BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Catherina Helena Els
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:138581
Camp History
Name:Krugersdorp RC
Age arrival:33
Date arrival:28/09/1901
Date departure:11/01/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Tent number:341
Name:Merebank RC
Age arrival:33
Date arrival:14/01/1902
Date departure:no departure details
Tent number:1367 / 5432
Farm History
Name:Renosterfontein / Rhenosterfontein / Rhinosterfontein
Status of Husband
Type:on commando
Notes:Andries Petrus
Mrs Catherina Helena Els
      is the mother of Miss Anna Els
      is the mother of Master Johannes Els
      is the mother of Master Andries Els (Andries Petrus)
      is the adoptive mother of Master Joh Martinus van Niekerk
      is the adoptive mother of Miss Magrita Jok van Niekerk
      is the wife of Mr Andries Petrus Els
Title:DBC 79 Krugersdorp RC
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 79
Title:DBC 126 Merebank RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 126
Notes:p. 214

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.