Rachel Charlotte Herbst, b3c8d5e9 (c.1898 - c.1902)

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Death: Died in South Africa
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About Rachel Charlotte Herbst, b3c8d5e9

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

e9 Rachel Charlotte * 1898 † 1902

Krugersdorp Refugee Camp 1901 – 1902

Name: Miss Rachel Herbst

Other Names: Rachel Charlotte

Born in camp? No

Place of death: Krugersdorp RC

Age died: 4 years

Died in camp? Yes

Gender: female

Race: white

Marital status: single

Nationality: Transvaal

Registration as child: Yes

Unique ID: 139192

Camp History

Name: Krugersdorp RC

Age arrival: 4

Date arrival: 30/04/1901

Tent number: 9

Farm History

Name: Luipaardsvlei / Luipersvlei

District: Krugersdorp

Relationships

Miss Rachel Herbst (Rachel Charlotte ) is the daughter of Mr Johannes G Herbst (Johannes George)

Sources

Title: RS 25 Transvaal DL

Type: Death lists

Location: National Archives, Pretoria

Reference No.: 25

Notes: p.156

Title: DBC 79 Krugersdorp RC

Type: Camp register

Location: TAB

Reference No.: DBC 79

Notes: p.039b

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Rachel Charlotte Herbst, b3c8d5e9's Timeline

1898
1898
1900
1900
- 1902
Age 2
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.

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

1902
1902
Age 4
South Africa
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Krugersdorp, West Rand, Gauteng, South Africa