Rev Francis McCleland: From Birth to London – 1793 to 1819

Because the ultimate point of departure of the Irish Settlers was Cork, or more accurately a hamlet some 10 kilometres east thereof called Passage West, most of Francis’ South African descendants have assumed that the family was in fact resident in Cork or its environs when in fact this is fallacious. Frederick McCleland, Francis’s father … Continue reading Rev Francis McCleland: From Birth to London – 1793 to 1819