Colonial Houses of South Africa, content and index, by Alain Proust and Graham Viney

Colonial Houses of South Africa, content and index, by Alain Proust and Graham Viney.

Colonial Houses of South Africa, content and index, by Alain Proust and Graham Viney.

This great book introduces 23 famous colonial houses out of the past of South Africa. Here the table of content and the index is given.

Graham Viney  Alain Proust  

Content: Colonial Houses of South Africa, by Alain Proust and Graham Viney

FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
INTRODUCTION 
VERGELEGEN
Mr and Mrs Tom Barlow
IDA’S VALLEY
Major and Mrs Philip Erskine
LIBERTAS
Mnr en Mev Robert Blake
STELLENBERG
Mr and Mrs Andrew Ovenstone
MORGENSTER
Mrs Shirley Baimsfather Cloete
Mr and Mrs Pieter Baimsfather Cloete
TUYNHUIS
sometime Government House, Cape Town
RUSTENBERG
Mrs Pam Barlow
SIDBURYPARK
Roy Berrington Esq
KERSEFONTEIN
Mr and Mrs Martin Meick
Julian Meick Esq
BARVILLEPARK
Miss Elizabeth Norton
REGVLIET
Mr and Mrs Michael Duckham
BROADLANDS
Mr and the Hon Mrs Frank O’Neill
HAWTHORNDEN
Count and Countess Natale Labia
TWEEDSIDE LODGE
Major and Mrs John Buist
ZWARTKOPPIESHALL
The Trustees of the Estate of the late Samuel Marks Esq
GROOTESCHUUR
formerly the residence of the Prime Ministers
LYNTONHALL
Mrs Jane Reynolds
STONEHOUSE
Mr and Mrs lan Mackenzie
WESTMINSTER
The Lady Mary Grosvenor
BRENTHURST
Mr and Mrs Harry Oppenheimer
DOLOBRAN
Mrs Amelia Andersson
THEPRESIDENSIE
formerly Government House, Pretoria
ELLINGHAM
Percy Crookes Esq
GLOSSARY OF TERMS 
NOTES ON REFERENCES AND
SOURCES 
REFERENCES 
PRIMARY SOURCES 
SECONDARY SOURCES 
INDEX 
SUBSCRIBERS

Index: Colonial Houses of South Africa, by Alain Proust and Graham Viney

Adam, Robert and James, architects 19,26,
74
Adams, Private ‘Buck’ 113
Adelaide (William IV), style 100,102
AdIerBros, Durban 162
African & European Company (Marks) 162
African Gardener’s and Agriculturalist’s
Calendar (WAvan der Stel) 22
Afrikaner Bond 131,148,170
Albany District, Cape 108,112
Albertyn family, ofDe Klapmuts 98
Alexander’s Report, supplement to The
Graham’s Town Journal (Captain J A
Alexander) 108,113
Alice, HRH Princess 14,70,73,79,195,252,
254,255
Allan, Robert, gardener 134,135
Amery, Leopold, politician 210
Andersson, Charles John 232,243
Andersson, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles
Llewellyn, soldier/pioneer 158,232,
236,238,240,243
Andersson, Lady 233,238,240,243
Andersson & Whitely, accountants 232
Anglo American Corporation of South
Africa 229
Anglo-Boer War 17,131,152,154,155,167,
183,190,198,208,232,258
Anne, Queen, Revival, style 16,17,135,188,
193,214,216,232,234,238,242,258,261
Anreith, Anton, sculptor 52,59,71,116
Appeldoorn, Dominee 98
Army & Navy Stores, London 16,243
Arnold, Dr Matthew, educationist 158,232,
236
Arts and Crafts movement/style 5,17,19,
28,170,174,182,188,198,205,210,214,
219,222,246,251
Ashbee, C R, designer 205,219
Athlone, HRH Earl of, Governor General
78,195,254
Baden-Powell, Lord, soldier 183
Bailey, Sir Abe, mining magnate 158,219,
247
Bailey & Sons, William, London 238
Baines, Thomas, artist 204,232,243
Baimsfather Cloete, Pieter 67
Baimsfather Cloete, Shirley 67
Baker, Sir Herbert, architect 5,14n, 17,19,
26,28,47,78,79,84,170,171,173,174,
177,179,182,183,190,198,199,201,
202,204,205,208,210,213,214,215,
219,222,223,225,226,229,236,238,
243,246,247,248,251,252,254,255
Baker, Massey & Sloper, architects 247
Balfour, Lord Alfred, politician 204 _
Balmoral, Scotland 186
Barberton, Transvaal 158
Barlow, Cynthia 30,31
Barlow, Pam 84,87
Barlow, Peter 83,87
Barlow, Tom 31
Barnard, Lady Anne, writer 14,19n, 52,71,
72,74
Bamato, Barney, mining magnate 142,232
Bamett, Major William 67
Barnett, Zaidee (‘Babs’) 67
Barry, Lady Charlotte 83,87
Barry, Sir Jacob, judge 87
BARVILLE PARK, Lower Albany 106-13
Basutoland208
Basuto War (1865) 139,232
Batavian Interregnum 52,56,72
Bachurst, Lord, politician 90,92,108
Bean, Miss Lucy 183,255n
Beit, Alfred, mining magnate 139,142,144
Belgravia, London 154,208
Bentinck, Lord and Lady Charles 183
Berg River Farm (later Kersefontein)
98n
Berrington, Miss, artist 91
Berrington, Thomas, 1820 Settler 95
Bird, William Wilberforce, civil servant
70
Birkenruth, Edward S, Chairman,
Consolidated Goldfields 222
Birley, Sir Oswald, artist 254
Bishops 104,123,170
Blake, Andries 49
Blixen, Baroness (Isak Dinesen), writer
131
Bogaert, Abraham, historian 22
Botha, General Louis, soldier/statesman
131,152,167,183,190,232
Botha House 195
Brand, Hendrik 135
BRENTHURST, Parktown, Johannesburg
(Baker) 155,220-9,251n
Brink, Arend, diamond agent 82
‘British Occupation’, style 25,127,170; see
also First/Second British Occupation
BROADLANDS, SirLowry’s Pass 124-31
Bruce, Gibbons & Tomlin, architects 67
Bryntirion Scheme 251,252
Buchan, John (Lord Tweedsmuir) 246
Buller, General Sir Redvers Henry, soldier
232
Burgher Petition (1779) 56
Burns, Robert, poet 180
Bushy Park, Eastern Cape 92,95
Buxton, Lord, Governor General 144
Byme Jones, Sir Edward Coley, artist 26
Byme settlers 258
Byron, Colonel, agent at Westminster 214,
219
Caledon, Earl of, Governor 104
Campbell, General Charles 108,112,113
Campbell, Roy, poet 190
Campbell, William, farmer 108
Canaletto, artist 31n
Cape Argus 131,148
Cape baroque, style 26,27,40
Cape Dutch, style 14,16,17,18,19,41,54,
70,72,102,104,116,117,118,121,134,
135,170,171,174,182,190,198,199,
246,251,258
Cape Flats 126
Cape Georgian, neo-classical style 14,40,
52,170,171,174
Cape interior, regencyfied 18,116,118; see
also Cape Regency, style
Cape Regency, style 56,58,77,84,98
Cape rococo, style 40
Cape Times 145
Cape vernacular, style 127; see also Cape
vernacular, regencyfied
Cape vernacular, regencyfied 15,65
Castle, the, Cape Town 22,23,34,44,70,
71,174,246,251
Cats, Samuel Johannes, landowner 34,40
Cecil, Lord Edward 183
Cecil,Lady Violet 170,183
Cedars, The, Renishaw, Natal 186,261
Cetshwayo 186
Chamber of Mines 139,222
Chamberlain, Joseph, politician 198
Champney, Basil, architect 238n
Chanel, Coco 210
Chaplin, Sir Francis Drummond Percy 158,
222,223,229
Chaplin, Lady Marguerite 222,223,226,
229
Chaplin, SH, agent 238
Chinese/chinoiserie, styles 39,73,79,152,
155,187,190
Christ, J, decorator 135,136
Christiansen Hall (proposed) 158,159
Churchill, Lady Randolph 39
Churchill, Lord Randolph, politician 152,
154,155
Churchill, SirWinston 208
Clapperton’s Mill, Mowbray 116
Claridge, Tom, architect 162
Cloete, Anna 134; see also Spence, Captain
John
Cloete, Hendrik, judge 59,99
Coblentz Villa (Zorgvliet) 117
Cockroft,Rufusl58
Coedmore (c.l875)186
Coeymans, Matthys, landowner 116
Cole, Lady Frances 73
Cole, Sir Galbraith Lowry, Governor 76
Collie, Arthurs Co., London 179,182
‘colonial baronial’, style 186,238
‘colonial baroque’, style 70,71
‘colonial Natal Gothic’, style 16,19,190
Connaught, Duke of, Governor General
258,263
Consolidated Goldfields of South Africa
222,229; seealso Goldfields ofSA
Constantia, Cape 117
ConstantiaNek, Cape 170
Coopman, Albert, secretary of the Orphan
Chamber 134
Cope Christie, JA, architect 232,236,238,
243
Comer House, Johannesburg 234,238
cottageomee 14,152
Crookes, Charles 258
Crookes, Fred (S F) 258,261,263
Crookes, George 261
Crookes, Louisa (neeLanders) 258,263
Crookes, Mary 263
Crookes, Percy 263
Crookes, Samuel 258
Crookes, Samuel & Sons (later Crookes
Bros)258,263
Crookes, Vemon 258
Cruywagen & Co. 56,59
Cubitt, Lewis, architect 208
Cullinan, Sir Thomas, mining magnate 67,
232
Currey, family 5,213,222
Currey, Harry Latham, businessman 179n
Currey, John, mining pioneer 183
Curtis, Sir Lionel, administrator 16,19,167,
198,204
Curzon,Lord, statesman 198
‘Curzon Street Baroque’, style 19,28,229
Cypress Hill, Natal 258
D
Dale-Lace, family 229n, 236
Damarasl34,232,243
Daniell,Ann95
Daniell, Harriet 95
Daniell, James 90
Daniell, Lieutenant Richard 90,91,92,95,
126
Dawson, Geoffrey 247
De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd 139,158
De Fortuin (Fortuinje), farm 126,127
De Hoog, Pieter, landowner 34
Dell, Mrs 108
Dell, Stephen, farmer 108,113
DelvilleWood, memorial 183n
De Mist, Jacob Abraham, Commissioner-
General 52,56
De Mist, Julia 56
De Morgan, William, tile designer 188
Dendy,Jack4l
De Schuur, granary 171
De Smidt, Abraham 170,171,174
De Smidt, Mabel 131
De Villiers, Jacob Daniel, landowner 40,41
De Villiers, Johan Pieter, landowner 40
De Villiers, Lady 41
De Villiers, Lord, ofWynberg, Chief Justice
134
De Villiers,Lord,ofWynberg(Hon. Charles
Percy) 87
Devil’s Peak, Cape Town 170,173
De Vos, Wouter, landowner 44,47
De Wet, Gerrit, landowner 82,84,87
De Wit, Jan (John White), landowner 56
De Wit, Petrus, landowner 56
De Zwaan and Van Dyk, architects 159,162,
166
Diamond Fields, Kimberley 139,148,154,
158
Diederichs, Mrs 76,255n
Dinesen, Isak: see Blixen, Baroness
Dingane92
Dolfus JH, soldier 134
DOLOBRAN, Parktown, Johannesburg
(Cope Christie) 186,229,230-43,251
Donkin, Sir Rufane, acting Governor 77,
90,112
Dow, David, landowner 126
Dramat, family, in service 131
Drostdy, the, Swellendam 19n
Duckham, Mrs Michael (Desiree Picton-
Seymour) 123
Duckitt, Hildagonda (‘the Cape’s Mrs
Beeton’)98n
Dudley House, Park Lane (Sir JB Robin-
son) 140,142,144,145
Duncan, Clerk ofWorks for Baker 229
Duncan.Lady Alice 204,205,255
Duncan, Sir Patrick, Governor General 204,
205,247,255
Dundas, General Francis 71
Dunluce,Kimberley(c. 1897) 17
D’Urban, Sir Benjamin, Governor 95,108,
113
Dutch (colonial), style 23,251
Dutch East India Company (the Company)
22,23,26,34,52,56,59,62,71,82,84,
98,171
Eastern Frontier 90,108
Eaton (Waterhouse) 210,213,219
Eckstein, Hermann, mining magnate 142,
198
Edward VII, King 148,247
Edward VIII, King (Prince ofWales) 67,78,
219
Egyptian revival, style 79
1820 Settlers 108,139
Eksteen, HendrikOostwald, landowner
82,116
Eksteen, Jacob, landowner 82
Eksteen, Pieter, gardener 131
electric lighting, first in SA 154
Elizabeth II, Queen 78,79
Elizabeth, the Queen Mother 31,78,
195
ELLINGHAM, Renishaw, Natal 186,238,
256-65
Elliott, Arthur, photographer 15,35,40,41,
47,49,66,83,100,149
Ellis, Clerk of Works to Baker 247
Elmhurst, farm (originally Reed Fountain),
Cape 112
Elsenburg, Stellenbosch 98,99,100,104
Elsworth, L A, architect 87
Emden, P H, historian 139,158,162
English vernacular, style 251; see also
Baker, Sir H
Eptesicusmelckorum (bat species) 102
Ernest George & Peto, architects 170,174,
179,182
Erskine, Major Philip 41
Fagan, Gabriel, architect 41
Fairbridge, Dorothea (Dora), writer 26
Farrar brothers 158
Farrar, Sir George Herbert, mining
magnate 219,229n,232,252
Feetham, Messrs 238
Feijt, Coenraad, silversmith 134
Feltham, family 59
First British Occupation (1795) 14,52,56,
99
FitzPatrick, Sir James Percy, statesman/
author 210,232
Flanders, Jessie 261
Fleming, Leonard, architect 205
Fox, Revel, architect 7,49,67
Fragonard, Jean Honore, artist 49
Eraser, Harriet (Mrs Campbell) 108
Frere, Sir Henry Bartle Edward, Governor
72,73,76,163
Friedheim:wejeppe, SirJ
Frontier Wars: 1834-5 (sixth) 95,108;
1846-7 (seventh) 92,94,95,113;
1850-3 (eighth) 95
fruit exports, from Cape4l, 167
Furness,Lordl31
Fytje: see Van der Merwe, Sophia
_________G
George V, King (Duke ofYork) 78,79
George VI, King31,78,186,190,195
Gibbelaar, Anna (wife of Martin Meick I)
98,99
Gildenhuys, Barend, landowner 26
GirlatKays, The (musical, quoted) 142
Girouard, Mark, historian 236,258n
GoldfieldsofSouthAfrical44; seealso
Consolidated Goldfields ofS A
Goldswain, Jeremiah, diarist and 1820
Settler 113
Goodman, Gwelo, artist 59,258
Gordon, Colonel Robert Jacob, explorer/
farmer 99
Gothic, style 71,79,121,123,223; seealso
Gothic revival, style
Gothic revival, style 186,187,238
Government House, Cape Town 14,41,98,
104,118,123,127,208,210; seealso
Tuynhuis
Government House, Pietermaritzburg
(c.1867)16
Government House, Pretoria (Baker) 205,
214,222,223,229,238,246,248,251,
255;wea&oPresidensie,The
Graham, Lieutenant-Colonel John, soldier
90
Gra/jam’sToimJoumal,The92,108,113
‘Grange, The’: see Groote Schuur
Greek Revival, style 94,95
Grey, Sir George, Governor 123
Griffiths, Charles, partner of Richard
Daniell 95
Grimpe, Hansjurgen, landowner 44
Groenewald, Johannes, landowner 34
Groot Constantia, Cape 23,52,56,59,67,
71
GROOTE SCHUUR, Rondebosch, Cape
(Baker)168-83,190,204,208,222,223,
229n,246,252
Grosvenor, Lady Mary, landowner 219
Grosvenor House, ParkLane 210
Gustrouw, farm (later Broadlands) 126,
127
Guttman, Bertha (Mrs Sammy Marks) 158,
162,167
______ H
Hare, Captain John, soldier 134,135
Harris, Lord David, chairman ofGoldfields
144
Hartman, Jan Adam, artist 47
Hatherley, farm 158,167
Hattersley.Alan, historian 258
Haupt, Phillip, landowner 87
Hawkins, Mrs Leonard (‘Dinkie’) 67
HAWTHORNDEN, Wynberg, Cape 47n,
132^5
Haylett, Emma (Mrs James Logan) 148
Heal&Son,London214,215
Hendriks, Jan, freed slave 52
Hennessy, Sir Alfred, of Colonial Orphan
Chamber 26
Herman, JWJ, farmer 117,123
Hertog, Jan, DEIC master gardener 22
Hertzog, GeneralJ B M, statesman/soldier
131
Hilton, house 108
Hilton, school 263
Hitchens, Colonial Treasurer 204,246
Hoffman, Johan Bernard, Landdrost 44,
47,49
Hofmeyer,Mrs255
Hohenheim, Parktown, Johannesburg 198,
232
holism, philosophy 170
Holles.W H.Durban store 163
HolmeLacey, Natal (c. 1875) 16
Hottentots 22,91,92,99,105
Hottentots Holland, mountains 14,22,34,
62,126
Hudson, Samuel, diarist 72
Huguenots 62
Hurling, Frederick, landowner 116,117
Hurling sivaaipomp 116,117
Husing, Henning, politician 23
IDA’S VALLEY, Stellenbosch 32-41,47,59n,
67,127
Innes, Sir James Rose, politician 148
Irene, near Pretoria 166
Ironside, William Edmund, first Baron,
soldier 155
Isipingo, Natal 187
Jacobethan, style 174,186
Jameson, Adam, Commissioner of Lands
247,251
Jameson, Sir Leander Starr, statesman 183,
229
Jameson Raid (1895) 179,232,237
Jekyll, Gertrude, designer 84,170,173,183,
205,208,214,219,225,229,255
Jennings, Hennan, mining engineer 232
Jeppe, Sirjulius, financier 16
Jewish traditions 167
Joel, Solomon Barnato, financier 144,232
Jones, Josephus, architect 70,71
Jones, Sir Roderick, MD, Reuters 229
Jonkershoek 52
Kelvin Grove, Cape Town 59,177
Kenmare, Enid, Countess of 131
KERSEFONTEIN, Berg River, Cape 59,84,
96-105,190n
Kimberleyl6,17,139,142,148,158,183,
208,229,261
Kimberley Memorial (Baker) 199
Kindergarten (Milner’s) 198,204,205,232,
246,247
King’s House, Durban (formerly the Gov-
ernor’s Marine Residence) 238,261
Kipling, Rudyard, writer 183,205
Kirkness, builder 166
Kirsten, Jan Frederick, landowner 99,100,
104
Kitchener, Lord, soldier 174
Klein Gustrouw, Cape 52
Klein Valley, Cape 126
Kolbe, Peter, German traveller 62,70,72
KoopmansdeWet,MrsMariel05,170
Kriel, Miss, of The Paarl (wife ofMarthinus
Melck)99,100
Kruger, President Paul 17,18,158,162,163,
164
Kruger, Sannie 19
Krynauw, Daniel, artist 154
Haig, Earl Douglas, soldier 155
Hammond, John Hays 232
Handfield, family 90
Hanson, gardener 28,31
Kaffirland 108; see a&oXhosa
Karoo 19,127,148,149,151,152,154,155
Keightley, Mrs Stafford, designer 204,205,
214,219,255
Labia, Count, diplomat 142,144,145
Labia, Count Natale 145
Laingsburg, Cape 148
La Motte, Franschhoek valley 62
Landers, Joseph and Fanny, landowners
258
Landers, Thomas, landowner 261
Lane, Sir Hugh, art dealer 26
Langlaagte Estate & Gold Mining Co. (1888)
139
Langlaagte Restante, Johannesburg 145
Lawley, Sir Arthur, Lieutenant-Governor
246,247,251,252
Lawley,Lady222,255
Lawrence, Sir Thomas, artist 41,140
Lee, Lord 190
Lewcock, Prof Ronald, architect 108
Lewis, Barnet, industrialist 158
Lewis, Isaac, businessman 158
Lewis, Neville, artist 254
Lewis & Marks Co. 158,162
LIBERTAS, Stellenbosch 5,34,42-9
Liberty’s, London 261
Lichtenstein, H, traveller 100
Lighter Bay, Natal 187
Line & Sons, Messrs John 238
Liston, J, master builder 154
Livingstone, David, missionary/explorer
232
Lloyd George, David, politician 144
Lobengula, seal of 179,180
Loch, Lord, Governor 155
Lodge in the Wilderness, A (Buchan) 246
Loerincz, Imrie, decorator 229
Logan, James, ‘Laird of Matjesfontein’ 56,
148,149,152,154,155,158
Lords XVII 23,34,98,134
Letter, Johannes, silversmith 98
Loubscher, Rudolph, landowner
62,67
Loubser, Pieter, landowner 82
Loubser, Rudolf, landowner 26
Lowrie, Bill, estate manager 190
Lowrie, Mrs Bill 195
Lubke, JJH, architect 258,261,263
Lusitania, sinking of 229
Lutyens, Sir Edwin, architect 170,199,204,
208,214,223,246,248,251
LYNTON HALL, Umdoni Park, Natal (Paton
&Wishan) 184-95,258n, 263
Lyttleton, Mrs Alfred 252
M
Macartney, George, first Earl, Governor 71,
72
Macfarlane, foundry 154
Mackenzie, George, landowner 205
Mackenzie, Mrs George 204
Macmillan, Harold (Lord Stockton) 183
Mafeking, siege of 232
Malan, Catherina (nee Morkel) 62,67
Malan, Daniel, landowner 47,62,67
Malan, Dr Daniel Francois, politician 195,
263
Malan, David, landowner 127
Malan, Jacobus Hermanus, landowner 47,
62,63,67
Malan, Jacques, landowner 62,158
Malays, as craftsmen in Cape 14,36,40
Malleson, Beatrice Rodbard (nee Struben)
36,41
Maples, store,London 164,166,183,252
Marais, Colin Bain, diplomat 67
Margaret, HRH Princess 195
Marie Louise, Princess 195
Marienhof (Baker) 214,223,229,251; see
also Brenthurst
Marik, Jacob, landowner 52,56
Marine Villa, Camps Bay 15
Maritzburg brick 258,261
Marks, Senator Samuel, industrialist 158,
162,163,164,166,167
Marshall & Snellgrove, London 16
Mary, Queen 14,78,79
Massey, partner of Baker 214,251
Matjesfontein 148,149,152,154,155; see
also Tweedside Lodge
May, Eileen (Mrs Lewis Reynolds) 187,190
Meerlust,Cape44
Meinhertzhagen, Major, party to Table Bay
98
Melck,Marthinus99
Meick, Martin (first) 98,99,100,158
Meick, Martin (third) 100,104
Meick, Martin (fourth) 104,105
Melrose House, Pretoria 167
Melvilljohn, Commissioner of Works 72
Mentzel, Otto Friedrich, writer/traveller
70,70n
Merriman, John X, politician 87,131,148,
155,170
Messor, Cypress, bailiff 112
Michaelhouse, school 263
Millais, Sir John Everett, artist 139
Milner, Alfred Lord, statesman 41,74,79,
152,155,183,198,208,210,222,232,
236,246,247,255; see also Kindergar-
ten (Milner’s)
Minton, encaustic tiles 261
Montagu Road (later Touws River), Cape
148
Montevideo, brickkilns 263
Moothouse (Feetham) 204,205
MORGENSTER (Morning Star), Somerset
West 40,4ln,47,59n, 60-7,126,127
Morkel, family 126,127
Morkel, Daniel 67,126,127
Morkel, Hendrik Johannes 126,127
Morkel, Philip 67
Morkel,Willeml26
Morning Post 222
Morris, William, craftsman/artist 26,142,
170; seealso Arts and Crafts
Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch 34
Mount Inyama, Natal 186
Munnik.Visser, Black, Fish & Partners,
architects 145
MunsteadWood (Lutyens) 213,214
N
Napoleonic Wars 26,90
Nazaret, farm, Ida’s Valley 34
Neethling, Marthinus 67
Nektar, farm, Cape 52
Nellmapius, Alois Hugo, industrialist 158,
162,166
Nesfield, architect 238
Ness, George, designer in metal 28,177,
179,204,255
New Delhi, buildings by Baker and Lutyens
144,198,199,204,205,223,246,248,
251
Newlands/Newlands House 14,15,52,59,
70,100,117,123,170,171
Nicholl & Co., Messrs 238
Nicholson, William, artist 30
Noordhoek, Cape (Baker) 223
Northwards, Johannesburg (Baker) 214,
223,229,236,238
Nosworthy, Henry, gardener 92
0
Picton-Seymour, Desiree, historian: see
Duckham, Mrs Michael
Pienaarspoort 167
Pietermaritzburg 16,19,187,190
Platteklip, stream 116,117
Poorteman, Johannes Cornelius, artist 99,
100
Pope, Mr, garden designer 190
Pottinger, Sir Henry, Governor 92
Presidensie,The, Bloemfontein 18
PRESIDENSIE, THE (formerly Govern-
ment House), Pretoria (Baker) 244-55
Progressive Party 219
Prynne, George Fellowes, architect 236
Oosthuizen, widow 139
Opie, John, artist 25
Oppenheimer, Sir Ernest 229
Oppenheimer, Harry 229
Oppenheimer, Mrs Harry 229
Oppenheimer, Lady Ina 229
Orpen, Sir William, artist 219
OudeWynberg.Cape 134; seealso
Hawthornden
Ovenstone, Jeck, landowner 59
Overpoort House, Durban (c. 1861)19, 186
Owen, Rev. Francis, missionary 92
Owletts, Kent (Baker’s home) 174,205; see
ff/soEnglish vernacular
Paarl Parsonage 26,28
palaces’ (mining magnates’) 16
Papenboom, Cape 14,15,100
Park Lane, London 142,145
Park Rynie, Natal 187,258
Parktown/Parktown Ridge, Johannesburg
26,139,232,236,238,243,246
Pasman, Roelof, landowner 82
Pasman, Wemmer, landowner 34
Paton&Wishart, architects 186,190
Pax Britannica 198
penal settlement, proposals for Cape
(1849)126
Perm, Jack, skin surgeon 229
Philips, Mrs 108,113
Philipson-Stow, Sir Frederick, adviser to
Rhodes 139
Phillips, Lady Florence 19,23,25,26,28,30,
31,59,87,142,144,198,232
Phillips, Sir Lionel, mining magnate 23,26,
27,28,30,31,142,144,158,232
phylloxera, outbreak 41,67,87,127
Raadsaal, Pretoria (Wierda) 166
Radziwill, Princess Catherine 183
Randfontein Estates Gold Mining Co.
(1889)139,144
Rawbone, George, landowner 131
Rawbone, James, farmer 126,127,131
Rawbone, Rosalie (weeBain) 127,131
Rawdon, David, restorer 155
Reconstruction, after Anglo-Boer War
(Milner) 208,247
Reform Group 232,237; seea&ojameson
Raid
Regency, style 14,16,19,63,65,67,70,72,
77,79,90,91,92,108,110,113,116,117,
121,123
Renishaw, Natal 186,258
Retief, Piet, Voortrekker 92
Reynolds Bros Ltd 186,187
Reynolds, Charles Partridge 186,187,190n
Reynolds, Sir Frank Urnhlali, sugar pioneer
158,186,187,190,195
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, artist 140,183
Reynolds, Lewis 187,190
Reynolds, Thomas 186,187
Rhenius, Mynheer, Secunde 52,56,59
Rhodes, Cecil John, statesman 16,17,19,
139,148,152,155,158,163,167,170,
171,173,174,177,179,180,183,198,
208,222,229,232,236,238,246,248
Rhodes Memorial (Baker) 199
Rice Smith, Mrs 92,95
‘robber baron’, mining magnate type 158
Robberts, Pieter, sergeant in DEIC 82
Roberts, Field Marshal Lord, soldier 163,
167,208
Robinson, Ida 145
Robinson, John, traveller 186
Robinson, Sir Joseph Benjamin, mining
magnate 134,135,136,139,140,142,
144,145,158,232
Robinson Gold Mining Co. (1887) 139
Roeland Street Gaol, Cape Town 123
Rondebosch, Cape 117,170
Rothschild, family 142
Rothschild, Lord 198
Roux, Constant, landowner 49
Rowland Ward, Messrs, taxidermists 240,
243
Roworth, Edward, artist 139,140,186,188,
190
Ruskin, John, critic 170
RUSTENBERG, Ida’s Valley 34,41,80-7,
183
Rust en Vrede, Muizenberg, Cape (Baker)
214,222,251,252
Rust en Vreugd, Cape Town 71
Rutherfbord, Emma, writer 135
Rutland, Duchess of 170
Sackville-West, Vita, writer 70
Saint, ProfC F M, surgeon 59
St George’s, Parktown (Baker) 204
St Helenafontein (Kersefontein) 98,99,
100
St John’s Church, Bathurst 94
St John’s College, Johannesburg (Baker)
208,214
StLeger, Eileen 145n
Saldhana Bay, Cape 100
Salomon, Mr, businessman 117
Sam Sly’s Journal 79
Sandhills, Muizenberg, Cape (Baker) 205
Sandveld, Cape 98,100,104,105
Sauer, Dr Hans, physician/mining magnate
148
Saxonwoldjohannesburg 198,204
Scheepers, Gerrit, farmer 90
Scheller, SebastienValentyn, landowner
134
Schoongezicht, Stellenbosch 59,82,87
Schreiner, Olive, writer 148,149,154,155
Schütte, Hermann, architect 52,59,72
Scott, Sir Walter, writer 186,232
Second British Occupation (1806) 14,26,
52,72
Second Empire (Renaissance), style 134,
135
Selborne, Lady 247,255
Selborne, Lord, Governor 144,247,255
Selbourne Park 258
Selwyn Castle, Grahamstown 123
Shanks & Co., Messrs, Glasgow 238
Shaw, Richard Norman, architect 170,238,
261
Shaw, Rev. William, missionary 108
Sheba Mine, Barberton, Transvaal 158
sheep farming 95
SIDBURY PARK, Upper Albany 88-95,108,
126
Simla, Vice-regal Lodge 234,238
Simon’s Bay, Cape 126,148
Sir Lowry’s Pass, Cape 126
Sitwell, family 258
Sivewright, Sir James, politician 148
slaver)’52; abolition (1834) 87
Sloper, Ernest, architect 222
Smartt, Sir Thomas William, politician 131
Smith, C P, and die Reynolds scandal (1908)
187
Smith, Sir Harry, soldier/statesman 92
Smith, Ladyjuana 79
Smuts, Field Marshal Jan Christiaan, states-
man/soldier 30,31,67,78,144,170,183,
188,190,195,229,232
Smuts, Mrs Sybella Margaretha (Isie) 26,
30,180,183
Solomon, J M, architect 26,198
Somerset, Lord Charles, Governor 14,15,
26,70,71,72,73,74,77,79,90,91,92,
104,123,134,170
Somerset, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry,
soldier 113
Somerset Hospital, Cape 123
Somerville, William, architect 72
South African Lady’s Pictorial 240
South African Library, Cape Town 123
South African Polo Association 195
Spence, Captain John 134,135,139
Sprigg, Lady 148,155
Springfield, convent 134
Stanford, Colonel Robert 126,127
Star, The, Johannesburg 232
Starrenberg, Johannes, DEIC official 82
Stavorinus, Admiral 23,26,98
STEULENBERG, Kenilworth, Cape 14,50-9,
100
stoep: see verandah
STONEHOUSE, Parktown, Johannesburg
(Baker) 196-205,246
Strombom, Mrs 19n
sugar palaces’186
Swanevelder, JJ, landowner 116
Table Mountain 70,116,170
Table Valley 116,117
Tachard, Pere Guy, astronomer 70
Tas, Adam, politician 23,44,47,82
Teck, Duchess ofl83
Temperman, carpenter 263
Tesselaar, Jacobus, landowner 116
Thatcher, Mike, agent to Westminster 219
Thatcher, Mrs, wife of former agent at
Westminster 219
Theal, G McC, historian 23n, 34
Theunissen, Marthinus (‘Die Held van
Blaauwberg’)26,27
‘Theunissen’s Farm’ (Vergelegen)
26
Thibault, Louis Michel, architect 14,15,52,
59,72,102,116
Thomhill, 1820 Settler 108
Tier, master builder 134,139
Times,The222
Touws River, Cape 148,152
Towers, The, Oudtshoorn, Cape (c. 1900)
17
Townsend, Group Captain Peter, equerry
31,186,195
Transvaal Gothic’, style 159
‘Transvaal republican’, style 159,166
TransvaalWar(1881) 158
Truter, Hendrik, miller 117
Tulbagh, Ryk, Governor 70,98,170
Tulbagh chairs 19,34
Tuscan, style 233,234,237,238
TUYNHUIS (formerly Government
House), Cape Town 54,68-79; see also
Government House, Cape Town
Tweed, John, sculptor 173,174
TWEEDSIDELODGE,Matjesfontein, Karoo
56n, 146-55
Tweespruit,OFS214
Twentyman, Lawrence, silversmith 102
Umdoni Park, Natal 190,195
Urnhlali, mill 186
Umtali, model town (Cope Christie) 236
Umzinto Company (1873) 186
Union Buildings, Pretoria (Baker) 199, 246
V
Vaal River 158
Vaderland, Die 142n
Valckenier.Wouter, Admiral 22
Valentyn, Francois, traveller/clergyman 14,
22,70
Valley Road vernacular’ (Baker) 198,199,
214
Van Breda, Anna (Mrs HJ Morkel) 127
Van Breda, Michel 116,117
Van Breda, Mrs, widow of Michel 117,123
Van Cahman, landowner 56
Van Canary, Christina, freed slave 52
Van de Graaff, Lieutenant-Colonel Comelis
Jacob, Governor 56,70,72
Van der Biji, Johannes, landowner 82
Van der Biji, Mrs John, landowner 170
Van der Byl, Major Alexander, landowner
62,67,127
Van der Merwe, Sophia Schalk (Fytje) 82
Van der Poel, Albertus, landowner 67
Van der Stel, Adriaanus 134
Van der Stel, Francois (Frans) 52,62,134
Van der Stel, Simon, Governor 23,34,52,
70,134,158
Van der Stel, Willem Adriaan, Governor 22,
23,26,27,28,31,44,52,62,82
Van Mario, Harman, landowner 56
Van Reenen, Anna (wife of Martin Meick
III) 100,102
Van Rheenen, Mynheer 15
Van Riebeeck, JanAnthonisz, Commander
171,173,174,180
Van Schoor, Mynhard, landowner 56,59
Van Wouw,Anton, sculptor 164
verandah/stoep, as hub of colonial life 14,
16,152,174
verandah house 14,16,17,152
Vereeniging, Transvaal 162,167
VERGELEGEN, Hottentots Holland 14,
20-31,82,87,134,135
Vergenoeg, Muizenberg, Cape (Baker) 5
Verwoerd, Dr Hendrik Frensch, statesman
183,195
View, The, Parktown, Johannesburg 17
Viljoen, SirAntonie, surgeon 131
Viljoen, Miss Hannah (Mrs George Raw-
bone) 131
VillaArcadia,The, Parktown, Johannes-
burg (Baker) 19,26,28,31
Villon (Viljoen), Francois, Huguenot 34,
35,82
Vingbooms, Philip, architect 52,59
Vogel, Jacobus, landowner 52
Voorgelegen 34
Voormeister,Andries, landowner 44
w
Wales, Prince of: see Edward VIII
Walgate, C P, architect 26,31,87
Walker, Sir George Townshend 171
Walker, Lady Helen 170,171
Wallace, Major 190
Walpole, Horace, fourth Earl of Oxford,
man of letters 123
Warings, London 252
Waugh, Evelyn, writer 14
Webb Smith, C, artist 134,135
Weeckens, Herman, landowner 134
Welgelegen, Mowbray 5,100,213,222,251
Welgelegen, Stellenbosch 34
Wernher, Sir Julius Charles, mining
magnate 139,142
Wemher,Beit&Co. (1889) 139
Wessels, Johanna 52
Westminster, second Duke of (Hugh
Richard Arthur Grosvenor) 183,208,
210,214,216,219,222,247
WESTMINSTER, Tweespruit, OFS (Baker)
206-19,222
Westminster Polo Club 219
White, Thomas, partner of Richard Daniell
92
White House, the, Johannesburg (Baker)
204
Wierda, Sytze Wopkes, architect 166
Wood, George, speculator 108
Wood, Jonathan 49
Woodville, Grahamstown (c. 1860) 16
Woolsack, Groote Schuur 183,190,199
World’s View 183
Wren, Sir Christopher, architect 170
Wright, William 95
Wynberg House, Cape 134
XYZ
Xhosa 90,92,108,113,139; see also
Frontier Wars
Yonge, Sir George, Governor 70,71,72,
74,77,116
York, Duchess of: see Mary, Queen
York, Duke of: see George V, King
Zanzibar, Sultan of 152,155
Zimbabwe ruins 177
Zoetmelkfontein,Cape(laterSidburyPark)
90
ZORGVLIET, Table Valley 114-23,127
Zulu War(1879) 186
Zuurveld,Cape91,92
ZWARTKOPPIES HALL, Hatherley, near
Pretoria 156-67

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Book title: Colonial Houses of South Africa
Authors: Alain Proust; Graham Viney
Struik Publishers
Cape Town, South Africa 2000
ISBN 0947430059
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