BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Maria Elizabeth van Rensburg
Other Names:Rensburg [DBC 75]
Born in camp? No
Date death:19010810
Place of death:Klerksdorp RC
Age died:48 years
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:pneumonia
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:17280
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:48
Date arrival:31/05/1901
Age departure:48
Date departure:16/08/1901
Reason departure:death
Stock into camp:taken by English
Tent number:RT 294 / 583
Farm History
Name:Palmietfontein / Palmfontein
Notes:owns part, also Uitkijk
Status of Husband
Type:pow, 31/05/1901
Notes:Pieter Nicolaas; son, Jacobus van Rensburg, still fighting
Mrs Maria Elizabeth van Rensburg (Rensburg [DBC 75])
      is the mother of Miss Maria Elizabeth Rensburg
      is the mother of Miss Anna Cathrina Rensburg
      is the mother of Master Hendrik Johannes Rensburg
      is the mother of Mr Frederick J Rensburg
Title:RS 27 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 27
Title:TKP 102 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 102
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:28/8/1901, p.1322
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75
Notes:p. R-167

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.