Thurston Whittle, Snr, SV/PROG

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Thurston Whittle, Snr, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Minster, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England
Death: December 31, 1828 (37)
Cape Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Whittle, Col. and Alicia Whittle, Lady
Husband of Sarah Hunt, SM
Father of Tamson Pike; Thurston Whittle, Jnr and Caroline Tamsin Shone
Brother of Mary Whittle and Frances Whittle
Half brother of Elizabeth Whittle; Alicia Mary Lloyd, SM/PROG and Emily Murray

Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Alistair Moncur Knox
Last Updated:

About Thurston Whittle, Snr, SV/PROG


1820 British Settler

Thurston Whittle 22, Carpenter, was a member of Erith's Party of 120 Settlers on the Settler Ship Brilliant.

Party originated from Surrey.

Departure Gravesend, London 15 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay - 30 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : New Botany Bay on the Kaffir Kraal River


29 year old carpenter in Erith's party on the Brilliant [Departure Gravesend, London 15 February 1820 Arrival Simon's Bay - 30 April 1820 Leader James Erith Number in the Party 120 Area Party originated from Surrey Area Allocated to the Party New Botany Bay on the Kaffir Kraal River Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820]. Erith's original list comprised his own family plus a few other individuals,all from Minster, Isle of Sheppey, Kent,but only 3 from the original list ended up in his party[including Erith himself],so it is uncertain whether the 7 substitute men all hailed from there. So far Thurston's parents have not been traceable,but his name has been common in Kent for centuries. Thurston=Thurstan,a Pagan Old Norse/Old English/Anglo-Saxon name meaning Thor's stone-an unusual 1st name in English tradition,actually an East Anglia surname-Viking influence was greatest on Britain's East coast. Listed in Mannering family tree on

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Thurston Whittle, Snr, SV/PROG's Timeline

Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England
August 29, 1823
Age 32
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
October 18, 1824
Age 33
December 9, 1827
Age 36
Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 31, 1828
Age 37
Cape Colony