BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs S M van der Merwe
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:44250
Camp History
Name:Springfontein RC
Name:Norvals Pont RC
Age arrival:57
Date arrival:05/07/1901
Date departure:04/04/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:springfontein R C
Farm History
Notes:4000 morgen
Status of Husband
Type:oath of neutrality
Notes:mar 1900, Fauresmith; then took up arms; now on commando
Mrs S M van der Merwe
      is the unknown of H S J Naude
      is the mother in law of Mrs M E van der Merwe
      is the grandmother of Miss Maria Magd van der Merwe
      is the grandmother of Miss Susanna M van der Merwe
      is the grandmother of Master Rudolph Erasmus van der Merwe
      is the grandmother of Master Dirk Jacs van der Merwe
Title:SRC 85 Norvals Pont CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:85

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.