Prince Alfred's Hamlet, Western Cape


Founded by Johannes Cornelis Goosen, who was born in the Klein Drakenstein and came to the Warm Bokkeveld as a young farmer. After a visit to the area by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, Goosen named the town after the prince.

List of references:

Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pp 15-19
Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pp 377-379

List of structures:

Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1964.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1906.