Napier, Western Cape

Named after Sir George Napier (1784 – 1855) who was the Governor of the Cape Colony from 1838 - 1844.


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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 132, 155
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 441-442
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 223-225
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 66
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 125
Schoeman, Chris . 2017. Historical Overberg, The. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 95-98

List of structures:

Church: 1928. Sandy’s Glen,
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1928.
NG Kerksaal: n.d.. High Street,
Volkskas - ABSA: 1960s?.
Voortrekker 150 year Memorial 1838-1988: 1988.