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William Thackwray

Birthdate: (21)
Death: 1829 (20) (Killed by the Zulus)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Thackwray, SV/PROG and Dorothy Thackwray, SM/PROG
Brother of John Thackwray; Dorothy Allison; Ann Driver, SM; Helen Thackwray; Joseph Ebenezer Thackwray and 1 other

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About William Thackwray

1820 British Settler

William Thackwray 40, Agricultural implement maker, together with his wife Dorothy Pownall 43, and their 5 children, were members of William Smith's Party of 40 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from London.

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

Area Allocated to the Party : Stoney Vale, Trompetters Drift

Children :

  • Dorothy Thackwray 15
  • Ann Thackwray 13
  • William Thackwray 11
  • Joseph Thackwray 9
  • James Thackwray 4

The story of the British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa by Harold Edward Hockly

  • A pioneer and hunter in Natal from 1829
  • Killed by the Zulus
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William Thackwray's Timeline

May 8, 1808
Age 20