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William Wright, (2), SV/PROG

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: February 22, 1857 (63)
Wright Cottage, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Wright, (1) and Julia Turvey, SM/PROG
Husband of Rosa Wright, SM/PROG
Father of Martha Caldecott; William Wright, (3); Eliza Julia Greathead; Emily Gadd; Eliza Jane Spackman and 4 others
Brother of Benjamin Wright, SV/PROG 2
Half brother of Mary Arnot; Elizabeth Turvey; Edward Mortimer Turvey; Louisa Bradfield and George Turvey

Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Vincent MacIvor Gillman-Bate
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About William Wright, (2), SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

William Wright 24, Ironmonger, together with his wife Rosa Stratford 27, their 2 children and servant Sally 14, were members of Turvey's Party of 61 Settlers on the Sir George Osborn.

Party originated from London.

Departed London - 16 March 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 17 June 1820. Final Port Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth - July 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Trompetter's Drift Post - Albany

Children :

  • Martha Wright 3
  • William Wright 1

Was expelled from the Quakers for marrying an Irish Episcopalian in Belfast, so made a break from the Old World and went to South Africa.

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William Wright, (2), SV/PROG's Timeline

1793
April 16, 1793
Dublin, Ireland
1817
April 2, 1817
Age 23
Liverpool, England
1818
1818
Age 24
1819
1819
Age 25
Ireland
1824
October 31, 1824
Age 31
Cape, South Africa
1828
1828
Age 34
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1830
1830
Age 36
1834
February 6, 1834
Age 40
Grahamstown, Western District, Cape Colony, South Africa
1857
February 22, 1857
Age 63
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa