BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Rachel P van der Merwe
Other Names:Rachel Wilhelmina [DBC 107]
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:163238
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:34
Age arrival:35
Date arrival:date not given
Date departure:03/12/1902
Tent number:A 30
Farm History
Name:van der Merwe family
Name:Vlakplaats / Vlaakplaatz
District:M W Stroom / Wakkerstroom
Mrs Rachel P van der Merwe (Rachel Wilhelmina [DBC 107])
      is the mother of Master Gert Jacobus van der Merwe
      is the mother of Master Jan C van der Merwe (Jan Carel [DBC 107])
      is the mother of Miss Cornelia J van der Merwe (Cornelia Johanna [DBC 107])
      is the mother of Miss Johanna H van der Merwe (Johanna Hendrina [DBC 107])
      is the mother of Miss Rachel W van der Merwe (Rachel Wilhelmina [DBC 107])
      is the mother of Master Carl Coenraad van der Merwe (Jan Carel [DBC 108])
      is the wife of Mr Hendrik Jacobus van der Merwe
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. M-076
Title:DBC 107 Volksrust camp register
Notes:p. M 388-9
Title:DBC 108 Volksrust RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
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.