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William Hayward

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: June 14, 1855 (37-45)
Peddie, Cape Province, South Africa
Place of Burial: Peddie, Cape Province, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James Hayward, SV/PROG and Tabitha Hayward, SM/PROG
Husband of Matilda Ann Hayward
Father of Matilda Ann Hayward; William Henry Hayward; Jeremiah James Hayward; Ann Ellen Hayward; Louisa Mary Palmer and 4 others
Brother of Samuel Hayward; John Hayward; Elizabeth Rickards; Selina Bartlett, SM and Eliza Randall

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About William Hayward

1820 British Settler

William Hayward 6, together with his parents and 5 siblings, were members of James Party of 60 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Wiltshire.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Bethany on the Lynedoch River - the location being known early as Bethany.

Children :

  • Samuel Hayward 20
  • John Hayward 18
  • Elizabeth Hayward 15
  • Selina Hayward 11
  • William Hayward 6
  • Eliza Hayward 2

Source: Baptism of William Hayward, a son of James Hayward and Tabitha Hayward née Pristow are held in the Record Office, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. There is no birth date mentioned for William.

Grahamstown Journal 1855 - 2 - April to June Written by Sue Mackay. Posted in The Grahamstown Journal

Saturday 23 June 1855 DIED on Thursday evening last, near Fort Peddie, Wm. HAYWARD (late of Bathurst), the only surviving son of Mr. James HAYWARD of James's Party. Deceased leaves a wife and six children to deplore his loss.

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William Hayward's Timeline

April 10, 1814
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
April 10, 1814
Westbury, Wiltshire, England
June 16, 1837
Age 23
March 2, 1839
Age 24
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 1841
Age 26
Cape Province, South Africa
June 26, 1843
Age 29
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 11, 1846
Age 31
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 19, 1848
Age 34
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa