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de la Rey, de la Rey

Our new home was 10 Rose Street, Uniondale. The Boers called it Rose Straat, rose being the Afrikaans for roses, when it was in honour of British  Field Marshall Hugh Henry Rose, 1st Baron Strathnairn,GCB, GCSI, PC (6 April 1801 – 16 … Continue reading

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Lebowa & Mapungubwe.

As usual, with Mozambique too wet to work in during the rain season, Loxton, Hunting and Associates devoted their resources to agricultural surveys of South African contracts. In early 1972, it had been Lebowa South, which meant parts of this … Continue reading

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