William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

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William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Ulverston, Lancashire, England
Death: November 26, 1849 (52)
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Gradwell and Sarah Gradwell
Husband of Elizabeth Gradwell, SM and Agnes Gradwell
Father of Mary Hulley; John Gradwell; James Gradwell, ? b3; John Strickland Gradwell; David Cawood Gradwell and 9 others
Brother of John Gradwell; Stephen John Gradwell, SV/PROG 2; Agnes Gradwell; Anthony Gradwell; Isabella Gradwell and 3 others

Occupation: Big Game Hunter, Smith 1820
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About William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1

1820 British Settler

William Gradwell 21, Smith, was a member of Hayhurst's Party of 107 people on the Settler ship, John.

Party originated from Lancashire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 19 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, May 1820.

Area allocated to the Party : Trappes Valley


At the age of 21 he came as a Settler in Hayhurst's party aboard the ship named John and was famous as a big-game hunter (chiefly elephant, buffalo, lion hippopotamus & rhinoceros).

Unfortunately his exploits in the field have not been formally recorded, his fame being now a matter of family tradition only.

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William Gradwell, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

November 14, 1797
Ulverston, Lancashire, England
November 14, 1797
Colton, Lancashire, England
November 14, 1797
Colton, Lancashire, England
December 27, 1822
Age 25
Albany, Cape, South Africa
December 5, 1824
Age 27
Bathurst Dist, Albany, Eastern Cape South Africa
June 10, 1826
Age 28
Bathurst Dist, Albany, Eastern Cape South Africa
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland
Age 28
Kaffirland & Tembuland
April 26, 1829
Age 31
Kaffir Drift, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa