Francois Gerhardus Joubert (c.1891 - d.)

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About Francois Gerhardus Joubert

Belfast Refugee Camp 1900-1902

Personal Details

Name: Master Francois Gerhardus Joubert

Born in camp? No

Died in camp? No

Gender: male

Race: white

Marital status: single

Nationality: Transvaal

Registration as child: Yes

Unique ID: 112353

Camp History

Name: Belfast RC

Age arrival: 10

Date arrival: 08/06/1901

Reason departure: gone to Pretoria

Destination: Pretoria

Tent number: 90

Farm History

Name: Joubert family

Town: Pretoria

Relationships

Master Francois Gerhardus Joubert

is the son of Mrs Susara Magdalena Joubert

Sources

Title: DBC 57 Belfast CR

Type: Camp register

Location: National Archives, Pretoria

Notes: p.15

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Francois Gerhardus Joubert's Timeline

1891
1891
1901
1901
- 1902
Age 10
South Africa

The camps were formed by the British army to house the residents of the two Boer republics of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State. They were established towards the end of 1900, after Britain had invaded the Boer republics. This database was designed to investigate mortality and morbidity in the camps during the war. Although it will include everyone listed in the registers during the war, it usually excludes returning prisoners-of-war and men who came back from commando at the end of the war, as well as the considerable movement of people which took place after 31 May 1902, when families were repatriated to their homes.

Belfast was one of the later camps, started by the civilian administration rather than the military, between 4 and 10 June 1901.

The camp was finally closed in December 1902 after a land settlement scheme made it possible for the most indigent families to return to the land.

http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/bccd/Histories/Belfast/

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