Port Elizabeth of Yore: The First Generation of McClelands

Much is known about the 1820 Settler, the Reverend Francis McCleland, merely because he was the first Colonial Chaplain at St Mary’s Church in Port Elizabeth and probably more so due to his house, Number 7 Castle Hill, which is now a museum. But how did his offspring fare in this new land especially giventhat there were no school facilities initially?

Main picture: Number 7 Castle Hill, the house in which they were brought up

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