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1820 Settler Farm allocations

1820 Settler Allocated Farms


The map below gives a very close indication of the Land that was allocated to each settler party, based on the size of the party and number of 'men' per 100 acres.
Unfortunately I have no co-ordinate information on the locations of Pringle's party at Baviaan's River or the Clanwilliam allocations, so they are not included at this time.

The farms are outlined in various colours, and their positions are based on various other maps and books. Numbering of the first 55 is based on The Settler Handbook, page 10, and the Colonial Department list. Numbers 56 onwards are in no particular order, other than how I created the outlines.
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The original Party land allocations in 1820
1 Cheviot Fells  |  2 Clifton  |  3 Haining  |  4 Beaumont
5 Glen Yair  |  6 Glen Garry  |  7 Craig Rennie  |  8 Eildon
9 Eland's Kloof  |  10 Bloemhof  |  11 Cameron's Glen  |  12 River Glen
13 Geelhout Kloof  |  14 Lyndoch  |  15 Glen Lyndon / Linx Drift  |  16




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