Samuel Freemantle

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Samuel Freemantle

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Portsea, Portsmouth, UK
Death: April 3, 1879 (70)
Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Freemantle, Snr, SV/PROG and Elizabeth Freemantle
Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Freemantle
Father of John Freemantle; Lois Impey (Bennett); Sarah Trollip; Elizabeth Woodland; Samuel Freemantle and 5 others
Brother of Richard Freemantle, Jnr and John Freemantle
Half brother of Elizabeth Derbyshire, SM; George Freemantle and Thomas Freemantle

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About Samuel Freemantle


1820 British Settler

Samuel Freemantle (18), his parents and 4 siblings, were members of Mahoney's Party of 42 Settlers on the Northampton.

Party originated from London.

Departed Portsmouth, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 30 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Coombs River.

Children :

  • Richard Freemantle 24
  • Samuel Freemantle 18
  • John Freemantle 13
  • Elizabeth (Eliza) Freemantle 4
  • George Freemantle 1


Samuel was by trade a Painter/Glazier and a shopkeeper.

Samuel's Father, Richard, was killed in an attack by Xhosa tribesmen on the wagon they had been using to collect wood. Samuel managed to escape, and carried his brother John for many miles, but John died later as a result of the injuries sustained in the attack.


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Samuel Freemantle's Timeline

February 1, 1809
Portsmouth, UK
January 10, 1828
Age 18
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
December 7, 1829
Age 20
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 15, 1832
Age 23
Morley Mission,, Kaffraria, Cape, South Africa
May 18, 1832
Age 23
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
May 25, 1833
Age 24
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
April 12, 1835
Age 26
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 28, 1837
Age 28
South Africa
May 18, 1840
Age 31
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa