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Thomas Hartley (1771 - 1840)

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Thomas Hartley
Born in Norton Cuckney, Nottighamshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Nottinghamshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bathurst, Albany District, Cape Colony, South Africamap
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Date: 10 JAN 1772 Place: Adlingfleet, Yorkshire, England


Date: 22 JUL 1840 Place: Bathurst, Albany District, Cape Colony, South Africa


Emigration: With Wife Sarah & Children
Date: 13 FEB 1820
Place: Liverpool on the Albury


Immigration: Calton's Party
Date: 15 MAY 1820 Place: Liverpool on the 'Albury'


Occupation: Blacksmith


Religion: Anglican


Event: St Johns Anglican Church Cemetery
Type: Burried
Date: 24 JUL 1840
Place: Bathurst, Albany District, Cape Colony, South Africa


He was one of the 1820 Settlers. His sons William and Thomas Jnr came out with the family but under their own names. They were part of Calton's party on the ship Albury.

Members of Calton's party on the 'Albury'.
Thomas Hartley 48, Blacksmith. Second Wife Sarah Field 39.
Children :
William Hartley, 24. Blacksmith. He (later married Mary Cawood of Hayhurst's Party and Hannah Baker of Bradshaw's party; Wife Sarah Green 25.
Mary Hartley 22
Ann Hartley 20 (Later married William Meats)
Thomas Hartley 18. Blacksmith. (Later married Mary Ann Kidson of Willson's Party.)
Hannah Hartley 16,
§ Not on list - John Hartley born 1804, whose DN places him in this family - see profile.
Elizabeth Hartley 13. (Later married James Cawood of Hayhurst's Party.)
Sarah Hartley 10,
Jeremiah Hartley 7,
Henry Hartley 4. (Later married Emma Whitcombe Kidson of Willson's Party.)
Susannah Hartley (died at sea).

Thomas Hartley was and Anglican and gave the ground for the St. John'sAnglican Church in Bathurst.
Bathurst - Plot 201, South side of church
Sacred to the Memory of Thomas HARTLEY who departed this life 22 Jul1840 aged 68 yrs and 5 mths. Affliction sore long time I bore.Physicians were in vain, but Christ, the Chief gave me relief and eased my pain.
Small metal plaque attached to the top of this catafalque:-
In appreciation of Settler Thomas HARTLEY and his two wives; Hannah HOPKINS and Sarah GREEN née FIELD. By their descendants, Bathurst, 17to 19 July 1987.
Died at Bathurst on Wednesday the 22nd inst. in the 69th year of hisage, Mr.Thomas HARTLEY, well known to every inhabitant and generallyevery visitor of the British Settlement of Albany, as the Proprietorof the well known House of Accommodation in Bathurst THE PIG ’n WHISTLE
The Bathurst Inn, as the Pig ‘n Whistle was originally known, was built by 1820 settler Thomas HARTLEY, a blacksmith from Nottinghamshire. In 1825 he built a house on Lot 8 next to his forge.The inn provided accommodation and provisions, along with a blacksmith and farrier service. From 1832 surgeon Ambrose CAMPBELL rode in fromGrahamstown and attended to patients on the first Saturday of every month. After Thomas'’s death in 1840 his widow, Sarah, took over the running of the inn and it became known as Widow Hartley’s Inn. In 1849 Thomas BAINES made an oil painting of the inn and village. Later that year Sarah died and her son Thomas ran it for a short while, before selling in 1852 to another 1820 Settler, Jeremiah GOLDSWAIN.
During WWII it was renamed The Pig 'n Whistle by the pilots from the nearby 43 Air School. Part of the current kitchen walls include a portion of Thomas HARTLEY’s original house.


Husband: Thomas Hartley Wife: Hannah Hopkins
Child: William John Hartley
Date: 31 DEC 1795
Place: Nottinghamshire, England
Date: 03 DEC 1795
Place: Norton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England


Date of birth altered. He was baptised at Adlington. "Heese, J.A. & Lombard, R.T.J. “South African Genealogies 1” Human Sciences Research Council, 1992, ISBN 0-620-23962- v.1 p.559-561" [McArthur-306 : Ian McArthur - 30 Mar 2016]


Thank you to Petrus Bonthuys for creating WikiTree profile Hartley-673 through the import of Warneke-Hartley-Blankenstein Tree.ged on Jun 29, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Petrus and others.

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