BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

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Camp Details
Name:Harrismith Native Refugee Camp
Date open:16/02/1901
Date open (general):By 16 Feb 1901
Date closed:
Rations:16/2/1901: 3 bags mealies daily. 15/2/1901 See AskSam
Notes:16/2/1901: many old women and children, also a few old men who are unable to work; all able-bodied kaffirs are employed
Unique ID:24

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.