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William Brooks

Birthplace: Berkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Brooks, Snr. SV/PROG and Sarah Brooks, SM/PROG
Brother of Caroline Thomas; Ellen Sanders; Henry Brooks; Sarah Wallace; Edward Brooks and 6 others

Managed by: Jennifer Ann Goldhill
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About William Brooks

1820 British Settler


William Brooks 3, together with his parents and 2 siblings, was a member of Pigot's Party of 54 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from Berkshire.

Departed Portsmouth, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 30 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : a block of land, named Pigot Park, on the left bank of the Blaauwkrantz River.

Children :

  • Caroline Brooks 4,
  • William Brooks 3,
  • Ellen Brooks 1




In answer to your questions: 

1. Yes, Caroline did marry Charles Thomas

2.   Despite a lengthy search, i can find no further evidence of  

William Brooks.

with best wishes 

William Jervois

Resident Genealogist, Albany Museum, Somerset Street, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa


Phone: 046 622 2312 Fax: 046 6222398 (attn: W.Jervois) e-mail: cellphone: 083 483 1438 website:


"Sponsored by the 1820 Settlers' Association"

Note: Mr JERVOIS has since retired.

Added by Y. DROST, 14 FEB 2019


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Berkshire, England