BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Gertruida Christina van Zijl
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:158903
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:48
Date arrival:20/07/1901
Date departure:16/04/1902
Reason departure:sent to
Destination:Wentworth RC
Stock into camp:taken by English; no receipt
Tent number:RT 890
Farm History
Notes:no property
Status of Husband
Type:pow, 20/07/1901
Notes:Cornelis Andries; son, Marthinus Stephanus, still fighting
Mrs Gertruida Christina van Zijl
      is the mother of Miss Cathrina van Zijl
      is the mother of Miss Anna van Zijl
      is the mother of Master Pieter van Zijl
      is the mother of Master Jan Adriaan H van Zyl (van Zijl)
      is the mother of Master Wijnand van Zijl
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75
Notes:p. Z-233

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.