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Schreiner House

Olive Emilie Albertinia Schreiner was born on 24 March 1855 at the mission station at Wittebergen in the Eastern Cape, she was the ninth child of twelve.  Her parents were Gottlob Schreiner, a missionary, and his wife Rebecca Lyndall, the daughter of a Londen reverend. Olive received most of her education from her mother – a …

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Deelfontein Cemetery

Deelfontein is a small railway siding in the middle of the Karoo.  While today it is a desolate and dusty place, it is nevertheless widely known by Boer War enthusiasts, both in South Africa and abroad. This is because Deelfontein was the site of a huge military hospital during the Boer War.  It has two …

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