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James Weeks, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England
Death: January 6, 1835 (40-48)
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Grace Weeks, SM/PROG and Maria Anne Shepperson
Father of Elizabeth Weeks; Elizabeth Hartley; Mary Ann Weeks; Samuel Weeks; Joseph Weeks and 3 others

Occupation: Baker and Confectioner
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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

Truro, Cornwall, England
Age 27
August 12, 1820
Age 29
Salem, Cape Province, South Africa
Age 34
South Africa
Age 37
Age 37
Cape, South Africa
October 27, 1830
Age 39
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 21, 1832
Age 41
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 27, 1834
Age 43
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Colony, South Africa
January 6, 1835
Age 44
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa