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About Hendrina Elizabeth Herbst, b3c8d5e5

d5 Johannes George * 1860 x Hendrina Elizabeth Beyers * December 1866 † 6 May 1927

e5 Hendrina Elizabeth * 27 September 1889 = Lichtenburg 17 Oktober 1889

Krugersdorp Refugee Camp 1901 – 1902

Personal Details

Name: Miss Hendrina Herbst

Born in camp? No

Died in camp? No

Gender: female

Race: white

Marital status: single

Nationality: Transvaal

Registration as child: Yes

Unique ID: 139259

Camp History

Name: Krugersdorp RC

Age arrival: 13

Date arrival: 23/05/1901

Tent number: 313

Farm History

Name: Beyers family

Town: Johannesburg


Miss Hendrina Herbst is the unknown of Mrs Catharina Elizabeth Beyers


Title: DBC 79 Krugersdorp RC

Type: Camp register

Location: TAB

Reference No.: DBC 79

Notes: p.040b

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Hendrina Elizabeth Herbst, b3c8d5e5's Timeline

September 27, 1889
October 17, 1889
Lichtenburg, Ngaka Modiri Molema, North West, South Africa
- 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.

Krugersdorp camp was formed relatively late, only on 15 April 1901. The camp was located about ¾ mile from Krugersdorp, under some koppies. It grew quite rapidly. By the end of May there were 1,531 residents and this had risen to over 4,000 by July. Many of these early arrivals were destitute and ill, short of clothes and without bedding. Their condition was so bad, in fact, that three died of starvation shortly after their arrival.