BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Anna Wessels
Other Names:Anna Maria Catharina
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:116026
Camp History
Name:Harrismith RC
Age arrival:28
Date arrival:04/08/1901
Date departure:08/02/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Ladysmith RC
Name:Ladysmith RC
Age arrival:29
Date arrival:08/02/1902
Date departure:08/02/1902
Reason departure:left camp with her children to reside with her father-in-law on the farm
Destination:Spitzberg, Dist Estcourt
Tent number:230/790
Farm History
Notes:hired; nil
Status of Husband
Type:burgher, on commando
Notes:Ludwykus Phillipus
Mrs Anna Wessels (Anna Maria Catharina)
      is the mother of Master Johannes Wessels (Jacobus Philip)
      is the mother of Miss Jacoba Wessels
      is the mother of Master Jan Kleinhans
      is the mother of Miss Annie Berren
      is the mother of Master Frans Smartryk Wessels (Frans Smartrijk)
      is the mother of Miss Magdelena Wessels
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.