BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Samuel Jacobus Austin
Born in camp? No
Date death:07/09/1901
Place of death:Irene RC
Age died:5 months
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:whooping cough
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Notes:There is a slight possibility that this child died, as well as a baby. See disparate ages. However, there is no record of a death of Samuel Jacobus.
Unique ID:85706
Camp History
Name:Middelburg RC
Age arrival:2
Date arrival:05/06/1901
Date departure:13/06/1901
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Irene RC
Name:Irene RC
Age arrival:3 m
Date arrival:15/06/1901
Age departure:5 m
Date departure:07/09/1901
Reason departure:death
Tent number:RT 1471
Farm History
Master Samuel Jacobus Austin
      is the son of Mr Marthinus Johannes Austin (Martinus Johs )
Title:RS 25 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:25
Title:TKP 102 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 102
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:2/10/1901, p.1462
Title:RS 32 Final list
Type:Death register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 32
Notes:p.004, DA te Boekhorst, Newlands, Johannesburg
Title:DBC 84 Middelburg CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 84
Notes:p. 1
Title:Armstrong, Camp Diary
Title:DBC 62 Irene CR
Type:DBC 62
Reference No.:DBC 62
Notes:p. A 03

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.