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Sophia Stirk (Southey), SM

Birthplace: Culmstock, Devonshire, England
Death: Died in Peddie, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Peddie, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Southey, Snr, SV/PROG and Joan Elizabeth Southey, SM/PROG
Wife of Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2
Mother of Elzabeth Anne Stirk; Charles Henry Stirk; William Hendry Stirk; George Stirk; Charles Joseph Stirk and 2 others
Sister of John Southey; William Southey; Richard Southey, Sir, K.C.M.G.; George Southey, Jr.; Elizabeth Powell and 3 others
Half sister of Caroline Elizabeth Southey Stow and Samuel James Southey Skinner

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About Sophia Stirk, SM

Ancestor of The Rt. Hon. Peter Hain, Baron Hain of Neath, PC

1820 British Settlers

Sophia Southey 16, together with her parents and 6 siblings, were members of George Southey's Party of 49 Settlers on the Settler Ship Kennersley Castle.

Party originated from Somerset.

Departed Bristol, 10 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 29 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 29 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Bush River - Lower Albany

Children :

  • Sophia Southey 16
  • William Southey 13
  • Richard Southey 11
  • George Southey 9
  • Elizabeth Southey 7
  • Robert Henry Southey 4
  • Canon Southey 1
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Sophia Stirk, SM's Timeline

August 9, 1804
Culmstock, Devonshire, England
January 6, 1805
Culmstock, Devon, England
Age 22
July 19, 1830
Age 25
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 25
Age 29
April 27, 1837
Age 32
Peddie, Albany Dist., Cape Colony, South Africa
September 10, 1839
Age 35
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 3, 1842
Age 37
Peddie, South Africa