Middelburg, Eastern Cape

Founded: 1852

Middle point of the circle formed by Cradock, Graaff-Reinet, Richmond, Hanover, Colesberg and Hofmeyr.


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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 117
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 576-577
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 85
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 34
Schoeman, Chris. 2013. Historical Karoo, The : Traces of the past in South Africa's arid interior. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 122-125

List of structures:

Church: 1895.
Gereformeerde Kerk: c1860.
Grootfontein: 1827 : 1887.
Haystead and Ford: .
House Turpin: n.d..
Karel Theron Primary School: 1908.
Library: 1913.
Methodist Church: late 1890s.
Middelburg & Cunningham Schools, adds: 1936.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1858.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Karoo: 1969.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Uitsig: 1966.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk Saal: 1940.
St Lawrence Anglican Church: n.d..
Town Hall: 1951.
Turpin’s Buildings: 1905.