William Stirk, SV/PROG 1

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William Stirk, SV/PROG 1

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Death: October 2, 1850 (56-64)
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Stirk and Mary Stirk
Husband of Elizabeth Stirk, SM and Ann Stirk
Father of 2 daughters Stirk and Sarah Parker
Brother of John Stirk; Elizabeth Stirk; Nanny Stirk; Mary Stirk; Joseph Stirk, SV/PROG 2 and 4 others

Occupation: Farmer
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About William Stirk, SV/PROG 1

1820 British Settler


William Stirk (30), farmer, together with his brother Joseph Stirk (18), were members of Jonathan Wainwright's Party of 24 Settlers on the John.

Party originated from Yorkshire, England.

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

Area Allocated to the Party : Harewood, Lynedoch River.


Joseph Stirk and his brother William came out in Wainwright's Party of settlers from Yorkshire on the ship 'John". They were 18 & 30 years respectively. William married Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Mouncey on 6 May 1824. They had 3 daughters. After his first wife's death, William married Ann Matthias, a widow, in June 1842. He died 2 Oct 1850.


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William Stirk, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
October 2, 1850
Age 60
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
South Africa