 1823
Age 30
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 7, 1828
Age 35
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 19, 1830
Age 38
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 18, 1850
Age 57
Frankfort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa