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 https://www.1820settlers.com/

Sue Mackay

COCK, William - Extra Data

 

Leader of COCK's Party

 

Death Notices (Cape Archives) for William COCK and his wife Elizabeth TOY

 

William COCK born Penryn, Cornwall. Son of Thomas and Ann COCK

Elizabeth TOY born Penryn, Cornwall. Daughter of Thomas and Loveday Elizabeth TOY

 

Gravestone in Port Alfred gives William's date of birth as March 9 1793 and Elizabeth TOY's as October 25 1792

 

Cornwall On-Line Parish Clerk

 

William COCK, son of Thomas and Ann COCK, baptised 15 June 1794, aged 10 wks, in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

 

William COCK, printer, married Betsy TOY on 25 October 1814 in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

Witnesses; Elizabeth COLLIVER and Louisa FLEMING

 

William Frederick, son of William and Elizabeth COCK, Penryn, Printer, baptised 10 November 1815 in St.Gluvias, Penryn

John Anderson, son of William and Elizabeth COCK, Penryn, Papermaker, baptised 26 June 1818 in St.Gluvias, Penryn [transcribed as John Anderdon by On-line Parish Clerk]

Loveday Ann was born in London in 1819 and was baptised at the Cape in 1820.

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