GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

Additonal Information

This is pre 1820 information mainly taken from actual images of UK parish registers and other primary sources which I have personally researched. Further information about the settlers and their families once they reached the Cape can be found at

Sue Mackay

CRAUSE, John - Extra Data


Joint Leader of CRAUSE's Party


Brother of Charles CRAUSE, Henry CRAUSE, Mary Ann CRAUSE and Amelia BAILIE (nee CRAUSE)


From "John Bailie's Party of 1820 Settlers" by M.D. Nash


John Anthony CRAUSE (1793-1864) was appointed from the Royal Military College to an ensigncy in the 58th Regiment in1808, and was made Lieutenant in 1811. He joined the 2nd Battalion in Portugal and fought at Badajoz and Cuidad Rodrigo before being invalided home in 1812. He transferred to the 1st Garrison Battalion in December 1812 and became Staff Adjutant at the Invalid Depot, Fort Pitt (Chatham). He was placed on half pay in May 1817.


Peninsula Medal Roll:

John CRAUSE Ens & Lt (58th Foot) 1 Clasp (Salamanca)

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