BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Adriana Susannah du Plessis
Born in camp? No
Place of death:Kimberley RC
Age died:53 years
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:measles & pneumonia
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:74335
Camp History
Name:Kimberley RC
Age arrival:54
Date arrival:14/07/1901
Date departure:30/08/1901
Reason departure:death
Tent number:3054
Farm History
Name:du Plessis family
Town:Graaff Reinet
District:Cape Colony
Name:Boschfontein / Bosefontein / Bosfontein
Status of Husband
Type:oath of neutrality
Notes:Hoopstad; son, Johannes, and stepson, Jacobus Wynand POW, St Helena
Mrs Adriana Susannah du Plessis
      is the mother of Miss Margaretha Elizabeth du Plessis
      is the mother of Master Pieter Jansen van Rensburg du Plessis
      is the mother of Miss Susarah Susannah du Plessis
Title:RS 30 ORC DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 30
Title:Government Gazette of the Orange River Colony
Notes:6/9/1901, p.469
Title:SRC 83 Kimberley CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 83

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.