BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Margaret van Rooyen
Other Names:Rachel Margaret
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:115475
Camp History
Name:Harrismith RC
Age arrival:38
Date arrival:26/06/1901
Date departure:08/02/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Ladysmith RC
Name:Ladysmith RC
Age arrival:39
Date arrival:08/02/1902
Date departure:21/07/1902
Reason departure:left camp for farm
Destination:Weltevrede, Dist Harrismith
Tent number:208/724
Farm History
Name:Weltevrede / Weltevreden
Status of Husband
Type:burgher, not known
Notes:Paulus Johs David
Mrs Margaret van Rooyen (Rachel Margaret)
      is the mother of Miss Emma van Rooyen (Ammy)
      is the mother of Miss Martha van Rooyen
      is the mother of Miss Margaret van Rooyen
      is the mother of Miss Whilemina van Rooyen (Wilhelmina)
      is the mother of Miss Susanna van Rooyen
      is the mother of Miss Hester van Rooyen (Hester Aletta )
      is the mother of Miss Martina van Rooyen (Martina Wilhelmina )
      is the adoptive mother of Miss Susanna van der Merwe
      is the wife of Mr Paul Jacobus David van Rooyen
Title:SRC 80 Harrismith CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 80
Title:DBC 123 Ladysmith CR
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 123

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.