BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Browse Persons in Vredefort Road RCBrowse Persons who died in Vredefort Road RC

Camp Details
Name:Vredefort Road RC
Type:white / black
Location:Orange River Colony
Date open:01/03/1901
Date open (general):Before March 1901
Date closed:15/09/1902
Date closed (general):4/9/1902
Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration. See Asam
Unique ID:11

Acknowledgments: The project was funded by the Wellcome Trust, which is not responsible for the contents of the database. The help of the following research assistants is gratefully acknowledged: Ryna Boshoff, Murray Gorman, Janie Grobler, Marelize Grobler, Luke Humby, Clare O’Reilly Jacomina Roose, Elsa Strydom, Mary van Blerk. Thanks also go to Peter Dennis for the design of the original database and to Dr Iain Smith, co-grantholder.