BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Miss Rachel Margaretha Smuts
Other Names:Rachel Margrita [DBC 109]
Born in camp? No
Date death:19020120
Age died:1 years 2 months
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:pertussis, dentition & convulsions
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:18770
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age departure:1
Date departure:20/01/1902
Reason departure:death
Farm History
Reason:Pertusis & dentition, with convulsions
Date departure:20/01/1902
Out patient:Yes
Notes:Last seen: 19/01/1902
Title:RS 27 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 27
Title:TKP 103 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 103
Dates:vol. 193, Jan-June 1902
Notes:28/2/1902, p.237
Title:DBC 109 Volksrust
Type:Death certificates
Notes:4-060, 5-004

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.