BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Jacomina Magritha Steyn
Other Names:Jacomina Marg
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:157665
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:38
Date arrival:25/06/1901
Date departure:16/04/1902
Date departure:05/08/1902: gone to farm
Reason departure:sent to
Destination:Wentworth RC
Stock into camp:taken by English; holds receipt,
Tent number:RT 759
Name:Wentworth RC
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:40
Date arrival:30/07/1902
Date arrival:came from Wentworth
Stock into camp:taken by English
Tent number:RT 33
Farm History
Notes:owns part Sterkstroom
Status of Husband
Type:on commando, later pow, St Helena
Notes:Douw Gerbrand; brothers, Hendrik P and Barend, still fighting
Mrs Jacomina Magritha Steyn (Jacomina Marg)
      is the mother of Miss Hermina Steyn (Hermina E)
      is the mother of Miss Jacomina Steyn
      is the mother of Miss Maria Corn Steyn
      is the mother of Miss Johanna C Steyn
      is the mother of Master Douw Steyn
      is the mother of Master Pieter Arnoldus Steyn
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75
Notes:p. S-183
Title:DBC 76 Klerksdorp
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. S-088
Title:DBC 76 Klerksdorp
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. S-088

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.