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Hougham Hudson, (3) SV/PROG 1

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: St Peter, Isle of Thanet, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Coega, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Hougham 2 Hudson and Mary Hudson
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Hudson, SM/PROG
Father of William Hougham Hudson, b1; Hougham William Hudson, (4) b2; William Nicholas Hudson; Thomas Andries Hudson; Charles Hudson and 7 others
Brother of Samuel Hudson; George Hudson; Mary May Hudson; Thomas Hudson; William Hudson, SV/PROG 2 and 3 others

Occupation: first Civil Commissioner for Port Elizabeth, Agent-General to the frontier tribes in 1834, Civil Commisioner of Albany
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About Hougham Hudson, (3) SV/PROG 1

1820 British Settler

Hougham Hudson 26, farmer and grazier, together with his wife Elizabeth Ann Walker 23, were members of George Dyason's Party of 67 Settlers on the Settler Ship Zoroaster.

Party originated from London.

Departure London, 12 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 30 April 1820 (Final Port).

Area Allocated to the Party : Lushington Valley on the Torrens River




Hougham HUDSON (28396/x),

  • Kent, England 10.05.1798, † Coega, Port Elizabeth 05.07.1860


  1. Arrived at Simon’s Town aboard the Zoroaster as a member of Dyason’s party.
  2. Transferred to the Brilliant for the journey to Port Elizabeth.
  3. After a failed attempt at farming near Bathurst he joined the government service
  4. He was appointed as the first Civil Commissioner for Port Elizabeth in 1828
  5. Appointed Agent-General to the frontier tribes in 1834
  6. Acquired a farm Coega near Port Elizabeth in1838.
  7. He renamed it Hougham Park
  8. Became Civil Commisioner of Albany until his retirement in October 1852
  9. Children 12
  10. Married 06.11.1819, Elizabeth Ann WALKER * 27.01.1796, † Kent, England 21.10.1844
  11. She was so shocked at the death of her daughter that she died immediately afterwards.

SOURCE: Overberg families

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Hougham Hudson, (3) SV/PROG 1's Timeline

May 10, 1793
Isle of Thanet, Kent, England, United Kingdom
June 9, 1793
Thanet, Kent, England
February 8, 1821
Age 27
Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 13, 1822
Age 29
Graaff Rienet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 25, 1824
Age 30
South Africa
December 4, 1826
Age 33
South Africa
December 29, 1828
Age 35
South Africa
June 24, 1830
Age 37
South Africa
February 9, 1832
Age 38
Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa