Mary Damant (Atherstone), SM/PROG
|Birthplace:||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
Daughter of Hugh Atherstone, Jnr and Ann Mary Atherstone
|Managed by:||Sally Ann McConnell|
Historical records matching Mary Damant, SM/PROG
About Mary Damant, SM/PROG
1820 British Settler
Mary Damant 26, together with her husband Lieut. Edward Damant 33, and daughter, were members of Damant's Party of 57 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean.
Party originated from Norfolk.
Departed London, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 9 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - 15 April 1920
Area Allocated to the Party : The old Waaiplaats barracks, then to the Gamtoos River. They were located at the source of the Kaffir Kraal River but the location was at once rejected by Lieutenant Damant and they moved to the Gamtoos River, their settlement being called Lammas.
- Louisa Mathilda Damant 2