Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Founded: 1838

Named after the Hon. Michiel van Breda, Member of the Legislative Council.


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List of references:

Burrows, Edmund Hartford . 1994. Overberg Odyssey : people, roads and early days. Swellendam: Privately printed in co-operation with the Swellendam Trust. pp 9, 107, 122, 125, 130, 131, 132, 139, 151, 157, 158
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 442-445
Fransen, Hans. 2006. Old towns and villages of the Cape. A survey of the origin and development of towns, villages and hamlets at the Cape of Good Hope. With particular reference to their physical planning and historical landscape. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball. pp 219-222
Harris, CT; Noëth, JG; Sarkady, NG; Schutte, FM & Van Tonder, JM. 2010. Van seringboom tot kerkgebou : die argitektoniese erfenis van die Gereformeerde Kerke. Krugersdorp: Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika. pp 1, 308
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 65
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 107
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 69
Schoeman, Chris . 2017. Historical Overberg, The. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 99-108

List of structures:

All Saints Anglican Church: 1859.
Anglican Rectory - Museum: n.d..
Bennett and Louw's store: n.d..
De Volkshuis self-catering heritage cottages: mid 1800s.
House van Heerden: 1970.
Independent Church - Museum: c1864.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1911-1912.
Old Gaol: n.d..