BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Catherina van der Merwe
Other Names:Cath Louisa [DBC 76]
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:155870
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:43
Date arrival:20/07/1901
Date departure:date not given
Reason departure:sent to
Stock into camp:partly taken by English; no receipt
Tent number:RT 865
Name:Merebank RC
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:44
Date arrival:30/07/1902
Date departure:07/08/1902
Reason departure:gone to farm
Tent number:RT 92
Farm History
Notes:owns part
Status of Husband
Type:on commando

Willem; no other relatives fighting

Mrs Catherina van der Merwe (Cath Louisa [DBC 76])
      is the mother of Miss Petronella van der Merwe
      is the mother of Miss Maria van der Merwe
      is the mother of Master Charles van der Merwe
      is the mother of Master Petrus J van der Merwe (Pieter; Piet [DBC 75])
      is the wife of Mr Willem Johs van der Merwe
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75

p. M-118

Title:DBC 76 Klerksdorp
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. M-056

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.