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From: "Marielle Ford" <>
Subject: [ZA-IB] WIGGILL - Anglo Boer War Conc. Camp inmate
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 21:05:49 +0200


http://media1.mweb.co.za/bccdb/obccd/pub_view.asp?pg=item&ItemID=587

This is a website that lists some of the inmates of the British Concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War.

Does anyone have any idea which of the many WIGGILLs this might have been?

Name: Wiggill, Mr
Type: Camp inmate
Born in camp? No
Age died: 0
Died in camp? No
Gender: male
Race: white
Marital status: married
Nationality: British
Notes: 3/4/1901: has wife and 7 children
Unique ID: 587


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Camp history
Name: Springfontein RC
Location: Orange River Colony
Date departure: 9/4/1901
Reason departure: to join relatives in Queenstown
Notes: 3/4/1901: asks for permit to go to Queenstown 9/4/1901: permission granted

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Farm history
Name: Wiggill family
Town: Rinderpest Valley
District: Daggafontein

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Name: Springfontein RC
Type: white
Location: Orange River Colony
Date open: 2/18/1901
Date open (general): About February 1901
Rations: 15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration. See Asam
Notes: Dewetsdorp people may have been sent there
Unique ID: 122




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