BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Willem Stephanus van der Merwe
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:66802
Camp History
Name:Mafeking RC
Age arrival:29
Date arrival:16/09/1901
Date departure:01/05/1902
Reason departure:left for
Farm History
Name:Renosterfontein / Rhenosterfontein / Rhinosterfontein
Type:ab abc
Mr Willem Stephanus van der Merwe
      is the brother of Mr Jacobus Arnoldus van der Merwe
      is the son of Mr Jacobus Arnoldus van der Merwe
      is the brother of Master Jan Petrus van der Merwe
      is the adoptive brother of Master Jacob Adrian Eckstein
      is the brother of Mr Stephanus Johannes Merwe (van der Merwe)
      is the brother of Mr Frederick Jacobus Merwe
      is the husband of Mrs Elizabeth Johanna Merwe (van der Merwe)
Title:DBC 158 Mafeking CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Notes:p. 167

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.