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Timothy Flanegan, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: London, Greater London, UK
Death: circa 1824 (35-51)
Bathurst, EC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas William Flanegan
Husband of Mary Coleditch, SV/PROG
Father of Mary Ann Lloyd; James Frederick Flanegan, Snr; Arthur Stephen Flanegan and Elizabeth Moorcroft

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Ursula Haupt
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About Timothy Flanegan, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

Timothy Flanegan 38, Gunsmith, together with his wife Mary Coleditch 40, and 4 children, were members of Bailie's Party of 256 Settlers on the Chapman.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 3 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 10 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Wellington and Palmiet Rivers - Cuylerville

Children :

  • Mary Anne Flanegan 15
  • James Frederick Flanegan 10
  • Arthur Stephen Flanegan 7
  • Elizabeth Flanegan 3


Worked as a gunsmith in London before sailing on the "The Chapman" on 3 December 1819 from London, with 271 passengers on board. The first landfall after departing was in Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa on 17 March 1820. The final port of Call was Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa on 10 April 1820. He directed a divison of Bailie's Party after they reach the mouth of the Great Fish River, where 60 x one hectare plots where alloted to the members of the group. The area was known as Cuyler Town and later renamed Cuylerville, in the Bathurst area, His farm was known as St Anne's Vale, which was later renamed by his three surviving children who inherited it after the death of his wife Mary, who married a Mr John Fennin, but no children where born of Mary's second marriage.. He also extended his land to 208 morgen by purchasing allotments from other settlers in the area. He painted in oils and did a self portrait as well as oil paintings of his sons. Timothy's home went up in flames in 1846 during a frontier war. His son James's portion of the farm was later named Thorn Farm on which Timothy died sometime during 1826.


From http://www.southafricansettlers.com/?p=654

Flanegan, Timothy

  • Last Name: Flanegan
  • First Name: Timothy
  • Date of Birth: 1781
  • Place of Birth:
  • Parents – Father: Nicholas Flanegan
  • Parents – Mother:
  • Spouse: Mary Meath b. 1779 marr. 2) 13 Mar 1844
  • Marriage Date:
  • Marriage Place:
  • Date of Death: 1824 according to DN, filed in 1853, but was still alive in 1826.
  • Place of Death: Bailie’s party location, Cape

Notes: Bailie’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 2209/1853, 1805/1893, 1888/1853. Children:

  • Mary Anne 1805 marr. 2 May 1825 Grahamstown to William Lloyd
  • James Frederick 1810 London, m. 1) 3 Aug 1831 Bathurst to Ann d. Richard Hulley 2) Elizabeth Catherine Freden, d. 17 Aug 1893 Balfour, Cape
  • Arthur Stephen b. 1813
  • Elizabeth (q.v.) 1817 Leather Lane, London, marr. G. Moorcroft, d. 17 Nov 1852 at Cradock, Cape
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London, Greater London, UK
Age 23
United Kingdom
Age 28
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Age 31
London, Greater London, UK
Age 36
Walthamstow, Greater London, UK
Age 43
Bathurst, EC, South Africa