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1820 Settler Surname List


This database is a consolidation of the settlers lists published in MD Nash's 'The Settler Handbook',E Morse-Jones' 'Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa' and HE Hockly's 'The Story of the British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa' with additions or changes that have been found since publication of those books.
This mini-database currently holds records of 3861 Settlers of which 3071 have genealogies or other information in the main database, leaving 790 still to be found.
If there is a Family Tree for a settler, a link will be shown on their individual pages.

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  • Show Settler surnames starting with:
    A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y
  • Show all surnames (sorted alphabetically)

  • The surname UNKNOWN has been used where the Spouse's maiden name is unknown.
  • First characters
    ordered by occurrence (total names):    
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  • Top 25 surnames (total names):
  • B (403)
    U (333)
    S (324)
    H (302)
    C (297)
    W (280)
    P (250)
    M (217)
    D (210)
    F (187)
    G (162)
    R (153)
    T (133)
    A (123)
    L (104)
    K (92)
    J (66)
    N (59)
    E (58)
    O (49)
    V (23)
    Q (16)
    I (11)
    Y (9)
       1. UNKNOWN (309)
    2. SMITH (45)
    3. KING (26)
    4. BROWN (24)
    5. CLARKE (22)
    6. WEBB (21)
    7. ROBINSON (20)
    8. THOMAS (19)
    9. CAMPBELL (18)
    10. DANIEL (18)
    11. MURRAY (15)
    12. DYASON (15)
    13. FORD (15)
    14. GRIFFIN (14)
    15. CLARK (14)
    16. ALLISON (14)
    17. SCOTT (13)
    18. PULLEN (13)
    19. JAMES (13)
    20. HARTLEY (13)
    21. DICKS (12)
    22. BROOKS (12)
    23. HAYES (12)
    24. NELSON (12)
    25. WALKER (12)


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