Ceres, Western Cape

Founded: 1854

Named after the Roman goddess of agriculture.


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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 20, 109
Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pp 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 17
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 & District 377-385
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 200-201
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 97
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 77
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 103-104

List of structures:

Bella Vista Sekondêre Skool: pre 1993.
Belmont Hotel: pre 1903.
Gydo Pass: 1850s [?].
Michell's Pass: 1846-1848.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1854.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1878.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1964. Vallei,
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Moedergemeente: 1953.
St Andrew's Chapel: c1864.
Standard Bank: n.d..