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Peter Campbell, Snr. SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick Campbell and Margaret Campbell
Husband of Sarah Sanderson, SM/PROG and Mary-Ann Campbell, SM
Father of Margaret Ann Bailie; Sarah Lucy Cecilia Campbell; Capt Peter Campbell; Alexander Gunning Campbell and Rosina Jane Blakeway

Occupation: Surgeon
Managed by: Catherine Mary (Rijs) Hardman
Last Updated:

About Dr. Peter Campbell SV/PROG

Death Notice - 31st July 1837 - Grahamstown


1820 British Settler

Peter Campbell 42, Surgeon together with his wife Sarah Sanderson 32, and their 2 daughters, were part of Sephton's party of 344 people on the Aurora.

Party originated from London.

Departure Gravesend, 15 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, 1 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, 15 May 1820

Area allocated to the Party : Assegai Bush River, Salem

Children :

  • Margaret Ann Campbell 2
  • Sarah Lucy Campbell 1


From Rootsweb

"Dr. Peter CAMPBELL, 30, came out with Shepton's party on the S.S. AURORA with his wife Sarah and two small children, Margaret and Sarah. Although born at Omagh, co Tyrone, Ireland, the family came originally from Scotland, and he claimed descent from the Duke of Argyle. His mother was Miss O'NEAL, related to Hugh O'Neal, Duke of Tyrone.

He married Sarah SANDERSON of Catlands, Cumberland, and a cousin of Capt. COOK the navigator. Dr. CAMPBELL obtained his medical diploma at the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, 1809, and practised in London until he joined Shepton's party of settlers. He practised in Grahamstown and died there in 1837. He was a foundation member of the Masonic Lodge, Grahamstown 1828.

Dr. CAMPBELL married secondly a Miss CUMMING.

  • b1. Capt. Peter Sanderson CAMPBELL, son of the settler, was born at Grahamstown on 28 Dec 1822 and died in 1890. He married Mary Ann GILBERT who died in 1920. There were 4 sons and 10 dau.
    • c1. George Sanderson m. Emma GILBERT (4 sons, 2 dau.)
      • d1. Gilbert
  • 2. Percy m. Louise MUNRO and had son David and 2 dau.
  • 3. Stanley
  • 4. Norman
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Dr. Peter Campbell SV/PROG's Timeline

1777
1777
Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
1818
1818
Age 41
1819
1819
Age 42
1822
December 29, 1822
Age 45
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1827
July 27, 1827
Age 50
1834
May 17, 1834
Age 57
1837
July 31, 1837
Age 60
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa