Early British Settlers

When Don Pedro de Mendoza sailed in 1535 to the River Plate to found the first settlement at Santa María de los Buenos Aires his crew included John Ruter of London; Nicolas Colman of Hampton; and Richard Limon of Plymouth.

List of the Englishmen Residing in Buenos Aires Apr 27, 1734
English in this case obviously including some Scots
Roberto CrossRoberto BarckleyAlejandro BlackwoodGuillermo Stuart
Jorge CarnivalJosua SteventsRicardo WoodJuan Taylor
Juan CharringtonBenjamin SkingleTomas JeningesJuan Rose
Roberto de la FontayneDr. RidoutGuillermo DikyeAntonio Rodic
Vicente MartinGuillermo WoodinSamuel WookcockGerardo Vere
Juan TranzeHoward GillJoseph MacDowellPeter Miller
Tomas Perkins or PerkinesDiego StcainArturo BlecoitGuillermo Draper
Juan BasetJoseph UpjohnGuillermo HubbartHenrique G Faxter
Pedro JagoeHenrique MarachDiego MolineauxJuan Wright
Diego SpenoloresTomas SmithJoseph WilkinsonJuan..... The Shoemaker
Juan Gibeson or GibsonJohn SicrseJuan ColeCarlos Owen
Raymundo SinnotDaniel KaneJorge MorganTomas Kane
Mateo MiltusTomas Macacham or MacadamJuan LittleBenjamin Gordon
Alejandro GarretThomas BeachRobert ForbesJuan Mecoby
Cristobal WoodAlejandro BeoconeJuan WoodhamGregorio Lane
H. IlishJ.C. GreddyFelipe... Son in law of Guillermo Dikye

Source: Archivo General de la Nacion, Sala 9, Colonial Files
Transcription courtesy of Marie Renee


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