Friday, June 14, 2013

Some Recent Blog Queries

New Gelderland Cemetery, Stanger: the MIs in this cemetery are covered by the GSSA Cemetery Recording Project. Contact the secretary of the GSSA to obtain the relevant CD.

1820 Settlers from Norway to Natal: there were no Norwegian Settlers to Natal in 1820 (Port Natal only started out as a trading settlement in 1824 with Fynn and Farewell) but there were later arrivals including the Debora expedition of 1879 and the so-called Marburg Settlers of 1882. Visit and for some fascinating facts. 

Washington barque: this was one of the Byrne Settler ships; see

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