Jan 10, 2010

Adams, Thomas Price

Last Name:  Adams
First Name:  Thomas Price
Date of Birth:  chr. 27 Apr 1780
Place of Birth:  Holy Trinity Minories, London, London, England
Parents – Father: George Adams
Parents – Mother:  Sarah Price
Spouse:  Barker, Mary (she died in 1864 in Grahamstown)
Marriage Date:  30 Jun 1813
Marriage Place:  St. Mary Islington, London, England
Date of Death:  30 Oct 1843
Place of Death: Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa

Notes:  Bailie’s party 1820 settlers.  PRO CO 48/41 and 40,27.7.1819 and 3l.7.1819; Cory Library, Adams papers; MOOC 6/9/32 d.n. 7013.1/2 1843/.He lived in Lisbon and Madeira as a general merchant, wine dealer and viticulturist, but after suffering heavy losses during the wars with France and America he joined the City Light Horse in London, then applied to emigrate from 32 Trinity Square, Tower, London.  By 1837  he  was an attorney in Grahamstown.  DN 6/9/323 7013, his parents were residents of Walworth, Surrey.  His children were: 

Mary Price
Thomas Charles Price
John Henry Price
Helen Emma Price
Elizabeth Sarah Price.

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