Rev. William Charles Boardman (Ashton)

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Reverend William Charles Boardman (Ashton), Rev. Snr. SV/PROG

Also Known As: "William Charles"
Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England
Death: August 10, 1825 (56)
Beaufort Vale, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Boardman (Orford) and Mary Boardman (Ashton Glave)
Husband of Margaret Boardman and Margaret Boardman (Hayes)
Father of Judith Dixon; Judith Dixon; Susannah Jarman; Thomas Boardman; Margaret Smith and 5 others
Brother of Thomas Boardman; Mary Boardman; Ann Boardman; James Boardman; Susannah Sixsmith (Boardman) and 2 others

Occupation: Headmaster Blackburn Public School; 1st Colonial Chaplain at Bathurst where he Founded St Johns Church, 1820 Settler Wilson Party, Reverend
Managed by: Brandon Ian Collier-Reed
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About Rev. William Charles Boardman (Ashton)

1820 British Settler


William Boardman 44, Clergyman, together with his wife Margaret Hayes 40, and 8 children, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River

Children :

  • Mary Boardman 24
  • Judith Boardman 23
  • Margaret Boardman 17
  • Susannah Boardman 16
  • John Boardman 13
  • Sarah Boardman 12
  • James Boardman 11
  • William Boardman 8


Rev. William Boardman was acting leader of the Willson Party, one of the First Colonial Ministers of the Settlement, Master of the Grammar School at Bathurst.

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Rev. William Charles Boardman (Ashton)'s Timeline

October 27, 1768
Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England
October 5, 1795
Age 26
Newburgh, Lancashire, England
December 16, 1796
Age 28
Latham, Lancashire, England
October 27, 1798
Age 30
Newberry, Lancashire, England
September 25, 1800
Age 31
Newberry, Lancashire, England
December 14, 1802
Age 34
Newton, Lancashire, England
July 8, 1806
Age 37
Newton, Lancashire, England
August 3, 1806
Age 37
Newton, Lancashire, England
July 22, 1808
Age 39
Warrington, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom