Samuel Taylor James, SV/PROG

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Samuel Taylor James, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Christian Malford, Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth James (Smith) and Esther ''Hester'' James, SM
Father of Edward James; Elizabeth Ann James; Stephen James; Thomas Samuel James, Snr; Thomas James and 8 others

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About Samuel Taylor James, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

   

Samuel Taylor James, 31, together with his wife Elizabeth James, 33, and 5 children were members of James' Party of 60 Settlers on the Weymouth. Samuel was Leader of this Party.

Party originated from Wiltshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Bethany on the Lynedoch River - the location being known early as Bethany.

Children :

  • Edward James 8
  • Elizabeth James 5
  • Stephen James 2
  • Thomas James (died at Portsmouth),
  • Samuel William James (died at sea)

http://www.southafricansettlers.com/?p=1031

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Samuel Taylor James, SV/PROG's Timeline

1790
January 3, 1790
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
1811
July 17, 1811
Age 21
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
1815
December 26, 1815
Age 25
England
1817
September 27, 1817
Age 27
England
1818
August 17, 1818
Age 28
England
1819
December 30, 1819
Age 29
Hampshire, England
1819
Age 28
England
1819
Age 28
1821
July 4, 1821
Age 31
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa