Henry Edward ( b.. 1839 Bishop's Tawton) and his brother John Legg (b. 1841 South Molton , Devon UK) both emigrated after 1851 UK Census & their father's death.
Henry Edward went to the Cape while John Legg went to Mauritius where he became Professor of English at Curapipe University. He married a french woman and produced 3 children. On the early death of their parents, the three children emigrated to the Cape to join their uncle Henry Edward's 's family.