BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Browse Persons in Edenburg RCBrowse Persons who died in Edenburg RC

Camp Details
Name:Edenburg RC
Type:black / white
Date open:01/11/1900
Date open (general):By 10 Nov 1900
Date closed:
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
Notes:25/2/1901: The native rc numbers about 1680. No official has been appointed. Mr ? Simpson, who talks Kaffir manages the camp and draws £9 3/4d monthly. He is assisted by George Mochala, Joseph May, Mossdaid [?] and Kost Zomo who draw no pay. Captain Bray, RAMC is attending the sick. [Names not entered on database]

For Daller's special report see AskSam
Unique ID:14

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.