BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Hendrik van der Merwe
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:116710
Camp History
Name:Harrismith RC
Age arrival:72
Date arrival:25/03/1902
Date departure:01/04/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Wentworth RC
Age arrival:72
Date arrival:03/04/1902
Date departure:25/06/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Jacobs Siding RC
Tent number:285
Name:Jacobs Siding RC
Age arrival:72
Date arrival:25/06/1902
Date arrival:date of departure from Wentworth RC
Farm History
Name:Rooirand / Rooirandt / Rooirant
Notes:no landed property
Title:SRC 80 Harrismith CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 80
Title:DBC 154 Wentworth CR
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 154

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.