BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Jan Bester
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:48530
Camp History
Name:Bloemfontein RC
Age arrival:66
Date arrival:09/04/1901
Farm History
Name:San Souci / Sans Souci / Sansauce
Type:oath of neutrality
Mr Jan Bester
      is the husband of Mrs Elizabeth Eliz Cat Bester (Elizabeth E)
      is the father of Miss Maria Willemina Bester (Maria W)
      is the father of Miss Elizabeth E Bester (Elizabeth)
      is the father of Miss Jacoba Catrina Bester (Jacoba C)
      is the father of Master Matthys Daniel Bester (Matys D)
      is the father of Master Izak Jacobus Bester (Zak J)
      is the father of Master Andries Johannes Bester (Andries J)
      is the father of Master Pieter Christian Bester (Pieter C)
Title:SRC 70 Bloemfontein CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 70
Notes:2; nothing on p.2b

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.