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Mary Rachel Pirie (Horne)

Also Known As: "Hollowood?"
Birthdate: (93)
Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London
Death: April 14, 1890 (89-97)
South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert? Horn and Sarah? Horn
Wife of Robert Pirie, Snr, SV/PROG and James Richardson, Snr, SV/PROG
Mother of Robert Pirie, Jr.; Sarah Ann Tarr; Mary Ann Lloyd; Elizabeth Railton; Charles Richardson, Jnr and 1 other

Managed by: Sally Ann McConnell
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About Mary Rachel Pirie

1820 English Settler

Mary Rachel Horn 24, together with her husband Robert Pirie 35, and child, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 people on the Settler ship La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departure The Downs, Deal, Kent, England on 12 February 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 2 May 1820. Final Port Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth at the end of May.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River.

Child :

  • Margaret Pirie 11


Marriage Licence.


Robert PIRIE appeared personally and made oath that he is of the parish of Lee in the County of Kent, a widower, and intendeth to marry with Mary Rachel HORN of the same parish, a spinster, of the age of twenty one years and upwards, and further made oath that the usual place of abode of him the appearer hath been in the said parish of Lee for the space of four weeks last past.

This licence is dated 20 August 1818 and refers to a marriage between Robert PIRIE, widower, and Mary Rachel HORN, spinster of twenty one years and upwards, both of the parish of Lee, Kent (Greater London) The IGI says this marriage took place in St.Margaret's, Lee on 27 August 1818.


Mary Rachel HORN x Robert PIRIE 20 Aug 1818 Kent xx James RICHARDSON 18 Feb 1831 Gtn and died 14 Apr 1890 - Macleantown staying with son Charles' wife Mary Anne Lavinia

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Mary Rachel Pirie's Timeline


Maiden name thought to be Horne

December 1819
Age 22
June 1, 1822
Age 25
July 1, 1824
Age 27
Albany District, Eastern Cape, South Africa