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1820 Settler Party : Moodie



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Party  Moodie 
Leader  Capt. Benjamin Moodie 
Area Party originated from  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Area allocated to the party 
Ship  Brilliant,    
Other Information  NOT an 1820 Settler Party. Captain Benjamin MOODIE, Leith Militia, organised a party of 200 from Edinburgh. He sailed with 53 of them in "Brilliant:. In 1827, 37 followed in "Garland" and Surgeon ABERCROMBIE brought the remaining 90 in "Clyde", all in 1817. Initially they were employed at Cape Town by Captain MOODIE some going later to work for him at Grootvaders Bosch on the Swellendam district.
 
Settler Handbook Content:   not listed in THE SETTLER HANDBOOK by MD Nash  

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