Noeral Mogammadiah Masjied / Nurul Mohammadia Mosque
Walter REID: Design Architect
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This is the second mosque founded as a result of disputes over the succession of an imam at the Jamia mosque. Hadje Salie Jacops had acquired a few lots of land in Vos Street and erected his home there in 1895. He promised the local congregants that he would transfer the remainder of the property for the erection of a mosque, this done in 1899 despite his death. He however set it a condition of his will that it not be used for Friday worship as he did not wish other mosques to lose their worshippers on the day. It is thus still regarded as a minor mosque in the Bo-Kaap.
(Cohen, 1988: s.p.; Rennie 1983:162)
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