James Dicks, SV/PROG

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James Dicks, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: England
Death: June 1874 (79)
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Dicks
Husband of Dinah Dicks, SM
Father of John Dicks; Mary Ann Dicks and Louisa Dicks

Occupation: labourer
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Immediate Family

About James Dicks, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler


James Dicks 23, Labourer, together with his wife Dinah Ford 21, and one year old son John Dicks, were members of Ford's Party of 42 Settlers on the Weymouth. Dinah was the eldest daughter of Party Leader Edward Ford.

Party originated from Wiltshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Lynedoch River

KAB, MOOC, 6/9/148, Ref. 697 a DN

Name of deceased: James DICKS

Birthplace: Crockerton Green, Wiltshire.

Father: Joseph

Mother: Christian name unknown.

Age of the deceased: 79yrs and 4mnths.

Occupation: Retired Trader


Died on: 1874-06-30

Where died: at the home of his son in law, Rob Stanton Snr. Grahamstown.


C1. Mary Anne (Major, married to Rob Stanton)

C2. Louisa

Property: ?? Somerset St. Grahamstown

His date of birth calculated from age at death on his Death Notice would be Feb 1795

His date of birth calculated from age given on Monumental Inscription would be Feb 1792

His age calculated from shipping list entry of 23 years in 1819 would be 1796

Courtest Lynn MacLeod Feb. 2009

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James Dicks, SV/PROG's Timeline

March 1795
June 25, 1819
Age 24
Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England UK
February 1821
Age 25
June 1874
Age 79