William George Harden

Born: ~1794, London, Middlesex, England
Parents: John Harden and Sarah Harden
Married: Maria Anna Darvill
Children: Jane Maria Harden, 5 May 1816, England (Christened 28 July 1816, St Luke Old Street, Finsbury, London)
                  Maria Harden, ~1817/8, England (died 9 May 1823; buried in home garden)
                  Lydia Harden, 1822 (died 1823)
                  William Harden, 2 July 1823 (died 14 December 1842)
                      (Murdered by marauders on road near Red Hill on his way home to Cuylerville from a visit in the evening to his fiancee, a daughter of John Phillips. He had 13 assegai wounds.)
Occupation: Cabinetmaker and Upholsterer
William went to work in Grahamstown in January 1823 as a cabinet maker.
Address: 4 Camomile Mews, Camomile Street, Bishopsgate, London
Died: 17 August 1823, (aged ~29), Cuylerville, Queenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Buried: William was buried in home garden

1820 Settler (Bailie Party, 256 settlers; party originated from London)
'Chapman' sailed from Gravesend on 3 December 1819. Anchored in Table Bay, 17 March 1820. Dropped anchor in Algoa Bay, 9 April 1820. Arrived in Algoa Bay, 10 April 1820.
Settled near mouth of Fish River. Wellington and Palmiet Rivers, Cuylerville.

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