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From: "Lynn MacLeod" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] 1820 British Settler - William Albort MORGAN
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 09:47:41 +1200
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Hi Becky & Sue
Something that came in this morning was Fable Books' catalogue
and I found this one interesting - perhaps someone has this book or
maybe someone in Grahamstown can take a 'peek' it isnt cheap..
* Ian Balchin. Proprietor.
* Specialists in books from Africa
* Books mailed worldwide
* 119 High Street
* Grahamstown
* 6139
* South Africa
* Founder Member of Southern African Book Dealers Association
* Tel/fax: +27-(0)46-636-1525
1820 SETTLERS OF ALBANY. April 1820 - April 1920. Gilt title on
original green cb. 95pp stapled illus b/w photos. adverts. oblong
royal 8vo. Slight spotting around spine else VG+. 124pp + 2pp +
adverts. 1920. £40.00

From the Hosken collection, with bookplate. many advertisements.
Introduction by Hon. Viscount Buxton of Newtimber, Governor
-General of the Union of South Africa 1914-1920.
Articles by Prof. Geo. E. Cory (Grahamstown, The coming of the
1820 settlers), John Hewitt (Notes on the Eastern Province in
pre-settler times), John Mandy's story aboard the Nautilus, and
more. Includes alphabetical list of the settlers with brief notes
on each. Importantly this list includes all names from both the
London and colonial lists of settlers plus those known to have
been settlers despite not appearing on any list (this suprisingly
includes such as John Ayliffe).
Take care

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Mackay" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] 1820 British Settler - William Albort MORGAN

> Wm.MORGAN 22 mason was listed in PHILIPPS' initial correspondence but
> doesn't appear on the final sailing list. He either sailed as a
> replacement
> under someone else's name (which did happen) or came out to join the party
> later.
> Sue
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Becky
> Horne
> Sent: 29 July 2007 22:11
> To:
> Subject: [ZA-EC] 1820 British Settler - William Albort MORGAN
> Hi MORGAN researchers
> A MORGAN researcher posed the question off-list - "Was William Albort
> MORGAN an 1820 Settler?" I always believed that William wasn't, but this
> was on hearsay, so scouted around to find out more. I knew that William
> hailed from Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, Wales, so used this as my initial
> search.
> Found a vital clue on this website -
> <<"Philipps's party" who emigrated to Cape Province in the sailing ship
> "Kennersley Castle".>>
> I checked Sue's transcribe, "Settler Correspondence - Thomas PHILIPPS",
> posted 24 Sep 2006 and found:-
> Wm. MORGAN, mason, 22
> Another query put to rest.
> Thank you Sue! If it wasn't for your kindness posting the Settler
> Correspondence from Kew I might never have known for sure.

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