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Kleinbosch Cemetery
Klein Drakenstein area, Dal Josaphat, Western Cape

Date:c1700
Type:Cemetery
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°41'23.79" S 19°00'09.45" E Alt: 126m

This cemetery was laid out in about 1700 by the Huguenot Francois du Toit on his farm Kleinbosch. Three of the founders of the Genootskap van Regte Afrikaners, namely Reverend SJ du Toit, DF du Toit and PJ Malherbe are also buried here. (Richardson Deidré, 2001:106)

Property Description

A cemetery within a surrounding wall.

Significance

This cemetery was laid out circa 1700 by the Huguenot progenitor, Francois du Toit, on his farm Kleinbosch. The predominant reason for its historical significance is the fact that three founders of the “Genootskap van Regte Afrikaners” are buried here.

Legal Status

Declared a national monument by Government Notice No. 2214, published in Government Gazette No. 4515 of 29 November 1974. Current Grading – Grade 11 Provincial Heritage Site.


Books that reference Kleinbosch Cemetery

Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 106