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Sarah Attwell, SM b5

Also Known As: "Richards", "Godlonton"
Birthplace: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England UK
Death: Died in Beaufort House, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard James Attwell, Snr, SV/PROG and Sarah Ann Attwell, SM/PROG
Wife of Joseph Richards, SV/PROG and Robert Godlonton, SV/PROG
Mother of Joseph Attwell Richards; Elizabeth Richards; William Attwell Richards; Sarah Stockenstroom; Robert Richards and 7 others
Sister of Mary Ann Wells, b1; William Attwell, b2; Richard Labrun Attwell, Jnr b3; Edwin Attwell, b4; James Attwell, b6 and 3 others

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About Sarah Attwell, SM b5

1820 English Settler

Sarah (13) was part of Lieut. Charles Crause's party of 41 people on the NAUTILUS

Party originated from Kent.

Departure London, 3 December 1819. Arrival Table Bay, Cape Town - 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 14 April 1820

Area allocated to the Party "Spanish Reeds" between the Wellington and Kap rivers. They establlished the farm 'Battlesden' near Alice.

Accompanied by her father Richard James Attwell (48), mother Sarah Ann Labrun (47) and siblings : Edwin (16), James (11) and Brooke (9).


"South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Bathurst > image 4 of 239; Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Grahamstown.

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Sarah Attwell, SM b5's Timeline

June 2, 1805
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England UK
June 24, 1805
Toddington, Bedfordshire, England UK
September 11, 1825
Age 20
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 31, 1827
Age 21
South Africa
June 15, 1829
Age 24
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
October 7, 1830
Age 25
December 29, 1831
Age 26
Grahamstown, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 17, 1833
Age 28
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 7, 1835
Age 30
South Africa