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From: "William Jervois" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA] Kapp River
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 08:27:08 +0200
I have not been able to find a Kapp river, but there is the Kap river
which is not far from Grahamstown. Unfortunately, none of our
placename books (Botha - Pettman - Raper) give the etymology of this
Kap. My earliest map of the area, the 1822 survey made by Knobel,
gives this name for the river.
With best wishes
Resident Genealogist, Albany Museum, Somerset Street,
Phone: 046 622 2312 Fax: 046 6222398 (attn: W.Jervois)
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