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Thomas Brent

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Bristol, Gloustershire, England
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Brent, Jnr, SV/PROG and Grace Elliott Booth, SM/PROG
Husband of Mary Brent
Father of Thomas Brent, V; James Brent; Mary Ann Gradwell; John Elliott Brent, Jnr; Gilbert Brent and 7 others
Brother of Elizabeth Davies; John Brent; Charles Brent; Alfred Brent; Hannah Tarr and 3 others

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About Thomas Brent

1820 British Settler


Thomas Brent 6, together with his parents and sister Sarah Brent 3, were members of Samuel Bradshaw's Party of 64 emmigrants on the Settler Ship Kennersley Castle.

Party originated from Gloucestershire.

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

Area Allocated to the Party : Lemon Valley on the Torrens River - New Gloucester

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 15 Jul 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 45 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

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Thomas Brent's Timeline

Bristol, Gloustershire, England
January 10, 1820
Age 6
Bristol, England
January 10, 1820
Age 6
Bristol, England
April 29, 1820
Age 6
Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 29, 1820
Age 6
Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa
October 22, 1838
Age 24
Grahamstown, South Africa
July 23, 1841
Age 27
Clumber, South Africa
July 25, 1842
Age 28
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 31
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa