BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Helena Chris Johanna Els
Other Names:Mrs Johannes; Helena Christina Joh
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:48043
Camp History
Name:Johannesburg RC
Date arrival:29/03/1901
Date departure:11/03/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Krugersdorp RC
Tent number:RT 1099; T J1
Name:Krugersdorp RC
Date arrival:13/03/1902
Date departure:18/06/1902
Reason departure:1MR
Tent number:985
Farm History
Name:Renosterfontein / Rhenosterfontein / Rhinosterfontein
Mrs Helena Chris Johanna Els (Mrs Johannes; Helena Christina Joh)
      is the mother of Master Christian Els
      is the mother of Master Johannes Els (Johannes M )
      is the mother of Miss Gesina Els (Gesina D )
      is the mother of Miss Catrina Els (Cath S )
      is the mother of Miss Cornelia Bester Els
      is the wife of Mr Johannes Martinus Els
Title:DBC 71 Johannesburg CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:71
Notes:p. 92
Title:DBC 79 Krugersdorp RC
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 79
Title:DBC 78 Krugersdorp RC
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 78
Dates:Apr 1901-
Notes:p.E 025

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.