BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Site Anglo-Boer War Museum
URL http://www.anglo-boer.co.za/

The War Museum in Bloemfontein does not only give the visitor insight into the Boer War through it`s unique art collection, dioramas and exhibits but also brings the visitor closer to understanding the background against which the war took place. The course and development of the war unfolds in front of the visitor as you progress through the museum. You are also afforded a glimpse into the life in the concentration and also prisoner-of-war camps.

Site The Archival Platform
URL http://www.archivalplatform.org/

The Archival Platform’s aim is to facilitate dialogue and information sharing between professionals, academics and government employees in the heritage and archive sector.

Site South African Genealogy
URL http://www.sagenealogy.co.za/

This site is helpful if you are looking for further information on your family

Site South African National Archives
URL http://www.national.archives.gov.za/

This includes the various local archives repositories

Site Edith Dickenson at the Australian Boer War Memorial
URL http://www.bwm.org.au/site/Edith_Dickenson.asp

Edith Dickenson was an Australian journalist who visited a number of the camps

Site WikiTree
URL https://www.wikitree.com

This is a free genealogical site which may be of interest. At least one person using this database has made her information available.

Site AngloBoerWar.com
URL https://angloboerwar.com

This is a South African website dealing with the war from a South African perspective, particularly

Site Ancestors South Africa
URL https://www.ancestors.co.za/database/forums/portal


 “The forum will help people searching for ancestors, friends and family as well as those building family trees. They can now post their own announcements. For decades classifieds and domestic adverts have been a rich source of information,” 

Site Volksrust cemeteries
URL https://volksrust.net/cemeteries/

This is part of an extensive and very useful website.

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.