BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Farm Details

No date given; Owner: C Grobbelaar; this house was burnt without orders, and culprits cannot be traced; this man, however, is one of the Magaliesberg snipers.

Owner: W Swanepoel; this man's fodder store was burnt by accident, sparks from a burning wagon set the roof on fire; the woman stated that her husband was a prisoner on St Helena [Source: Cd 524: p.17]

No date given; Owner: C Grobler; this man's house was burnt without orders; culprits are believed to have been Kaffirs [Source: Cd 524: p.18]

Persons on Farm

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.