Watt (in an undated and unpublished manuscript held in the archive of the Livingstone Museum) summarised the following details on the names and professions of the Old Drifters, based on a list originally published in an article in the Livingstone Mail on 23rd November 1937.
“In the employ of F [Frederick] J Clarke were from time to time; L [E?] Collins*, W A Carter*, W [William] Traynor, E Pregnis, Jack Nicholls, R Davidson, Capt. John Brown, Tim Downing, W M Elain*, H Reutch*.
The employees of the BSAC+ (no names are given).
Bechuanaland Trading Company: Tom King, Percy Wilde*, Davey Jones*, C Hendrikz, Harry Warner.
In the employ of A & J Pieters: A Pieters, H G van Blerk*, Bran Drayer*, A H Wilkinson*, Wally Walters*.
Findlay and Company: A. Findlay*, D Smith.
In the firm of Smith and James: George Smith*, Jimmy James, W. Reynolds*, C Dipper*, D Beaton.
Members of the Paris Missionary Society: [Reverend Giovanni Daniele Augusto] Coisson* and wife [Marguerite, and their children, Emily (b. 1897), Francois (b. 1899), Henri (b. 1900), Jeanne (b.1902) and Roberto (b.1904)], Louis Jalla, [Rev Juste Bouchet-]Roulet and wife [Isabelle]...
Freddie Mills* and wife* and A Wacks*, all worked together.
The British South Africa Police were: Constable A H Burdett*, and [Constable] ‘Gaolar Gallway’ Foley*.
For C H Zeederberg: C F Howell*, A Phol*.
Others: Percy M Clark, Leopold [Frank] Moore, Mrs Moore, Mrs D Morgans, C H Gilby and Joe Erwin.
(* Names marked with an asterisk indicate that the person was dead at the time of the issue of the newspaper in 1937).
This list does not include: Dr [John N] Wilson, Nurse Chapman, Mr and Mrs Tulloch, [Mr J] Dobson, Findlay, Guthrie, [Jim] Elliot and wife [and daughter, Miss E Elliot], [Harold] Rangeley, Murray, Pearce, [Gifford] Moore, F W Sykes, plus many more whose names have been forgotten over the past sixty years.” (Watt, undated)