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About Stephen James

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)
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Stephen James's Timeline

September 27, 1817
January 25, 1818
Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom