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James Thackwray

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Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Cape Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of William Thackwray, SV/PROG and Dorothy Thackwray, SM/PROG
Husband of Jane Thackwray
Father of Margaret Thackwray; James Allison Thackwray; Benjamin Mortimer Thackwray; Jane Locke; Sarah Allison Thackwray and 1 other
Brother of John Thackwray; Dorothy Allison; Ann Driver, SM; William Thackwray; Helen Thackwray and 1 other

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About James Thackwray

1820 British Settler

William Thackwray 40, Agricultural implement maker, together with his wife Dorothy Pownall 43, and their 5 children, were members of William Smith's Party of 40 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from London.

Departed Portsmouth 13 December 1819 Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 30 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Stoney Vale, Trompetters Drift

Children :

  • Dorothy Thackwray 15
  • Ann Thackwray 13
  • William Thackwray 11
  • Joseph Thackwray 9
  • James Thackwray 4

The story of the British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa by Harold Edward Hockly

  • Member of the House of Assembly, 1854
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James Thackwray's Timeline

1815
January 8, 1815
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
1838
December 5, 1838
Age 23
1840
March 26, 1840
Age 25
1842
May 2, 1842
Age 27
Grahamstown, Cape Colony
1844
February 19, 1844
Age 29
Grahamstown, Cape Colony
1854
November 1, 1854
Age 39
Grahamstown, Cape Colony
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