BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Elsie Johanna Smit
Other Names:Mrs Koos Albert J
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:120011
Camp History
Name:Heidelberg RC
Age arrival:33
Date arrival:29/08/1901
Age departure:33
Date departure:03/03/1902
Reason departure:transferred camp
Destination:Jacobs Siding RC
Tent number:696
Name:Jacobs Siding RC
Age arrival:33
Date arrival:06/03/1902
Date departure:27/06/1902
Reason departure:left for
Tent number:498. See folio 109
Farm History
Name:Rietfontien / Reitfontein
Status of Husband
Type:on commando; family are undesirables
Notes:Jacobus Alwijn
Mrs Elsie Johanna Smit (Mrs Koos Albert J)
      is the mother of Miss Anna K Smit
      is the mother of Miss Elsie J Smit
      is the mother of Miss Elizabeth Smit
      is the mother of Miss Martha M Smit (Martha P S M C; Martha Margrita)
      is the mother of Master Stoffel J Smit (Christoffel Johannes)
      is the wife of Mr Jacobus Alwijn Smith
Title:DBC 59 Heidelberg CR
Notes:p.S 06
Title:DBC 118 Jacobs Siding CR
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. 64

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.