Separate areas of British empire

  Theophilus Shepstone was verantwoordelik vir heelwat aangeleenthede nadat sy voorgeslagte hier geland het, veral vir die afbakening van die reservate vir swartes, vir die instelling van die hutbelasting (1849) en vir die heerskappy deur leiers wat aan homself lojaal was.  Hy was diep betrokke by die onafhanklike ZAR en Vrystaat wat geannekseer is,  sowel… Continue reading Separate areas of British empire

Shepstone – Natal, roots of segregation

All our ancestors lived under the British empire and their colonial control - various African countries as well as Canada and Australia.    It was first in the Cape colony followed by the Anglo Boer wars and annexations.  Mostly they were only focused on the minerals in certain areas like Witwatersrand and Kimberley.    In… Continue reading Shepstone – Natal, roots of segregation