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James Weeks, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Grace Weeks; Grace Weeks, SM/PROG and Maria Anne Shepperson
Father of Elizabeth Weeks; Elizabeth Weeks; Elizabeth Weeks; Elizabeth Hartley; Mary Ann Weeks and 10 others

Occupation: Baker and Confectioner
Managed by: Private User
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About James Weeks, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

James Weeks, 29, was a member of Osler's Party of 32 people on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Cornwall.

Departure Portsmouth, 7 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Mansfield River. The party was located on the left bank of the Mansfield River and Benjamin named the location Pendennis. (Pendennis Head and Pendennis castle are landmarks overlooking Falmouth Bay). Benjamin Osler died a year later in 1921.

Accompanied by his wife, Grace Ackerley, 25, and their Daughter Elizabeth, who died at sea aged 2.


1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Osler's party on the Weymouth

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James Weeks, SV/PROG's Timeline

1791
1791
Truro, Cornwall, England
1818
1818
Age 27
England
1818
Age 27
1820
August 12, 1820
Age 29
Salem, Cape Province, South Africa
August 12, 1820
Age 29
1825
1825
Age 34
South Africa
1825
Age 34
1828
1828
Age 37
1828
Age 37
1828
Age 37