The Sole Society, a Family History Society researching Sole, Saul, Sewell, Solley and similar names

Names in South Africa

 

Peter Philip, British Residents at the Cape 1795-1819, Biographical Records of 4 800 Pioneers (Cape Town: David Philip, 1981)

 

from Guy Barker

 

This article was originally published in the April 2007 edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society

  

p. 369

SAUL, Thomas, Lt 8th Light Dragoons. Served SA 1796-1803 (162/21). 4.5.1797 his wife arr. Cape with the Barnards in ‘Sir Edward Hughes’. She was ‘an Irishwoman, going out to ‘surprise’ her husband at theCape, an amiable person much ‘tazed by the gintlemen sweet craturs’’ (Lady A Barnard) (156). 1798 list of English persons: ‘Mrs Saul’ (27). 1800 T S was Adjutant of the 8th (162). Through Lady Anne’s good offices he was to have charge of foraging the horses at the Dragoons quarters. June 1802 the Sauls shared Andrew Barnard’s quarters at the Castle (156).

 

p. 375

SEWELL, W H, Capt. 60th Foot. Served SA 1817-19 (21)

 

p. 393

SOLER, Thomas, Q’master 89th Foot. Served SA 1807-08 (21)

 

21

African Court Calendar / Kaapsche Courant

27

Macartney Papers 481/482

156

Letters of Lady Anne Barnard, ed. by Dr A M Lewin Robinson

162

British Army Lists

 

 

Harold Edward Hockly, The Story of the British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa (Wynberg: The Rustica Press, Pty. Ltd)

p. 242

SELEY, William, 26; p. Damant’s; s. Ocean

 

M D Nash, The Settler Handbook, A new list of the 1820 Settlers (Diep River: Chameleon Press CC)

p. 30

SELEY, William 26 p. Damant’s.

p. 65

Damant’s Party

The Party was recruited in Norfolk. Deposits were paid for 25 men, and the party embarked at Deptford in the regular transport ship Ocean, sailing from Portsmouth on 1 January 1820 and arriving in Table Bay on 29 March and Algoa Bay on 15 April.

SELEY, William 26. Husbandmen.

 

 

Esmé Bull, Aided immigration from Britain to South Africa 1857-1867 (Pretoria: Sigma Press (Pty) Ltd). Genealogy Publication No. 36. ISBN 0 7969 1014 6

 

LIST OF BRITISH IMMIGRANTS TO SOUTH AFRICA

 

PERMIT

NAME

AGE

OCCUPATION

TO

FROM

SHIP

DATE

R228/P223

Soley, Thomas

79

Bootmaker

Mr Cornelius v.d. Schalk

Middlesex

Vocalist

Jan. 59

 

Anne

64

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEXURE 3

BRITISH SETTLERS 1848-1851

 

NAME

OCCUPATION

SHIP

DATE

Sole, Alfred & wife

Labourer

Glentammer

13.2.50

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