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Maria Sands (Beardmore)

Birthdate: (73)
Death: November 16, 1880 (73)
Fort Beaufort, Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Beardmore, SV/PROG and Ann Beardmore, SM/PROG
Wife of William Sands
Mother of William Sands, Jnr. and Maria Anastasia Sands
Sister of Ann Harris

Managed by: Sally Ann McConnell
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About Maria Sands


Marriage : "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Cathedral > image 2 of 71; William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.


Installment #2 Microfilm #1886513 Matrimonial Court Minutes and Special Marriage Licenses: 1821 - 1884 Albany/Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa Transcribed by Ellen Stanton

Entry #38

Husband: William SANDS, 25, Protestant, England

Wife: Maria BEARDMORE, 18, Protestant, England

Date: 5/1/1823

Father, Thomas BEARDMORE, gives consent


1820 British Settler

Maria Beardmore 13, together with her parents and sister, were members of George Smith's Party of 71 Settlers on the Settler Ship Stentor.

Party originated from Lancashire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 19 March 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Rufane and George Rivers. The location was called George Vale

  • Children :
  • Maria Beardmore 13
  • Ann Beardmore 5
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Maria Sands's Timeline

November 27, 1826
Age 19
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 22
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 16, 1880
Age 73
Fort Beaufort, Cape, South Africa