BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Farm Details
Name:De Rust

Owner: Nicholas Harmer; laying waste country used as base by enemy; son on commando (2 houses burnt) [Source: Cd 524, p.5]

18/10/1900: owner: G N Petersen; burnt for laying waste country used as base by enemy (3 buildings burnt); also J J or L C Smit, 1 building burnt; and P Steyn (1 building burnt) [Source: Cd 524, p.5]


Persons on Farm
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  1. Miss Aletta Jacomina Brink Unique ID: 23469
  2. Miss Maria Jacoba Cornelia Delpoort (Maria Jacoba Carolina) Unique ID: 24329
  3. Miss Elizabeth Delport Unique ID: 24333
  4. Miss Hester Jacoba Delport Unique ID: 24336
  5. Miss Margaretha Johanna Delport Unique ID: 24335
  6. Mr Petrus Jacobus Delport Unique ID: 24331
  7. Master Petrus Jacobus Delport Unique ID: 24334
  8. Ms Wilhelmina Hendrina M Delport Unique ID: 24337
  9. Master Francois Johannes du Toit Unique ID: 32333
  10. Master Lukas Hendrik du Toit Unique ID: 32325
  11. Ms Magdalena P Jacoba du Toit Unique ID: 32340
  12. Master Lukas Hendrik Haman (Hendrik) Unique ID: 25730
  13. Ms Glaudina Johanna Hendrika Hamman Unique ID: 25733
  14. Master Lukas Marthinus Hendrik Hamman (Marth Lukas) Unique ID: 25732
  15. Miss Glaudina Johanna Hendrika Hannan (Glandina Johanna Hendrika) Unique ID: 25731
  16. Miss Cathrina Koch Unique ID: 155319
  17. Miss Gezina Koch Unique ID: 155317
  18. Mrs Gezina Maria Koch Unique ID: 155316
  19. Miss Johanna Koch Unique ID: 155321
  20. Master Johannes Koch Unique ID: 155318
  21. Master Johannes Koch Unique ID: 155320

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.