Ladybrand, Free State

Founded: 1867

Named after Lady Catharina Brand, wife of Sir Christoffel Brand, Speaker of the Cape House of Assembly, and mother of President Sir JH Brand.


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List of references:

Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 172
Nienaber, PJ & Le Roux, CJP . 1983. Monumente en gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Roodepoort: CUM-Boeke. pp 58
Oberholster, JJ. 1972. The historical monuments of South Africa. Cape Town: Rembrandt Van Rijn Foundation for Culture at the request of the National Monuments Council. pp 219
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 181-182

List of structures:

Methodist Parsonage - First: 1894.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1890.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Noord: 1955.
St James's Anglican Chapel: c1896.
St Joseph Retreat: n.d..
St Michael's Catholic Church: 1922.
Town Hall: 1932.
Volkskas Bank - now ABSA: 1958.