BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Martha Hester Sophia Bisschoff
Other Names:Bosschoff, Martha Esther Sophia [DBC 75]
Born in camp? No
Date death:19010804
Age died:34 years
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:measles & pneumonia
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:3259
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:34
Date arrival:22/06/1901
Age departure:34
Date departure:05/08/1901
Reason departure:death
Stock into camp:taken by English; no receipt
Tent number:RT 710

note in red: children are living with father

Farm History
Name:Rustvoorbij / Rustvoorby
Status of Husband
Type:on commando; says her husband is prisoner of the Boers

David Gideon

Mrs Martha Hester Sophia Bisschoff (Bosschoff, Martha Esther Sophia [DBC 75])
      is the mother of Master Johan Henry Bisschoff (Bosschoff, Martha Esther Sophia [DBC 75])
      is the Unknown of Master Isak Johannes Visser
      is the mother of Miss Maria Johanna Bisschoff
      is the mother of Master Izak Johannes Bisschoff
      is the mother of Master David Gahort [unclear] Bisschoff
Title:RS 25 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:25
Title:TKP 102 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 102
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:21/8/1901, p.1299
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75

p. B-022

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.