NEWSTEAD, Francis

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 903

10 King Street

Lower Road

Islington

29th September 1819

My Lord,

I am deputed by ten able bodied men who feel disposed to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope whose names age and present occupation is as annexed to solicit your Lordships information whether it is possible to proceed by the convey that sail in November for the colony.

And if Government will permit singel females who bare the relationship – one as mother and three as sisters to the above, to accompany them. Your Lordship's answer will much oblige

Your Lordship's most obedient servant

Francis NEWSTEAD

Name

Age

Occupation

Francis NEWSTEAD

28

Minister & Schoolmaster

John GOSTHING

50

Farmer

John GOSTHING Jun

22

Taylor

John STOCK

21

Baker

John HEWETT

27

Cordwainer

William HEWETT

22

Currier

William MINTON

22

Cooper

John LEWIS

40

Carpenter

John BINK

21

Husbandman

Fredrick JAQUES

25

Husbandman

Robert PALLENT

27

Husbandman

I beg to inform your Lordship the above if permitted will go out under my superintendence

Francis NEWSTEAD

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