George Flooks, SV/PROG

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George Flooks, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Wilton, Wiltshire, England
Death: December 13, 1846 (46)
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of (Unknown) (Unknown) and Sarah Flooks
Husband of Hannah Green SM
Father of John George Flooks; Mary Ann Barrable; Caroline Edwards; Cornelius Flooks and Hannah Weatherhead
Brother of Archibald Flooks

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About George Flooks, SV/PROG

1820 Settler Departed 7 Jan 1820 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Age: 20y

Bowker's Party on the Weymouth

(He was the pioneer patriarch of the Flooks family in South Africa.)

(Who was his father? Couldnʼt have been William Todd, or he would have taken his surname. Younger brother Archibald also had no birth father recorded. Did they have the same father? Maybe not, as they were born approx. 5 yrs apart.)


His name variously given as Down, Hooks Down, Flooks Down, Flooks and Frooks. Flooksdown is the version in Bowker's manuscript. Given as FLOOKS in the Albany Register an Marriage Register Reflected as "G H Down" on Muster roll for the Weymouth! Some records show him as George Hooksdown and Flooksdown! He was in fact George Flooks from Downton, Wiltshire.

MARRIAGE In St.George’s Church Graham’s Town on Thursday Feb 4 1830 by the Rev W. Carlisle MA Chaplain: George HOOKS to Hannah GREEN [Transcriber’s note: should be FLOOKS]

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George Flooks, SV/PROG's Timeline

February 19, 1800
Wilton, Wiltshire, England
June 8, 1800
Wilton by Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
November 15, 1830
Age 30
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 7, 1832
Age 32
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 29, 1833
Age 33
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 3, 1836
Age 35
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 37
December 13, 1846
Age 46
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa