BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Carl Erasmus van der Merwe
Other Names:Kate Edith
Born in camp? No
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Nationality:Free State
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:76552
Camp History
Name:Kimberley RC
Age arrival:25
Date arrival:06/07/1901
Date departure:03/06/1902
Reason departure:discharged
Stock into camp:no
Stock out of camp:no
Tent number:2410
Farm History
Name:Biesepan / Biesiespan / Biesjepan / Bessiepan / Bissiespan / Bresjepan
Status of Husband
Type:on commando
Mrs Carl Erasmus van der Merwe (Kate Edith)
      is the mother of Master Gert Petrus Jacobus van der Merwe
      is the unknown of Master David Herklaas Botha (van der Merwe)
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.